Preschool Information

Session Times

  • Monday & Tuesdays (weekly) – 9.00am to 3.00pm
  • Wednesdays (weeks 1,3,5,7 & 9) – 9.00am to 3.00pm

This equates to an average of 30 hours per fortnight. A total of 600 hours of preschool education over 40 weeks per year under the Universal Access Program.

ATSI children may attend up to an average of 12 hours per week initially, increasing up to 15 hours per week at the beginning of the year in which the child turns four years of age before 1st of May.

Playgroup

Playgroup is run by parents in our centre with all families helping to set up and pack away. It is a great place for everyone to have fun while mixing with other parents and children in a safe and friendly environment.

Session time – Fridays 9am to 10.30am.
BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

Cost – free.

Pre Entry Community Care

We are excited to announce to our community that we will be offering 4 places each Tuesday in our Preschool to children who have already turned 3. This is to support development of social skills and an experience of preschool prior to formal entry. It is created in the essence of our site philosophy to work in partnership with families and community to develop children’s agency.

Who can attend: Any child has already turned 3 and is already a part of our school community or intends to enrol in our preschool. Four places available each week.

When: Tuesday (commencing 13th February)

Where: Morgan Preschool with Kim and Rie

Cost: $5

Bookings: Please call Jo, note permanent bookings cannot be made.

Please phone for preschool queries. 

Other Information for Parents

South Australia will introduce a mid-year intake into preschool from 2023 and for school reception from 2024.

From 2023 children who turn 4 years old;
* before 1st May continue to start at the beginning of the year.
* From 1 May to 31 Oct start preschool through the mid-year intake at the start of term 3 of that year.
* After 31 Oct start preschool at the beginning of the following year.

Children will undertake 4 terms (1 year) of preschool, regardless of whether they start at the beginning of the year, or through a mid-year intake.

Please Note:

  • Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander children are eligible to attend from 3 years old.
  • Children under Guardianship of the Minister are eligible to attend from 3 years old.

If you have any concerns regarding your child’s development please contact the Centre as they may be eligible to attend early entry sessions at preschool.

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