Enrolment

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Enrol in 3-Year-Old Preschool

Our 3-year-old preschool program has 22 places. To enrol, download and complete the Registration Form and forward it to the 3-Year-Old Enrolment Officer. Registration forms can be submitted from the first day of Term 1 of the year prior to commencement. Any forms received prior to this will be returned.  Places will be offered in the order of registration forms received and will you will informed of a place the beginning of August. A non-refundable deposit of $100 is required to secure your place in the program. This deposit will be deducted from the term 4 invoice.

It is Government policy that children must be 3 years of age before 30 April in the year of commencement. Children can start attending the program when they have turned 3. We can reserve your child’s place in the program by paying the first term fees in full.

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Enrol in 4-Year-Old Preschool

Enrolment for 4-year-old preschool is processed through Nillumbik Shire Council and opens in March two years before your child turns 4 years old. Please indicate Eltham Woods Preschool as your first preference on your form.

After the Council has finished their registration process, you will be contacted by Eltham Woods Preschool to finalise the enrolment. This is where we will place your child in either the 3 short days program or the 2 long days program, based on your preference. This is also where you can request a place in our extended care program.

There are 27 places available in the long day program and 22 places available in the short day program.  We endeavour to place everyone according to their preferences however, we cannot guarantee a place in your preferred program.  A non-refundable deposit of $150 is required to secure your child’s place in the program.  This will be deducted from the term 4 invoice.

Please note, if your child has attended the 3-year-old program at Eltham Woods Preschool, you are still required to apply for the 4-year-old program through Nillumbik Council. 

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Enrol in the Extended Care Program

You can enrol your child in our extended care program, once your child has been allocated a place in the 4-year-old long day progam. Enrolment forms will be provided in the information pack distributed at the Annual General Meeting evening in November. Forms are also available directly from our Enrolment Officer. If you have any questions about enrolling in the Extended Care Program, please contact our 4-Year-Old Enrolment Officer, or Margaret Burke, the Director.