Three-year-old Kindergarten Program
A child is eligible for 3 year old kindergarten if they turn 3 years of age by the 30 April the year of attendance as per the Banyule City Council Three-year-old Kindergarten Registration Policy.
The child must turn 3 before they can commence at kindergarten. As every child is different, we encourage you to carefully consider the year your child commences 3-year-old kindergarten as this may have an impact on the year they commence school. There is no second year of funded 3 year old kindergarten.
Children who turn three after the beginning of term one, but prior to 30 April, will be required to pay full fees in term one to hold their place in the program.
Four-year-old Kindergarten Program
A child is eligible for 4 year old kindergarten if they turn 4 years of age by the 30 April the year of attendance as per the Banyule City Council Four-year-old Kindergarten Registration Policy.
Banyule Council manages 3 & 4 year old kindergarten registrations. Registrations must be made online at banyule.vic.gov.au/kindergartens There is no longer the opportunity to download or print out a registration form.
All registrations are via the online registration form on the Banyule website and kindergarten offers are sent out in mid-July via email and the parent portal. Please contact Banyule Council on 9490 4222 if you experience any difficulties registering.
3 & 4 year old kindergarten registrations open 1 March, the year prior to the child attending. Registrations are date stamped only and not time stamped.
Priority of places – Kindergarten places are allocated according to the Department of Education and Training’s (DET) priority of access and Banyule Councils Kindergarten Central Registration policy.
Please click here to view the full details of the registration process (note this is currently being updated).