Programs

Selby Kinder offers kindergarten programs for children commencing at age three or four. These programs are known as the three year old group and the four year old group, even though there may be a mixture of ages.

Four Year Old Program

Selby Kinder offers 15 hours per week in the four year old program.  This is divided into 3 x 5 hour sessions. 

The session times in 2017 are:

Day of Week

Time

Monday

  9:15am – 2:15pm

Thursday

  9.15am – 2.15pm

Friday

  9.15am – 2.15pm

These times are subject to review annually and final group session times will be confirmed at the Parent Information Night/Annual General Meeting in November.

The kindergarten program for four year olds is partly funded by the Department of Education and Early Child Development and partly by parent contributions through a fee payable each term.  A fee subsidy is available for holders of certain commonwealth cards, visas or documents.  See further information under Fees. 

To be eligible for four year old preschool a child must turn 4 on or prior to April 30th in the year of attendance.

Three Year Old Program

Selby Kinder offers a choice of one or two sessions per week in the three year old program.  These are a 3 hour session and/or a 2 ½ hour session.

The session times in 2015 are:

Day of Week

Time

Tuesday

9.15am – 12.15pm

Wednesday

9:15am – 12:15pm

These times are subject to review annually and final group session times will be confirmed at the Parent Information Night/Annual General Meeting in November.

The kindergarten program for three year olds receives no Government funding and is partially funded by parent contributions through a fee payable each term and the preschool itself.  See further information under Fees. 

To be eligible for three year old preschool a child must turn 3 on or prior to April 30th in the year of attendance. However, due to regulations set by the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, a child cannot commence in the group until they pass their third birthday.  Full fees will need to be paid until such time to maintain the child’s place at the preschool.