Your child is eligible to enter Prep if they turn five by 30 June in
that school year.
Prep is the compulsory
first year of schooling for children in
Queensland. It is a full-time program and children attend each
day from Monday to Friday during the normal school hours of 8:50am to 3:00pm at
Prep Ready Reckoner Table
Kimberley Park State School is enrolment managed. This
means that we are required to prioritise places in our school to children who
are living within our geographical catchment. As such, there are different
enrolment processes in place depending on whether you live in-catchment or
Click here to see the Education Queensland School Catchment maps.
In-catchment enrolments and siblings
· For students who live in-catchment, or siblings of students already
attending Kimberley Park State School, completed enrolment forms will be
accepted from March 1 of the year before they are due to commence Prep.
These students are guaranteed a position at Kimberley Park State School.
· Enrolment forms are available on the school website or from the school
· A birth certificate and acceptable proof of residence will be required
to accept the enrolment application.
· Office staff will need to sight one of each of the following to
establish proof of residency:
One primary source – a current lease agreement, or
rates notice, or unconditional sale agreement, and
One secondary source – a utility bill (e.g.
electricity, gas) showing this same address and parent’s/legal guardian’s name
Please note that a Driver’s License is NOT regarded by
Education Queensland as sufficient proof of residency.
Students living in-catchment are guaranteed a position at KPSS.
For students who live out-of-catchment, completed enrolment forms will
be accepted from March 1 of the year before they are due to commence
Enrolment forms are available on the school website or from the school
A birth certificate will be required to accept the enrolment
Students residing out-of-catchment will be placed on a waiting list in
order of receipt of a complete enrolment application, via mail or email or
Student Resource Scheme
Processing of in-catchment & sibling enrolments
As enrolment forms for in-catchment and sibling
applications are processed through our school office and entered onto our
electronic system, parents will be mailed a letter confirming their child’s
Processing of out-of-catchment enrolments
From early September each year we regularly
review our enrolment data and make ongoing decisions regarding the feasibility
of accepting out-of-catchment applications. Parents will be contacted by phone
after this date in the event that we are able to accommodate your request for
enrolment at Kimberley Park SS.
Prep Transitions Officer
At any time
our Prep Transition Officer, Mrs Kris Whitman, is happy to
answer any questions you might have about our school or about Prep in
particular. Her role is to support new families and help to ensure a smooth
start to school for our incoming Prep students and their families. She can be
contacted on 3451 5333 or emailed at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tours of our
school are scheduled throughout the year on Wednesday mornings at 9:30am.
Please go to www.eventbrite.com.au and search for ‘School tours’ or ‘Kimberley
Park State School’ to see our event and make a booking for a date that
suits you to attend. You will receive a confirmation email when you have
successfully made a booking. This is a great opportunity to see our school in
action, view the facilities, hear about our extensive co-curricular programs,
and ask lots of questions.
If there are no online bookings made for a particular
week then the Prep Transitions Officer’s time is reallocated to support
students’ learning in our Prep classrooms, so please do make sure that you
register as outlined above so that we can ensure staff availability to run the
Early and Delayed Entry to Prep
For information on these please click
here to see the Education Queensland web site.
alternatively, contact the Prep Transition Officer, Mrs Kris Whitman, for