Enrolments

Waiting List

Children can be placed on the Kindy's waiting list from birth. Formal offers of enrolment are made early in the second half of each year prior to the year of commencement.

To place your child on our waiting list for 2021 or any future years, please complete the form below and either return it to Sherwood Kindy or email to: reception@sherwoodkindy.com.au

Current Wait List form

A $25 fee is applicable and can be paid by cash in person or by making a direct deposit to -

Sherwood Community Kindergarten Inc.

BSB - 034 087

Account - 026 435

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Enrolment process

Eligibility

  • Children who turn four years of age by the 30th June in the year they attend, i.e. children in the year immediately prior to the preparatory year. These children represent the target age group for C&K services.
  • Children who have attained three years of age by 31 December in the year prior to enrolment only in instances where all children of the target age group on the waiting list have been placed and vacancies exist and at the discretion of the management committee.

Process

Our offer process includes the following steps:

  • Enrolment offers are made based on the received date of the waiting list application.
  • Priority is given to eligible age children.
  • The current families of those children recommended by our Kindergarten to receive a second year of funded kindergarten will receive a letter offering them a place for the following year.
  • First round offers are made on or around 1st August of the previous year in accordance with our eligibility criteria and the order of the waiting list.
  • Upon receiving a letter of offer, families are advised of a deadline for choosing to accept or decline the offer.
  • Subsequent rounds of offers are made on a rolling basis as and when offers are declined.

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Fees

Being a not-for-profit organisation, the kindy is able to keep fees at an affordable level, while providing a well managed and exceptionally well equipped facility.

From the 1 January 2020, the fees are $33.40 per day, which equates to $835 per term.

2020 Statement of Fees

QKFS Kindy plus subsidies on fees are available for children with a valid Health Care Card or Government concession card OR who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander or South Sea Islander OR the family has 3 or more children of the same age, enrolled.   Please enquire at reception for further details.

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