Farm Road Pre-school - Kindergarden Cheltenham
Kinders in Cheltenham

Enrolments – 4 Year Old Kindergarten

Am I eligible to apply for the 4 year old Kindergarten program?

To be eligible for Funded Kindergarten, children must turn 4 years of age or older by the 30th of April in the year they start kindergarten.

Enrolment applications for 4 year old Kindergarten will be accepted by the City of Kingston from the 1st of May in the year prior to the child attending the centre.

Is my child ready for 4 year old Kinder?

You can discuss your child’s readiness for the 4 year old program with our Pre-School teachers. Please contact the Kinder on 9584-2328 to arrange an appointment. In particular, if your child is turning 4 before April in the year they are to commence 4 year old Kinder, you should discuss their readiness to participate in the 4 year old program.

How do I apply for a position in the 4 year old program at the Pre-School?

All applications for the 4 year old Kindergarten program are made through the City of Kingston.
You can apply online or obtain an application form at: https://www.kingston.vic.gov.au/Services/Family-and-Children/Early-Years-Education-and-Care-Options/Four-Year-Old-Kindergarten-Central-Enrolment

Please note:-

All enrolment applications are to be submitted to the City of Kingston not to the Farm Road Pre-School.

The City of Kingston administers the Kindergarten Central Enrolment Scheme for participating community operated Kindergartens, and is responsible for receiving the enrolment applications, acknowledging receipt of the application, and the allocation of places.

For further information on 4 year old Enrolment Scheme, please see City of Kingston website:

http://www.kingston.vic.gov.au/Services/Family-Children/Early-Years-Education-and-Care-Options/Four-Year-Old-Kindergarten-Central-Enrolment

What if my child already attends a 3 year old program at Farm Rd Pre-School?

If you are currently enrolled at Farm Rd Pre-School for the 3 year old program, this does NOT guarantee you a place for the 4 year old program, you still need to apply through the City of Kingston for a placement into the 4 year old program.

What is the enrolment process?

City of Kingston Central Enrolment Process

Want more information on the Farm Road Enrolment Policy?

Please contact the City of Kingston on 9581 4851.

Kindergarten Tours:

Open Days are held in April and October each year (please see our “Upcoming Events” tab for dates).

If you are unable to attend an Open Day, you may make an appointment to tour the Pre-School by calling 03 9584 2328.  We are unable to accommodate walk ins.