Preschool Information

Session Times

  • Monday & Fridays (weekly) – 8.50am to 3.20pm
  • Tuesdays (weeks 3,5 & 8) – 8.50am to 3.20pm

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 – Tuesdays 9.30am to 11am.

Cost – $2.00 per child per session plus a once a year insurance fee on application. Children under 12 months are free.

Occasional Care

Available Mondays 9am to 12pm.

Please phone for a booking and information. 

Other Information for Parents

In South Australia all eligible children begin preschool on the same day- this is the first day of term one each year.

Children who turn 4 years before May 1st of any given year, are eligible to begin Preschool at the beginning of that year. Children who turn 4 on or after May 1st begin Preschool in the following year.

Eligible children are those:
 Turning 4 before May 1st
 Live in the local area 

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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