Priority of Access (Kindergarten)
The Victorian Government has priority of access criteria that apply only to funded kindergarten places.
The criteria requires services to give priority of access to children in the following order:
After offering places to children on the priority list, services may choose to allocate priority to children on whatever basis they choose as stated in their policy. At Millville we choose to prioritise children who have siblings at the service or have demonstrable links to the service.
Where there are insufficient places for eligible children, after prioritising using the criteria above, services must:
Priority of Access (Long Day Care)
At Millville we choose to prioritise children who have siblings at the service or have demonstrable links to the service.
Providers are asked to prioritise children who are:
To be made to a Director. Prospective families will be shown through the Centre and briefly given an explanation of the Centre's policies. Families/Guardians will be required to read through the Family Handbook and if the policies of the Centre are agreed to they will proceed with enrolling their child. If no places are available they will be placed on a waiting list.
Places are offered to families currently using the service for the following year and acceptances are sent out mid year. We then work through our waiting list (taking note of the priority of access) and places are offered based on availability.
Enrolling Your Child
Once a place has been offered and accepted, families will and enrolment pack that is required to be completed and returned, an enrolment link will also be emailed and families will need to complete the online enrolment before care can commence. Further information such as a family handbook and Medical conditions Policy will also be emailed for your information. A gradual period of integration and orientation is arranged when possible.
Places for 2024 are currently full. Our waitlist is currently closed. Waitlists will be opened June 1st - June 30th 2024. Families currently enrolled are prioritised.