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What we offer - Woodside Preschool Playcentre

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. Children can come for 5 days over 2 weeks.

We are open 9.00am to 3.00pm.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9.00am to 3.00pm 9.00am to 3.00pm 9.00am to 3.00pm
alternate weeks

Fees

The parent contribution is $200 per term. See our enrolment and fees page for more information.

Excursions, events and group photos are not covered by the preschool program fee and will incur additional costs.

What to bring

Children need to bring these items each day:

  • bag
  • change of clothes
  • rubber boots for rainy days (can be left at kindy)
  • drink bottle containing water
  • a piece of fruit/vegetable snack for morning and afternoon tea
  • healthy lunch (in an insulated container with freezer pack).

Please write your child’s name on everything they bring.

What not to bring

Please do not bring:

  • food containing nuts (some children have nut allergies that can be dangerous)
  • unhealthy food or drink (lollies, chocolate, chips, fizzy drinks)
  • toys from home.

Occasional care

Occasional care is for children under school age who aren’t in any other early childhood education and care programs, such as preschool, child care or family day care. It promotes young children’s development by giving them access to high-quality early childhood education.

It may help parents to take part in a range of activities including non-work and casual work commitments.

Priority of access

The education department has a priority of access policy to decide who can get into occasional care. This might mean that some families get more sessions than others.

Talk to us about enrolling in occasional care.

Times

Children generally can go to 1 session a week.

Children over 2 years old

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9.00am to 12.00 noon 9.00am to 12.00 noon

Cost

This program costs $5 per session and $2.50 for siblings.

If you have an Australian Government Pensioner Concession or Health Care Card, the cost is $1.50 per session and 75 cents for siblings.

Additional information

Please read our Occasional care handbook (PDF 396KB).

Playgroup

Playgroup is voluntarily run by parents for any interested families in the community. All new members are welcome.

Times

Every Friday 9.30am to 11.30am

Cost

$3.00 per session

In addition, an annual Playgroup Association of Australia membership fee is applicable.