Enrolments

Kingswood College is a mainstream independent, co-educational school for students from Kindergarten to Year 12. The College has student intakes in Kindergarten, Pre Prep, Prep, Years 4, 7 and 11 and other year levels across the College as places become available.

We encourage early applications for entry in future years, and you can apply online.

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ENROLMENT FAQs

WHAT ARE THE MAIN INTAKE YEARS AT KINGSWOOD COLLEGE?

The main intake years at the College are Kinder, Pre Prep, Prep, Year 4 and Year 7. From time to time limited vacancies do arise in other year levels.

WHAT DAYS ARE AVAILABLE IN THE EARLY LEARNING CENTRE?

The Kinder and Pre Prep programs are offered on fixed and predetermined days. Kinder (3 year old) is offered two days a week (Tuesday and Wednesday) and three days a week (Monday, Thursday and Friday). Pre Prep (4/5 year old) is offered three days a week (Monday to Wednesday or Wednesday to Friday) and four days a week (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday). A limited number of 5 day a week places are available in Kinder and Pre Prep.

Kinder and Pre Prep are available as a short day program or a long day program.

The short day program is run between 8.30am and 3.00pm during term time only (38 weeks a year).

The long day program is run between 7.30am and 6.00pm for 48 weeks a year.

Families may be eligible to receive the Child Care Subsidy for the above programs. Eligibility can be checked on the government website accessed here.

The preferred Kinder or Pre Prep program is nominated when accepting an offer of enrolment.

WHEN CAN MY CHILD COMMENCE ENROLMENT IN THE EARLY LEARNING CENTRE?

Children must be three years of age from commencement.

WHAT ARE YOUR FEES?

Please find the table of fees further down this page.

ARE THERE FEES FOR APPLYING OR ACCEPTING A PLACE?

A non-refundable $110 application fee per applicant is required. To accept an offer of enrolment a non-refundable $1,500 enrolment fee is payable, of which $700 is credited towards the students first tuition fee invoice. Students accepting a place in Kinder or Pre Prep also have the option of securing a subsequent Prep enrolment with a non-refundable $1,000 Prep holding fee. The holding fee is credited toward the Term Two Prep fee invoice.

HOW DO I APPLY?

Applications are submitted online, via the application portal (click the ENROL NOW button above). The following must be provided to complete each application:

  • Birth certificate (if born in Australia)
  • Passport and visa or citizenship document (if not born in Australia)
  • Immunisation History Statement (for ELC applications)
  • NAPLAN report (if applicable)
  • Most recent two school reports (if applicable)
  • Educational testing/specialist reports (if applicable)
  • $110 application fee

Applicants cannot be considered for a place until all the required documents have been provided.

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER I HAVE APPLIED?

Applicants names are placed on the waiting list for the year and entry level requested. An application for enrolment does not necessarily guarantee a place as there are often more applicants for each intake than there are places available. In general, applications for admission are placed on a waiting list in order of receipt of the application. Priority for admission may be given to certain applicants. More information can be found in the College’s Enrolment Policy

WHEN DO I KNOW IF I WILL BE OFFERED A PLACE?

The enrolment process commences two years prior to Year 7 entry (ie. when applicants are in Year 5) and in the year prior to entry for all other year levels. All applicants for Prep to Year 11 are required to attend an enrolment interview with the relevant Head of School before an offer can be made. Interviews will not be scheduled until all relevant reports and documents have been provided. Applicants for Kinder and Pre Prep are not required to attend an interview however a meeting with the Early Learning Centre Coordinator may be required prior to commencement.

The enrolment process for each intake will continue until all available places have been filled.

HOW DO I ACCEPT AN OFFER?

Offers for enrolment are made in writing and must be accepted within ten working days. To accept an offer both parents/guardians must sign an acceptance of the terms and conditions (Prep to Year 12) or terms and conditions (Early Learning Centre) of enrolment (both signatures are required unless there is a legal reason not to do so). The signed acceptance must be accompanied by a non-refundable $1,500 enrolment deposit, $700 of which is credited toward the first tuition fee invoice.

