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What we offer - McKay 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 8.40am to 3.10pm

Fees

The parent contribution is $98 per term.  See our enrolment and fees page for more information.

Lunchtime care is $6.50 per day.

What to bring

Your child needs to bring these items each day:

•    bag
•    broad-brimmed, legionnaire or sun-safe hat (without chin straps)
•    change of clothes
•    nappies (if needed)
•    drink bottle containing water
•    healthy snack
•    packed lunch.

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

Kindy hats are available from us for $10.

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.

Additional information

Please read our drop-off and pick-up procedure (PDF 75KB).

Child care

Times

Your child can stay for a half or full day, Monday to Friday.

AM: 7.30am to 12.15pm
PM: 12.30pm to 5.30pm
Before school care: 7.30am to 8.45pm

Fees

This program costs:

Morning or afternoon sessions: $50
Full day: $85
Before school care: $10

What to bring

Your child needs to bring these items:

•    bag
•    broad-brimmed, legionnaire or sun-safe hat (without chin straps)
•    change of clothes (including shorts and pants if toilet training)
•    nappies (if needed)
•    nappy cream (if needed)
•    drink bottle containing water
•    milk bottles
•    baby’s cup
•    healthy snack
•    packed lunch.

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

Additional information

Please let us know if your child needs a specific brand of sunscreen.

We have 32 places for child care. We have space for 8 children under 2 years old.

We may have more spots if staffing allows. Speak to us for more information.

Out of school hours care

Our out of school hours care service is for children from Penola Primary School, Mary Mackillop Memorial School and McKay Children’s Centre Kindergarten.

Times

Monday to Friday, 3.15pm to 5.30pm.

Fees

This program costs $22 each day.

Additional information

Contact us to enrol or make a booking.