Kinder Enrolments FAQs
Here are some frequently asked questions about the Kinder program. If you have any further queries, contact the registrar at your preferred campus.
Entry and Enrolment
Yes, our Kindergarten children have a guaranteed place in Prep, which needs to be secured by payment of the bond.
This is taken into consideration when offering positions in the Kindergarten.
Yes, with consideration of readiness for the 4-year old Program.
An enrolment form into the Junior school will need to be completed, however an application fee does not need to be paid for children currently enrolled in the Kindergarten.
Yes, children who would like to attend the Tyabb campus can have a position at the Carrum Downs Kindergarten and enter into Prep at Tyabb. An enrolment form for Tyabb Campus Prep will need to be completed, in order to secure a position.
Once your application form and fee have been received we will be in contact to arrange an Interview time for your child. The aim of the interview is to explain the kinder program and to ensure that each child is developmentally ready to succeed in a kinder setting.
Families will be notified of a successful application to our Kindergarten by mid-year.
No, the bond is payable when enrolling for Prep.
There are no additional fees or levies; all excursions, incursions and other expenses are covered in the fee amount.
The sibling discount does not apply for Kindergarten but will apply during the rest of the school years.
This fee covers the process of application into the school; therefore under normal circumstances it is non-refundable.
Yes, we are very excited to have our own Kinder@Flinders Polo top. The other items are the same as those worn in the junior school and can therefore be worn in subsequent years. More information will be given to parents after positions are offered.
Fitting with National Laws and Regulations, our ratio is 1:11, one trained staff member to 11 children. Therefore each group of 22 children will have 1 Qualified Early Childhood Educator and 1 Qualified Early Childhood Assistant.
Our three-year old Kinder operates 2 days each week during the school term, and four-year old Kinder operates 3 days per week.