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

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. We 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 have concluded. 

Please contact the school office by calling 9097 2000.

Open Days Prep 2024 (Information webex sessions and walk and talk onsite tour sessions)

General Open Days for 2024 enrolments have not yet been scheduled. These are normally scheduled to start in Term 2 2023. Please contact our school's reception for information about how to enrol your child at our school in 2024.

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.

Term 2
Wednesday TBC

Term 3
Wednesday TBC

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 2024.

Booking are essential (required) - contact the school office by calling 9097 2000 or via email [email protected]





Links to policy below;

Schools’ Privacy Policy (Department of Education and Training Victoria)

Privacy Collection Notice (Department of Education and Training Victoria)

Parent Privacy Policy (Department of Education and Training Victoria)

Enrolment Policy (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;

Child Safety Policy

Child Safe Standards Policy (commitment and code of conduct)

Child Safety Responding and Reporting Obligations Policy and Procedures

Duty of Care Policy

Yard Duty and Supervision Policy

External Helplines



Beyond Blue Covid-19 Helpline 1800 512 348

Reach Out is an online platform and their website is:

Lifeline 13 11 14