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School and preschool enrolment policy

Last updated: 
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Document type: 
Policy
Subject area: 
Early childhood and preschool, Schooling

This policy identifies children eligible to enrol in government preschools and outlines the compulsory requirements for enrolling children and young people in government primary and secondary schools.
It aims to:

  • identify children eligible to enrol in a government preschool and outline compulsory requirements for children and young people enrolling in government primary and secondary schools
  • ensure that Department for Education (the department) staff and parents/guardians meet their legislative and regulatory obligations when enrolling children and young people
  • ensure preschool and school practices in relation to enrolments are equitable and inclusive of all South Australian children and young people.