The Application Process
We warmly invite all families wishing to apply for a place at Blue House Nursery & International Preschool to apply at any time throughout the year. We do not assess children upon the offer of placement; all applications will be equally considered. We do not charge an Application Fee or Waitlist Fee.
Priority placements will be offered only to the following children in this order; siblings of current Blue House children, Blue House alumni families, children who have joined a full Playgroup series at our Infant & Toddler Atelier.
Please click on the Online Application button below to formally apply for a place at Blue House. Applications of any other kind will not be accepted. Your child will be deemed to have formally applied, upon receiving in writing from Blue House an acknowledgement of the receipt of your fully completed application form and supporting documentation. Please ensure your application is complete with all relevant and accurate information. Failure to disclose any relevant information or providing false information may result in the offer of a place being withdrawn.
Offer of Placement
Upon application, all children will be placed on our waitlist until places for their preferred start date are opened.
Class Placements for the Academic Year 2018/19 will be made according to the following dates. In some cases, class placements may also be made earlier dependent on availability:
Term 1 (27/8/18 – 13/12/18) – offers made from 14 May 2018
Term 2 (8/1/19 – 28/3/19) – offers made from 22 October 2018
Term 3 (16/4/19 – 20/6/19) – offers made from11 February 2019
Class Placements for the Academic Year 2019/20 will be made according to the following dates:
Term 1 (August – December 2019) – offers made from 29 April 2019
Click here to access the 2018/19 Academic Calendar.
Families are welcome to submit an application for any and all future terms and will be placed on our waitlist upon written acknowledge of the receipt of the application.
Families are welcome to enquire into their place on our waitlist and likelihood of a place becoming available at any time and we warmly welcome you to do so. We are not able to guarantee when or if a place will be offered at any time, as often places available will be dependent on children withdrawing from the class.
Admission Age Guidelines
You may apply to enrol your child into the following year levels by age:
Pre-Nursery Programme: Between 18 months and 2.5 years old by 1 September of the upcoming academic year
Nursery Programme: 2 years old by 1 September of the upcoming academic year
Preschool Programme: 3 years old by 1 September of the upcoming academic year
Junior Kindergarten: 4 years old by 1 September of the upcoming academic year
Senior Kindergarten: 5 years old by 1 September of the upcoming academic year
Kindly note that age guidelines will be strictly adhered to. We will not place a child in any other class, other than that which corresponds to the child’s exact birth date.
At the time that your child is formally offered a place at Blue House, you will be invited to submit a range of documentation to complete the formal enrolment process. An invoice will be sent requesting payment of the Registration Fee, Deposit and First Term’s Fee. Your child will not be deemed to have accepted their place at Blue House or be formally enroled until such time as the above fees are paid in full and all requested documentation is received.
The Registration Fee is a one-time only payment and is non-refundable. The Deposit is fully refundable upon your child’s withdrawal from Blue House provided the formal withdrawal date deadline has been adhered to.
Upon receipt of your Application Form and subsequent enrolment you are deemed to have accepted the Terms & Conditions of enrolment. Please refer to the formal Terms & Conditions here.
For further information with regard to fees, please click here.
We look forward to receiving your child’s application and to warmly welcoming you to the Blue House community.