We have a unique program which offers families a number of enrolment options. We offer both full time and part time Kindergarten programs. 

Enrolment Options

Five-day week

Full-time 5 day a week program. The option of attending before and after care and our holiday program which runs each school holidays.

Five-day fortnight

Part-time 5 day fortnight program Monday, Tuesday, alternate Wednesday OR alternate Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. The option of attending before and after care and our holiday program which runs each school holidays.


7:30am – 8:30amBefore Kindy Care
8:30am – 2:45pmKindergarten Program
2:45pm – 6:00pmAfter Kindy Care

Kindergarten Age in Queensland 

In Queensland, children must turn four by the end of June in the year they commence Kindy.

Birth DateKindy Start (Waiting List for Next Steps Kindy)
1 July 2017 to 30 June 20182022 List Open
1 July 2018 to 30 June 20192023 List Open
1 July 2019 to 30 June 20202024 List Open
1 July 2020 to 30 June 20212025 List Open
1 July 2021 to 30 June 20222026 List Open

Queensland Government Approved Early Learning Program

Our curriculum is structured according to the Early Years Learning Framework and the Queensland Kindergarten Learning Guidelines.

The common aims of these frameworks are to achieve the highest expectations for all children and to prepare children not only for the future, but also for the present. 

A Day at Next Steps Kindy Everton Park

Daily Kindergarten Schedule

7:30 amBefore Kindy CareOutside play
8:45 am Morning Welcome & DevotionsStarting the day by putting God first. We encourage discussions about faith during the day or when something comes up.
9:00 am Munch and CrunchFruit or vegetable snack
9:10 amOutside PlayImaginative play, sand & water play, construction, playground, obstacle course or gardening.
10:30 amGroup TimeOur group time could have maths, literacy, music or general interest focus. Sometimes we do science experiments or learn about musical concepts, such as beat, rhythm and tempo.
11:00 am Morning Tea
11:15 am Inside Play/Activities and Group TimeA variety of creative activities to develop fine motor skills, social skills, literacy or numeracy.
1:00 pm Lunch
1:30 pmRest, Relaxation, Story, Reflection
2:45 pm After Kindy Care
3:00 pm Afternoon Tea