Enrolments and Fees
Enrolments for 2019 are made through the Bayside Council central enrolment system.
2019 Time Line for 2020 Enrolment
MARCH : Info and Events
Bayside council will run a Parent Info Evening : “Kinder and School Readiness” on Monday 25th March 7pm. for tickets and more information click here.
Kindergartens will be welcoming families to visit on the open weekend planned for Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st of March.
Jack & Jill Kindergarten will be open Sunday 31st march from 9am – 11am. All families are welcome to come along and meet our educators, chat with current parents and have a look around our beautiful and unique facilities.
APRIL : Registration Month
1st–30th April : Registrations Open
Families complete their kindergarten registration online via link to Kindergarten Registration www.bayside.vic.gov.au/kindergarten.
Login details for the Bayside Kindergarten Portal are emailed within a couple of business days after registering.
Families can make changes to their kindergarten registration throughout April via the Bayside Kindergarten Portal link at Bayside Kindergarten Portal at www.bayside.vic.gov.au/kindergarten.
MAY : Portal Closed
Portal Access is closed from 1st May until 3rd June for offer processing. Late Registrations can still be made via the Bayside website.
JUNE : Initial Offers : Families have 7 days to respond
Council staff issue offers to families in email batches throughout the day on 3rd June. These are emailed in alpha order by kindergarten name.
Portal is re-opened.
Families provide a response to the offer, within 7 days via Bayside Kindergarten Portal link at www.bayside.vic.gov.au/kindergarten. Offers will expire after 7 days if not responded to. The place will be forfeited and offered to the next family on the waitlist.
Once a response is recorded on the Bayside Kindergarten Portal, families receive an email asking them to finalise the enrolment directly with the kindergarten, within 7 days. Instructions on how to do this available on each kindergarten website.
As soon as declines or forfeits are known, council continues to offer new vacancies on a day to day basis throughout June, in priority order to families who were waitlisted.
MAY 2019 onwards : Late Registrations
Kindergartens direct all late expressions of interest to register online with Bayside.
Late registrations will be processed ONCE all the on-time registrations have been placed.
Late registrations will be offered by date of registration but Priority of Acces Guidelines will override all offers.
Click below for a link to all the information and answers to Frequently Asked Questions from the council. Kindergarten Central Registration Service – Fact Sheet & FAQs – 2019
3 Year Old Program (Junior Group)
2019 – $550.00 per term
4 Year Old Program (Senior Group)
2019 – $650.00 per term
Optional Thursday Extended Care (Wombats Group)
2019 – $420.00 per term
Fees are all inclusive of excursions and incursions. The Senior Group fees are also inclusive of our weekly Music and Playball Programs.
Other Yearly Fees
Fees are payable by the end of each term. Late payment of fees will incur a fine unless otherwise arranged with the Treasurer.
Enrolment fee is $100 non refundable on acceptance of offer
A Family Involvement Levy is $100 per family. Families who participate during the year (2 activities at a minimum of 2 hours per activity) will receive their Involvement levy back in Term 4. Examples of work include working bees, Bunnings BBQ’s and Cake Stalls.
For a full description of our Fees policy please go to the Policies section