Year 7 Transition

The application process for Year 7 enrolment is determined by the Victorian Department of Education and Training (DET) and is initially undertaken by the primary school your child attends during Grade 6. It is not possible to apply for a place in Year 7 before your child is in Grade 6. Families residing interstate and overseas when their child is in grade 6 are advised to contact the school to make a direct application.

Our school zone is available on which hosts the most up-to-date information about Victorian school zones.  Students residing in this zone are guaranteed a place at our school, which is determined on the basis of your permanent residential address.  The Department provides guidance through the Placement Policy to ensure that students have access to their designated neighbourhood school and the freedom to choose other schools, subject to facility limitations.  You can find more information and answers to frequently asked questions on the Department’s website under School zones.  

If your child is currently enrolled in a Victorian primary school, the application procedure is as follows:

1) Complete the Application for Year 7 Placement 2023 form and list the schools you would like your child to attend in preferred order (two choices).  Return to your primary school by Friday 13 May 2022.

2) The primary school will then forward your completed application to Frankston High School.

3) On Wednesday 20 July 2022, the primary school will notify Parents/Carers of the results of their application. If your child does not attend a government primary school, they may not receive the Application for Year 7 Placement form. Please request this form from your child’s primary school.

Please note that Frankston High School is not able to disclose the results of the application process to Parents/Guardians prior to being informed of the results by their primary school on 20 July 2022.


The Year 6 – 7 Transition Information Packs for Government Schools and Parents/Carers are available for download from the Department of Education website.  CLICK HERE

Also, Government primary schools may distribute/make available the Transition Information Pack to all parents/guardians of Year 6 students. The Pack contains the:

  • Application for Year 7 Placement 2023 form (including current student details from CASES21)
  • Privacy Notice

Government Primary school students: Parents/Carers return Application for Year 7 Placement 2023 forms to Government Primary Schools by this date.

NON-Government Primary school students: Parents/Carers return Application for Year 7 Placement 2023 forms to the preferred Secondary School by this date.

Primary schools notify parents/carers of Year 6 students of placement offers, in writing.

Secondary schools host an Orientation Day for Year 6 students starting at Frankston High School in 2023.

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