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How do I enrol my child?

At Indooroopilly State School we love to welcome new families into our school community.

As we value the contact and sharing of information that happens face to face, we conduct personal enrolment interviews for each and every new family/student who wishes to enrol at our school.  An enrolment appointment with a member of our administration team is required for all students.  After handing in completed paperwork (only available at the school office) this appointment will be arranged.

Enrolment management plan

Indooroopilly State School has a strong reputation in the community for its high quality teaching programs, excellent music and physical education programs and outstanding results. Enrolment at our school is highly sought after, so to manage the number of students enrolled at our school an enrolment management plan is in place. Students residing within the schools’ catchment area are welcome to enrol at our school at anytime. Students residing outside the catchment area are welcome to apply for enrolment and, if a vacancy exists, may enrol at our school. If there are no vacancies at the time of enrolment, the student will be placed on a waiting list.

Please view the catchment area for Indooroopilly State School.

Please view the catchment areas of Brisbane.

International enrolment

Many families and students from overseas enrol at our school. We pride ourselves on the multi-cultural nature of Indooroopilly. If you have an international passport, please contact Education Queensland International to apply to enrol in a Queensland State School. Once your application has been processed, potential enrolment at Indooroopilly State School can be considered.

Prep enrolments

Prep enrolment applications for the following academic year will only be accepted from Term 2 of the previous year.

Prep enrolment interviews for the following academic year are conducted from the July of the previous year and at any time after that throughout the year.

Prep enrolments are also welcome at any time once the school year has commenced.

Eligible ages for Prep and Year 1

To be eligible for enrolment in Preparatory year a child must turn five by 30 June in the year they start Prep. Please view the Prep ready reckoner to calculate when children will start their Prep year and Year 1. Evidence of date of birth is required.

Years 1 to 6 enrolments

Years 1 to 6 enrolments are welcome at any time throughout the year and prior to a student transferring to Indooroopilly State School. If you are considering a change of schools for next year or next term completing an enrolment application ahead of time can ensure that the school can plan well ahead to best meet an individual student’s needs and to ensure that the necessary staffing and infrastructure is in place.

What to include in an enrolment application

Evidence of birth date (i.e. birth certificate). Evidence is required for all Prep enrolments and all enrolments coming from overseas, interstate and/or the private/catholic sector. Not required for students in Years 1 to 6 who are transferring from a Queensland state school. 

  • Fully completed enrolment application form.
  • 2 x Evidence of residential address (eg. rates notice or real estate agent signed lease agreement and electricity, gas or internet bill).
  • Home and work contact details for primary parents and/or caregivers.
  • Phone numbers for two alternative emergency contacts (e.g. grandparent, aunty, family friend).
  • Medicare card number 
  • Address and phone number of family doctor.
  • Any relevant medical information, health action plans.
  • Any relevant, current custody papers of which the school may need to be aware.

Once a complete application has been received and checked by an administration team member, an enrolment interview will be arranged. An administration team member will happily answer any enquiries that you may have.

We look forward to welcoming you into our dynamic, vibrant, caring school community.