Fennell Bay Public School

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Telephone02 4959 2264



Our school can help with enrolment queries throughout the year.

Local enrolment area

Check your address on School Finder to see if it is within our local intake area. Most schools have designated local enrolment areas. Note: local enrolment areas are subject to change.

How to enrol

If you live in our intake area and would like to apply to enrol at our school, start by submitting an online enrolment application. Online enrolment is currently only available for Australian or New Zealand citizens and permanent residents.

If you are not able to apply online or you prefer not to, download the paper application to enrol (PDF 768.4KB) form. Please complete the form in English. A translated application to enrol may help you do this.

Online enrolment can also be used for out-of-area enrolment. Please note that out-of-area enrolment procedures are subject to the department’s enrolment policy.

Enrolment applications are finalised at the school.

For more information, visit primary school enrolment.

For more information, visit:

Moving to high school

Visit the moving to high school page to find out more about the transition of year 6 students into year 7.

Temporary visas and international students

The Temporary Residents Program has information about eligibility and the forms to complete an application.

Distance education

Distance education is an equity program for students who are geographically isolated or whose individual circumstances prevent them from regularly attending school. Students must meet one of the conditions in the Distance Education Enrolment Procedures to be eligible to access this program as a full-time student.

For more information about educational opportunities in rural areas, visit Rural and distance education.

  • Children are entitled to be enrolled at the government school that is designated for the intake area within which the child's home is situated and that the child is eligible to attend.
  • Parents may seek to enrol their child in a school of their choice.
  • The primary criteria for acceptance of non-local enrolments will include availability of appropriate staff and permanent classroom accommodation.

Enrolment Ceiling

All schools must establish an enrolment ceiling based on available permanent accommodation.

The enrolment ceiling for Fennell Bay Public School is 262.

Enrolment Buffer

All schools must establish within the enrolment ceiling a buffer to ensure that no additional accommodation will be provided to the school for increased enrolments resulting from non-local placements at the school.

The buffer for enrolment at Fennell Bay Public School is 15.

This indicates that the school will not accept non-local placement of students upon reaching an enrolment of 247 students.

Current enrolment at Fennell Bay Public School in 2019 is 178 students.

The Principal welcomes the opportunity to discuss any enrolment at Fennell Bay Public School.

Further Information

Further information about enrolment can be found in our document titled Fennell_Bay_PS_Enrolment_Procedures (PDF, 370 kb).

Moving overseas

Moving overseas and need school reports authenticated for DFAT? 

Email document.authentication@det.nsw.edu.au to arrange to bring original documents to 105 Phillip Street, Parramatta 2150.