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What we offer - North Ingle Preschool

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 2.45pm 8.45am to 11.45am 8.45am to 2.45pm

Fees

The parent contribution is $50 per term.  See our enrolment and fees page for more information.

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
  • drink bottle containing water
  • healthy snack 
  • packed lunch. 

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

Tuesday and Thursday are our long days. Please pack an extra sandwich - busy children can get hungry!

We do messy outdoor activities. Please dress your child in clothes you won't mind getting dirty and protect your child from the sun. Their shoes should be suitable for running and climbing (no thongs, heels or crocs). Shoes should be easy for your child to put on and take off themselves.

Library day 

We visit the North Ingle School library on Wednesdays. Your child will need to bring a library bag from home for the books they borrow.

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.

Playgroup

Children from birth to 5 years are welcome to attend our playgroup with their parents and caregivers. Your child can enjoy craft and play while you both meet other families with young children.

Times

Fridays 9:00am to 11:00am during school terms. We offer a program of fun activities each term.

Cost

Donation of $2 per child or $3 per family.

What to bring

Your child needs to bring these items each day:

  • piece of fruit to share
  • bag
  • broad-brimmed, legionnaire or sun-safe hat (without chin straps)
  • change of clothes
  • nappies if required
  • drink bottle containing water.

Additional information

Your family must be a member of Playgroup SA to attend.

Transition to North Ingle School

We provide a weekly play-based transition program with our junior primary school classes. In term 4 your child can have 3 transition visits to the school. During these visits they can enjoy fun activities and meet new friends in a safe, supportive environment. 

Your child will also join whole-school activities as part of their on‐going transition to school program.

School assembly

Our preschool joins the school assembly. We encourage and welcome preschool parents and caregivers to attend. You can meet other families and learn about our whole-school activities.

Time

Thursdays 9.00am even weeks of the school term.

Place

North Ingle School activity hall.