Enrolling/Transferring - ACT Public Schools

Visit the Education website at www.education.act.gov.au for more information and to enrol using the online enrolment form

Parents/carers are welcome to apply to enrol/transfer their child at any time during the school year using an online application form. Full details are available from the Education website.

We offer:

  • Strong, relevant literacy and numeracy programs
  • Inquiry based learning
  • Personalised plans for every child
  • Academic excellence
  • Interactive Smartboards and a modern computer lab
  • A safe, caring and friendly environment
  • Buddies for kindergarten children
  • Restorative justice – a process to repair and sustain relationships
  • Enrichment programs
  • Exciting performing Arts programs including band and choir
  • A range of sporting opportunities
  • Lunchtime sports activities
  • Out of school hours care (provided by YMCA)
  • Strong community involvement

Information sessions are held regularly throughout the year in the School Library. Families are invited to visit the school at any time. Please contact the front office on (02) 6142 02760 for dates of information sessions or to make a time for a visit.

Online enrolment/transfer form

Parents/carers seeking to enrol their child in an ACT public school for the first time must complete the online enrolment/transfer form.

Parent/carers seeking to transfer their child to another ACT public school must complete the online enrolment/transfer form.

Up to three school choices may be nominated when enrolling in a school or transferring to a new school. Application to enrol/transfer in an ACT Public School

Enrolling for 2020 and North Ainslie Information Session

Applications for enrolment at Canberra Public Schools opened on Monday 29 April.  For applications received by 7 June, offers will begin from 29 July.  Further details on enrolling can be found on the Directorate’s website at https://www.education.act.gov.au/

For families who live in our Priority Enrolment Area (PEA) we will be holding an Information Session on Wednesday, 15 May starting at 9.15am.  We will meet in the hall to talk about the PYP and what makes NAPS special.  Families will then be able to tour the school and see learning in action.  If you know someone who would like to attend our session, please pass on this information to them and direct them to our Front Office for further details.

Information for New Families

Reasons to enrol at our school (WORD)

Reasons to enrol at our school (PDF)

The International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme  (PDF)

The International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme  at NAPS (PDF)

School Overview (WORD)

School Overview (PDF)

Creating a safe and inclusive culture (WORD)

Creating a safe and inclusive culture (PDF)

Preschool Handbook (WORD)

Preschool Handbook (PDF)

North Ainslie Healthy Eating Guidelines (WORD)

North Ainslie Healthy Eating Guidelines (PDF)



NAPS Uniform Order 2020 (PDF)

Uniform Store News