Three Year Old Program
To be enrolled in the 3 year old program, children are required to turn three years of age by 31st of January in the year of entry .
Four Year Old Program
To be enrolled in the 4 year old program, children are required to turn four years of age by 30th of April in the year of entry. Children cannot be enrolled in an additional 4 -Year-Old Victorian Government Funded Kindergarten Program at another kindergarten.
There are three attendance options available:
- Two days: Tuesday and Thursday
- Three days: Monday, Wednesday and Friday
- Five days (full-time): Monday to Friday
Half-day enrolment is not available.
Hours of Operation
The ELC’s hours of operation are 8:30am to 5:30pm, Monday to Friday.
Fee Structure 2018
|2 Days||Tuesday & Thursday Attendance||$274.00 per week|
|3 Days||Monday, Wednesday & Friday Attendance||$411.00 per week|
|5 Days||Monday to Friday Attendance||$685.00 per week|
|Annual Levy||Building and Resource Fee||$250.00 per year|
The Waiting List is open 1 February to 30 April each year.
The Waiting List Application attracts a $50.00 non-refundable processing and administration fee.
Offer of Place
Offers of Place are forwarded to each successful applicant between June and August of the year prior to entry.
Priority of Entry
- Currently enrolled children
- Current employees and students of The University of Melbourne
- Affiliation to the University of Melbourne (i.e. employed by University of Melbourne partner)
- Siblings of currently and previously enrolled children
- New families
If you are submitting an application as a current employee, student or affiliate of The University of Melbourne, please attach relevant documentation/proof. I.e. current staff/student card; letter of acceptance/employment from faculty/department.
Priority of Entry is in accordance with the Commonwealth Priority of Access Guidelines. For more information, click here
Forms & Links
|The Waiting List is now open. To download the 2019 Waiting List Application, click here.|
|Department of Education & Training - Enrolling and Starting Kindergarten. For more information, click here.|
|Australian Government - Child Care Benefit (CCB) & Child Care Rebate (CCR). For more information, click here.|
|ELC Policies & Procedures Manual is avaliable upon request.|