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Kindergarten online application

Applications for round 1 kindergarten places should be made by 1 June the year before attending. If you wish to apply for a place in the current year you can do so at any time, see below or contact us on 03 5734 6200.

When you apply for place a Mitchell kindergarten you will need to:

  • supply a copy of your child’s birth certificate
  • nominate your preferred kindergarten and program

Confirming your child’s place at kindergarten

If your application was received by 1 June you should hear from us in July. You will be asked to accept the offer.

Your child's enrolment is confirmed when we receive their immunisation documentation plus payment of your first scheduled fees or a current concession card.

Kindergarten application form

Child Details

Please provide a copy of your child's birth certificate. Upload a file here. Acceptable formats are JPG, PNG, PDF or MS Word. File size limit 5 Mb.
Interpreter required for parent

Parent / Guardian One

Contact Phone

Please add at least one contact number.

Home Address

Postal Address

If different from home address.

Parent / Guardian 2

Contact Phone

Home Address

Emergency Contact

An alternative emergency contact other than Parent/Guardian 1 and 2 must be provided. At the time of attending kindergarten emergency contacts must also be supplied to the kindergarten educators.

Contact Phone

Please add at least one contact number for your Emergency Contact.

Contact Address

Legal Arrangements

Are there any legal access arrangements for the child?


During outside play can your child have sunscreen applied by staff?  
Permission for photos to appear in newspapers, video or other publications?  

Additional Needs

Does your child have any Allergies, Medical, Physical, Additional or Developmental needs?  

Supporting Medical Information

If you have copies of medical plans, assessments, or any relevant paperwork from specialists/doctors, please attach copies here.

It is important to share as much information as you have available to ensure staff have the correct training prior to your child commencing. Up to three files can be attached. If you have more information, please send it to us separately. In some circumstances funding may be provided to engage additional support staff at the kindergarten.

Kindergarten Preference

Children are eligible to attend 4 year old kindergarten in the year prior to which they are eligible to attend primary school. Therefore children must have attained the age of four years on or before 30 April in the year they attend 4 year old kindergarten.

3 year old kindergarten is offered at Beveridge, Broadford, Flowerdale, Pyalong, Wandong and Wallan. Your child must turn three by 30 April in the year of attendance. Children turning three in February, March and April cannot commence until they are three and first term fees need to be paid in full to ensure a place in the group.

Application Details

Is this the second year of funded 4YO kindergarten for your child?  

Important Note: Please make sure you have had discussions with your child's early childhood educator to ensure eligibility criteria is met for a second year of kindergarten. These applications must go through the full second year assessment process before an extra year of funding will be approved.

Are there any siblings applying in the same year as this child?  
Please enter name(s) and ensure you complete a separate application for each child.
Is the child currently in an Out of Home Care arrangement including kinship care?  
Does your family hold any of the following cards?
Please check all that apply. Note that proof/further will be required when an offer of placement is presented.
Does the child have refugee or asylum seeker status?  

Authorisation and Declaration

By submitting this application the parent/guardian agrees and understands:

  • I declare that all of the information provided on this application is true and correct.
  • I have reviewed the preferences nominated for my child's application and understand it is my responsibility to contact council if these preferences change. I further acknowledge where incorrect information has been supplied on the application form (e.g. date of birth, selecting wrong kindergarten program) offers for places may be retracted.
  • I understand that kindergarten fees are compulsory and if unpaid my child’s enrolment will be forfeited. Any unpaid fees will be referred to a debt collection agency and may lead to court proceedings and additional legal fees. Subsidies are available for concession card holders.
  • In the event of an emergency or my child being unwell, I must collect or make arrangements for the collection of my child as directed by the kindergarten educators.
  • This is an application form, not a guarantee of placement. Offers for kindergarten places will be made in the September prior to the application year.

This page was last updated on 22 March 2021.