Foundation 2024

The Department of Education has released a new statewide Foundation enrolment timeline. All government primary schools will follow the new timeline in 2023 to support Foundation enrolments for the 2024 school year. You will be able to apply to enrol your child in Foundation 2024 at Footscray Primary School from 24 April 2023. In the interim, you can book into a tour via the links above and below if you have a child starting school next year at FPS.

What you need to do:

  1. Contact our school on 9687 1910 or or book a school tour via this google form - FPS Foundation 2024 School Tour (
  2. Download the Foundation (Prep) enrolment information pack from Enrolling in Foundation (Prep) (available from 24 April 2023)
  3. Submit an enrolment application for Foundation (Prep) by Friday 28 July 2023
  4. You will be notified of the outcome of your application by Friday 11 August 2023. If you receive an offer of placement, you should contact our school to accept the offer by Friday 25 August 2023

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.

FPS 2024 School Tours