Q- When do you take enrolments?
A- March/April of each year. The year prior to your child turning a min of age 3.
Q-Are we able to tour the Kindergarten prior to enrolment?
A- Yes, you are welcome to visit any day between 10 am and midday. No booking is required.
Q- Do you have a wait list?
A- No we don’t. Enrolments are taken the year before your child’s commencement at Canossa.
Q- What are the fees?
A- Currently $45.00 per day. Payable by term. Fees are invoiced at the beginning of each term and payable within 6 weeks of the invoiced date. (fortnightly/monthly direct debits are available upon application)
Q- Are we entitled to any rebates?
A- No governement funding is availble for Kindergarten families.
Q-What are the Kindergarten Hours?
Q- Do the children need to wear their Canossa Tshirt and Hat everyday?
A- No its optional. However, at the end of the year, all children will need to wear their Canossa T-shirt for the Christmas concert.
Q- Do you have onsite parking?
A- No, street parking is available.
Q- Does the kindergarten program extend to all rooms?
A- Yes, Canossa offers a unique 3 year old kindergarten program.
Q- Do you have to be Catholic to attend Canossa Kindergarten?
A- All religions are welcome at Canossa Kindergarten.
Q- Does my child need to be toliet trained to attend Canossa Kindergarten.
A- Yes, all children that attend Canossa Kindergarten are to be toilet trained, as we do not have nappy changing facilities.
Q-Is there a specific drop off time?
A- Ideally we would like all children to be at kindy by 9.15am.
Q- Is there a specific pickup time?
A-Collection Time is 2:45pm daily. The gate will open at @ 2.20pm
Q- How many children are in each class?
A- 22 children per room, with a ratio of 1 educator to 11 children.
Q- Do you provide meals?
A- Meals are not provided by the kindergarten. You will need to provide your child with morning tea, lunch and a water bottle.You will need to provide an ice brick as we do not provide refrigeration for childrens lunches.
Q-Are there certain foods that are not allowed to be taken to Kindy?
A- Yes, Canossa Kindergarten is a nut-free environment.
Q- Are there specfic set days a child attends in the week?
A- Group A attendance is at the beginning of the week- Week 1- Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Week 2- Monday, Tuesday Canossa works on a 5-day fortnight. Group B attendance is at the end of the week. Week 1- Thursday, Friday. Week 2- Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.