Enrolment Process

Admissions Policy

Chrysalis Montessori School provides education for children between the ages of three and twelve years and is based on the principles and practices of Dr Maria Montessori.

In keeping with these principles, children can be admitted soon after their third birthday. They will need to be toilet trained to commence at school. In most cases children are enrolled in the 3-6 year age range. The school admits students of any nationality, ethnic origin and religion.

Places are offered based on the following criteria (in order of priority):

  1. Availability of a place for the particular age and gender
  2. School Values
  3. Sibling of existing school student (provided the sibling is concurrently enrolled and completed the Children House cycle)
  4. Application date
  5. Attendance at the Chrysalis Montessori Playgroup
  6. An intention of the child to be at Chrysalis for the completion of the Children House cycle (Pre-Primary) and continuing onto the Primary cycles.
  7. Demonstrated commitment to or understanding of Montessori education.
  8. Willingness to be involved in the school community.