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Prekinder Admissions

Prekinder 2024

The Admissions Process has succesfully finished in May 2023.

 

Prekinder 2025

Families with children studying at The Grange School (siblings)

Prekinder 2025 Admissions Process for siblings of pupils studying at The Grange School closed on 24 November 2023.

New Families

The period to request information and start Prekinder 2025 Admission process ended on January 4, 2024.

 

We invite you to learn about the Grange Spirit, Educational Project and Reglamento Interno y Normas de Convivencia Escolar

Our first Year Group is Prekinder. The Grange School does not have Playgroup.

Available places

156 places are usually offered for Prekinder Year Group, which historically tend to be distributed approximately as follows:

  • 63% siblings of pupils studying at our School.
  • 27% children of former pupils and families whose family history (relatives) has been connected to the School.
  • 10% new families, without historical family connection with the Community.
  • The number of available places for 2025 Admissions Process, will be announced in this site as from mid November 2023. 

 

The Prekinder Admissions Process has differents stages and gives priority to the families with siblings studyig in our School.

Stages for Families with siblings studying in the School

Stages for Families with siblings studying in the School

  1. Call (26 October to 24 November 2023)

    Is announced in our website as from the second week of October until the beginning of November. Parents of siblings studying in our School are also informed via Weekly Bulletin and by an internal communication. Interested families can fill in a contact form which is uploaded in our website at the beginning of the call.

  2. Delivery of backround information (20 November to 3 December 2023)

    Once the contact form with the background information has been submitted by parents and the School has sent them the document “Información General de Admisiones”, the interested family submits the Family Statement, Well-founded reasons for the application and Registration Form (birth certificate and photo must be attached).

  1. Background Revision by the Admissions Committee.

  1. Administrative expenses payment (UF 5 if applicable). (5 to 9 December 2023).

  1. Applicant’s parents/legal tutor’s interview (if applicable). (6 to 11 December 2023).

  1. Activities for applicants. (1 to 12 April 2024).

  1. Delivery of Results and announcement (Main Gate, Rector’s Office, Management Office). (2 and 3 May 2024).

  1. Results are informed to parents/legal tutors via email (personalized). (2 and 3 May 2024).

  2. Incorporation and enrollment process. (17 to 24 May 2024).

Stages for new families in the School
  1. Call (20 November 2023 to 4 January 2024)
    It takes place every year in mid-November and ends during the first week of January. Through this site and during that period of time, interested families can request information by filling in a contact form, which is uploaded in our website.

  2. Delivery of backround information (20 November to 1 March 2024)

    Once the contact form with the background information has been submitted by parents and the School has sent them the document “Información General de Admisiones”, the interested family submits the Family Statement, Well-founded reasons for the application and Registration Form (birth certificate and photo must be attached).

  3. Background revision by the Admissions Committee.

  4. Administrative expenses payment (UF 5 if applicable). (12 and 13 March 2024).

  5. Applicant’s parents/legal tutor’s interview (if applicable). (13 to 28 March 2024).

    Applicant’s parents/legal guardians will attend a face to face interview, in which they will have the opportunity to speak openly about the applicant, learn more about our Educational Project, and inform us if the family really shares and supports our philosophy, and identify themselves with the values and vision of the School both in our Academic, Sporty and Artistic education.

    This intervew could eventually take place before or after the applicant participates in the Group and Individual Activities. The applicant does not attend this interview.

    The School sends an email with the date and time of the interview.

  6. Group and Individual Activities for applicants.

    I) Open Day (26 and 27 March 2024)

    This activity is aimed at all applicants and consists of a short visit to the Lower Prep Quad area, where Prekinder classrooms are located, as well as other facilities (Dining room, playground, etc.).

    The objective of the Open Day is to familiarize the child with the environment prior to their participation in other activities of the process.

    Since this activity is aimed at the applicants, they must attend accompanied only by an adult from their family group, who will accompany them at all times during the activity.

    The day that each applicant is invited to attend, is assigned by the School and the invitation is sent to the emails informed by the interested family.

    The applicant only attends once on the day and time assigned to him/her.

    II) Group and Individual Activities (1 to 12 April 2024)

    The School assigns the day and time (from Monday to Friday) in which the applicant is invited to participate in the Group and Individual Activities of the Admissions Process. The applicant only attends one day, the activity takes no longer than 30 minutes.

    The criteria used to invite the applicant to participate in the Group and Individual Activities is based on the date of birth of each child, in order to achieve homogeneous groups in terms of maturity and development.

    In this instance, adults do not enter or witness the activities carried out by the applicant, having to wait for them in a place asigned by the School.

    In the Group and Individual Activities in which the applicants participate, the following is observed:

    • Language: In this item a distinction is made between the articulation of words with oral expression, the applicant observation is of an individual nature. The applicant is expected to have an adequate level of language to start a bilingual Prekinder Year Group, in articulation and oral expression.
    • Visual motor skills coordination and fine motors skills: The applicant must carry out individually the activity that is proposed, related to a graphic representation. It will be considered that it shows the expected level to start in Prekinder Year Group when the applicant manages to represent what is requested through the drawing.
    • Follow-up of instructions and focus on Group and Individual Activities: The applicant will be asked to individually execute the instructions related to the proposed activity, that will monitored as well as focusing.
    • Interaction with peers through games: In a game context, it will be observed how the applicant approaches and relates to other children.

  1. Delivery of results will be announced in: Main Gate, Rector’s Office and Management Office. (2 and 3 May 2024).

  2. A personalized email with the application  resaults is sent to parents/legal guardians. (2 and 3 May 2024).

  3. Incorporation and enrollement process. (17 to 24 May 2024).
Important dates

Prekinder 2025 Admissions Process dates, are available in this site.

Contact us

If you want to contact us send an email to admissions@grange.cl