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Port Kenny Primary School

Department for Educationsa.gov.au

Admission Policy

Children are not required to attend school until they are six years old, and they may not be admitted before they are five except into a child parent centre.

Children between five and six years of age may be admitted to a Government school at such times as may be determined by the Minister.

Reception Children

Where possible the Reception children will be given the opportunity to attend the school for 2 or 3 sessions towards the end of term prior to starting school.

The Reception children, when first starting school, are not accustomed to the long day at school for five days a week and are often very tired by the end of the week. 

For the 1st term after initial admission to school, children will only attend for four days per week - ie. not on Wednesdays.