Prep 2024


We are very proud of the achievements of our students and of the highly supportive environment and exemplary academic programs, the College provides each student. We invite you to come to see firsthand why the College is an outstanding choice for your child.


2024 Prep Enrolments

To start primary school your child must turn 5 years of age, or older, by April 30th of the year they will start school.


Enrolling at Carwatha College P-12

The Department of Education has released a new statewide Prep enrolment timeline.


The timeline advises families when and how to enrol their child into Prep at a Victorian government primary school. Including Carwatha College P-12.


The new timeline will apply for children starting Prep in 2024. 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 Prep 2024 at Carwatha College P-12 from April 24th 2023.


What you need to do:

  1. Contact our school office 9795 5848 to book a meet and greet with our Principal, Assistant Principal or Primary Educational Leader. During this meet and greet you will tour the school and you will be able to learn more about our school and the enrolment process.

  2. Download the Prep Enrolment Form for Carwatha College P-12 

  3. Submit the Enrolment Form by Friday July 28th

  4. You will be notified of the outcome of your application y Friday August 11th.

  5. Take part in Carwatha Club Transition Sessions, beginning in Term 3 (Notice will be sent home)

You can learn more about Carwatha below. 



Before and After School Care Program

Youth Leadership Victoria is a community and child focused, not for profit, Out of School Hours Care and Vacation Care provider that runs across 35 schools in Victoria. We are 100% Australian based and operated and have over 20 years of experience in delivering high quality programs for primary school aged children.

To learn more about the program:

·     Click here    Parent Handbook