Lilydale Primary School promotes “Pride in Our Past and Educating for the Future”. We are proud of our long history of providing educational opportunities for students.

You are invited to our 150th Birthday on Friday July 29th. 

  • Admire the displays of student work
  • Peruse our photographic displays
  • Visit our Annual Art Show
  • Attend our Assembly at 2.00pm
  • Stay for afternoon tea 3.30-5.30pm

Our school welcomes students from a range of social and cultural backgrounds. We believe that all students have the right to learn at their most appropriate level regardless of their Year level or age. Children learn at different rates and in different ways, so we provide a developmental curriculum to extend and develop the abilities of each student in the best way possible.


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Prep Enrolment and Transition

About Our Prep Program

The program is fun with lots of exciting events throughout the year.

You can stay up to date with Prep events or transition events for Pre-Schoolers through following Lilydale Primary School on the TiqBiz App which can be downloaded on any smart phone, tablet or computer.

Go to: OR App Store to download

How to enrol:

To start Primary School your child will need to turn five years of age by April 30th of the year that they start school. Your child must be at school in the year that they turn six years of age – this is the compulsory school starting age.

  • Book in a school tour with us and ask us questions.
  • Feel free to come back for more than one visit.
  • Attend as many of our special programs as you can.
  • Come past the school office and ask for an enrolment package.
  • Fill out the forms and return to the school office.

We look forward to meeting with you and your children.

Prep Transition Events

All Pre-School aged children welcome




Education Week – Tuesday May 17th
We invite you to book in for a tour of the school at 9.30am on Tuesday the 17th. The Principal Team will take you on a tour of the school while we invite your child to listen to a story in the Prep classrooms. Please feel free to ring and book a school tour at any stage throughout the year.

Each Thursday in June we will be holding our Transition Program for Pre-School children.

Thursday June 2nd 2:30 – 3:15pm
Enjoy a wonderful session in the Art room with our Art teacher Mrs Kennedy.

Thursday June 9th 2:30 – 3:15pm
Brighten up your afternoon with an exciting Music session with our Music teacher Mrs Mayall.

Thursday June 16th 2:30 – 3:15pm
Ready for some fun? Come along and join in a Japanese session with our language teacher Mrs Daire. This will be followed by some stories and a lovely Library session with Mrs Butler our Library teacher.

Thursday June 23rd 2:30 – 3:15pm
Ready for some action? This week the PMP equipment will be set up for the children to climb, jump and explore with the supervision of Mrs Koukoulas.

Wednesday June 15th 1:00 – 3:00pm
The children have been busy learning songs and dances for the annual Lilydale Primary School Concert. Every child has a part to play in the concert – whether it be a speaking role, choir, dance group, class performances. The children will be performing this evening at Mt Lilydale Mercy College, we would like to invite you and your child to come and watch our dress rehearsal during the day. We will begin rehearsing at 10.00 and will finish approximately 1pm. Feel free to pop in for a visit or enjoy the whole performance.



Friday July 29th
Join us as we celebrate Lilydale Primary School’s 150th birthday!

  • See the displays of children’s work
  • Choir and Dance performance at Assembly at 2.00pm
  • Fun and exciting events Details to follow
  • Afternoon Tea from 3.30-5.30pm

August 9.00am – Book Week

As we enjoy the celebration of Book Week we invite you to view our whole school parade at 9.00am. See the children dressed as their favourite book characters. Date to be confirmed.

Thursday September 8th 4.00pm – 5.00pm
Everyone loves a Teddy Bears Picnic and today’s the day that Lilydale has their picnic. Come along to enjoy the fun with your favourite teddy bear. Details to follow.






Wednesday October 19th 4.00pm – 5.00pm
Animals, animals and more animals! Bring your favourite toy animal with you and join in some animal antics as we have lots of fun. Details to follow.

Each Thursday in November we will be holding our Transition Program for Pre-School children. If you haven’t made up your mind on a school, come along anyway. There will be information sessions for parents too.

Thursday November 3
This week will be an underwater theme. Parents: Tom Bege (Principal) and  Lyn Regan (Assistant Principal) and our Specialist teachers will have a chat to you about the school and their programs.

Thursday November 10th 2:30 – 3:15pm
This week will be a focus on elephants. Parents: Beth Petersen, our school Speech Pathologist will speak with you about her role with the school.

Thursday November 17th 2:30 – 3:15pm
This week will be a focus on mini beasts. Parents: The School Nurse will be in today to talk to you about her involvement in schools. This will be followed by a visit from the Out of School Care program to discuss what care is offered.

Thursday November 24th 2:30 – 3:15pm
This week will be a focus on bears. Children will also meet their Grade 5 Buddy.

  • Parents: Debbie Purcell will speak with you about office procedures and a representative from the Commonwealth Bank will talk to you about school banking.

Tuesday December 6th 9.30 – 12.00pm
Orientation Day Hopefully by this stage you have selected the school you wish to send your child to. – Meet your teacher and class for 2017 – Pack a healthy snack for morning tea with your class – Lots of fun activities

Drop your child off at the Prep rooms and head to the staffroom for the parent informa6on session:

  • Chat with Principal & Vice Principal
  • Chat with the Prep teachers
  • Hear about our programs
  • Ask ques6ons
  • Morning tea provided

We invite you to attend Lilydale Primary School’s Christmas Carol evening on December 8th.

  • Carols
  • Raffle
  • Sausage sizzle
  • Santa Claus

Details to follow.