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2023 Enrolment Now Open - Prep to Year 6

To provide the best transition to Pialba State School, our Admin team complete interviews on a Wednesday each week.  Students begin at Pialba on the following Monday:  This allows our class teachers to prepare their classrooms to ensure your child/ren have their learning spaces and any school equipment and resources ready to go on their first day of school.  Our teachers also can access your child/ren's Oneschool records from their previous school so that their learning can continue seamlessly.

Download the enrolment form (hyperlinked to the right of this page), email back to​ during the holiday break. This email will be monitored during the vacation period. The Administration Team are available for enrolment interviews during the 17 to 21 January.  (The week bef​ore school resumes on Monday 24th January). Our Office team of Kym, Janell or Sally will contact you on Monday 17th to arrange the enrolment for your child/ren. Our School is not enrolment managed, we accept all students and partner with their families from across the Hervey Bay region.

Booklists are provided to download from this page. ​All booklists have been provided to local businesses who have stocks available.​

Pialba specialises in extension and enrichment opportunities​ for Gifted and Talented students, providing focused and intensive extension support within classrooms in the learning areas of Maths, English, Science and Hass and through Specialist Teachers who teach HPE, The ARTS and Technology (Design & Digital).  

We partner with Sporting Schools and local Sport Coaches / clubs, Hervey Bay State High School, Community Centre, University of the Sunshine Coast, Elders Swim Centre and the Butchella Elders to provide additional opportunities with our students.

​Interstate Families enrolling in Queensland Schools

There are slight variations of starting dates across our different states. Our Administration team will discuss this with you at your enrolment interview.​

Process for Enrolling your child at Pialba State School:

  1. Download the Student Enrolment Form (PDF, 1.6MB​)​.  
  2. Print out and complete the required sections.
  3. Scan and email back to ; Post printed form to Pialba State School, Alice Street, Pialba Qld 4655 or drop off to the Administration building. 

​If you would like a printed copy sent to you contact the School Administration​ Office on (07) 4197 7777 or email and we can post you the Enrolment package.

Our friendly office staff are available via phone or email to answer any initial questions.  

Enrolment Interview

Once you have completed the enrolment form, please contact our friendly Office Staff who are available via phone or email to answer any queries you may have. They will setup an interview with the Principal: Mrs Janeen Fricke, Deputy Principal: Mr Peter Genrich or Head of Inclusion:  Mrs Nicole Poulton. During the interview, we will take you on a school tour, meet your child's new teacher, provide you with our school prospectus and answer any queries you may have.  

This is the first step in our Partnership with your Family in supporting your child, our student in their successful schooling journey.​ 

Birth Certificate:

It is an Educational Department requirement that you bring your child's birth certificate with you to this meeting for our record keeping.

​Preparatory enrolments

Prep eligibility

Students born between the 1 July 2016 and 30 June 2017 will be eligible for the current preparatory year of schooling in 2022.

Students born between the 1 July 2017 and 30 June 2018 will be eligible for the preparatory year of schooling in 2023.

Prep students need to turn five by 30 June in the year they start in the preparatory class.

The Department of Education provides this easy online calculator for parents to use to check your child's starting year for Prep.

Please use the following link online calculator.  ​​

Last reviewed 13 March 2023
Last updated 13 March 2023