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What we offer - Meningie 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.

Sessions run every Tuesday and Thursday and alternate Fridays.

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

Fees

Our 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
  • hat
  • change of clothes
  • drink bottle containing water
  • a piece of fruit for shared fruit time
  • packed lunch
  • a big smile.

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

What not to bring

Children should not bring these things:

  • unhealthy food or drink (lollies, chocolate, chips, fizzy drinks)
  • toys from home.

Bus service

Your child may be able to access the Meninge Area School bus service. Approval is required from the school and is subject to availability. Please contact the school for more information.

Playgroup

Our volunteer-run playgroup takes place every Wednesday during term.

Times

Wednesdays from 10.00am to 12 noon.

Cost

$2 per child aged 2 to 5 years per session.

$1 per child under 2 years of age per session.

What to bring

Children need to bring these items each day:

  • a piece of fruit for shared fruit time
  • hat
  • drink bottle containing water.

Transition to school

Our transition program helps your child become familiar with Meningie Area School and their new teacher in the term before they start school. Before your child starts school we will meet with you to discuss their transition and your child's reception teacher will visit our kindergarten. Your child will start visiting the school 1 day a week for 4 weeks in their last term of kindy.

Times

School visits will take place on Thursdays and will start at 8.45am. Each visit will be extended until your child spends a full day at school in the fourth week of transition. As the length of these visits and the weeks in which they take place can vary slightly each year, we will discuss your child's individual schedule with you at the time.

Cost

Included in your parent contribution.

What to bring

Children need to bring these items each day:

  • bag
  • hat
  • change of clothes
  • drink bottle containing water
  • a piece of fruit or healthy snack
  • packed lunch.