Early Learning FAQs


How do I enrol my child?
  • First you must fill out an enrolment form – you can obtain this in two ways:
  1. Phone 9375 1600 and ask to speak to Admissions Officer, Karen Shagrin who will send you a form;
  2. Or download the form from the website
Can I choose which Early Learning Centre my child will go to?
  • Once you have been offered a place at a Moriah Early Learning Centre,  then you can nominate a preference. A committee decides which child goes to which Centre and the decision is based on a points system
How much is the enrolment fee?
  • A fee of $150 must accompany the enrolment form
Are there other costs involved?
  • No, not on application once you are offered a place, you will need to pay a non- refundable half a term’s fee in advance to secure your child’s place
When will I hear from the College?
  • You will receive confirmation that we have received the enrolment form
  • If you are offered a place, you will then receive an Acceptance of Enrolment form and another form requesting your child’s personal data
  • Approximately nine months before your child’s commencement date, you will be notified whether or not your child can be offered a place
At what age should I enrol my child?
  • Many people request an enrolment form when a child is born. It is always a good idea to enrol your child as early as possible
At what age is my child eligible to attend an Early Learning Centre?
  • Moriah Early Learning Centres accept children from 2 years of age. 
My child is already three years old and I haven’t sent in an enrolment form – is it too late?
  • It’s not necessarily too late but you may end up on a waiting list with no guarantee of acceptance
What are your intake years?
  • Preschool
  • Year K
  • Year 7
Are any students given priority for entry?
  • Yes:
    • Children who enrol in Year K, Moriah College are given priority. 
Can priority status be lost?
  • Yes, if you move a child from Moriah to another school, any siblings of that child lose their sibling priority status
Can I transfer my desired entry to another year?
  • Yes, but you must let the Enrolment Officer know ASAP
Can I pay my enrolment fee and/or my school fees with my credit card?
  • Yes, we accept all credit cards
Is it compulsory for my child to do Jewish Studies and Hebrew?
  • Yes, in the Early Learning Centres, there is an extensive Jewish Studies program which incorporates Hebrew songs and brachot
My child has special needs. Can he/she be catered for?
  • Yes, we have an extensive special needs program and highly skilled educators can cater for children with a wide range of needs we are always available to discuss your child’s special needs with you