Kindergarten Central Registration for 2022 attendance

Registrations for 2022 Kindergarten are now open!

On-time registrations will close on Sunday, 18 July, 2021 at 11:59pm. 

Late registrations will be accepted from Monday, 19 July, 2021 at 9:00am

Early Start Kindergarten – your child may be eligible!

Early Start Kindergarten provides free or low cost kindergarten to eligible 3 year old children where programs are offered by a qualified teacher.

Children are eligible for Early Start Kindergarten if:

They are aged 3 by 30 April in the year they will be attending a Kindergarten program and:

Your child is Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander OR Your family has had contact with Child Protection or been referred to them by Child First

Further information on Early Start Kindergarten can be found at Early Start Kindergarten or What is Early Start Kinder.

Changes to 2022 Kindergarten Priority of Access / Allocation Criteria:

For 2022 Kindergarten registrations, the Priority of Access / Allocation Criteria will be as follows (please refer to the 2022 Kindergarten Central Registration Information Book for further details):

  • Level 1: children identified as high priority
  • Level 2: children who qualify for the sibling priority (previously Level 3)
  • Level 3: children registering for the Kindergarten closest to where they live (previously Level 2)
  • Level 4: children in families that are Mornington Peninsula Shire residents/ratepayers

Download the 2022 Kindergarten Central Registration Information Book(PDF, 259KB) for further information.

Kindergarten Central Registration is a streamlined and transparent application and allocation process that is fair and equitable for all families to support their access to community Kindergarten programs across the Shire.

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