Charnwood-Dunlop
School

An ACT Government School


Enrolment

Enrolling/Transferring - ACT Public Schools

Parents/carers are welcome to apply to enrol/transfer their son or daughter at any time during the school year using an online application form. Full details are available from the Education website.

Should you not have internet access a computer is available at the school's front office where you will be able to access the enrolment website. Should a letter of offer be made for your child at the school, the enrolment will be conditional upon presentation of;

  • A signed copy of the application form
  • Proof of student's residential address (e.g. original copies of lease, electricity accounts etc)
  • Birth certificate or identity documents
  • Copies of any family law or other relevant court orders (if applicable)
  • Immunisation history statement
  • Emergency Treatment Plan (if applicable)

In addition, if your child is a permanent resident but not an Australian citizen, you will need to provide:

- Passport or travel documents
- Current visa and previous visas (if applicable).

In addition, if your child is a temporary visa holder you will also need to contact the International Education Unit and submit all required documentation. You may be required to pay international student tuition fees for your child. Further information is available from the School Education section of the Directorate website,
www.det.act.gov.au or by by clicking here (Parent/carer guide to enrolment/transfer for ACT public schools).

The Charnwood-Dunlop School follows the ACT Education and Training Directorate's Policy which describes each school's Priority Placement Area. Students within this area have automatic placement to the area school.  For Charnwood-Dunlop School this includes

  • majority of the suburb of Charnwood; south of the line along Bloxham Street and the northern part of Bettington Circuit, and between Aldcorn Place and Arietta Close, to include residents of Arietta Close
  • part of the suburb of Dunlop (south and east of Kerrigan Street) including area south west of Ginninderra Drive (streets off Hugh McKay Crescent, Jonsson and Cashion Courts, and Archdall Street in Dunlop)
  • Flynn residents, except residents of Reuther Street, Reuther Place, Hooper Crescent, Hooper Place, Bird Place, Victory Place, Brodie Place and Tillyard Drive (numbers 124 - 154 only) and Barber Crescent (numbers 2 - 26 and 1 - 29 only), who are able to choose Charnwood-Dunlop School OR Mount Rogers Primary School

Queries:

Charnwood-Dunlop School Front Office on 620 57322

Allhomes Map (choose Overlay - ACT Public School Zones)

Visit the Directorate's PPA information page.

Children from outside the PPA may be enrolled at Charnwood-Dunlop School subject to vacancies.

Preschool

Charnwood-Dunlop Preschool is located next to the Primary School and is accessed via Grono Place in Charnwood. The Preschool is within easy walking distance of the K-6 primary building.  Both the 3 Year Old and the 4 Year Old Preschool Programs are staffed by Charnwood-Dunlop School staff who are Early Childhood professionals.

Children turning 4 years of age before 30 April are eligible for the 4 Year Old program Preschool.   Once a child is enrolled at our Preschool, the enrolment is continuous through to Year 6.

Enrolments for Preschool 2018 for all groups will commence at 8.30am on Wednesday 26 April 2017 and close after approximately 6 weeks - follow the provided link to access an enrolment form:

http://www.education.act.gov.au/school_education/enrolling_in_an_act_public_school

Letter's of offer of enrolment for the 2018 Preschool program will be mailed in June 2017. Upon acceptance of placement, enrolment will be conditional on presentation of the following appropriate documents;

  • A signed copy of the application form
  • Proof of student's residential address (e.g. original copies of lease, electricity accounts etc)
  • Birth certificate or identity documents
  • Copies of any family law or other relevant court orders (if applicable)
  • Immunisation history statement
  • Emergency Treatment Plan (if applicable)

In addition, if your child is a permanent resident but not an Australian citizen, you will need to provide:

  • Passport or travel documents
  • Current visa and previous visas (if applicable).

In addition, if your child is a temporary visa holder you will also need to contact the International Education Unit and submit all required documentation. You may be required to pay international student tuition fees for your child. Further information is available from the School Education section of the Directorate website.

www.det.act.gov.au

Additional Information Form (pdf icon 211.9 KB)

Photo-Video Permission Form (pdf icon 94.8 KB)

Information for NSW residents applying for preschool in 2018.

All applications from NSW residents for preschool in 2018, regardless of when they are submitted in 2017, will be held by the first school listed on the application and considered in 2018.  If you have any queries about this process please call the ACT Education Directorate on 6205 5429.

Kindergarten

Children turning 5 before 30 April are enrolled in Kindergarten.  Kindergarten children attend school during the normal school hours of 9.00 am - 3.00 pm. Children in our preschool transition to our Kindergarten.

Children already enrolled in the Charnwood-Dunlop Preschool who wish to continue onto Kindergarten at Charnwood-Dunlop School will not be required to complete another enrolment form.

Information sessions are held in Term 4 for parents of preschoolers and parents of prospective Kindergarten students not at our preschool.  Orientation programs are conducted in Term 4 at the main school site for the following year's Kindergarten students.

New Parents to the School

The school encourages all new parents to arrange an individual interview with the Principal or Deputy Principal. Parents then have the opportunity to have an individual tour of the school, receive personal and specific answers to your questions and to share relevant information about your child to assist us in meeting individual needs.

Information for NSW residents applying for kindergarten to year six

Applications from NSW residents for kindergarten to year 6 will be processed later in 2017.  Our school receives a high number of applications from ACT residents.  We will finalise processing of these applications before we consider NSW applications; this may be as late as Term 4 2017.   If you have any queries about this process please call the ACT Education Directorate on 6205 5429.

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