3 Year Old Kindergarten
Saturday 1st May 2021 8am
Our 2021 3 year old group is currently full - all new applications will now go on our waiting list.
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2021 Session Times
Monday 8.30 – 12.30
OPTIONAL EXTENDED CARE
Friday 1:30pm – 5.30pm
Details and fees for Blue group can be found here
2022 3 Year Old Enrolment Procedure
Please refer to our 3YO enrolment policy for details of the complete enrolment procedure.
Please also note that this has changed from previous years.
How to Apply
Complete online application via the 3YO Enrolment Application portal above.
Pay the $10 non-refundable application/administration fee online.
Email a copy of your child’s Birth Certificate to 3YOenrolments@bentleighwestkinder.org.au
Details of application process:
Online applications open at 8.00am on Saturday, May 1st 2021. Early applications will not be accepted. Receipt of payment will be confirmation of a successful submission.
As per the priority of access in the 3 year old Enrolment Policy (available on the Bentleigh West Kindergarten website), the day of receipt gives priority of access, not the time of receipt.
Paper applications will not be accepted.
Applications will remain open until the Kindergarten has received a maximum of 60 applications, at which point applications will no longer be accepted. Applications will close on August 31st of enrolment year
Places will be offered as per the priority of access outlined in the 3 year old Enrolment Policy based on the day of receipt, with preference given to children who have had siblings attend the Kindergarten in previous years; then using a ballot system, for children of families who reside, work or study in the City of Glen Eira AND who nominate the Kindergarten as their 1st preference for 4 Year Old Kindergarten within 28 days of the applications opening with the City of Glen Eira Central Enrolment Scheme.
Children are eligible for attendance in the 3 Year Old program provided they are three years old by 31st January in the year of attendance.
Bentleigh West Kindergarten requires parents/guardians who have been offered a tentative place must provide acceptable immunisation documentation for assessment two months prior to the child first attending the service in order that a confirmed place can be offered.
Please note, for priority of access and if you would like to apply for your child to attend 4 year old Kindergarten in 2023 at BWK, enrolments open with the City of Glen Eira Central Enrolment Scheme on 1 July 2020 here.
2021 Fees - Green Group
(4 Hrs a week during Victorian school term)
The State Government has announced free kindergarten in 2021 for funded 4 year old kindergarten (15 hours per week). In addition, the announcement provides funding of $1600 towards the cost of 3 year old kindergarten (5 hours per week).
Deposit - $50.00 - Paid at Enrolment and is non-refundable
PAYMENT OPTION 1:
One payment of $1680.00
PAYMENT OPTION 2:
Term 1: $420.00
Term 2: $420.00
Term 3: $420.00
Term 4: $420.00
Total payments of $1680.00
(Fees includes incursion/excursion levy of $80 and working bee/maintenance levy $50)
* Upon request, all families who attend a working bee will be refunded $50 by the end of Term 4. Families may wish to donate this amount back to the kindergarten at your discretion.