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 Admission and Enrolment






If you would like to know more about PHPS, we invite you to take a tour of our preschool.   To make an appointment to visit, please call  98752901 or email: info@phps.org.au  The best time for teachers and children is between 10am to 12pm.  

After the visit, should you wish to enrol, you may submit the Enrolment Form.  Please indicate on the enrolment application your preferred day of attendance and if you are flexible on the days, plus your earliest and latest plan start date. If we are unable to offer you a place for your required start date, you can be placed on the waitlist.  Enrolments are open all year round with most vacancies occurring at the beginning of the year as children move on to primary school.  So if possible, plan to enroll for the beginning of the year. There is no charge to be on the waiting list and to confirm enrolments, a payment of $150 fee is payable.  To ensure the days you require are available, we recommend enquiring at least 6 to 12 months in advance.

 

Prior to starting, we offer a free orientation day for families to be familiarised with the services and to meet the teachers.   Orientation is normally conducted between 10am and 12:30pm (just after lunch) and parents are welcome to stay.  To assist younger toddlers and first time preschoolers with any separation anxieties, we recommend families to make use of the short play group sessions in the weeks prior to commencing full day or consider slowly building up the hours as the relationship between your child-teacher and other children develops.  Although most children are quite resilient and will eventually over come any temporary separation anxieties, planning ahead will help provide a smoother and happier transition to day care.



2017   Term Fees

Long day care   (Preschool room 3.5+yr old: $87 per day.    Toddler room 2+yr old: $99 per day, under 2yr old $102 per day)

For our working parents, our long day care provides nurturing child care immersed in rich learning activities from 7:30am to 6:00pm for children ages 12months to 5 years.  Fees includes all school readiness materials, all tablet app programs and devices, professional individual and class yearly photos, enrichment programs activity and equipment hire cost (soccer in/excursions, learning to bike ride), concerts performances, and all incursions shows (Majic shows, wildlife shows, inhouse egg hatching program), and excursions entry fees and travel cost, as well as our complimentary family zoo passes.  

 

Pre-School Care  (Enquire now for 2018)

Pre-school hour care rate is open from 9:00am to 3:00pm for children over 3.5yr old. Ideal for children who are going to school the following year to attend our School Readiness and Enrichment Programs.   There is a limit of 2 days or care and is most suitable for families who are flexible on days of care.  Enrolments are normally placed from the beginning of the year, and as places are dependent on long day care placings there are only limited places.   

Vacation Care  ($87 per day)

We extend our long day care services to parents with school age children, during school holidays.  Priority goes towards our existing families with siblings at our service or children having attended our service in the past.  Normally suitable for children in year K-2 only and is a great opportunity for children to be with their older siblings some days over the school holidays.    Spaces are limited and confirmation of availability is made only 1-2 weeks leading up to the school holidays. 

Casual Play Group and Occasional Care   Preschool room 3.5+yr old: from $15/hr to $87 per day,  Toddler room 12+mth: from $20/hr to $99/$102 per day)

Casual play group is a great way to gradually introduce day care to children. Time is normally between 9am and 12:30pm.  Minimum 2 hour to 4 hour.  Occasional care is primarily suitable for preschool age children or children who are familiar with and are happy to be in a preschool setting whilst parents are away.  Confirmation of availability is given no longer than 2 weeks in advance and last minute availability can be made the day before. We are pleased to assist families in the community in caring for children in the early years, even for a day.   

  

PS:  PHPS is a registered long day care service for government CCB, CCR, JET and SCCB fee reductions. We are opened 50 weeks of the year, with schedule shut down on the last week of December and first week of January.  No fees are charged over this period.  Besides these two weeks, the centre is closed on weekends and public holidays.    For more details on enrolment please refer to the General Information and Policies.