Enrolling at Mawson Lakes

Enrolling at Mawson Lakes School

Mawson Lakes School is a zoned school operating under a Capacity Management Plan.
Living in Mawson Lakes does not guarantee enrolment at the school. We do not register families outside of our school zone.


Capacity Management Plan 

Mawson Lakes School is under constant enrolment pressure. The Department for Education has applied a capacity management plan which we currently operate under. The conditions for enrolment at Mawson Lakes School from 2020 onwards are detailed in the
Capacity Management Plan  gazetted on 17 January 2019 (reviewed as required).

You can use the Find a School or Preschool website to determine your school zone.

An Expression of Interest for Enrolment needs to be completed prior to enrolment acceptance. The documentation* listed is required to place your name on the enrolment register:

  • Copy of residential council rates OR Copy of 12 month rental agreement with bond receipt
  • Drivers Licence - showing your Mawson Lakes address
  • Copy of 2 utility bills (excluding SA water) e.g. gas, electricity, phone or internet
    (please note if you are new to the residence we can except welcome letters from the above)
  • Copy of your child/rens birth certificate/s OR passport and Visa if born overseas
  • Copy of any medical action plans

Visa Papers
If you have emigrated to Australia, please provide us with your Visa papers and Visa Number. If your child has limited oral and written English; we expect that they attend an Intensive English Language school to develop their English proficiency. The zoned IELC school for Mawson Lakes School is Ingle Farm Primary School. 

OSHC availability (as of June 2021)
Our onsite OSHC are currently licenced for 130 students and are running with a Wait List. Please contact OSHC directly prior to submitting an Expression of Interest for Enrolment form on
After School Care:          0401 121 318
Before School Care:       0421 612 718
Email:                              oshc.mls987@schools.sa.edu.au
or visit their webpage - https://www.mawsonlakes.sa.edu.au/out-of-school-hours-care/ 





PLEASE NOTE: We DO NOT GIVE OUT ENROLMENT FORMS until an enrolment has been confirmed by the Principal.​

Reception Enrolments for 2022 - 
Expression of Interest for Enrolment in Reception process will be 


  • We will require you to bring in all of the above documentation*, then you will be asked to complete an 'Expression of Interest' form (this does necessarily guarantee your enrolment)
  •  Cut off to submit your Expression of Interest is Week 8, Term 3 (9th Sep 2021)
  •  The school will notify parents of the final outcome of this process by week 10, Term 3
    (24th Sept 2021)
  • We have the capacity to accept 130 reception students who meet the enrolment critera listed above


Mawson Lakes School
12-24 Garden Tce,
Mawson Lakes
SA 5095