BirthdateEligible for Prep Year in:Eligible for Year 1 in:Child born 1 July 2013 - 30 June 201420192020Child born 1 July 2014 - 30 June 201520202021Child born 1 July 2015 - 30 June 201620212022Child born 1 July 2016 - 30 June 201720222023Child born 1 July 2017 - 30 June 201820232024Child born 1 July 2018 - 30 June 201920242025Child born 1 July 2019 - 30 June 202020252026Child born 1 July 2020 - 30 June 202120262027
Early or delayed entry to Prep are options which may be considered in specific circumstances and where it is in a child's best educational interests.
Children who are younger than the prescribed age for Prep may be enrolled in Prep if they turn 5 years by 31 July in the year of proposed attendance and the Principal is satisfied the child is ready for education in Prep.
The following documentation is required at time of application:
The BCE Public Website provides information which may be useful in assisting parents with questions about supplying court orders and/or specific instructions regarding contact arrangements - FAQs Family Law and Student Caring Arrangements.
A non-refundable application fee is payable.
A non-refundable enrolment fee is also payable on receipt of a placement.
Fees are set annually.
Consideration of enrolment will go to applicants in the following order of priority:
Parents/Carers commit to: