BDCS ENROLMENT

To Enrol your child in BDCS please fill out the following form.

Acceptance of this enrolment is conditional upon: 

  • All outstanding Debts being paid in full  or

  • Having an agreed payment plan in place for any outstanding debts incurred relating to this child or other children within your care.

Fees are payable fortnightly in advance by direct debit.

DEFINITION OF A CHILD WITHIN A PRIORITY GROUP:

Children in a priority group are those from the groups listed below:

  • Children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds

  • Children with a refugee background who have been subjected to trauma

  • Indigenous children

  • The child’s place has been sought by a State or Territory child protection worker

  • The child is in the care of the State, or other forms of out of home care

DEFINITION OF A CHILD WITH A DISABILITY:

Does this child have a need for additional assistance in any of the following areas, compared to children of a similar age, which is related to an underlying long term (lasting for more than 6 months) health condition or disability? 

The categories include:

  • Learning and applying knowledge, education

  • Communication

  • Mobility

  • Self-Care

  • Interpersonal interactions and relationships

  • Other – including general tasks, domestic life, community and social life

This category should only be chosen if the child’s parents / guardians have identified and / or confirmed that the child has a need for assistance in one or more of these areas.  The definition of a child with a disability does not include children with a medical condition that is short term (lasts for six months or less) or episodic.  For example:

  • Asthma

  • Allergies

  • Eczema

  • Infectious Disease

PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY:

Bourke and District Children’s Services recognises and respects the importance of privacy and confidentiality as an individual right and a basis for building partnerships with families.  Our services require personal information to provide appropriate and responsive care to your needs.  Our policy has been developed to comply with the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) (2014) and pursues the highest standard in the protection and preservation of privacy and confidentiality. 

Copies can be obtained from the Administration Office.