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FACTS & FEES

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Enrolment

We encourage families to visit our centre prior to enrolment, if possible. Families are welcome to visit anytime from 9 am to 3 pm. An enrolment form can be completed at this time, or download a copy now. Once completed, the form can be returned to the office, mailed to PO Box 327, Wanaka 9343, faxed to 03 443 7090, or scanned and emailed to info@wanakapre.school.nz. Once the completed enrolment form is received, you will be notified whether the times you requested are available or placed on a waiting list.

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Prior to starting

  • We will need a copy of your child’s birth certificate or similar proof of birth.
  • We will need to sight immunisation records or informed if a child is not immunised.
  • 20 Hours ECE forms completed for 3 and 4 year olds.
  • If your child will be sleeping you must view the sleeping facilities and read the sleeping policy.
  • Inform us of any allergies, illnesses or restrictions your child might have.
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Fees

  • For 3, 4 and 5 year olds receiving 20 Hours ECE: (full days only with a minimum of 2) 2 days: $24, 3 days: $36, 4 days: $60, 5 days: $100.
  • For children from 12 months not receiving 20 Hours ECE: Half day: $6, Full day: $12
    and then as above.
  • Session times are from 8:30 am to 12 noon or 12 noon to 3:30 pm or 8:30 am to 3:30 pm.
  • Minimum attendance for children under 3; two sessions for the child’s settling and and to maximise their learning. For children receiving 20 Hours ECE we do have a minimum of 2 full days.
  • We operate 46 weeks a year, closed one week in July term break and 5 weeks over Christmas.
  • We offer 20 Hours ECE with proof of birth and completed attestation.
    Accounts are either emailed or placed in child’s pocket fortnightly. Families are encouraged to set up automatic payments or direct debits through the internet or bank.
  • Bank details: Wanaka Preschool at ANZ Bank 06 0943 0075411 00.
  • Depending on your family circumstances you may qualify for a subsidy from Work and Income, refer to their website www.workandincome.govt.nz.
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Absences

  • It is important to notify the Preschool of any absence as soon as possible.
  • When a child is absent for more than three consecutive weeks, due to Ministry of Education requirements, they must be removed from the roll.
  • No fees will be charged for public holidays that fall during term-time, term-breaks or any other forced full day closures.
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