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We want to offer affordable fees. The kindergarten has a Christmas Holiday, where no fees are charged. Term breaks (up to 6 weeks) are available (but not compulsory) with no fees charged. Reduced fees for 5 year old children. 10% discount for siblings.



Our Fees Include

 
Without 20 hours ECE
With 20 hours ECE
 

Sessional – per session
8.00am – 12.30pm  

$20

$5

 

School Hours – daily rate
8.00am to 3.30pm

$50

$30

 

Full time – daily rate

$70

$50

 

Full time – 5 days
7.30am to 5.45pm

$290

$190

 

Apollo Kindergarten Fee Policy is displayed on the Parents Notice Board and a copy is included in the enrolment pack. Fees and the Fee Policy are reviewed in February annually.  


Registration Fee

A registration fee of $50.00 is due when enrolment is confirmed. This fee covers administration set up costs. The registration fee is a once only fee. It is non-refundable and does not form part of the weekly fee.

Fee Payment

All fees are to be paid weekly by automatic payment (AP). We do not provide eftpos or banking facilities at the kindergarten.  Parents are asked to set up the AP one week in advance. Statements are sent out monthly. The first Monday of the month.  

Holiday

Attendance in term breaks is not compulsory.  Parent can choose for their children to be absent from kindergarten during term breaks as long as they are not breaking the Government frequent absence rules which prohibits sustained absentee patterns or a single absence of more than three weeks in a row. Dates for the term breaks will be displayed on our calendar (on our website and at the centre). 10 days’ notice is required via email or in writing.  If your child is not attending during the term break and you have notified the centre NO FEES will be charged. Dates are recorded on the website calendar.  The kindergarten is still open for normal hours during the term breaks.

Term breaks for 2020 are:

13 – 17 April

6 – 10 July

28 September – 2 October

20 – 24 April

13 – 17 July

5 – 9 October

Christmas Holiday

The kindergarten has a Christmas Holiday. No fees are charged.  The dates are decided on a yearly basis. 

Christmas Closure 2020.  2020 the kindergarten closes at 1pm on Thursday 24th December 2020 and opens 7.30am on Tuesday 5th January 2021.  No fees are charged for 1 week – 28th December 2020 to 1st January 2021. Parents are able to take an additional 1 week holiday – 4th January 2021 to 8th January 2021 with no fees charged.

Late Pick Up

Please ensure that you drop off and collect your child according to the times allocated to their classroom. Late pick up affects staffs personal time. As a courtesy, please call us if you are running late. There is a late fee of $20.00 for the first 15 minutes and $1 per minute onwards.

Change days or Hours

If you wish to change your child’s days or hours please email the kindergarten so we are able to complete the documentation that requires your signature.

Absent or Sick Rule

If your child is enrolled on a day where they are absent or sick normal fees apply. Please email the kindergarten if your child is going to be away.

Statutory holidays

If your child is enrolled on a day and it is a statutory holiday (excluding Christmas Break) normal fees apply. The kindergarten is closed for all public holidays.

Teacher Only Days

Teachers attend professional development workshops and/or rejuvenate the environment for continued improvement.  Most of this time falls outside our regular hours of operation.  At times teachers will attend professional development during the working week. Teacher Only Days are planned annually, a minimum of 2 days a year.  The kindergarten will e closed to families,  Normal childcare fees apply.  Plenty of notice is given to parents and when possible the days are attached to primary school term holidays.  No Teacher Only Days have been set on a week day for 2020.