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With a wide range of hours available we are able to support parents and families with a flexible fee structure. ALL children receive 20 Hours ECE and have up to 8 weeks holiday available (but not compulsory) annually, with no fees charged.



                              Fee Schedule 2021 

 

 

 

Without 20 hours ECE

 

With 20 hours ECE

 

5 year old

 

 Sessional  8am – 12.30pm

 $15.00

 $5 / $10

  Optional Charge

       $5 / $10 

     Optional Charge

 Sessional  1pm – 3.30pm

 

 No Charge

 No Charge

 School Hours 8am – 3.30pm

 $50.00

 $30.00

 $20.00

 Full Day 7.30am – 5.45pm

 $70.00

 $50.00

 $25.00

 Full Week (5 full days)

 $290.00

 $190.00

 $125.00

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.

20 Hours for ALL Children

Apollo Kindergarten is part of the government scheme, which allows all children over 3 years of age to receive 20 Hours ECE a week.   At Apollo Kindergarten, we have extended this scheme, offering 20 Hours ECE for children from 2 years of age.

Registration Fee

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 AL one week in advance.  Statement are sent out monthly.  The first Monday of the month. 

Sessional Hours 8am-12.30. Optional Charge

The optional charge covers; additional staff beyond the minimum regulated adult/child ratios; additional curriculum activities; additional health and safety items; and morning tea and lunch.  Please see the manager to view and sign agreement.

Mates Rates for Teachers

Early childhood, primary, intermediate, high school, college, tertiary education.  Teaching is one of the most rewarding professions and it can become a balancing act between work and home.  We are here to support teachers. Contact our manager to enjoy a tour and she will share with you our enrolment package that we have for teachers.

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 2021 are:

19 - 23 April

12 – 16 July

4 - 8 October

23 – 30 April

19 – 23 July

11 – 15 October

Christmas Holiday

Families can take advantage of a 2 week Christmas Holiday. No fees are charged.  The dates are decided on a yearly basis. 

Christmas Holiday 2021.  Consultation with families will confirm if the kindergarten will be closed for the Christmas period. If the kindergarten is open during the Christmas period (excluding statutory holidays) 2 weeks holiday is available for families.  Parents are requested to email the service 4 weeks prior to the Christmas holiday to take advantage of the no fees. The Christmas Holiday Period is 27 December 2021 to 7 January 2022. NOTE Friday 24th December 2021 the service closes at 2pm.   

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 be 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 2021.