All students are entitled to attend their local neighourhood school. 


To find the school closest to your address please check the find my school website.


For more information on the Department of Education’s placement policy please refer to their website.


If you would like to enquire about our enrolment process or enrol your child at Baden Powell College, please contact us on 8734 0900 or by email at baden.powell.p9.co@education.vic.gov.au.


2024 Foundation (Prep) enrolment

The Department of Education has released a new statewide Foundation (Prep) enrolment timeline. The timeline advises families when and how to enrol their child into Foundation (Prep) at a Victorian government primary school, including Baden Powell College.


The new timeline will apply for children starting Foundation (Prep) in 2024. All government primary schools will follow the new timeline in 2023 to support Foundation (Prep) enrolments for the 2024 school year.


You can find information and resources about the new timeline, including factsheets and the ‘Foundation (Prep) Enrolment Information Pack for Parents/Carers’, at: Enrolling in Foundation (Prep).


You will be able to apply to enrol your child in Foundation (Prep) 2024 at Baden Powell College from 24 April 2023.


What you need to do:

  1. Contact our school on 8734 0900 for the Tarneit campus, or 9748 8688 for the Derrimut Heath campus, to learn more about our school and the enrolment application process
  2. Please follow the links below to book a school tour of our College
  3. Download the Foundation (Prep) enrolment information pack from Enrolling in Foundation (Prep)
  4. Submit an enrolment application for Foundation (Prep) by Friday 28 July 2023
  5. You will be notified of the outcome of your application by Friday 11 August 2023. If you receive an enrolment offer, you should contact our school to accept the offer by Friday 25 August 2023
  6. Take part in enrolment information and transition sessions during Term 4, 2023
  7. Your child will start Foundation (Prep) from Tuesday 30 January 2024.

Enrolment applications submitted after 28 July 2023 will be processed by our school as they are received, in accordance with the department’s Placement Policy.



2024 Prep Information Evening and Campus Tour dates 



Click here to book a tour for the Derrimut Heath campus



Click here to book a tour for the Tarneit campus




Click below to take a Virtual Tour and find out more about what our College has to offer.



Prep Enrolment Tour



Year 7  Enrolment Tour

Year 7

Year 7 Questions and Answers