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In Western Australia, children can start their education in Kindergarten, however compulsory schooling starts the following year in Pre-primary.

Who needs to enrol ?

You need to apply to enrol your children in school for 2020 if they are:

  • starting Kindergarten – 4 years old by 30 June 2020
  • starting Pre-primary, the first year of compulsory school – 5 years old by 30 June 2020
  • starting Year 7, the first year of secondary school
  • changing schools.

Enrolments are now open at Cable Beach Primary School. Please return your application to school by Friday 26 July 2019.

You can find out what year your children need to start school by using the school-age calculator by visiting the Department of Educations Website.

All children of compulsory school age must be enrolled in school and attend every day – this is the law.  All children must attend school up until they are 16 years old. Sixteen and 17 year olds must be enrolled in school or a training organisation, be employed or be in a combination of school/training/employment.