Apply to enrol for 2024 by 12 May 2023
Ocean Reef Senior High School welcomes applications for enrolments for Year 7 in 2024 for all prospective students residing in the local intake area. Submit your application by 12 May 2023 to ensure you receive important information regarding enrolments for 2024.
Ocean Reef Senior High School is a local intake school and we welcome enquiries from families residing within our local intake area.
Families are encouraged to enrol their children for Year 7 in the year prior. Please refer to Schools Online website (Department of Education) to locate your home for boundary demarcation and determine if you reside within our schools boundary. Alternatively please refer to the Local Intake Map. [link to page]
Year 6 Family Information Evening
On Monday, 27 February 2023 Ocean Reef Senior High School will host a Year 6 Family Information session for prospective families including information about enrolments and our Programs.
Enrolments for Year 7 2024 will also open on this date with enrolment packs available at the evening.
Year 7 2024 applications close on Friday, 12 May 2023.
Local Intake Area
Families residing within our local intake area are invited to contact our Enrolments Officer on 6206 2700 for an Enrolment pack or visit Administration.
Out of Intake Area
Families may also like to review our Specialist Programs which are open to applications for families residing both in, and out, of our schools local intake area.
Applying to Specialist Programs
Ocean Reef Senior High School offers a number of Specialist Programs to cater for the special interests and aptitudes of its students. Students are eligible to apply to a Specialist Program if they reside in or outside of our local intake area.
Ocean Reef Senior High School offers three approved Specialist Programs:
There is a unique application process for each program which opens early in the year before your child is due to commence Year 7. Please refer to the relevant program page for further information, or the website calendar for application closing dates.
Please refer to Schools Online website (Department of Education) to locate your home for boundary demarcation and determine if you reside within our boundary. Alternatively please refer to the Local Intake Map. [link to page]
Applicants who reside out of our local intake area may also be considered through completing an Expression of Interest for Enrolment.
For all families interested in applying to enrol, please begin the process by completing the Expression of Interest form [link to section] along with submitting your child’s latest school report.
Enrolment at Ocean Reef Senior High School is a two stage process for families wishing to enrol.
Part 1 – Expression of Interest for Enrolment
If you are interested in enrolling at Ocean Reef Senior High School, please complete the Expression of Interest for Enrolment form along with submitting the student’s latest school report. The Principal will consider the information provided and determine if the child is eligible for enrolment.
All applications will receive a response at the earliest convenience of the school.
Part 2 – Enrolment
If your child is approved for enrolment, you will be provided with further information by the school and required to lodge an Enrolment form. The school may request further information to support the planning for an appropriate education program for your child.
Enrolments for students for Year 7 to 12 within our local intake area are open all year. A child is guaranteed enrolment at Ocean Reef Senior High if their usual place of residence is within the local intake area; they are an Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia or hold an approved temporary residence visa; and are under the age of eighteen years of age. Please contact our Enrolment Officer on (08) 6206 2700 to discuss enrolment.
Applicants who do not meet these criteria may be considered through the enrolment application process but are not guaranteed enrolment. Where a child’s usual place of residence is not in the local intake area, an application for enrolment may be considered if the school will have places available for local students for the duration of the child’s enrolment and can meet the educational requirements of the child.
All families retain the right to apply to enrol their children at any public school. Applications received from outside the local intake area will continue to be considered by the school in line with the enrolment priority table below.
|Guaranteed||Child whose usual place of residence is within the local intake area and meets all eligibility criteria.|
|1st priority from outside the local intake area||Child who has been accepted into an approved specialist program.|
|2nd priority from outside the local intake area||Child who has a sibling also enrolled at the school in that year, (other than siblings enrolled in specialist programs), and who lives nearest the school.|
|3rd priority from outside the local intake area||Child who does not have a sibling enrolled at the school in that year, or who has a sibling enrolled in a specialist program, and who lives nearest the school.|
Please contact our Enrolment Officer on (08) 6206 2700 or via firstname.lastname@example.org if further information is required.