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What we offer - Cleve District Children's Centre

We offer a number of programs and services to support your child’s early years learning.

Preschool program

Times

Your child can attend preschool for up to 15 hours per week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8.40am to 3.10pm 8.40am to 3.10pm
weeks 3,6,9
8.40am to 3.10pm

Fees

The parent contribution is $70 per term. See our enrolment and fees page for more information.

What to bring

Children need to bring these items each day:

  • bag (big enough to carry all their belongings)
  • broad-brimmed or legionnaire style hat
  • change of clothes including underwear and socks
  • large drink bottle containing water
  • healthy snack
  • packed lunch.

Please write your child’s name on all their belongings.

What not to bring

Children should not bring these things:

  • food containing nuts (some children have nut allergies that can be dangerous)
  • unhealthy food or drink (lollies, chocolate, chips, fizzy drinks)
  • toys from home.

Bus service

Cleve Area School provides a bus service. We will meet children getting off the bus in the morning and walk them to the bus in the afternoon. Speak to the school for more information and an application form.

Additional information

We will supply sunscreen for your child to apply. Please let us know if your child has a reaction to sunscreen.

Photographs

We will take photos of your child's learning at kindy, and put them in their profile book (PDF 167KB). We do not allow other photos to be taken without your permission.

Professional photographs are taken once a year, which you may wish to buy.

Rural care

Rural care is a long day care program that runs alongside our kindy program.

Times

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8.00am to 6.00pm 8.00am to 6.00pm 8.00am to 6.00pm 8.00am to 6.00pm 8.00am to 6.00pm

Cost

Rural care costs $78 per day. This may cost less if you are eligible for the Australian Government's child care benefit.

What to bring

Children need to bring these items each day:

  • bag (big enough to carry all their belongings)
  • broad-brimmed or legionnaire style hat
  • change of clothes including underwear and socks
  • nappies and wipes (if required)
  • linen for a bed or cot
  • large drink bottle containing water
  • healthy snack (put in the fridge)
  • packed lunch (put in the fridge).

Please write your child’s name on all their belongings.

Additional information

Rural care is open 50 weeks of the year. We close from Friday before Christmas day and re-open the 2nd week of January.

Speak to us about availability for your child.

Playgroup

Our supported playgroup is run every week. You and your child can meet other families and spend time learning together.

Times

Friday, 9.30am to 11.30am.

Cost

Playgroup costs $2 per child and is free for children under 1 year.

What to bring

Please bring:

  • broad-brimmed or legionnaire style hat
  • change of clothes and nappies if required
  • piece of fruit.

Before and after preschool and school care

Your child can come to before and after preschool or school care.

Times

Before preschool and school

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8.00am to 9.00am 8.00am to 9.00am 8.00am to 9.00am 8.00am to 9.00am 8.00am to 9.00am

After preschool and school

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
3.00pm to 6.00pm 3.00pm to 6.00pm 3.00pm to 6.00pm 3.00pm to 6.00pm 3.00pm to 6.00pm

Cost

Care costs:

  • before preschool - $7.80
  • after preschool - $23.40
  • before school - $6.10
  • after school - $18.30.

What to bring

Children should bring:

  • water bottle
  • snack.