How to Enrol

For all enrolment queries please contact Bayside City Council as all enrolments are processed via the central enrolment system.

Once you have been offered a place at OPK please fill out our 2018 ENROLMENT OFFER ACCEPTANCE or DECLINE form, to be returned to OPK by Wednesday, August 2nd 2017.

The enrolment period occurs each year between May 1 and June 30.

Please note all children enrolling in the 3 year old program must be 3 years of age by 30th of April in the year they start. Children will not be able to commence at kindergarten until they have turned 3. They are welcome to attend orientation days with a family member present. Any child turning 3 after 31st January will need to apply directly to the kindergarten.

All children enrolling in the four year old program must be 4 by the 30th April in the year they start 4 year old kindergarten. No child can turn 6 in the year they attend 4 year old kinder without a school exemption certificate. (Please speak with your child’s teacher about this).

2017/2018 Fees

Three Year Old Kindergarten (10 hours per week) – $650 per term
Four Year Old Kindergarten (18 hours per week) – $795 per term

Please note that our fees are all inclusive of excursions, incursions and other direct program expenses.


All fees can be paid by cash, cheque or direct transfer. Please note the preferred method is via direct transfer.

OPK’s bank details for direct transfer are:
Account Name: Olive Phillips Kindergarten
BSB: 633-000
Account Number: 140308925

For cash/cheque payments place payments in a sealed named envelope and in the fee box which is located inside the kinder where the children’s lockers are. Please ask staff to direct you here if you need assistance. All fee enquiries can be directed to the treasurer of the kindergarten.

Health care card holders may be entitled to a fee discount however a current copy of the card must be provided before the discount can be applied and each time the card expires a copy of the new one will need to be provided. Unfortunately we do not offer the childcare rebate.

Please refer to our Confidentality Agreement and Fee Policy and Payment Agreement Form for more information.