Preschool Information

Fees

Summary of charges 2022

Enrolment/membership Fee $50.00

Holding Deposit 2 weeks fees (at full fees) payable before child commences

4 yr old (attending 2 days) $33.00 per day

3yr old (attending 2 days) $53.00 per day

Subsidised fee (attending 2 days) $12.00 per day

Families with Aboriginal/Torres Strait Island background (attending 2 days) $5.00 per day

Christmas Levy $25.00 (cost of child’s Christmas gift and craft)

Late Payment Fee $10.00

Late Pick Up Fee $5.00 per five minutes

Per term Maintenance Donation $50.00

Subsidies

Richmond Preschool has a fee subsidy available to families if you are holding a current Pension or Health care card. Subsidy claim forms are required to be completed and proof provided. Any parents who feel they may be eligible for a subsidy should enquire at the office.

Richmond Preschool is state funded and therefore does not attract CCS ( Child Care Subsidy)

Hours

We are open Monday to Friday 8.15am to 3.45pm. We are closed all public holidays.

Terms

Richmond Preschool operates on a four-term basis coinciding with normal school terms in line with the NSW Dept of Education. We have educator and staff development days at the beginning of Term 1 and end Term 4 each year.

Any normal public holidays are observed by the preschool. These are exempt from fees.

Educators

 We have 2 classrooms at Richmond Preschool.

Our Director, Jacqui is in charge of the day to day operation of the preschool

Administration is managed by Nerida

GREEN Room

  • 1-Full time ECT
  • 1-Part time ECT
  • 3-Part time Diploma
  • 2-Part time Cert III
  • 1-Part time Cert III supporting additional needs
  • 1-Par time Diploma supporting additional needs

BLUE Room

  • 1-Full time ECT
  • 3-Part time Diploma
  • 3-Part time Cert III
  • 1-Part time Cert III supporting additional needs
  • 1-Part time ECT supporting additional needs

Polices

Richmond Preschool has an extensive number of policies. See an educator if you would like to view these. Policy list  avaliable here.

Complaints

The preschool welcomes parents and caregivers comments and concerns. All complaints will be dealt with in an unbiased and confidential manner.

Parents are encouraged in the first place to advise the Director/Nominated Supervisor of any necessary issues. (please refer to Grievance Policy for further information).

Preschool has a suggestion box located at the sign in counter in the foyer. All parents are invited to make comments/suggestions regarding the preschool if they have ideas or feedback.

Information Book

Our information book is provided to all families on enrolment. This is a valuable source of information and good to refer to from time to time. Please click here for our Information Booklet.

Contact Details

It is important that we have current phone numbers that we can get in contact with you and that we have at least one Emergency Contact for you child.

The preschool MUST be notified IMMEDIATELY if your home or work phone number changes. We must always have your current phone number in case of an emergency. The preschool must also be notified if you have changed your emergency contact details.

Educators will not let your child leave with anyone that you have not authorised to collect them. Please ensure you inform educators of anyone other than yourself that will be picking up your child.

You can either fill out this form to update your details or see an educator the next time you are at preschool.