Over the past 24 months, enrolments at Plympton Primary School (PPS) have increased beyond expectation. While this reflects positively on the great work happening at our school, it does mean that from next year we will reach our student enrolment capacity.

You are welcome to fill in an Enrolment Enquiry Form and your child’s name will be placed on our ‘register for enrolment’ list and should a place become available we will contact you and assist you with the enrolment process. Preference will be given to families for whom PPS is the closest school, and to those students with a sibling already enrolled at our site.

Starting Primary School

In South Australia, public primary schools including Plympton Primary School have one intake date, this means:

  • If your child turns five years before 1 May they can start Primary School the first day of Term 1 of that year.
  • If your child turns five on or after 1 May they can start Primary School the first day of Term 1 of the following year.

The one intake date brings South Australia into line with other states and means every child has four terms of pre-schooling and reception before starting the rest of their schooling.

Your child must be at school by their sixth birthday – this is the compulsory school starting age.

Students transferring from overseas may be entitled to access the IELC program after the child turns five at any time in the year.