Kindergarten Pre-Enrolment Process
Noosa Christian College are always striving for transparency and clear communication with parents. Our Enrolment process is outlined below (Pre-Enrolment Consultative Investigation Plan). This is the first step in any new Application for Enrolment. We understand that some of the points outlined will not apply to every prospective student, however, it is important for parents to provide all relevant information when applying for enrolment. Please read through the following points carefully and then sign and date where indicated to show your understanding and acceptance of the same. Once completed, select ‘Submit’ and you will be taken to the first page of the Application for Enrolment form.
PRE-ENROLMENT CONSULTATIVE INVESTIGATION PLAN
To investigate whether the school can safely, reasonably and fairly provide an educational environment in which your student may learn and participate to their potential. This consultative investigation will incorporate:
- Information gathering processes to collate relevant information about Your student including information about their skills, abilities, strengths, areas that require additional support and personal qualities in:
- Academic aspects (including intellectual functioning, and academic / curriculum considerations)
- Functional aspects (including communication, physical considerations, and personal care and safety)
- Behavourial aspects (including social participation, emotional wellbeing, and personal care and safety)
- Determining the adjustments that may be required or advisable for Your student
- Exploring the reasonableness, feasibility, viability, practicality, workability and utility of implementing appropriate adjustments in an attempt to support Your student to learn and participate in the school’s educational processes, facilities and services to their potential
- To explore the extent to which it will be reasonably practicable to ensure the health, safety and welfare of all students (including your student), school personnel and school community members in relation to your student in the classroom and during the school day.
- To explore options through external providers and funding sources for additional support services and financial support for your student including their current funding support and NCCD category or verification level at previous school.
In the event the school is unable to meet Your student’s needs within the range of programs, support services and resources
that the school is reasonably able to provide, the school will not be able to progress Your student’s enrolment at the school.
COLLABORATION AND COMMITMENT
Liaison with in the Enrolment Team
The Enrolment Team will liaise and collaborate to develop this Plan.
Parents/Guardians must provide full and accurate information and documentation about the
- Family background
- Educational background
- Behavioural background
- Medical history, including birth history and childhood milestones
- Psychological background
- Special needs
- Health and well-being of your student
- Including information about any matter that may impact your student’s attendance
at the school.
This is a mandatory obligation
Parents/Guardians must provide (certified) copies of all information and documentation relevant to
your student’s education, health and well-being including, but not limited to:
- Birth Certificate
- Psychological, psychiatric, paediatric and medical reports
- Educational, specialist and psychoeducational reports and testing results
- Learning plans
- Court orders, parenting plans and family law matters
- Previous school reports, testing and specific support (i.e. Teacher Aide time) throughout/across your child's education.
This is a mandatory obligation.
Parents/Guardians will authorise school personnel to liaise with medical and/or allied health
support personnel to obtain current and relevant information about your student (in addition to
the medical and allied health records that have been provided). Parents/Guardians are responsible
for any costs incurred with medical and/or allied health support personnel.
School personnel will meet as required to review the implementation of this Plan
- Principal Interview
- Numeracy and Literacy Testing
- Learning Enhancement Coordinator Interview
SUMMARY OF STUDENT PROFILE
What is the nature and extent of your student’s condition, and their general health and well-being?
Information obtained from prior schools including:
- NCCD Category
- ISP (Individual Support Plan)
- IEP (Individual Education Plan)
- ESP (Educational Support Plan – for out of home care)
- Any behaviour plans
- Previous school reports (in the last two years)
- Testing and specific support (i.e. Teacher Aide time) in the last two years
Further assessments: Should your student be referred to a paediatrician or other medical and/or allied health
professionals for assessment to obtain further information about the nature and extent of your student’s condition,
and their general health and well-being. This would be at the family’s cost.
Consider how your student’s condition may affect their involvement and ability to learn and participate in the
educational program and age-appropriate activities at the school to their potential, and access and use the facilities
and services of the school to their potential. The elements to be considered will vary depending upon the nature of
the disability. For example, for a student with disability, consideration may be given to the following issues:
- Intellectual functioning / Academic / curriculum / learning environment
- Social participation and emotional wellbeing
- Personal care
Required or advisable adjustments
Determine appropriate adjustments that may be required or advisable for your student and explore reasonableness,
feasibility, viability, practicality, workability and utility of implementing appropriate adjustments in an attempt to
support your student to learn and participate in the school’s educational processes, facilities and services to their
potential. Consider (in addition to the IEP and a modified behaviour management plan):
- School specific considerations, year level specific considerations, geographic specific considerations
- Access and use of facilities and services
- Teaching and learning / curriculum considerations
- Supervision and support throughout the school day
- Personal care
- Access to specialist services and funding
Mandatory obligations: a failure to comply with a mandatory obligation without reasonable cause may lead to the
cessation of this investigative and consultation process. If your student has been enrolled before the non-compliance
is fully ascertained, it may lead to a cancellation of the Enrolment Agreement.