Starting School


Children born

Begin Kindergarten at the start of school year

Begin Pre-Primary at the start of school year

Begin Year 1 at the start of school year

Begin Year 7 at the start of school year

1 July 2000 to 30 June 2001

2005

2006

2007

2013 Primary school

1 July 2001 to 30 June 2002

2006

2007

2008

2014 Primary school

1 July 2002 to 30 June 2003

2007

2008

2009

2015 Secondary school*

1 July 2003 to 30 June 2004

2008

2009

2010

2016 Secondary school*

1 July 2004 to 30 June 2005

2009

2010

2011

2017 Secondary school* 

1 July 2005 to 30 June 2006

2010

2011

2012​

2018 Secondary school

1 July 2006 to 30 June 2007

2011

​2012

2013​

2019 Secondary school

1 July 2007 to 30 June 2008

​2012

2013​ Compulsory

2014​

2020 Secondary school

1 July 2008 to 30 June 2009

​2013

2014 Compulsory

​2015

2021 Secondary school

1 July 2009 to 30 June 2010

2014

2015​ Compulsory

2016​

2022 Secondary school

1 July 2010 to 30 June 2011

2015

2016​ Compulsory

2017​

2023 Secondary school

1 July 2011 to 30 June 2012

​2016

2017​ Compulsory

​2018

2024 Secondary school

1 July 2012 to 30 June 2013

​2017

2018​ Compulsory

2019​

2025 Secondary school

1 July 2013 to 30 June 2014

​2018

2019 Compulsory

2020​

2026 Secondary school

1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015

​2019

2020 Compulsory

​2021

2027 Secondary school

 

* Special consideration for families with children in small country schools.