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What we offer - Tumby Bay 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.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8.45am to 3.00pm 12.30pm to 3.00pm 8.45am to 3.00pm

Fees

The parent contribution is $340 per year. See our enrolment and fees page for more information.

What to bring

Children need to bring these items each day:

  • bag
  • broad-brimmed hat with no chin straps
  • change of clothes
  • drink bottle containing water
  • healthy snack
  • packed lunch.

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

What not to bring

Children should not bring these things:

  • food containing nuts (we are a nut-free centre)
  • unhealthy food or drink (lollies, chocolate, chips, fizzy drinks)
  • toys from home.

Bus service

Please read our school bus travel policy (PDF 31KB).

Additional information

Please read our drop-off and pick-up procedure (PDF 47KB).

Rural Care

This service provides care for children whose parents or carers are working or studying.

The service offers:

  • full-day care
  • am or pm sessions
  • before and after school care
  • vacation care for school age children.

Cost

Out of school hours care and vacation care has a cost for children who attend school or are registered to start their first year of school.

You may be eligible for the Australian Government's child care subsidy.

No fees are charged during the 10 day Christmas and New Year closure. This also includes public holidays at the beginning or end of the closure.

Times

Full days: 8.00am to 6.00pm

Morning session: 8.00am to 1.00pm

Afternoon session: 1.00pm to 6.00pm

After school session: 3.00pm to 6.00pm

There is no rural care service for 10 days over the Christmas and New Year period.

Playgroup

Playgroup is an opportunity for parents and young children to meet for social interaction and enriching experiences. Playgroup is held at the kindergarten and is run by Tumby Bay Playgroup.

Times

Wednesdays, 9.30am to 11.30am.

Cost

We ask for a $3 donation per family per session to go towards consumables.

What to bring

Each child needs to bring a piece of fruit which will be cut up for a shared fruit time.

Additional information

It's each parent's responsibility to supervise their own children and to help pack up activities and clean the centre at the end of the session.