Catholic Education South Australia

When can my child start school?

The criteria for starting Reception on the first day of school in Term 1 continues to be that the child will attain the age of 5 on or before 30 April in that year. 

The criteria for starting Reception on the first day of school in Term 3 is that the child will have attained the age of 5 on or before 31 October in that year. 

Children whose birthday falls between 1 November and 31 December are not eligible to commence school before the following year. 

 

The calculator below will show you when your child can start school.