Please register your child for our waiting list by completing a preschool enrolment registration form.
Children are entitled to access 4 terms of kindergarten in the year before they start school. There is 1 intake at the beginning of each year for children who turn 4 years of age before the 1st of May. Where children will be under 4yrs starting Kindergarten and therefore under 5 yrs when starting school and /or need more time to flourish, parents may choose to begin preschool in the following year. The director is always happy to have a conversation to support parent’s decision making.
1st Round: are made in August before the year your child starts kindergarten to families living within the McKellar Stewart Kindergarten’s geographical catchment bordered by Glynburn; Magill; Portrush and Greenhill Roads.
2nd Round offers are made from September for families residing beyond these areas until our capacity is reached.
We are a main feeder kindergarten for Marryatville Primary School (MPS) with children also attending Norwood Primary and other public and private schools.
Children attending this kindergarten can also enrol for MPS Out of School Hours Care program from 4 years of age.
Children attend up to 15 hours of kindergarten a week as two full days from 8.30am to 4pm with flexibility of drop off and pick up times to suit families and children’s needs.
Once offered a placement, parents can choose either the Mon/ Tues group OR the Wed/Thurs group.
A different pattern of attendance may be discussed with the director to meet your individual or child’s diagnosed needs.
MS Kindergarten Fee for all children is $180 per school term (4 terms in a year) and is inclusive of most excursions and events during the year.