For the most up to date information in the Department of Education Program for Students with Disabilities go to:
This website will assist you in finding your designated neighbourhood school DNS https://www.findmyschool.vic.gov.au
Further information about the Program for Students with Disabilities [PSD] can be found on the DET's website.
Register your Interest
Please register interest at the school office by calling 9097 2000 or via email [email protected].
Nicole will add your information to the database for future students in the year your child will start school. Nicole will ask for information about your child and their age including asking some screening questions to determine if you should progress down the track of apply for PSD – ASD funding at their local designated goverment neighbourhood school with Western Autistic School as a preference.
Open Days Prep 2023 (Information webex sessions and walk and talk onsite tour sessions)
General Open Days for 2023 enrolments have now open. Please contact our school's reception for information about how to enrol your child at our school in 2023.
Webex Parent Information Session (online/virtually from your home)
Each session commences with a short presentation by the Principal and a leading teacher from our prep/transitions team [or a representative on behalf of the principal] these session provide families with information about the school, what a typical day at WAS looks like, the enrolment process for funding and a Q & A. Session will go for 45 minutes with the Q & A at the end which may go longer depending on the amount of questions. No need for a booking once you have contact enrolments your details will be collected and invitations sent to you at the time of these sessions. Families are welcome to attend both terms or either session.
Wednesday 27th April at 5.00pm
Wednesday 13th July at 5.00pm
Yet to be scheduled we will wait to see level of interest (demand).
Walk and Talk Onsite Tours
Suggested that families login for the above Webex Parent Information Session prior to arranging a walk and talk onsite tour of our school grounds. Our walk and talk tours are an opportunity to physically view the school, families will visit a classroom and the school facilities. At the conclusion of each tour, families will have an opportunity to compete an expression of interest form [also shared electronically at various points throughout the year]. This will be kept on file until funding is approved and an enrolment accepted for Western Autistic School for the prep intake in 2023.
Booking are essential (required) - contact the school office by calling 9097 2000 or via email [email protected]
Whole school planning documents
School documents and Communication
Strategic Planning documents
Links to policy below;
Privacy Collection Notice (Department of Education and Training Victoria)
Statement of Values and School Philosophy Policy (Head to the Our School tab for further information)
Head to the Students tab for further detail about our Commitment to Child Safety and the following 3 policies;