Zone Map
To see full zone: https://www.findmyschool.vic.gov.au/#school=1712201
 

Our school zone

Our school zone is available on findmyschool.vic.gov.auFindmyschool.vic.gov.au hosts the most up-to-date information about Victorian school zones for 2020 onwards.

Students residing in this zone are guaranteed a place at our school, which is determined on the basis of your permanent residential address.

The Department provides guidance through the School Placement Policy to ensure that students have access to their designated neighbourhood school and the freedom to choose other schools, subject to facility limitations.

You can find more information and answers to frequently asked questions on the Department’s website under School zones.  

For more information

If you have a question about school zones call the VSBA Hotline on 1800 896 950 or email: vsba@edumail.vic.gov.au

 
Dromana College Enrolments for Year 7 Students:  2020

 

IN ZONE ENROLMENTS

Right of Entry

A child residing permanently in the neighbourhood area has the right to attend Dromana College unless already enrolled in a secondary school. Dromana College has a designated neighbourhood zone (see above), as defined by the Department of Education & Training. The student must be living with the parent or guardian at the permanent address or spend a substantial part of their time at that address. The permanent residential address is defined as one where:

There is no automatic sibling claim, but ‘wherever practical’ a student should be enrolled at the same school as that attended by an older brother or sister who resides permanently at the same address.

Application for Year 7, 2020

Procedure for students living in the College neighbourhood zone

Each student will be provided with an application form for Year 7 student enrolment from their primary school.  This form is general for all Year 6’s and is known as the Southern Metropolitan Region – Application for Enrolment (Year 7) Form.

Note:   This form must be returned to the primary school.

 
 
OUT OF ZONE ENROLMENTS

Enrolment Guidelines & Out of Zone Application Process

Process for completing an out of zone application

  1. Ensure that Dromana College is indicated as the preferred school on the Year Application for Enrolment (Year 7) form provided by your child’s primary school in April.
  2. Provide any supporting evidence for an out of zone application according to the guidelines below and submit in writing to the general office. Address the application to The Transition Coordinator Brooke Mollenkopf

 

Right of Entry

A child residing permanently in the neighbourhood area has the right to attend Dromana College unless already enrolled in a secondary school. Dromana College has a designated neighbourhood zone (see above), as defined by the Department of Education & Training. The student must be living with the parent or guardian at the permanent address or spend a substantial part of their time at that address. The permanent residential address is defined as one where:

  • • the home is owned by the parent or guardian
  • • the home is under purchase
  • • the home is leased from a registered real estate agent for a minimum of 12 months from the time a child is to commence. Evidence of the above will be required to authenticate residence. Other evidence may also be requested e.g. rates notice, utility bill, Medicare card and relevant VISA documents (showing parent/legal guardian and child’s name). 

There is no automatic sibling claim, but ‘wherever practical’ a student should be enrolled at the same school as that attended by an older brother or sister who resides permanently at the same address.

Order for Priority

Enrolments

  1. Students for whom Dromana College is the designated neighbourhood school.
  2. Students who reside permanently at the same address as a brother or sister currently attending Dromana College.
  3. Students seeking enrolment on specific curriculum grounds*.
  4. In a limited number of cases, a student may be enrolled on compassionate grounds, where there are significant family or individual circumstances. Wherever possible, the College will attempt to enrol students from main feeder primary schools who reside outside of zone provided that there are spaces available.
  5. Any additional spaces available will filled with students who are the next closest to our school zone.

 

*Specific Curriculum Grounds Claims

Parents/guardians who live outside the neighbourhood area may be considered for enrolment on the following curriculum grounds:

  1. The student has been studying either Indonesian or Japanese at primary school, their child’s neighbourhood school does not offer these languages as part of the curriculum and the child is interested in pursuing these studies to a senior level.
  2. The student has a desire to apply for LEAP
  3. The student has a desire to participate in the Instrumental Music Program and has a proven interest in that area of the curriculum.
  4. The student has a desire to participate in an Enhancement Program and has a proven interest in that area of the curriculum.
  5. The parent/guardian is able to demonstrate clear curriculum continuity links between their child’s primary school and the college.
  6. The parent/guardian is able to demonstrate that the college provides a specific curriculum focus that is not available at other secondary colleges.

Additional information may be sought to support an application for enrolment on curriculum grounds. It is essential that all communication between the college and parents is in writing and processed according to the above guidelines.

*A guardian is defined as one who has been legally appointed to take responsibility for the person making the application for enrolment.

 
 
 
Open Night 2019
(Information for students seeking to enrol for 2020)
Tuesday 30th April 6pm
This night will showcase the College and the programs we offer. It will also address the process of enrolment for 2020