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What we offer - Nuriootpa Community Children's Centre

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Preschool program

Lunch care program

Before kindy care

After kindy care

Childcare

Disability support

 

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.

Full day option 1

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8.30am to 3.00pm 8.30am to 3.00pm 8.30am to 3.00pm
odd weeks only

Full day option 2

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8.30am to 3.00pm 8.30am to 3.00pm 8.30am to 3.00pm
even weeks only

Morning option

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 option

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
12.00 noon to 3.00pm 12.00 noon to 3.00pm 12.00 noon to 3.00pm 12.00 noon to 3.00pm 12.00 noon to 3.00pm

Fees

The parent contribution is $110 per term. See our enrolment and fees page for more information.

If your child attends for a full day, there is an additional cost for our lunch care program of $9.90 per day.

What to bring

Children need to bring these items each day:

  • bag
  • broad-brimmed, bucket, or legionnaires hat
  • change of clothes
  • drink bottle containing water
  • healthy snack
  • healthy packed lunch (if attending for a full day).

Your child needs to wear clothing that covers their shoulders. On days with a UV rating higher than 3, they must also wear sunscreen. Closed-in shoes or sandals are important for comfort and safety - crocs and thongs are not allowed. During winter, your child can bring a raincoat and rubber boots for outdoor play.

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

What not to bring

Children should not bring these things:

  • food containing whole eggs, nuts, or traces of nuts (we are an allergy aware centre and some children have 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 149KB).

Lunch care program

If your child is attending preschool for a full day, they will be booked into our lunch care program. During lunch care we will make sure your child practices good hygiene and will monitor their eating. We will also take the opportunity to practice literacy and numeracy skills with your child.

Times

Every day from 11.30am to 12.00 noon.

Cost

$9.90 per day.

What to bring

A healthy packed lunch in line with our food and nutrition (PDF 198KB) and allergy aware (PDF 187KB) policies.

Before kindy care

If your child is attending a full day or morning preschool session, they can access before kindy care. When it's time for them to go to preschool, we will walk your child there.

Times

Every day from 8.00am to 8.30am.

Cost

$9.90 per session.

After kindy care

If your child is attending a full day or afternoon preschool session, they can access after kindy care. We will walk your child to after kindy care at the end of their preschool session.

Times

Every day from 3.00pm to 6.00pm.

Cost

$30 per session.

Childcare

We provide a community-based childcare program for children 6 months to 5 years.

Our Kangariilla room ('caring place' in the Peramangk langauge) is for children under 2 years old. Children over 2 go into our Tii-taka room ('sit and trade' in the Peramangk language).

Times

Full day

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8.00am to 6.00pm 8.00am to 6.00pm 8.00am to 6.00pm 8.00am to 6.00pm 8.00am to 6.00pm

AM session

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8.00am to 1.00pm 8.00am to 1.00pm 8.00am to 1.00pm 8.00am to 1.00pm 8.00am to 1.00pm

PM session

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
1.00pm to 6.00pm 1.00pm to 6.00pm 1.00pm to 6.00pm 1.00pm to 6.00pm 1.00pm to 6.00pm

Cost

Full day

Permanent bookings – $97 per day
Casual bookings – $119.79 per day

Half day

Permanent bookings – $56 per session
Casual bookings – $68.97 per session

What to bring

Children need to bring these items each day:

  • bag
  • broad-brimmed, bucket, or legionnaires hat
  • change of clothes
  • drink bottle containing water
  • healthy snack
  • healthy packed lunch (if attending for a full day).

If needed, younger children also need to bring these items each day:

  • bottles of milk or formula pre-measured and clearly labelled
  • soothers or special comfort toys
  • nappies to last their session (at least 4-5).

All children need to wear clothing that covers their shoulders. On days with a UV rating higher than 3, they must also wear sunscreen. Closed-in shoes or sandals are important for comfort and safety - crocs and thongs are not allowed. During winter, your child can bring a raincoat and rubber boots for outdoor play.

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

Your child's clothing

Your child needs to wear clothes that are comfortable for them to run, climb, and play in. Older clothes are best because they will get dirty. Your child needs to be able to manage their clothes on their own when going to the toilet.

Additional information

Enrolling your child in childcare is a great way to help them transition to preschool. Check with us about availability. To enrol your child in childcare you will need to complete a full enrolment pack. These are available from us. You may wish to contact Family Assistance on 13 61 50 or visit their website to confirm you have been assessed for the Child Care Subsidy.