Benowa State School has a dedicated Enrolment Officer to guide you seamlessly along the enrolment process.
Explained below are the three steps to enrolling your child/ren at Benowa State School:
Step 1 - Are you in or out of our catchment area?
Before you enrol, it is important to identify whether or not you are within the Benowa State School catchment area. Please visit the
Department of Education edMap website, enter your street address and the map will show you whether or not you are within the Benowa State School catchment. More information on our Catchment Area and Enrolment Management Plan can be found here.
2. The Enrolment Application Process
The type of enrolment application you submit, is based on whether you reside within or out of catchment and if you are starting Prep. Please download the relevant enrolment application below or contact our Enrolment Officer to arrange collection of an enrolment pack.
On completing your enrolment application form, please submit along with the following documentation to Reception or directly to our Enrolments Officer at
Please note that we require original documentation (or originals witnessed by a Justice of the Peace/Commissioner of Declaration) where possible.
- Birth Certificate (or other documentary evidence)
- Current passport and visa for any child born overseas
- A primary source of proof of residence such as a rates notice or lease agreement
- A secondary source of proof of residence such as a recent electricity bill or drivers licence.
- Any medical information relevant to your child
- Legal/court order if applicable
3. Enrolment Interview
If your application has been approved, our Enrolment Officer will contact you to arrange an appointment for you and your child/ren to attend an interview. This is the final step of the enrolment process.
We invite you to read our Parent Information Handbook prior to your enrolment interview so you can raise any questions you might have at that stage.
If you are a parent or carer of a child starting Prep, we invite you to visit our Prep Enrolment page where you will find all the relevant information to start your child/ren on their journey to Prep.
School tours are available for in catchment enrolments only. Out of catchment Prep parents have the opportunity to tour our school at each Prep Parent Information Session.
Our next School Tour is on the 13th May at 2:15pm Bookings are essential. Book online via online booking system SOBS
Please see below for upcoming School Tours dates:
17th June, 22nd July, 19th August, 9th September.
Our Enrolment Officer will discuss our Uniform Policy with you at the enrolment interview and provide all information relating to fitting and purchasing at this time. More information on the Benowa State School uniform can be found here.
Please contact our Enrolment Officer, Jill Sabell if you have any queries or require any assistance on 07 5510 4382 or