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Enrolments

To be offered a place at Tarragindi War Memorial Kindergarten your child’s
name must be on our waiting list.


Your child’s name can be added to our waiting list anytime from birth. It is
advisable to apply as early as you can as we can only take 88 children
each year in the kindergarten program and 22 in the pre-kindy program.
We recommend you add your child’s name to our waiting list before they
turn 2. All children are required to be toilet trained.


The pre-kindy (3-year-old) program is a special program we offer to children
on the kindy waiting list. To be offered a place in the pre-kindy program the child needs to
have turned 3 by 15 January in the year they are due to attend. A waiting list form is required to be filled in for this group.


Please complete the online waiting list form and your child’s name will be added to the waiting list for their
eligible year.

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Kindergarten Program

Our kindergarten program operates:

  • Banksia Monday class - 8.22am to 2.30pm on a five day fortnight basis: Monday, Tuesday and every alternate Wednesday; 

  • Bottlebrush and Eucalyptus class - 7.48am to 3.30pm on a four day fortnight basis:

    • Bottlebrush Monday and Tuesday; or Thursday and Friday

    • Eucalyptus Thursday and Friday

 

There are four terms per year corresponding to the Queensland State School timetable.

Please refer to our calendars for term dates.

The kindergarten is closed during school holidays.

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Pre Kindy Program

We are offering a class in 2024 which caters for our pre-kindergarten children, this class is called Pre Kindy Program. To be eligible for this program your child must be 3 years of age, toilet-trained and attending Tarragindi War Memorial Kindergarten the following year.

 

Pre Kindy Program is a pre-kindergarten class that is filled with fun age-appropriate learning experiences. The aim of the program is to help the child become familiar with our kindergarten before their actual kindergarten year at Tarragindi War Memorial Kindergarten.

The program is on a Wednesday during school terms.
 

 

Enrolment Process

Offers of enrolment occur mid-year, the year prior to your child’s attendance at Kindy. For example, mid-2024 for attendance in 2025. Please ensure your contact details are accurate and kept up to date. Please contact us if you need to amend your contact details.

When can my child attend kindy? 

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Your child must be at least 4 years of age by 30 June in the year in which they are enrolled in Kindy

  • 2023 (Children born between 1 July 2018 and 30 June 2019)

  • 2024 (Children born between 1 July 2019 and 30 June 2020)

  • 2025 (Children born between 1 July 2020 and 30 June 2021)

  • 2026 (Children born between 1 July 2021 and 30 June 2022)

  • 2027 (Children born between 1 July 2022 and 30 June 2023)

FREE Kindy in 2024

We are a not -for-profit community-based kindergarten, so our goal is to put the child's educational experience first and keep our fees as competitive  as possible.

 

In 2024 all eligible-age children can attend Tarragindi Kindy for 15 hours a week (600 hours a year) for FREE.

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Please check your eligibility for FREE Kindy below:

  • Your child must be of eligible-age (turning 4 by 30 June 2024)

  • Only one centre can claim the funding subsidy for your child for FREE kindy.

  • If your child is enrolled in another kindergarten centre while they are enrolled at our centre, you need to choose which centre you would like the funding applied to, to receive FREE kindy at only one of the centres.

  • If your child is enrolled in childcare and accessing a government-approved kindergarten program at that childcare centre, you will receive FREE kindy only at our kindergarten and not at the childcare centre.
     

If your child does not meet the eligibility criteria above, the non-eligible enrolment kindergarten fee will apply.

Contact

Get In Touch

If you have any questions about our program

31 Newington Street
Tarragindi, QLD 4121

Opening Hours

Our Kindy program operates Monday-Friday from 8:22am to 2.30pm (Banksia Monday class) or 7:48am to 3:30pm (Bottlebrush and Eucalyptus class). 

Pre-Kindy program operates Wednesday from 8.22am to 2.30pm


There are four terms per year corresponding to the Queensland State School timetable. 


The kindergarten is closed during school holidays.

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