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What we offer - Stirling District 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. Your child can attend for 2 full days as organised with our director.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8.30am to 4.00pm  8.30am to 4.00pm  8.30am to 4.00pm  8.30am to 4.00pm 

In 2020, Fridays will be incorporated into the preschool program. Please contact us for more information. 

Fees

The parent contribution is $300 per term. See our enrolment and fees page for more information.

What to bring

Your child needs to bring these items each day:

  • back pack
  • broad-brimmed, legionnaire or sun-safe hat (without chin straps) when UV index 3 or above. Kindy hats are available for purchase.
  • change of clothes
  • drink bottle containing water
  • healthy snack
  • healthy packed lunch
  • sunscreen if own brand preferred
  • suitable shoes for walking and climbing 
  • wear clothing suitable for outdoor play every day 
  • medication e.g. Ventolin/ Epipen etc if needed can remain at kindergarten with a health care plan signed by your GP. 

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

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

In terms 2 and 3 we have nature kindy sessions in Belair National Park. We will provide transport from the kindy for these sessions. 

In 2020 nature kindy sessions will be on Friday mornings in term 2 and 3. You can drop off and pick up your child at the Joseph Fisher area in Belair National Park. You're welcome to attend as a helper if you like.

Please read our drop-off and pick-up procedure (PDF 290KB).

Playgroup

Our playgroup is run by Barb and is available for children aged between 0-5 years old. Play happens both indoors and outside. There is a story and song group time to finish the session. Please take the time to talk to the director and staff about any questions you may have about preschool. A parent or carer must stay and supervise children during playgroup sessions.

Times

Fridays 9.30am to 11.00am during terms 2 and 3.

Cost

$5 per family

What to bring

Please bring these items:

  • fruit
  • hat (children and carers)
  • water bottle
  • weather appropriate clothing.

Additional information

Please bring a change mat for any babies or toddlers as we do not have nappy changing facilities.