If you would like to place your child on the allocation list for a Baw Baw Shire Kindergarten please complete the following form.
Children born between January to April are in the youngest sector of the group and may not be quite ready for the expectations of Kindergarten. Families have the choice to defer their kindergarten year to the following year, where they will turn 5 in the kindergarten year.
If you have questions about deferring your child, or their readiness for Kindergarten, please contact Family & Children’s Services on 56242540
Please Note: If you do not qualify for a Kindergarten Fee Subsidy you will required to pay a non-refundable fee of $25.75 at the end of this form via credit card.
The Government’s No Jab No Play laws require all children to be age-appropriately immunised before enrolment can be confirmed. Further information on immunisation requirements for enrolment in early childhood services is available on the State Government's Better Health Channel at www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/campaigns/no-jab-no-play
Due to the State Government policy No Jab No Play your child may not secure an enrolment place in a funded Kindergarten program if proof of immunisation cannot be provided.
Non Baw Baw Shire residents will not be considered for first round offers unless they can show evidence.
You are considered a non resident of Baw Baw Shire. Your application will be accepted and allocated after the 1st round offers have been completed.
Supporting documentation will need to be sighted on commencement at Kindergarten.
Please note: The eligibility of concessions may vary from time-to-time. Up-to-date information can be found at: www.education.vic.gov.au/childhood/parents/support/Pages/financialassist.aspx
Please note: Your child qualifies for Early Start Kindergarten which enables you to access 15 hours of free care in one of our 4 Year Old kindergarten programs.
Please select your preferred Kindergarten service and program from the below list. For your information, the current kindergarten session times are as follows:
Thorpdale and District Kindergarten(An integrated program with 4 year old group)
Please select a unique session time for each preference.
You are encouraged to discuss your child's needs with the educator when your child's place is confirmed.
In making this application you are:
Privacy notification: The personal and health information collected on this form is being collected by the Council for the purposes of planning current and future kindergarten services in Baw Baw Shire. The information will be used solely by Council and its contract service providers and external Government Agencies for that purpose or a directly related purpose. The information shall remain private and confidential within Council and will only be disclosed to other persons or agencies as consented by the enrolling parent or the authorised parent/guardian. The applicant understands that the personal and health information provided is for the placement of children in kindergarten services in Baw Baw Shire and they may apply to Council's Privacy Officer in writing for access to and/or amendment of the information.