PRESCHOOL - Enrolments

When your child can start preschool

Your child is entitled to access 1 year of preschool. If your child turns 4 before 1 May, they can start preschool at the beginning of the year. If your child turns 4 on or after 1 May, they can start the next year. If you want to delay your child?s start to preschool or you?re not sure about when they should start, please talk to us about your options. If your child is Aboriginal or under the guardianship of the minister they are eligible to start preschool after they turn 3.

Early entry

Your child may be able to come to preschool up to 2 terms earlier if they: have additional needs or disability are learning English as an additional language or dialect are at significant risk because of family circumstances. Early entry is for up to 3 hours per week in the first term, and up to 6 hours per week in the second term, if places are available. Access is decided on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us if you want more information about early entry.

Enrolling your child

You can register your child with us anytime throughout the year. Enrolments for 2019 are still being accepted, we have nine places left.

Before your child starts

Before your child starts preschool your child can come to transition visits. These will be in term 4 and will be a chance for your child to meet the staff and other children. There are 4 transition visits in term 4, from week 2 to week 5. Children can also access our Occasional Care program on Tuesday and Thursday mornings to familiarize themselves with our preschool before starting. For more information regarding occasional care please speak to our front office staff.

Immunisations

When you enrol your child you will be asked to provide evidence of their immunisation status.

Please click on the link below for a Preschool enrolment form. 

 

Download:
preschool-enrolment-form.pdf