Q: How old does my child need to be to attend preschool?
A: Your child must have turned 3 before commencing at the preschool.
Q: Do I need to provide food?
A: Yes, you need to bring your own morning tea and lunch (in separate containers) and a drink bottle. We are a NUT FREE environment and encourage healthy eating habits.
Q: Do I need to provide sheets?
A: Yes, if your child is in the day two group. You will need a set of sheets, a small pillow (optional) and a blanket for cooler weather and a bag to put these in. The measurements for these is included in the St Thomas Preschool Handbook.
Q: Does my child need to be toilet trained?
A: Yes, your child will need to be fully toilet trained.
Q: What sort of facilities does the Preschool offer?
A: Although the primary structure is heritage listed our facilities are modern with air conditioning/heating, washrooms, fully equipped kitchen, high quality toys and puzzles and an outdoor play area including a sand pit, natural grass, soft fall surfaces, shade and extensive play equipment.
Q: As a parent, will I have to participate in fundraising activities?
A: No, our fees and programme are structured in such a way as to remove the responsibility for fund raising activities from parents. The daily fee is the only amount you need to pay.
Q: How can I be involved in the Preschool?
A: You could share your special talents, hobbies, join us for excursions or help out at the working bee.
Q: How can I place my child on the waiting list
A: To apply for enrolment, please complete a waiting list application form. This form can be downloaded or completed online. A $35 non-refundable fee is payable upon lodgement of an application form. Lodgement of this form does not guarantee a position.