Our School Values
At Warragul and District Specialist School we Learn in a Safe and Respectful environment which celebrates difference.
Information on how to find, enrol, and start a child in your care at a school in Victoria is available on the Victorian government website.
To enrol your child at our school:
Firstly contact the school to ascertain eligibility and arrange a school tour - please DO NOT arrange for private Cognitive Assessements to be completed prior to contacting us as this is something the school organises. Warragul & District Specialist School can be contacted via phone on (03) 5623 1385 or via the school email firstname.lastname@example.org
Required documents for completion will be provided by the school at the time of enrolment
Required documentation & information may include:
- Completed enrolment form
- Evidence of identity and date of birth (for example, a birth certificate or passport)
- Immunisation Status Certificate [primary school age only]
- School Permission Forms
- Medication Authority Form
You will also be required to provide information about:
- your contact details
- emergency contact details
- health information about your child (such as allergies or illnesses they need to manage)
- other legal orders relating to your child and their welfare (if any)
Information about Victorian Government school zones are available on findmyschool.vic.gov.au.
Students residing in our school zone are guaranteed a place at our school which is determined on the basis of your permanent residential address and meeting the eligibility requirements of being currently funded under the Program for Students with a Disability (Intellectual Disability).
Information about entry criteria into our school is available in our Enrolment policy. The Enrolment policy contains a priority order of placement, giving priority to students who live within our Designated Transport Zones (DTZs). Where capacity allows, we are able to take a limited number of students from outside of our DTZ.
You can find more information and answers to frequently asked questions on the Department’s website under School zones.
For more information
Under the Department of Education and Training’s Parent Payments Policy, Victorian government schools are required to provide transparent information to their school community on voluntary parent/carer contributions.
Parents will be provided with information regarding voluntary contributions at the commencement of enrolment and also at the beginning of each academic year.