When can I enrol my child?
We take children from 3 years of age, so we recommend submitting your enrolment the year before they're due to start.
Are we able to tour the Kindergarten prior to enrolment?
Yes, you are welcome to visit any day between 10am and midday. No booking is required.
What are the fees?
Fees are $70 per day. The Government provides funding directly to Canossa for children who will turn 4 by the 30th June the year they attend Kindy to help reduce the cost for families. For children who are eligable, fees will be reduced to $55 per day.
Fees are invoiced at the beginning of each term and due within 6 weeks of the invoiced date. (Fortnightly/monthly direct debits are available upon application).
Are we entitled to any rebates?
No Government funding is available for Kindergarten families.
What are the Kindergarten hours?
8.30am - 2.45pm
Do the children need to wear a uniform?
There is no set uniform for the children, however both Canossa hats & t-shirts are available to purchase.
All children will need to wear their Canossa T-shirt for the Christmas Concert at the end of the year.
Do you have onsite parking?
No, street parking is available.
Does the Kindergarten program extend to all rooms?
Yes, Canossa offers a unique 3 year old Kindergarten program.
Do you have to be Catholic to attend Canossa Kindergarten?
All religions are welcome.
Does my child need to be toilet trained to attend Canossa Kindergarten?
Yes, all children that attend Canossa Kindergarten are to be toilet trained, as we do not have nappy changing facilities.
Is there a specific drop off time?
Ideally we would like all children to be at Kindy by 9.15am.
Is there a specific pick up time?
Collection time is 2.45pm daily. The gate will open at 2.20pm.
How many children are in each class?
22 per room, with a ratio of 1 teacher to 11 children.
Do you provide meals?
Meals are not provided by the Kindergarten. You will need to provide your child with morning tea, lunch and water bottle. You will need to provide an ice brick as we do not provide refrigeration for the children's lunches.
Are there certain foods that are not allowed to be taken to Kindy?
Yes, Canossa Kindergarten is a nut-free environment.
Are there specific set days a child attends in the week?
A - Group A attendance is at the beginning of the week.
Week 1 - Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday
Week 2 - Monday & Tuesday
B - Group B attendance is at the end of the week.
Week 1 - Thursday & Friday
Week 2 - Wednesday, Thursday & Friday