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As a result of rapidly growing enrolments, and limits to available classroom space, this school gives enrolment priority to students living in the enrolment zone. Enrolment can only be guaranteed to those students who meet any of the following criteria:-

  1. School Zoning Rights: Students living in the enrolment zone as defined by DECD. Click here for the zoning map
  2. Sibling Rights: Students who have a brother or sister currently attending Golden Grove High School will be enrolled if they apply for Golden Grove High School.

Year 7 - 8 Transition

Year 8 enrolment is carried out by the Department for Education and Child Development  (DECD) via public primary schools.

During Term 2 of the year your child is in Year 7 you should receive a 'Starting Secondary School' pack from your child's primary school (providing they attend a public primary school. If your child attends a private primary school, please contact your zoned high school during Term 1 of Year 7).

Families of Year 7 students who registered interest in Term 2 via the 7 to 8 Transition Process to attend Golden Grove High School as a Year 8 student in 2019, will receive their High School Allocation Pack on Friday 17 August 2018 via their primary school (if they attend a public primary school). Students who attend non-government schools, should receive their High School Allocation Pack via Australia Post on Friday 17 August 2018 or shortly after.

If your child does not receive their High School Allocation Pack by Friday 24 August 2018, please contact the Executive Secretary, Suzanne Gough, via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

When you have completed the pack, please return it to the primary school if your child attends a public primary school. The school will forward it to the department. If they attend a private primary school, please forward the pack directly to DECD as indicated in the pack .

The department allocates students to high schools through the 7/8 Transition process. This is not decided by the high school. You will be notified of your allocated high school mid-August of the year your child is in Year 7.

Zoning information can be found here.

You can select Golden Grove High School as your first preference. However, the department fill our school's places with zoned and siblings of currently enrolled students first.

If there are places remaining they will allocate out of zone students. These students are determined by the department via a criteria basis which can be found here.

Please contact DECD 8226 1000 if you have queries regarding out of zone criteria.

Year 8 Special Entry Dance

Golden Grove High School has a Year 8 Special Entry Dance program which has an application, interview and audition process. Applications can be obtained at our Open Evening (early March of each year) or by contacting the Executive Secretary mid Term 1 of the year your child is in Year 7. Attending our Open Evening gives the best opportunity to see our school, its facilities and chat to our teachers. 

There is no special Dance genre required to audition for the program. If you would like specifics on what is involved in the audition please contact the Dance Faculty on 82826400.

Golden Grove High School Disability Unit

Students who are attending a primary school special class, other special option setting or who have an intellectual disability and have been supported in a mainstream primary school are eligible to apply for consideration for placement in the Golden Grove High School Disability Unit.

Enrolment in the unit occurs through the Placement Panel Process and a Regional Education Office Placement Panel process.

Enrolment at Other Year Levels

All initial enquiries regarding enrolment at other year levels should be addressed to the Executive Secretary on 8282 6400 or by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Documentation required for enrolment:

  • copy of student's birth certificate or current passport
  • copy of current gas or electricity bill in enrolling parent's name showing current address
  • copy of student's last school report
  • letter outlining reason for enrolment at Golden Grove High School (excluding 7/8 Transition Process)
  • copy of other relevant documents eg court orders