Elisabeth Murdoch College


Transition Dates Year 6 to 7 2021

Important dates for students going from year 6 to 7 for 2020-2021 are in the table below.

Please note that you cannot enrol a grade six student through the secondary school. Forms are distributed and collected by your primary school. The state-wide placement timeline stipulates that secondary schools do not distribute copies of the Application for Year 7 Placement form.



23rd of March

EMC Open Night 5:30pm – 7:30pm

20th of April

Primary schools distribute a Transition Pack to all parents/carers of Year 6 students with:

·         Letter to Parents/Carers (from Regional Director)

·         Frequently Asked Questions (Parents/Carers)

·         List of Government schools in Region with Year 7

·         Application for Year 7 Placement

·         Privacy Notice

15th of May

Parents/Carers return Application for Year 7 Placement forms to primary schools by this date. Primary Schools are responsible for checking that the form is accurate and complete and that the parent’s/carer’s preferences are clear.


Primary schools notify parents/carers of year six students of placement offers, in writing.

More Information

Information regarding the transition from Grade Six to Year Seven from the Department of Education can be found on their website by following this link http://www.education.vic.gov.au/school/teachers/studentmanagement/transitions/Pages/transitions.aspx

Elisabeth Murdoch College has a zone in place, this can be viewed at http://www.emc.vic.edu.au/elisabeth-murdoch-college-enrolments/school-zone.html. When there is insufficient accommodation at a school for all students who seek entry, students will be designated to the secondary school that is the closest proximity to their permanent address.