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Please follow these simple steps to apply for enrolment in Prep in 2019 at Bli Bli State School:

1. Join us on a Principal's tour or for Playgroup.
2. Submit the enrolment forms.
3. Come along to the orientation and transition program in Term Four.
 

Please note that from May 2018, Bli Bli State School's Enrolment Management Plan requires parents or legal guardians who wish to enrol their child at Bli Bli to demonstrate that the student's principal place of residence is within the school's catchment area.  

Check your address to see if you live within the catchment area for Bli Bli State School. Use the enrolment process (PDF, 254KB) to assist your application.
 
 
 
Out of Catchment applications for Prep 2019
 

Families living outside of our catchment area are welcome to apply for enrolment at Bli Bli State School for Prep in 2019.  

We ask that you submit an Expression of Interest (PDF, 336KB) to the office (in person or via email) to register your intention to enrol.

It is recommended that you also book your child’s spot in the Prep Orientation and Transition program (see below) at this time.

Students who attend our Orientation and Transition program will have fulfilled a major component of enrolment at our school, and these applications will be prioritised.

 

1. Discover our unique school

A. Principal’s tour

Come along to a Principal’s Tour (every fortnight) and learn more about our school including our mission and values, and the variety of academic, cultural, sporting and social opportunities that will challenge, stimulate and excite your children.

Book your spot today by contacting the administration team or book online.

B. Buzzy Bees playgroup

Our school-based playgroup is a great way to discover our unique school community early. Younger siblings of our enrolled students or children from our community aged 12 months to school age are welcome to join our Playgroup Queensland registered playgroup – Bli Bli Buzzy Bees. Hosted by school staff, our playgroup runs every Tuesday and Thursday, from 9am to 10.30am, our Buzzy Bees Playgroup flyer (PDF, 195KB) provides more information.

2. Complete the written application process

Download and complete the following forms:

(This includes our student enrolment form, enrolment agreement, student media consent form, and ICT agreement)

(This is also available from the office.)

Separate application forms must be completed for each enrolling child. Please submit these to the office (via email or in person) prior to the transition program commencing.

Email: admin@blibliss.eq.edu.au

3. Attend the Orientation and Transition Program

A. Orientation Program

In October, all pre-prep children will attend two mornings across two weeks, learning and playing in a Prep classroom with a Prep teacher. During this time all parents and carers will meet with key school leaders to discover important information about starting school at Bli Bli State School and to participate in question and answer sessions.

Orientation Mornings are running across the weeks of Monday, 29th October to Friday, 9th November. Your child will attend two (2) mornings within these weeks.

Bookings for the Orientation Mornings are now open via this online booking system.  

B. Transition interview

In November, all parents and carers will attend a transition interview with a school leader. The purpose of this interview is to ensure a smooth transition for your child. We will discuss the details of your enrolment application, including the Prep Parent Questionnaire and answer any questions that you may have.

You and your child are asked to attend the interview and to bring the following items:

  • Each child’s birth certificate.
  • Current passport and visa for any child born overseas.
  • Each child’s transition report from their kindergarten program.
  • Relevant doctor or specialist reports.

Transition Interviews will occur from Monday, 12th November to Friday, 16th November 2018.

Bookings for 2019 Prep Parent Transition Interviews are now open via this online booking system.

See The Buzz About Starting Prep in 2019 (PDF, 196KB) for more information.