Enrolment Policy and Information
What year will my child attend?
Date of Birth vs Kindy Year
1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017 - attend Kindy 2021
1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018 - attend Kindy 2022
1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019 - attend Kindy 2023
1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020 - attend Kindy 2024
1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021 - attend Kindy 2025
Offers for 2022 Classes
We will contact families by email in June of the year before your pre-prep child starts Kindy.
We are excited to announce our 2022 Kindy Groups will cater for a diverse range of family needs.
Group 1: Five-Day Fortnight Model – Monday, Tuesday and alternate Wednesday 8:30am to 2:40pm
Group 2: Five-Day Fortnight Model – alternate Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 8:30am to 2:40pm
Group 3: Three-Day Week Model – Monday, Tuesday and every Wednesday 8:30am to 2:40pm
Group 4: Two-Long-Day Week Model – Thursday and Friday 8:20am to 4:00pm
We will also be offering our After Kindy Care service every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday in 2022.
We may be able to offer Pre-Prep aged children enrolment in two groups, so they can attend 5 days per week. This occurs only if places are still available after all children on the Waiting List have been offered a place.
In 2021, St Lucia Kindergarten offers a 5-day per fortnight program for children. Attendance days and times are as follows:
Beginning of the Week - Magpie 1 & Kookaburra 1
(3 - 5 years)
Mon, Tue and every second Wed
8:30am to 2:40pm
End of the Week - Magpie 2 & Kookaburra 2
(3 - 5 years)
Thurs, Fri and every second Wed
8:30am to 2:40pm
The groups will comprise a maximum of 22 children and the staff ratio will be 2 qualified staff to 22 children.
St Lucia Kindergarten is a Queensland Government approved kindergarten program provider.
2021 After Kindy Care
In 2021 St Lucia Kindy introduced After Kindy Care (Kindy Club) from 2.40pm- 5.30pm, Monday to Friday. This service allows for permanent or casual booking arrangements and is run by qualified educators.
After Kindy Care is a separate program from the kindergarten program and may be booked on a permanent term basis ($30/ day) or on a casual basis ($15/ hour).
St Lucia Kindy's after hours care program is not eligible for the Australian Government Child Care Subsidy.
An afternoon tea snack is provided for children in the After Kindy Care program.
Fees for the year 2021: $36 per day.
Note: 4 weeks notice in writing is required for termination of enrolment.
Working Bee levy (Tax deductible): $100.
Note: The Working Bee levy is refunded if 2 rosters for the year have been completed.
Fees for After Kindy Care: $30/ day for term booking or $15/ hour casual.
The fee structure for 2022 will be announced shortly.
Waiting List for Enrolment
Please use the online waiting list form (see form below) or visit the centre in person for a paper version. As soon as there is a place for your child we will contact you. We recommend placing your child's name on the list from birth.
Waiting List fee
There is an administration fee of $25 per child payable at registration.
Please use banking details below to pay $25 when submitting a Waiting List form.
Payments of cash cannot be accepted. Payments can be made by phone or internet banking as follows:
Total due deposited into the Kindergarten’s Bank account:
Account Name: St Lucia Kindergarten
Bank: Bank of Queensland
BSB: 124 011
Account No: 205 33 993
Please include your child’s initial and surname in the transaction details when completing the phone/internet banking.