Finding a public school
All primary schools and the majority of high schools have designated intake areas. Schools may accept enrolments from outside their local area if places are available.
Use the School Finder to locate NSW public schools and their designated intake areas.
For more information, visit:
- primary schools
- high schools
- distance education centres and schools
- selective high schools and opportunity classes
- DE international.
Special learning needs
The department provides specialist support classes, as well as schools for specific purposes (SSPs). Discuss options with the principal of your local school if your child has special learning needs.
For more information and assistance with special learning needs, you can:
- call the educational services team on 131 536
- visit Disability, learning and support.