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.

You can use the Find a School or Preschool website to determine your 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 2023 onwards are detailed in the Capacity Management Plan gazetted on 31 August 2023 (reviewed as required).

An Expression of Interest for Enrolment needs to be completed (in the school office between 9am and 3 pm) 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 in Mawson Lakes address
  • 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 plan

If you meet the criteria listed above - you can contact the school by phone - 8260 1681 or email your paperwork to dl.0987.admin@schools.sa.edu.au to start communications regarding enrolment.

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 however The Pines School at Parafield Gardens may also be able to take enrolment. More information (available in different languages) can be found at Support to learn English (www.sa.gov.au)

Families holding Visa 457 or 482 temporary resident- please visit the website link below for further information regarding enrolment
https://www.education.sa.gov.au/parents-and-families/enrol-school-or-preschool/families-457-or-482-visas  The school will require a copy of the 'Letter of Confirmation'  provided by the Department for Education, to verify enrolment.

International Students
As we are a government school with a Capacity Management Plan, we do not take International Students (Visa sub class 500).
For more information about studying abroad in South Australia, please contact:
International Education Services
Department for Education
PO Box 1152, Adelaide SA 5001 | GFW, 31 Flinders Street, Adelaide SA 5000 

Telephone: +618 8226 3402          Fax: +618 8226 3655
Email: education.isp@sa.gov.au    Website: http://www.internationalstudents.sa.edu.au

OSHC availability Please click the link for updated information.


We DO NOT GIVE OUT ENROLMENT FORMS until an enrolment has been confirmed with the Principal.​


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