WHAT HAPPENS ONCE I HAVE ACCEPTED AN OFFER?

Once an offer has been accepted the student’s enrolment in the relevant year and level is confirmed. The Year 7 transition process begins in April/May in the year prior to commencement. The transition process for all other year levels begins in October/November in the year prior to commencement.

College Tours

Join us and become part of something great. At Kingswood College we offer a welcoming and inclusive community where students develop confidence and skills for lifelong learning. Ours is an authentic culture that appreciates and supports every student so they can achieve their best. Come along to a tour of the College and discover all that Kingswood College has to offer. To belong is to thrive.

TOURS DATES TIME
EARLY LEARNING CENTRE AND JUNIOR SCHOOL (KINDER - YEAR 6) TOUR DATES FOR 2022 TO BE ADVISED
MIDDLE SCHOOL (YEARS 7 - 9) TOUR DATES FOR 2022 TO BE ADVISED

Prospective families considering entry at Years 10 or 11 should contact the Registrar Elizabeth Knowles on 9896 1700 to discuss an opportunity to tour the College.

Virtual Tour

Scholarships

Scholarships for entry in 2023 will open in late October 2021.

Fees

The following schedule of fees has been approved by the College Council to apply for local students in 2022. In the absence of any significant events, the Council expects this level of fees to remain unchanged in 2022. International student fees can be found further down the page.

WEEKS PER YEAR HOURS COST PER DAY
LONG DAY EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM 48 weeks 7.30am - 6.00pm
10.5 hours
$136
SHORT DAY EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM (TERM TIME ONLY) 38 weeks 8.30am - 3.00pm
6.5 hours
$122
TERM BREAK* 7.30am - 6.00pm
10.5 hours
$136

* Subject to availability.

Families may be eligible to receive the Child Care Subsidy for the above programs. Eligibility can be checked on the government website accessed here.

YEAR LEVEL TUITION FEES CONSOLIDATED CHARGE TOTAL ANNUAL FEE PER TERM
PREPARTORY $11,427 $988 $12,415 $3,104
YEAR 1 $13,452 $889 $14,341 $3,585
YEAR 2 $14,748 $1,686 $16,434 $4,109
YEAR 3 $16,265 $2,140 $18,405 $4,601
YEAR 4 $16,265 $1,952 $18,217 $4,554
YEAR 5 $18,744 $2,440 $21,183 $5,296
YEAR 6 $18,744 $3,235 $21,979 $5,495
YEAR 7 $22,060 $2,763 $24,823 $6,206
YEAR 8 $22,060 $4,191 $26,251 $6,563
YEAR 9 $23,457 $4,210 $27,666 $6,917
YEAR 10 $23,457 $4,471 $27,928 $6,982
YEAR 11 $25,013 $2,596 $27,609 $6,902
YEAR 12 $25,013 $2,910 $27,924 $6,981

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International

The following scale of fees has been approved by the College Council to apply for 2022. In the absence of any significant events, the Council expects this level of fees to remain unchanged in 2022.

YEAR LEVEL TUITION FEES CONSOLIDATED CHARGE VCE EXAM FEE TOTAL FEES
YEAR 5 $29,052 $2,440 NA $31,492
YEAR 6 $29,052 $3,235 NA $32,288
YEAR 7 $34,192 $2,763 NA $36,955
YEAR 8 $34,192 $4,191 NA $38,383
YEAR 9 $36,358 $4,210 NA $40,568
YEAR 10 $36,358 $4,471 $230 $41,059
YEAR 11 $38,771 $2,596 $230 $41,597
YEAR 12 $38,771 $2,910 $470 $42,151

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DOWNLOAD INTERNATIONAL HANDBOOK 年国际学生手册

