Important dates for schools

The following timeline relates to applications to register or to amend school registration to commence in 2021.

The timeline does not apply to schools that already have a senior secondary qualification on their scope of registration and intend to add an additional senior secondary qualification to their scope of registration.

Applications and feedback meeting

​Closing date for applications​30 June 2020
​VRQA assesses application​August/September
​Applicant attends feedback meeting ​August/September
​VRQA final submission due
(except certain requirements*)
​4–6 weeks after feedback meeting
​Start date​Term 1, 2021

​*Certain requirements relate to final teacher list, student enrolment numbers and some building documentation such as the occupancy permit.