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What we offer - Oaklands Estate 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, averaged over each term.

We offer 14 hours each week over 2 full days with the additional hours offered on some Fridays. 

Either Mondays and Tuesdays (8.30 - 3.15pm) OR Wednesdays and Thursdays (8.30 -3.15pm).

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
8.30am to 3.15pm8.30am to 3.15pm8.30am to 3.15pm8.30am to 3.15pmsome Fridays - 8.30am to 3.15pm - dates confirmed with families prior to January start                                                     

Fees

The parent contribution is $190 per term. See our enrolment and fees page for more information.

What to bring

Each day children need to bring:

  • a bag they can easily manage by themselves.
  • hat - no chin straps or ties as they are a choke hazard (or you can buy a hat with our logo on it from https://eduthreads.com.au/).
  • a change of clothes and plastic bag for wet clothes
  • a plastic drink bottle containing water - no juice, milk or cordial
  • a packed lunch - in a lunchbox they can manage (to be placed in the baskets)
  • a serve of fruit or vegetables as a healthy snacks (to stay in their bag until we have supervised fruit/snack time).

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

What not to bring

Children should not bring these things:

  • food containing nuts, egg or fish (some children have severe allergies)
  • unhealthy food or drink (lollies, chocolate, chips, fizzy drinks, cordial, juices etc)
  • toys or special items from home that can be lost.

We understand that at times your child may need the support of a comfort toy. We have a number of soft toys that your child can use.

Additional information

When you arrive in the morning, please sign your child in the roll and then help them to:

  • hang their bag on a hook
  • put their lunch in the basket
  • sign their name on their sign-in sheet.

You are welcome to stay and play with your child until group time which starts at approx. 9.00am.

Please read our drop-off and pick-up procedure (PDF 49KB).

Daily routine

TimeActivity
8.30amChildren arrive and play inside and outside
9.00amGroup time
9.15amSmall groups 
10amChildren are reminded to eat their fruit -supervised
12.00pmGroup time then sunblock applied
12.20pmLunch
12.45pmInside relaxation the moving to inside/outside play
2.20pmChildren help to begin to reset play spaces. Shoes on / bags packed.
2.50pm

Group time /small groups                                                                                                                                                        

3.15pmEnd of day / Farewell

Playgroup

We regret that Playgroup is not available in 2021 as Fridays will be offered as Kindergarten days and preschool sessions take precedence.