Enrol Year 7

Echuca College offers a large variety of opportunities to all students and cater to the needs of our students. The student is at the centre of all that we do at Echuca College.

To enrol in Year 7 for 2021 Victorian government school students can apply to Echuca College with their primary school. Non-government school students can apply directly to Echuca College.

Due to the current climate the Discovery Night Slideshow can be viewed here.

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Virtual School Tour

At Echuca College we have missed having students on-site and not being able to show off our college to those of you looking to enrol in 2021. Please take the time to enjoy our virtual tour, which showcases the amazing facilities we have for all students.

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Documentation Requirements

Following documents must be provided to Echuca College. It is an Education Department requirement that a Birth Certificate be supplied before children may be permitted to attend school. Immunisation Certificate. Copies can be obtained by contacting Medicare on 1800 653 809. For further information about bus travel please read the bus information form carefully and complete the relevant form if required.

Birth Certificate (please present original to be copied at the front office at Echuca College)

– Up to date copy of your child’s Immunisation Certificate

– Current Asthma Action Plan (if applicable)

– Health Care Card (please present original to be copied at the front office) (if applicable)

Documents
Echuca College Student Enrolment Form DOWNLOAD
Alternate Family Form DOWNLOAD
School Bus Information DOWNLOAD
Bus Application For for Eligible Students DOWNLOAD
Bus Application For for Fare Paying Students DOWNLOAD
Confidentiality Release Form DOWNLOAD
Camps, Sports and Excursions Fund (CSEF) Application Form (if applicable) DOWNLOAD
Singing and Instrumental Music Form (if applicable) DOWNLOAD

Government school student

Return your completed Application for Year 7 Placement form (included in the Parent Transition Pack) to your primary school in May. Your primary school then sends the form to your first-preference secondary school.

You will be notified of your placement by your primary school in August, and can either accept or appeal the placement.

Non-government school student

If your child is attending a Catholic or independent primary school, you need to apply directly to Echuca College.

The process follows the same timeline as government schools

How to enrol (non-government school student)

  • Download and complete the enrolment application form or pick up a hardcopy from our office

    Please note an alternate family form must be completed if the child resides with with one primary carer and there are no court orders in place.

  • Submit by mail to Enrolments Officer, Echuca College , 20-50 Butcher St, Echuca VIC 3564 , or drop them in at the Echuca College office.

  • We will notify you in July/ August, and you can either accept the placement or appeal the decision

Enrol on curriculum grounds

If you live outside the Echuca College zone, you can apply to enrol your child on specific curriculum grounds.

To apply, submit the Curriculum Claim application for Yr 7 2021 and any supporting documentation with your enrolment application form (both government and non-government school applications).

It is important to note that places are only available if there is space after all local students and siblings have been accommodated. For more information, see our enrolment policy.

Our School Zone

The zone for Echuca College is the geographic area served by the school.

Your designated neighbourhood school is the government school nearest to the student’s home (permanent residence), measured in a straight line, door-to-door from home to school.

The best way to find out if your home is in the Echuca College zone is to check the Department of Education school zone map at findmyschool.vic.gov.au

Mid-year enrolment

If you are looking to enrol your child in Year 7 after the school year has commenced, please phone the school on 03 5482 1133 or email enrolment@echucacollege.vic.edu.au.

Applications are considered in line with our enrolment policy.

2021 Scholarship Application

Documents
Echuca College Scholarships 2021 Information Booklet DOWNLOAD
Echuca College Scholarships 2021 Application DOWNLOAD

Enrolment timeline for Year 7 in 2021

From 14 April 2020: Families at government schools receive the Parent Transition Pack from their primary school. The application form for non-government schools will be available from our website or our office from 14 April 2020.

29 May 2020

Families at government schools return their completed Application for Year 7 to their primary school. Families at non-government schools return their completed application directly to Echuca College.

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19 August 2020

Families are notified of the outcome of their application.

20 August 2020

We send enrolment information to future Year 7 students. Families can lodge placement appeals with secondary schools.

31 August 2020

(previously 17 August): Closing date for families to lodge a written appeal with their preferred secondary school.

11 September 2020

(previously 28 August): Secondary schools provide families with written notification of appeal outcome.