Preschool is a Department for Education early learning program which offers a total of 600 hours (15hrs per week), to 4 year old children in their year prior to commencing school.
All children will be eligible for 4 terms of preschool before starting school. Schools will also provide both term 1 and term 3 intakes as of 2024.
A registration of interest form is the first step in securing your child’s enrolment: https://www.education.sa.gov.au/sites/default/files/preschool_registration_interest_form.pdf
If you are unsure about your child’s starting date, please contact us to discuss further
Further information can be found on https://www.education.sa.gov.au/
|Children who turn 4||Start preschool||Start school|
|On or before 30 April||Term 1||Term 1|
|Between 1 May and 31 October||Term 3||Term 3|
|On or after 1 November||Term 1 (the following year)||Term 1|
Children who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander or are in care (under guardianship), will be eligible for 12 hours of 3 year old preschool and 15 hours of 4 year old preschool the following year.