Kotara High School

'We Aim High'

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Our school can help with enrolment queries throughout the year.

Local enrolment area

Check your address on School Finder to see if it is within our local intake area. Most schools have designated local enrolment areas. Note: local enrolment areas are subject to change.

How to enrol

If you live in our intake area and would like to apply to enrol at our school, start by submitting an online enrolment application. Online enrolment is currently only available for Australian or New Zealand citizens and permanent residents.

If you are not able to apply online or you prefer not to, download the paper application to enrol (PDF 768.4KB) form. Please complete the form in English. A translated application to enrol may help you do this.

Online enrolment can also be used for out-of-area enrolment. Please note that out-of-area enrolment procedures are subject to the department’s enrolment policy.

Enrolment applications are finalised at the school.

For more information, visit secondary school enrolment.

For more information, visit:

How to enrol - Year 6 into Year 7

If you have received an offer for placement into Year 7 next year and submitted your expression of interest online, visit the online enrolment sign in page to accept this offer and progress your application to enrol.

If you did not submit your expression of interest online, are not eligible or would prefer not to enrol online, use the application to enrol (PDF 768.4KB) form.

Moving to high school

Visit the moving to high school page to find out more about the transition of year 6 students into year 7.

Temporary visas and international students

The Temporary Residents Program has information about eligibility and the forms to complete an application.

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.

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

Moving overseas

Moving overseas and need school reports authenticated for DFAT? 

Email document.authentication@det.nsw.edu.au to arrange to bring original documents to 105 Phillip Street, Parramatta 2150.


Year 7 - 2024

Kotara High School hosts a variety of transition events across the year for Year 6 students and their parents/carers. 

Key events/dates:

  • Parent Information Evening
    Meet Kotara High school Staff, and learn more about the events that support the transition from Year 6 to Year 7.
    Date: Wednesday 26 April 2023 at 6.00pm
    Location: Kotara High School, Lexington Parade, Adamstown Heights, NSW, 2289
    Multi-Purpose Centre (MPC)
    Parent Information Evening handout
  • Enrichment Class 2024 - applications now closed
    Nominations for the 2024 Enrichment Class are now open.  Please return the completed form with portfolio to Kotara High School (kotara-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au) or submit to the Front Office. Placement Test: Tuesday 20 June 2023 (Term 2, Week 9).
    Placement outcomes will be released at the end of Week 5/early Week 6 of Term 3.
  • Taster Lessons - Term 3
    Taster Lessons aim to introduce students to a variety of subject areas that they will study in Year 7, and provide an opportunity to experience the organisational structure of high school including bell times & transitioning from one class to another.  
    Parents will receive information/permission notes from Primary Schools shortly, and families coming to KHS from Non-Partner Schools will receive an email invitation.

         Monday 21 August - New Lambton South PS
         Tuesday 22 August - Adamstown PS
         Thursday 24 August - Belair PS
         Monday 28 August - Kotara South PS & Non-Partner students
         Thursday 31 August - Merewether Heights PS & Non-Partner students

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