From Term 1 2017, Victorian government and Catholic schools will use the new Victorian Curriculum F-10. Curriculum related information is currently being reviewed and may be subject to change.
For more information on the curriculum, see:
The Victorian Curriculum F–10 - VCAA
Purpose of this topic
To ensure effective student transition from primary to secondary schools.
This table lists the roles and responsibilities for transition from primary to secondary school.
|Transition type ||Roles and responsibilities |
|Primary to secondary school |
Regional directors coordinate the regional transition program that results in the annual placement of Year 7 students into Victorian government schools.
Principals of primary and secondary schools implement the regional transition program.
For the timeline and procedures table, school and parent/carer FAQs, and placement request/confirmation forms, see:
Year 6 to 7 Transition: Statewide Placement Timeline and Procedures 2017-2018 (pdf - 86.46kb)
Note: The principles of the Department’s Placement policy are to be applied to the transition of students to year 7 see:
For information and resources to assist schools and families in the transition process, see: Transitioning from Primary to Secondary School
Education and Training Reform Act 2006