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Enrolment and Transition

The move from primary to secondary school is a major milestone for your child. The procedure for enrolment at Lilydale Heights has been streamlined to make the experience as easy and transparent as possible. The following resources may be useful:

Make an Informed Choice

Join a College Tour

We understand that finding the right school for your children is a very important decision your family will make. At Lilydale Heights we organise a range of open events, information sessions and tours for prospective students and their families to get a first-hand idea of everything we have to offer. Tours can be booked by calling the College office on 03 9735 1133

Compare and Choose

We recommend you visit a few schools before making your choice to enrol. Take notes, ask questions and get a feel for the school environment during a normal working day. Make an informed decision.

Transition Events

Major Events and Activities

  • Parent Information Sessions and welcome BBQ for new students and their families
  • Teacher visits to primary schools
  • Pre-orientation Day for students enrolling from schools where they are the only enrolment
  • Orientation Day - a full day's activities for all incoming Year 7 students
  • Year 7 introductory program to commence the year in place of regular classes
  • Peer Support Leaders who visit each Year 7 Class for the first semester of the year during SELF
  • Year 7 Camp to Phillip Island with a visit from Peer Support Leaders

Year 7 Enrolment

Application for Year 7 Placement

Students attending Year 6 in a government primary school are provided with a transition information package at the beginning of Term 2 by their current primary schools.

Once you have decided which school you wish your child to attend for Year 7, an Application for Year 7 Placement form must be filled out and returned to the Year 6 Coordinator at your primary school. If you would like your child to attend Lilydale Heights College, it is important to list us as your first preference.

Application for Enrolment

If you are interested in enrolling at Lilydale Heights College, please complete the Application Form and send to [email protected] If you require a paper form, please contact the school office on 9735 1133.

An enrolment form will be provided when placement is offered.

Our school follows the Department of Education’s Enrolment Policy for the enrolment, placement, and transfer of students.

Students who live within the school zone are guaranteed a place at our school. To find out whether you live in zone, visit

All other applications will be considered subject to available space, and prioritised according to:

  1. students with a sibling at the same permanent address who are attending the school at the same time
  2. all other students in order of closeness of their home to the school.

Please note that proof of permanent residence is required as part of your application. For more information, please refer to 100-Point Address Checklist (pdf)

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Information for Families and Community

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Lilydale Heights College

phone: (+61) 3 9735 1133
fax: (+61) 3 9739 5463

17 Nelson Road, Lilydale, VIC, 3140

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17 Nelson Road, Lilydale, VIC, 3140
Melway reference: page 38 grid C1 (view online)
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Lilydale Heights College is accredited under the Department of Education and Training’s CRICOS registration. CRICOS provider name and code: Department of Education and Training, 00861K. For further information refer to