Enrolment

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Student Enrolment

Students entitled to enrol directly into a public school include:

  • Australian and New Zealand citizens
  • Students who have a visa
  • Students granted permanent residence

 

Local Drawing Area

The local drawing area for South Sydney High School includes addresses in the suburbs of Pagewood, Botany, Maroubra and Banksmeadow.

 

Please note, not all streets in all these suburbs are included.

 

Click on the following map to see the SSHS boundary area:

 

SSHS Boundary Area (pdf 1882 KB).

South Sydney High School Boundary Map

 

Further information regarding a specific address can be obtained by contacting the school office on 9349 3868.

 

Enrolment at South Sydney High School

SSHS Enrolment Policy (pdf 99 KB)

Enrolment Policy

 

Transition from Year 6 to 7

  • Students enrolled in a government school  - Students and parents/caregivers are provided with information about this process by their primary school. The primary school will manage the completion of applications and coordinate the process with our school.
 
  • Students enrolled in non-government primary school - The parents/caregivers of any child enrolled in a non-government primary school must initially contact our school. The school office number is 9349 3868. The office staff will then coordinate the application process with the parent/caregiver.

 

All Other Enrolments

Parents/caregivers must complete and return a Preliminary Application for Enrolment form and an Application to Enrol in a NSW Government School form to the school office.

 

Both forms can be obtained from the school office, or downloaded here:

 

Preliminary Application for Enrolment form (pdf 105 KB)

Preliminary Application Form

 

Application to Enrol in a NSW Government School form (pdf 324 KB)

Application NSW Govt School

 

The Following Information Needs to be Supplied when Submitting the Above Forms

Students whose parents/caregivers reside in the local area must provide:

  • a completed Preliminary Application for Enrolment form
  • an original full birth certificate for the child whom you are requesting enrolment
  • if the child was born overseas his/her passport must also be provided
  • a Lease Agreement and Rental Bond Board Certificate, or a paid Council Rate Notice
  • any two of the following:
  • a paid land line account
  • a paid electricity account
  • a paid gas account
  • a paid water rate notice
  • a paid internet connection account
  • any additional documentation that may be requested:
  • for example, if your child is living with an adult other than the parent/caregiver
  • photocopies of the two most recent school reports
  • if the application is for enrolment into Year 11 or 12 a photocopy of their ROSA document must also be provided

 

Please Note: You may be required to provide additional information if the documentation supplied by you is not sufficient or conclusive.

 

Students whose parents/caregivers reside outside of the local area must provide:     

  • a completed Preliminary Application for Enrolment form
  • an original full birth certificate for the child whom you are requesting enrolment
  • if the child was born overseas his/her passport must also be provided
  • photocopies of the two most recent school reports
  • photocopies of any school or external awards gained in the last two years
  • photocopies of any other documentation that may support your application
  • an original handwritten statement from the student explaining why he/she would like to attend South Sydney High School
 
 

Students with a Foreign Passport

Students who hold a passport (from a country other than Australia or New Zealand) and a Visa subclass 571 should seek further details from the NSW Department of Education DE International  website.

 

Students that are not permanent residents with any other visa subclass should contact the Temporary Visa Unit on 1300 300 229, or seek further details from the NSW Department of Education DE International  website.

 

We can help you with your enrolment enquiries anytime throughout the year.

High school expressions of interest

Year 6 into Year 7 enrolments

If your child is currently enrolled in Year 6 in a public primary school, and you wish to apply to enrol in our school in Year 7 of the following year, contact the Year 6 Coordinator at your current school to obtain an "Expression of Interest" form to complete and return to them. The primary school will forward the information to us and we will contact you once a decision has been made about your child's potential enrolment, and next steps.

If your child is currently enrolled in Year 6 in a non-government primary school, and you wish to apply to enrol in our school in Year 7 of the following year, contact us to obtain an "Expression of Interest" form to complete and return to us. We will contact you once a decision has been made about your child's potential enrolment, and next steps.

Year 7 to Year 12 enrolments

If your child is currently enrolled in another public or non-government high school, and you wish to apply to enrol in our school, contact us to obtain an expression of interest form to complete and return to us. We will contact you once a decision has been made about your child's potential enrolment, and next steps.

Temporary visa or visitor visa

If your child has a temporary visa or visitor visa you will first need to apply to enrol by contacting the temporary residents program who will give you forms to bring to the school.

It's important that you tell the principal if your child has any special circumstances, allergies, health or medical conditions, before your child starts school.