Enrolling for Kindergarten

The following are some points that may assist when enrolling for kindergarten for your child:

  • City of Casey Kindergarten enrolments can be submitted any time after the birth of a child.
  • Council encourages families to enrol their child as early as possible to maximise the chance of a place at a preferred kindergarten being available.
  • Only enrolments accompanied by full payment will be accepted and processed.

  • An Application for Kindergarten Enrolment Form (223kb) needs to be filled in for each child and lodged with the City of Casey, along with the non-refundable enrolment fee.

  • You will receive a letter acknowledging receipt of your application, it is important to keep this letter for future reference. This is confirmation that your child is registered, not a guarantee of a place.

  • Kindergarten places are allocated in date of application order.

  • The offering process begins in the year prior to attendance.

  • It is the responsibility of families to notify the City of Casey Kindergarten Services in writing of any changes to personal details including change of contact details or preferred kindergarten (e.g. change of address, telephone number, preference, or year of attendance) by completing a - change to enrolment form.

  • A child must be at least four years old on or before 30 April in the year they are due to attend four year old kindergarten. The following table provides information on when your child is eligible to attend kindergarten.

 Eligible year to attend Kindergarten

Child's date of birth

Eligible year

01/05/2010 - 30/04/2011


01/05/2011 - 30/04/2012


01/05/2012 - 30/04/2013


01/05/2013 - 30/04/2014


01/05/2014 - 30/04/2015


01/05/2015 - 30/04/2016


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