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Preparatory Year is available to all children of eligible age. Preparatory Year is full-time and not compulsory.

Children will need to be 5 by 30 June in the year they enrol in Preparatory Year. It is anticipated that early entry to Preparatory Year will only be allowed for children on transfer across Australia and internationally who have been enrolled in a similar pre-year 1 program. To determine if your child is eligible to enrol in prep please check the Education Queensland's Prep ready reckoner.

 

Delayed entry to Prep are options which may be considered in specific circumstances and where it is in a child's best educational interests.

Prep 2018 Enrolment Information

 
 
Albany Hills State School has an Enrolment Management Plan. Please read this document. 
 

In catchment and sibling enrolments 

 
 
If your child’s principal place of residence is within our catchment area or they are a sibling of a current student please complete enrolment forms and submit them to the school office on or after 1 February 2017. You are welcome to collect enrolment forms from our office or download them from our website, complete them and return them to our office.  Your child's birth certificate will be required to be sighted in order to process your enrolment application. 
 

As per our School Enrolment Management Plan, new families living within catchment need to provide current proof of residency by way of one of each of the following:

• One primary source - a current rental/lease agreement or rates notice, or unconditional sale notice; and 
 

• One secondary source – a utility bill (electricity, gas) showing this same address and parent’s/legal guardian’s name.

 

Parents of students with siblings at Albany Hills State School and those in catchment will be contacted around July/August 2017. This will be to make an appointment for you and your child to attend an interview with the Deputy Principal in August/September. 

​Out of catchment enrolments

If your child’s principal place of residence is NOT within our catchment area please complete enrolment forms and submit them to the school office in person after 8.00 am on 1 March 2017 to be placed on a waiting list. No out of catchment enrolments will be accepted before this time.

 

You are welcome to collect enrolment forms from our office or download them from our website, complete them and return them to our office.  Your child's birth certificate will be required to be sighted in order to process your enrolment application. 

 

Parents will be contacted if a position becomes available.

 

Parent information sessions 

 
Parent information sessions for 2018 prep parents will be held on Monday 8 May 2017 at 9.00 am and Tuesday 9 May 2017 at 6.30 pm.  Tours will be conducted after the Monday morning session.  If you would like a school tour after this date please contact the office.
 
Parents are very welcome to bring children to our school for Under Eights’ Morning on Monday 15 May, 9.00 am – 10.30 am. Activities include music making, art activities, balloon animals, and an obstacle course.  This is a wonderful opportunity for you and your child to get to know our great school.
 
 
An orientation morning is planned for November 2017 for students enrolled for 2018.
 
 
Please feel free to emai​l or phone (3264 0777) should you require any further information. ​​​​