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What we offer - Hallett Cove Karrara Kindergarten

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.

We have a flexible timetable allowing you to choose the days your child attends, and whether they attend for full or half days. You may be able to change your bookings as your child gets older or your situation changes.

Morning

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

8.30am to 11.30am

8.30am to 11.30am

8.30am to 11.30am

8.30am to 11.30am

8.30am to 11.30am

Afternoon

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

12.00pm to 3.00pm

12.00pm to 3.00pm 

12.00pm to 3.00pm 

12.00pm to 3.00pm 

Full days are available Monday to Thursday with an additional charge for our lunchtime care program.

Preschool program cost

The parent contribution is $90 per term. See our enrolment and fees page for more information.

What to bring

Children need to bring these items each day:

  • an easily identifiable bag, preferably a backpack that is easy for your child to open and close
  • a piece of fruit or chopped vegetables for every session
  • drink bottle with water only
  • a legionnaire or broad-brimmed hat
  • spare clothes in case of mishaps
  • lunchbox (with cold pack, if staying for lunch care session)
  • appropriate clothing and footwear that is easy for your child to manage, especially when toileting (staff will assist with mishaps).

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

Kindy hats are available for $10.

What not to bring

Children should not bring these things:

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

Additional information

Please read our drop-off and pick-up procedure (PDF 243KB).

Playgroup

Our playgroup allows you and your child to meet other families to learn, play and explore together, building relationships and a sense of community.

Times

Every Friday 11.00am to 1.00pm.

Cost

This program costs $2.50 per week for each family.

What to bring

  • hat
  • drink bottle with water only
  • packed lunch (no nuts or egg).

Additional information

Playgroup is for all children aged up to 5. All children must be accompanied by a parent or carer.

Lunchtime care

Lunchtime care is an optional service offered if your child attends both sessions in one day.

Times

Monday to Thursday 11.30am to 12.00pm.

Cost

This program costs $30 per term for 1 day a week or $60 for 2 days. This holds your child’s place for the term.

What to bring

Children are required to bring their own packed lunch.

Additional information

There are no cost reductions for illness or holidays.