Welcome to The Patch School's website!

Take your time looking around and don't forget to contact us if there is something you would like to see on the website that we haven't included.

While you are here, remember to scroll through our newsletter, Patchwork News, by clicking on the button to your right, to keep up with all that's happening.

School Tours

Please contact us on 9756 7463 to book a tour.

We would love to show our wonderful school and what we can offer your child!

Our school zone

Our school zone is available on findmyschool.vic.gov.au which hosts the most up-to-date information on school zones in Victoria.

Students residing within our school zone are guaranteed a place at our school, which is determined based on your permanent residential address.

Our school manages enrolments using the Placement Policy to ensure that students have access to their designated neighbourhood school and may enrol at another school, if there are available places.

For more information, you can:


2025 Foundation (Prep) Enrolments


This year our school is using an online system for new enrolments to Victorian government schools called VicStudents.   VicStudents is available for students who are enrolling in a Victorian Government School for the first time. This includes Foundation (Prep) enrolments for 2025.


 VicStudents has been assessed by the Department of Education to a high degree of security in line with the Victorian Protective Data Security Standards and is compliant with ISO 27001, the leading international standard for information security.


To commence online enrolment for Prep 2025:

Visit https://students.educationapps.vic.gov.au/s/ to create an account and complete the online application form. Please ensure that all documents required are attached to the application.


A Quick Reference Guide to using the online system is available here.


 The Department of Education has a statewide Foundation (Prep) enrolment timeline.

The timeline advises families when and how to enrol their child into Foundation (Prep) at a Victorian government primary school, including [insert name of your school].

You can find information and resources about the enrolment timeline at: Enrolling in Foundation (Prep)


Click here for more enrolment information.


 A message from Deb & Michelle:

 Taking time for your wellbeing is important.



Recent News 


The Patch Primary School invites you to PatchFest24. Friday March 22nd, 2024 1pm - 7.30pm

2024 Parent Payment Contribution Information

More information regarding the 2024 Parent Payment Contributions is NOW available.

2024 Parent Payment Contributions

Parent Payment Contribution Information for the 2024 school year is now available.

A message from our new Principal, James Burnside

James has wtitten a letter to the parents and community introducing himself. We are looking forward to having him start with us on Monday 2nd October, 2023.

New Principal for The Patch Primary School

Announcemmnet of our new Principal who will commence at the start of Term 4, 2023

2023 OPEN MORNING - Now taking Prep 2024 Enrolments!

Looking for a school for your prep in 2024? Come to our Open Morning on Wednesday 17th May, 2023 (9am - 11am) and see what a beauitful school we have!!

Annual privacy reminder for our school community

Our school collect, uses, discloses and stores student and parent personal information for standard school functions or where permitted by law, as stated in the Schools' Privacy Policy.

2023 School Council Notice of Election & Call for Nominees

Information in relation to our 2023 School Council notice of election and call for nominations.

2023 Parent Payment Contributions

The 2023 Parent Payment Contributions is now available for your information.

Smile Squad Dental Van is returning!

On Monday 21st November the Smile Squad will be coming back to The Patch PS to offer all kids a free dental check and treatment. Follow the link above for more information and access to the consent form.

2023 Prep Transition Sessions and Parent Information Night

Follow the link for all the dates and times for our upcoming transition sessions and parent information night for the 2023 preps.

40th BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION helpers needed

As Patch Fest would say "It takes a Village" so we need to ask for your help for the upcoming 40th Birthday Celebrations!

School Upgrade Project - UPDATE

The architects have been appointed and the design development process is underway.

2022 School Council Election & Nominations

Nominations are now open for our 2022 School Council Election. Nominations close at 4pm, Monday 14th February, 2022. Please contact the office with any queries.

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Parent Payment Information 2022

School Council Nominations 2021

Camps Sports Excursion Fund (CSEF)

Do you have a health care card? Your child may be eligible for $125 towards their camp, sports or excursion. Applications for CSEF 2021 close on 25th June 2021.

Upcoming Curriculum Days

Our next curriculum days are Wednesday 18th November and Friday 18th December. Last day of school for students will be Thursday 17th December with normal pick-up time. 3pm Prep - Yr 2 & Siblings. 3:30pm Yr 3-6

Parent Payments 2021

Information regarding essential education items (school fees) for 2021 along with policy documentation are now available below.


In the interest of the safety of our students, families and staff, The Patch School will be closed on days where the Fire Danger Rating is Extreme and will relocate to Knox Central Primary School, Boronia. We will be closed on days when the Fire Danger Rating is Code Red, as per DET policy. Please click here for more information & forms