Programs and Times

3 Year Old Program

There are two groups in our three year old program: Beetles and Crickets. Both groups have two staff members and a maximum capacity of 20 children each. Beetles currently has 19 children and Crickets currently has 17 children. Children in both groups attend kindergarten for a total of 5 hours per week, spread over two sessions.

*Fees

The fees for the three year old program in 2018 are $490 per term (four terms per year). This fee includes all incursions.
A refundable maintenance levy of $200 is charged over the year ($50/term) to encourage participation by parents and guardians in maintenance of our kindergarten and helps to keep our fees more affordable. The maintenance levy is charged in four equal instalments with each term’s fees. Payment will be refunded at the end of the year to parents/guardians on participation in specified activities which may include involvement on committee, working bees, maintenance and gardening etc. Eligible concession card holders will not be required to pay this levy.
For more information about our fees, including timeframes for payment and concessions for health care card holders, please to refer to our fee policy.

4 Year Old Program

There are three groups in our four year old program: Butterflies, Ladybugs and Dragonflies. Currently Ladybug group has 27 children and Dragonflies 26 children. Both groups have 4 staff members. Butterfly group has 16 children and 2 staff members (plus a lunch time relief aid). Currently children in Butterflies and Ladybugs attend kindergarten for a total of 15 hours per week, spread over two sessions and Dragonflies 18 hours, spread over three sessions.

From 2019, Butterflies will have a maximum of 22 children attending kindergarten for 18 hours per week, spread over three sessions. Dragonflies and Ladybugs will have no changes.

*Fees

The fees for the four year old program in 2018 are $650 per term (four terms per year) for the Butterflies and Ladybugs groups. Both groups attend for 15 hours a week. Fees for the Dragonflies group are $910 pre term with children attending for 18 hours a week over three sessions. These fees includes all incursions and excursions.
# From 2019, the fees for Butterflies group will be $860 per term and children would be attending for 18 hours a week.
A refundable maintenance levy of $200 is charged over the year ($50/term) to encourage participation by parents and guardians in maintenance of our kindergarten and helps to keep our fees more affordable. The maintenance levy is charged in four equal installments with each term’s fees. Payment will be refunded at the end of the year to parents/guardians on participation in specified activities which may include involvement on committee, working bees, maintenance and gardening etc. Eligible concession card holders will not be required to pay this levy.
For more information about our fees, including timeframes for payment and concessions for health care card holders, please to refer to our fee policy .