The students who attend Westbourne are on a journey to be the best that they can be in all aspects of their lives.
Westbourne Grammar School welcomes applications for enrolment for all year levels, Prep to Year 12. Our main intake years are Prep (for children who have turned five by 31 January of the year they start school), Year 7 and Year 9.

From time to time, there may be places available at other year levels.

Step 1
Complete an application
Before you start this application, please ensure you have the relevant documentation available to upload where applicable:
  • Birth Certificate (Mandatory)*
  • Recent school reports and Naplan
  • Passport and Visa
Where both parents are born overseas, proof of residency is required. *Westbourne does not accept applications for unborn children or without proof of identification.
For international student applications, please also include:
  • Academic transcript
  • AEAS or IELTS results


Step 2
Application Assessment

Once your child’s application is received and processed by our admissions team, the Head of Admissions then assesses the application.

When a suitable place becomes available for your child, you will be contacted by the admissions team to discuss the next steps. 

Students entering Years 5-12 will be required to undertake placement testing which is an academic assessment. 

Step 3
Offer of Enrolment
Before you start this confirmation, please make sure you have the relevant documentation available to upload where applicable:
  • Most recent school reports and Naplan
  •  Medical Action or Management Plan
  •  Most recent passport details
  •  Most recent visa details
  •  Court or Intervention order
  •  Most recent Immunisation

Parents and guardians will be sent an Immunisation History Statement from the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) when their child turns 5 years old, the school is required to be provided with a copy of this Statement.

 International students will also be requested to upload the following documentation, where applicable:
  • Guardian 15N Form – Used to apply for the Guardian visa (if DHA approved relative)
  •  Student visa and Guardian visa
  •  Student passport and Guardian passport
  •  AHN Homestay Network registration confirmation
  •  ISA Student Advocates registration confirmation
  •  Overseas student health cover (OSHC)
  •  Written Agreement




Enrolment Policy
Westbourne Grammar provides a safe, diverse and inclusive teaching and learning environment for everyone.*

Applications must be completed for each student for entry to the school regardless of whether a sibling is already enrolled and attending the school. Priority of admission is as follows:

  1. Siblings of existing students
  2. Children of past students
  3. Children of current, permanent staff members

Students come from a diverse range of social, cultural and economic backgrounds both locally and internationally. International Student enrolments and entry requirements are managed differently and information can be found on our International Students Policy and Admissions Policy Handbook.

*Please note: Westbourne Grammar School currently operates with an exemption to the Equal Opportunity Act to enable the structuring of waiting lists to ensure gender balance in our co-educational school.


Admissions Policy

General Regulations

International Student Policy

Westbourne’s new Middle School is under construction

Placement Testing
Shaping Learners Who Inspire the World
All new student applicants from Year 5 onwards are required to sit a placement test to ensure we are able to offer appropriate academic programs and pathways.

Our major intake years are Year 7 and Year 9 with placement testing usually occurring in February of the year when the student is in Year 5 or Year 8. Additional places become available from time to time, so please contact the school for any other enquiries.

Placement testing was held on Saturday 17 February 2024 for Year 7 (2026) and Year 9 (2025).
If you are seeking placement for either of these year levels please contact admissions.

Registrations for placement testing for Year 7 (2027) and Year 9 (2026) will open here - late 2024.
Discover More
In this era of fast paced change Westbourne has become a leader in developing policy and programs that embrace innovative technologies and tools for the future. However, it is people that remain the focus of all that we do.

Westbourne’s teaching and learning philosophy in action is captured in our Inspire document. A comprehensive overview of how we work together, across the school and with families, to ensure a holistic Westbourne education supports each individual student to reach beyond their potential.