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What we offer - Leigh Creek 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.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8.45am to 3.00pm 8.45am to 3.00pm

8.45am to 3.00pm
odd weeks only

Fees

The parent contribution is $65 per term. See our enrolment and fees page for more information.

The parent contribution includes all excursions and performances attended during the year. There are no extra costs.

What to bring

Children need to bring these items each day:

  • bag
  • hat
  • change of clothes (including underwear and socks)
  • drink bottle containing water
  • 1 piece of fruit
  • healthy 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, fruit juice)
  • clothes that can't get dirty
  • inappropriate or unsafe footwear (thongs)
  • toys from home.

Bus service

Your child may be able to catch the school bus to kindy if you live outside of Leigh Creek. Your child will be accompanied by either a staff member or a school student when moving between the bus and kindy.

To arrange for your child to catch the bus, contact Leigh Creek Area School on (08) 8675 2062.

Please read our drop-off, pick-up and bus policy (PDF 289KB).

Library borrowing

We can take your child to borrow books from the Leigh Creek Community School Library every Monday. If you would like your child to participate, collect a registration form from us or the library.

Associated program

From 3.5 years of age your child can enrol in our associated program. Limited spaces are available and your child must be toilet trained to attend.

Times

In term 1 we run 2 sessions per week. Sessions take place on Mondays and Wednesdays from 8.45am to 12 noon.

In terms 2, 3 and 4 your child may be able to attend up to 4 sessions per week. Additional sessions take place on Mondays and Wednesdays from 12 noon to 3.00pm.

Cost

$5 per child per session.

What to bring

  • bag
  • hat
  • change of clothes (including underwear and socks)
  • drink bottle containing water
  • 1 piece of fruit.

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

Additional information

Your child may be able to attend additional sessions after term 1, up to a maximum of 4 sessions per week. Additional sessions are run Mondays and Wednesdays during term time, 12 noon to 3.00pm.

Transitioning program

Our transitioning program will help your child to transition from kindy to primary school.

Times

Mondays and Wednesdays during term 4, 8.45am to 3.00pm.

Cost

The cost of this program is included in your parent contribution.

What to bring

  • bag
  • hat
  • change of clothes (including underwear and socks)
  • drink bottle containing water
  • 1 piece of fruit
  • healthy packed lunch.

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

Additional information

Your child will attend school with an early childhood worker for their transition visits. Sessions will gradually get longer over the course of the term so your child becomes familiar with the school environment.