Central Sydney Intensive English High School

Harmony and Progress

Telephone61 2 9595 9200



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 sTpe school enrolment.

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How to enrol - Year 6 into Year 7

In NSW government schools, applying to move from primary school to high school is a 2-step process that starts with an Expression of Interest. Visit the moving to high school page to learn more about the process.

  • If you have received an offer from our school for placement into Year 7 next year, the next step is to visit online enrolment to proceed with the offer and complete the enrolment application.
  • If you did not submit an expression of interest or are not eligible, visit online enrolment to start a new application to our school.
  • If you submitted your expression of interest using a paper form, 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.


How old is your child? When did your child arrive in Australia? What is your child’s first language? What is your child’s English proficiency?

We welcome students 11-17 years of age who have arrived in Australia in the last 6 months, speak a language other than English as their first language and who need to learn English in a New Arrival Program before enrolling in mainstream secondary school.

Does your child live in our drawing area?

We welcome students who live in our student-drawing area - the inner Sydney suburbs of Alexandria, Waterloo, Zetland, Beaconsfield, Eveleigh, Chippendale, Surry Hills, Redfern, Haymarket, Ultimo, Pyrmont, parts of Newtown; the south eastern suburbs of La Perouse, Little Bay, Phillip Bay, Chifley, Malabar, Matraville, Hillsdale, Botany, Pagewood, Eastgardens, Maroubra, Mascot, Rosebery, Eastlakes, Daceyville; the eastern suburbs of  Kensington, Kingsford, Coogee, Randwick, Clovelly, Bondi Junction, Bondi, Woollahra, Waverley, Bronte, Paddington, Darlinghurst, Centennial Park, Moore Park, Potts Point, Elizabeth Bay, Darling Point, Rushcutters Bay, Kings Cross, Woolloomooloo,  Dover Heights, Vaucluse, Rose Bay, Double Bay, Watsons Bay and the western suburbs of Homebush, Rhodes, Liberty Grove, Wentworth Point, Sydney Olympic Park, Concord, Five Dock, Abbotsford, Strathfield, Strathfield South, parts of Lidcombe.                   

Does your child have a valid visa for enrolment?

We welcome students with a valid visa for enrolment. The school enrols Australian citizens, Permanent residents and eligible Temporary visa holders.

Check the Visa Subclasses and Enrolment Conditions document to see if your child holds a valid visa.

Visa-Subclasses-and-Enrolment-Conditions.pdf (deinternational.nsw.edu.au)


If your child is eligible to enrol and you wish to enrol them, you can make an appointment for an Assessment and Enrolment by calling 61 (02) 9595 9200 or emailing centralsydneyiehs-school@det.nsw.edu.au or completing the Online Assessment & Enrolment Booking Form below:

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.