3 Year Old Prekinder

What is Prekinder?

  • Prekinder is an educational program for three year olds in the year before preschool.
  • The prekinder program only operates at centres where there is sufficient demand.
  • Prekinder consists of a two hour program, one day a week. 
  • To be eligible your child must be three years old before 30 April, in the year of attendance.
  • We operate a central enrolment scheme.
  • The enrolment form allows you to state your  preference for a particular prekinder group.
  • Fees are the same across all groups and locations. 
  • Families have the option of paying these fees a full-year in advance, term by term or by instalments.
  • There is no concession on the prekinder program.

Is my child eligible?

To be eligible for prekinder, children must be three (3) years of age before 30 April in year of attendance.

Availability of places in Prekinder

To run prekinder sessions we must receive a minimum of 15 enrolments. For some rural centres, with a small number of enrolments, we may be able to combine a prekinder session with a preschool (four year old) session.  

2019 Late Enrolments

2019 prekinder enrolments are still open.
To enrol your child for 2019 prekinder email Family Services fsadmin@latrobe.vic.gov.au for an online enrolment form.

How to enrol your child for prekinder

2020 Enrolments

Prekinder enrolments for 2020 are open and close 11 October 2019.

Prekinder fees in 2020 will be $240 per term, a $30 admin fees is applicable.

Prekinder sessions in 2020 will be offered a (subject to enrolment numbers):

  • Sara Court Preschool - Thursday
  • Yallourn North Preschool - Tuesday
  • Traralgon South Preschool - Friday
  • Boolarra Preschool - Tuesday
  • Tyers Preschool - Friday
  • Glengarry Preschool - Friday
  • Glendonald Park Preschool - Friday
  • Murray Road Preschool - Friday
  • Maryvale Crescent Preschool - Friday

Children turning three years of age by 30 April 2020 are eligible for prekinder. Places for late enrolments will be offered in order of receipt of application where places remain available.

Before you start you will need:

  • access to your email 
  • a copy of your child’s immunisation history statement.  PLEASE NOTE – Maternal and Child Health Records cannot be accepted.
    This document can be downloaded from the MyGov website


If you do not have access to email you can complete a paper form.
These can be collected from any Latrobe City Service Centre, or you can call 1300 367 700 to arrange for an enrolment pack to be posted to you. 

2020 Prekinder Enrolment Form

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