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 on the basis of 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:

  • visit School zones for answers to frequently asked questions
  • call the Victorian School Building Authority (VSBA) on 1800 896 950

Foundation 2025 Information

For 2025 enrolments our school will use an online system for new enrolments into Victorian Government Schools, called VicStudents.

The online system is available for parents who are applying to enrol their child in Foundation (Prep) in 2025.

VicStudents has been assessed by the Department of Education to have 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.

Victorian government school enrolments for Foundation (Prep) for the 2025 school year are now open. Families are asked to submit enrolment applications by Friday 26 July 2024.

Commence an online enrolment here. Please ensure that all documents are attached to the application.

A quick reference guide to using the online system is available here.


All students at Hawthorn West Primary School wear school uniform. The uniform is designed to be practical, affordable and ensure that all students feel included.

Our uniform providers are PSW. To purchase from the broad range of items on offer visit PSW

The school also has a significant collection of second hand uniform, which is in good condition and very affordable.

Out of School Hours Program

The Out of School Hours Program at Hawthorn West Primary School is operated by Teamkids. Teamkids offer before care from 7.00 am and after school care until 6.00pm. They also offer a varied and extensive Holiday Care Program, which is also available on Curriculum Days. The program is inclusive and highly engaging.


Extra Curricula

Hawthorn West Primary School offers a range of extra curricula activities that run adjacent to the school day.

Chess Club

Soccer Wise

Sport Wise

Smart Art - for details contact the HWPS office

Guitar Lessons with Scott Candlish - for details contact the HWPS office

Piano Lessons with Alice McDonald - for details contact the HWPS office