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Enrolment

FAQ

Does your preschool have any vacancies?

Our preschool currently has no vacancies. Please feel free to complete a waiting list application, and our Director will contact you when a position comes available.

General intake to our preschool is in January of each year.

Do you charge a waitlist fee?

Our preschool charges a $5 waitlist fee per family. This is a non-refundable charge.

How many days can my child attend your preschool?

In order to maximise the number of children attending our preschool on a weekly basis, our service provides a 2 or 3 day option, as follows:

Mon – Tue

Mon – Tue – Wed

Wed – Thur – Fri, or

Thur - Fri

How old must my child be to begin at your preschool?

Priority is given to children in the year before school (aged 4 or 5 years old). Should vacancies exist, positions may also be given to children who are 3 years of age and toilet trained.

When will your preschool contact me about my child’s enrolment?

Families are contacted for the following years enrolment in September each year. Should a position come available during the year, the next family on our waiting list will be contacted (using our Priority of Access guidelines). Please ensure your contact details are up-to-date at all times to ensure prompt contact from our preschool.

How do I secure my child’s enrolment?

If you are offered a position for your child, you will be required to pay a 2 week deposit to our preschool within the timeframe advised. This deposit will be applied to your child’s last 2 weeks fees when notice is provided that you are leaving the preschool. Deposit's are non-refundable should your child not begin at our preschool.

What fee subsidies are available for my family?

A low income subsidy is available for families who provide a copy of their low income health care card, along with a subsidised fee for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families. Children with diagnosed disabilities also receive additional funding on receipt of providing assessment and diagnostic paperwork, including a fee subsidy.

As our preschool is funded by the NSW Government, the Child Care Subsidy program, as funded by the federal government are not available to families attending our preschool.

Are meals provided at your preschool?

Meals are not provided in your fees. Families are to pack a healthy morning tea and lunch for their child daily.

What are your preschool’s operating hours?

Our preschool is open from 8.15am-3.45pm, Monday to Friday. We close for school holidays and public holidays.

Are fees charged during closure periods?

No fees are charged during closure periods, including public holidays.

Can I come to visit your preschool?

Enrolment visits are available on a Mon, Tue and Thur from 9.30am to 1.00pm. Please contact the preschool to arrange a visit with our Director.

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