Auburn Girls High School

Telephone02 9649 6949


Our school can help with enrolment queries throughout the year.

Local enrolment area

Most schools have designated local enrolment areas. The School Finder shows our local enrolment area. Note: local enrolment areas are subject to change.

How to enrol 

Contact us when you’re ready to enrol your child in our school. You may need to attend an interview with the principal. There you can discuss any medical conditions or other special circumstances before your child starts school. We may also complete a risk assessment on the enrolment.

For more information, visit high school enrolment.

Download an application to enrol (PDF 5.9MB).

The application form must be completed in English. However, a translated application to enrol may help you to fill out the form in English.

Non-local enrolments

As outlined in the department’s enrolment policy, our school may accept enrolments from outside our local enrolment area if places are available.

We will assess applications for non-local enrolment on a case-by-case basis.

Selective class placement in year 7

Selective class placement in Year 7 is based on the N.S.W. Department of Education’s Selective Class Placement Test. Detailed information regarding an application and the test date can be found on the Department’s website. The test is for students who are in their last year of primary school (Year 6).

Selective class placement in years 8, 9 and 10

Placement in the Years 8, 9, and 10 Selective Class is dependent on vacancies existing in these classes. To enrol in the Selective class in Years 8, 9 and 10 applications are made in the previous calendar year via a school based application process. The school must receive a completed application form (available from the N.S.W. Department of Education website) on a set date in June. This date is announced on the Departments’ website each year. In addition to this application two recent academic reports, the latest NAPLAN results (if available) and any other documentation indicating a students’ engagement with learning and participation in other educational activities. The application and documentation is reviewed by The School’s Enrolment Committee and parents are informed by letter of the outcome of the application in September. Dates regarding the availability of current application forms, submission deadlines and notification of determinations are published annually on The Departments’ website.

Enrichment class placement in year 7

The school holds a Year 7 Enrichment Class Placement test approximately one week before the Selective Class Placement Test in Term One.

The test is open to students in Year 6 and successful students are informed by letter mid-year. The test which students sit for is prepared and marked by UNSW Global.

Enrichment class placement in years 8, 9 and 10

Placement in the Enrichment Class in Years 8, 9 and 10 is dependent on vacancies existing in these classes. Students currently at the school may be offered a placement depending on outstanding academic achievement from the previous year. Students not currently at the school maybe offered a placement upon enrolment based on evidence of outstanding academic achievement.

Temporary visas and international students

For information about eligibility and forms to complete, visit the Temporary Residents Program.

Distance education

Distance education is an equity program for students who are geographically isolated or whose individual circumstances prevent them from regularly attending school. Students must meet one of the conditions in the Distance Education Enrolment Procedures to be eligible to access this program as a full-time student.

Distance education schools also provide single subjects for students in Years 9 to 12 to enhance curriculum choice. Please contact us for details.

For more information about educational opportunities in rural areas, visit Rural and distance education.

Enrolment policy

Enrolment at Auburn Girls High School is available to students who reside in the placement catchment for the school (set by the Department of Education).

Evidence of place of residence is required at an enrolment interview. The school issues a list of documentation required for presentation as evidence of residence. For students who do not reside in the placement catchment enrolment is dependent upon available vacancies at the school and documentation of previous schooling. Students may be placed on a waiting list if an initial application is unsuccessful Students seeking enrolment (other than Year 7 students starting for the first time from primary school) will require an enrolment interview. At the enrolment interview the student must be accompanied by a parent or carer and bring documentation establishing identity and a record of educational achievement.