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Birchgrove Public School

Birchgrove Public School

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Telephone02 9810 2469

Emailbirchgrove-p.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Enrolment

Department of Education preschools enrol children for one year only – the year before they start kindergarten.

The first round of offers have been made for 2023 preschool places. There are places available in our Monday - Wednesday Semester 1/ Monday-Tuesday Semester 2 group.

Enrolment applications can be found below, or you can pick up a paper copy from the school office.

2023 enrolment information

Application to enrol in a NSW Government preschool

Visit translated documents for translated versions of the preschool enrolment application.

DoE preschool supplementary enrolment form

PS Additional information form

Enrolment in Birchgrove Preschool

Applications are to be delivered to the main school office with supporting documents.

Documentation

Please supply these documents with the initial application.  We will not process any application without the following documents:

  • your child's birth certificate or identity documents
  • proof of your child's address - originals of different documents, eg council rates notice, residential lease, electricity accounts, statutory declaration etc.
  • Immunisation History Statement issued by the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register. More information can be found here.
  • low income health care card (if applicable)
  • family law or relevant court orders (if applicable).

If your child has special circumstances, allergies, health or medical conditions, it's important you tell the principal about these before your child starts preschool. The school may also complete a risk assessment.

We require the above documents to process your application.

Public Health Act 2010

Children who are unvaccinated due to their parent's conscientious objection will no longer be able to be enrolled in preschool from 1 January 2018.

Specific Priority Enrolment Criteria

Copies of these original documents need to accompany your application. If successful you will be required to show original documents at a later date.

  • confirmation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander status (if applicable)
  • proof of financial hardship such as health or pension card (if applicable)
  • documentation of disability or special need. The region's student support coordinator will be notified and an appraisal carried out to determine the most appropriate support mechanisms.

Note

All information needs to be verified with original documentation before final offers are made. Any false information may influence the status of any offer. Similarly, if any of your circumstances change you must provide current information as soon as possible.

If you have any questions, please direct an email birchgrove-p.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Regards,

Tracy Gray              Rebecca Boyle
Principal                 Assistant Principal

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