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Kindergarten registration

Kindergarten and preschool programs for 3 and 4-year-old children in Bayside include community delivered sessional services, long day care services and early learning centres (usually within a school setting). Kindergarten programs for 4-year-old children are funded and regulated by the Victorian State Government.

On this page, register for kindergarten and find out about the Bayside Kindergarten Portal, kindergarten age requirements and community delivered kindergartens participating in Bayside's Central Registration service.

The Central Registration Office will be closed from December 16 to January 10 but you can still register online for 2020.

Your registration will be processed when the office re-opens before the commencement of the preschool year.

Please note that there are limited vacancies remaining for 3 and 4 year old kindergarten 2020. Please contact Family Services 9599 4755 before registering, to find out which kindergartens have places.

Register for kindergarten 2020 

Age requirement and Kindergarten readiness

Children enrolling for a 3-year-old program must turn 3 by the 30 April of the year they attend. (Due to staff:child regulations based on age, a child cannot commence at the service until they have turned 3 years old.)

Enrol for 2019 - Turn 3 by 30 Apr 2016

Enrol for 2020 - Turn 3 by 30 Apr 2017

Enrol for 2021 - Turn 3 by 30 Apr 2018

Children enrolling for a 4-year-old program must turn 4 by the 30 April of the year they attend.

Enrol for 2019 - Turn 4 by 30 Apr 2015

Enrol for 2020 - Turn 4 by 30 Apr 2016

Enrol for 2021 - Turn 4 by 30 Apr 2017

Find out about tips on how to gauge if your child is ready for kindergarten.

Community Kindergartens participating in the Bayside Central Registration Service.

The kindergartens below are part of our registration service. Each service has its own timetable with some offering extended hours of care.