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Kindergartens

Going to kindergarten

Age requirements

3 year old kindergarten

Your child must turn 3 years old on or before 30 April in the year they attend kindergarten.

Your child must have turned 3 years old to be eligible to commence sessions.

4 year old kindergarten

Your child must turn 4 years old on or before 30 April in the year they attend kindergarten.

Is your child ready for kindergarten?

Your child may be old enough to attend but they may not be ready. You can discuss your child's readiness with a:

  • Local Kindergarten Teacher
  • Maternal and Child Health Nurse
  • Children's Services staff member at Council

For more information contact the Children's Services Team on 03 5734 6200 or visit Department of Education and Training: for Parents.

No Jab No Play

All children must be immunised before we can confirm their enrolment in an early childhood service. See Better Health Channel: No Jab No Play.

More information

This page was last updated on 2 July 2019.