DOWNLOAD INTERNATIONAL PROSPECTUS

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS APPLICATION AND ENROLMENT POLICY AND PROCEDURES

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS COMPLAINTS AND APPEALS POLICY AND PROCEDURE

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ENROLMENT AGREEMENT

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS REFUND POLICY AND PROCEDURES

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS TRANSFER ASSESSMENT POLICY AND PROCEDURES

STUDENT ACCOMMODATION AND WELFARE ARRANGEMENTS POLICY AND PROCEDURES

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS DEFERMENT, SUSPENSION AND CANCELLATION OF ENROLMENT POLICY AND PROCEDURE

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS REFUND POLICY AND PROCEDURES

Prospectus

Kingswood College has a Prospectus outlining the College’s vision and values, message from the Principal, overview of the ELC,  Junior, Middle and Senior Schools, curricular and cocurricular activities.

DOWNLOAD THE ONLINE VERSION OF THE PROSPECTUS

Visit the Campus

Kingswood College is easily accessible via public transport from many suburbs including: Ashburton, Ashwood, Balwyn, Blackburn, Box Hill, Burwood, Camberwell, Chadstone, Doncaster, Hawthorn, Heidelberg, Hughesdale, Jordanville, Kew, Mount Waverley, Nunwading, Oakleigh, Templestowe, Upper Ferntree Gully, Vermont. Click here to view on Google Maps.

TRANSPORT OPTIONS

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Employment: Belong at Kingswood College

Working at Kingswood College means belonging to a talented and motivated team that works together to ensure every student achieves their personal best.

Kingswood College staff enjoy:

  • an agenda and culture of excellence and continuous improvement and innovation in education
  • being part of a true community where everyone belongs
  • access to high quality learning experiences
  • opportunities for career progression
  • opportunities for local, national and global collaboration with world class educators and institutions

Positions available within Kingswood College are advertised here on our website, on SEEK and ISV.

Kingswood College is committed to child safety
We have zero tolerance of child abuse. Our robust human resources, recruitment and vetting practices are strictly adhered to during the application and interviewing process. Applicants should be aware that we carry out Working With Children Checks, police records and reference checks (as we see fit) to ensure that we are recruiting the right people.

Senior School Administrator/VASS Coordinator

Senior School Administrator/VASS Coordinator

A vacancy exists for a full time Administrator to join our Senior School commencing in December 2021 or by negotiation.

The position has two key tasks; Senior School administration and VASS administration. The Administrator is responsible for the administration and daily organisation for the Senior School, and high-level administrative support for the Head of Senior School.

Click the link above to download the Role Description. Applications close at noon on Monday 25 October 2021 and should include:

  • A single PDF which includes your CV and a summary of your experience.
  • The names and contact details of three professional referees who can provide information regarding the applicant.

Applications can be emailed to Principal Elisabeth Lenders.

Community Engagement Officer

Community Engagement Officer 

Kingswood College seek a highly professional, collaborative, and energetic Community Engagement Officer to join the Community Engagement Team.

This position reports to and works in conjunction with the Director of Community Engagement and Registrar to support the College’s community engagement function.

The role requires an impactful communicator who has the ability to work collaboratively; to quickly develop a deep understanding of the College, it’s history, community, values and strategic direction to ensure all concepts and content are consistent with the College’s brand, editorial style and tone.

The Community Engagement Officer is responsible for supporting the development and execution of community engagement programs, coordinating social media campaigns, and assisting with enrolments for the College.

This is a full-time continuing role including some out-of-hours’ work, with six weeks annual leave. Commencing in January 2022.

Click the link above to download the Role Description. Applications close at noon on Tuesday 3 November 2021 and should include:

  • A single PDF which includes your CV and a summary of your experience.
  • The names and contact details of three professional referees who can provide information regarding the applicant.

Applications can be emailed to Principal Elisabeth Lenders.

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