For enrolments from Year 7 to Year 12 directly from another secondary school please contact the college on 9312 2900
Over the last few years, Braybrook College has experienced unprecedented demand for Year 7 places. For example, for entry in Year 7 in 2020, over 300 applications for places were received, far in excess of the school’s capacity to accommodate.As of 2017, living permanently in proximity to the College (designated neighbourhood school), as measured in a straight line from door to door, is the only guarantee of entry. Please be aware that if you present documents claiming residence at a particular address, the school may conduct checks to confirm this.The college enrols students into Year 7 in accordance with the Department of Education & Training (DET) Placement Policy. Students are enrolled in the following priority order:
How to apply
All Year 7 applications are made using the Department of Education Transition form. This form is given out by Government and Independent primary schools at the end of Term 1 or beginning of Term 2 to Grade 6 students. Copies of the form are also available from the South Western Victorian regional office of the DET.If you are a Grade 6 parent, much of the information you require will be provided to you by your primary school. There is further information on this page.If you are a parent of an International student, please note that Braybrook College does have an International Student Program. Prospective families should contact the International Division of the Department of Education. Additional information is available here.
Frequently asked questions
Is Braybrook College my nearest government school?
The best way to find out if your home is in the Braybrook College designated neighboured area is to check the Department of Education school zone map at findmyschool.vic.gov.au
The student must live permanently with their parent(s) or legal guardian(s) at this residence. A permanent residence does not include:
All families applying under the designated neighbourhood school category (Placement Priority 1) are required to demonstrate permanent residency with the following evidence:
Original or certified copies of:
Rental agreements or unconditional contracts of sale, and
A copy of two of the following documents:
Documents must show the same address and parent’s or carer’s name as recorded on the enrolment application form.
We check the accuracy of all documentation and carry out due diligence to verify application information, in accordance with the Department of Education Permanent Address Guidelines.
The school enrols siblings in accordance with the placement priorities outlined above.
What is the enrolment timeline for Year 7, 2021?
Where can I find more information?
Your primary school is your first port of call for more information and your Principal or Transition Coordinator often has useful information regarding the process. If you are interested you can find more information about the transition process and guidelines for all Government schools on the website of the South-Western Victorian Region of DET website, phone 1300-333-232.
Do I have the right to appeal regarding my Year 7 enrolment outcome?
Unsuccessful parents and guardians may write to ask the Principal of Braybrook College for a review of a decision. A request for review must be in writing to the Principal, and can only be considered on the grounds that the selection criteria (above) were not appropriately applied or that the evidence presented was not appropriately considered.
The address to write to is:
The Principal, Braybrook College, 352 Ballarat Road, Braybrook 3019.
Can I appeal a decision directly to the DET?
Yes. Whether you have appealed to the school or not, Parents or guardians also have a right to appeal this decision in writing to the Regional Director, DET. The address to write to is: Regional Director, South-Western Victorian Region, Department of Education and Training, 900/1 McNab Avenue, Footscray, Vic 3011. Telephone: 1300-333-232.
2020 College ToursWe will be conducting tours on the following dates:
Tours will begin at 9.30am on these days.
Please contact the college on 9312 2900 as bookings are essential.
2020 Twilight Expo
Wednesday 11th March, 2020 - 5.00pm - 7.00pm
Parents of primary students (at any level) are invited to the college to meet key personnel, to have programs explained, have a tour of the college facilities and participate in classroom demonstrations.
Scholarships are offered in Academic Achievement, Music/Performing Arts, Sport and Leadership. Application forms will be distributed to primary schools during Term 3 but will also be available from our website.
Select Entry for Enrichment and Knowledge
Students entering Braybrook College at Year 7 have the opportunity to apply for our SEEK Program. Acceptance into the SEEK Program is based on multiple sources of information, including the ACER test results, previous reports and NAPLAN results.
Our program challenges students to perform at their very best in the four core subjects of Mathematics, English, Humanities and Science, as well as in a range of subjects which contribute to the breadth of their educational experience.The program will require students to study more complex and abstract concepts in class with an emphasis on higher order thinking skills.Students will remain in the Advanced Class until Year 10 in core subjects and Year 11 English classes if they continue to excel academically.
Click here for further information – YEAR 7 SEEK 2021Or contact Ms De Silva or Ms Singleton on 9312 2900
Click here for Frequently Asked QuestionsClick here to Download the Application form