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Kindy and Playgroup

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Kindergarten

 

The Department of Education is committed to ensuring Queensland children and families have access to a kindergarten program wherever they live.

The department provides kindergarten programs in selected approved State Schools in communities where families would otherwise not have access to a kindergarten program. Kindergarten is proudly provided at our school 5 days per fortnight.

At our school we offer an approved Kindergarten Program delivered by a qualified teacher.

Kindergarten program hours

Time: 8.30am to 2.30pm.

  • Tuesday, Wednesday (odd weeks);  Playgroup offered Thursday 8.30am to 10.30am
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday (even weeks)

Enrolment

To participate in our Kindergarten program children must have turned 4 before 30 June. There is no opportunity for early entry into the Kindergarten program.

Enrolment forms

Please submit the following forms as well as any additional documentation to the school to secure a place for your child in the kindergarten program:

  1. Application (DOCX, 67KB) to register a child in a pre-Preparatory learning program in a Queensland state school
  2. Supplementary registration form (DOCX, 898KB) - State Delivered Kindergarten

Additional document required 

  • Birth certificate
  • Immunisation history statement
  • Medical management plan (if required)
Contact us​ during office hours to make an appointment.

Why is Kindy important?

Our school’s Kindergarten program is based on the Queensland kindergarten learning guideline which provides advice for planning, interacting with children, monitoring and assessing learning as teachers engage children in active, language rich learning through play, real-life engagements, routines and transitions.

Foundations for Success is a resource which acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples ways of knowing and being and supports the embedding of personal and cultural identities and connections with families and communities in the learning program. 

The kindergarten program further develops children’s thinking and problem-solving skills as well as their language, social and creative capabilities. These skills form the foundations for engaging in the content of the Foundation – Year 2 requirements of the Australian Curriculum, supporting continuity of learning for children across kindergarten to Year 2 and a successful transition to Prep

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Last reviewed 16 August 2021
Last updated 16 August 2021