What is Early Start Kindergarten (ESK)?
Early Start kindergarten gives fifteen hours (15) a week of no cost or low cost kindergarten to eligible three year old children.
To be eligible, your child:
- Must be three years old by 30 April in the year they start kindergarten
- Be from a refugee or asylum seeker background
- Be Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
- Your family has had contact with Child Protection
If you are eligible for Early Start Kindergarten please complete the kindergarten registration form and complete the preferences for 4 year old kindergarten to ensure you have 15 hours of kindergarten per week.
If you have questions regarding early start kindergarten please contact the kindergarten enrolment officer by email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 03 5018 8100.