Getting Started

Jacaranda Preschool warmly welcomes children, parents and carers into our community. We work in partnership with families to create meaningful connections between home life and preschool.  We are connected with our community and embrace opportunities to be involved in events both locally and worldwide.

Enrolment Process

  1. The first step is to register your child’s interest. You can fill out the form on our website here.
  2. An educator will contact you regarding your request and advise our availability.
  3. We welcome you to visit our preschool at any time.

Policies

Jacaranda Preschool complies with the National Quality Framework (NQF) including the National Quality Standard (NQS), the Early Years Learning Framework and the Education and Care Services National Regulations. Our preschool is regulated by the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) as well as the state licensing department in NSW.

We include families in the policy review process which is reviewed annually against regulatory guidelines.

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What parents have to say…

 

“We love how Jacaranda Preschool is educational and inclusive. There is always a mix of different things for the children to do.”

“Everything my daughter is learning here is amazing!”

 

 

 

Faq's

A preschool program involves providing a variety of activities that will stimulate children’s learning in all developmental areas. To develop skills required for life on their own at Primary School where they can practice pre-reading, pre-maths, pre-science, pre-writing, etc. Educators introduce new concepts in a fun way both formally and informally where children have time to learn. Children experience many activities to develop numeracy and literacy skills as well as further develop social and emotional skills holistically through play and directed learning.

Yes. Jacaranda Preschool is eligible for Start Strong Funding. As an approved community preschool, children will receive access to 600 hours of quality preschool education in the year before entering school. Families may be eligible for the Affordable Preschool Program.

Yes. The minimum number of days your child can attend Jacaranda Preschool is two with no more than three days. These preschool requirements align with the NSW Government’s guidelines to encourage all children 3-5 years to participate in 600 hours per year (2 days a week) of quality preschool education to receive lower fees.

Enrolment Fees

Enrolment fee (new children) – includes a preschool hat and shirt $60.00
Equity and 4-year-old fees $17.00 for 2 days
3-year-old fees $30.00 for 2 days

More information about the Affordable Preschool Program.

Other Fees

Extra days $30.00
Extra shirts and hats are available for purchase (price is for each item) $20.00
Late pick-up fee (Rate is per 15 minutes or part there of) $20.00

Backpack – for independence, we work towards all children being able to recognise and open their own bag.
Hat – is provided to your child with the enrolment fee.
Spare change of clothes – just in case of accidents or water play.
Water bottle – labelled with your child’s name.
Lunch box – an insulated lunch box and ice pack filled with a variety of healthy food items for morning tea and lunch.
Sheets – we do encourage quiet/rest time during the day.

We encourage children to eat a wide variety of healthy and nutritious food. Children only have small stomachs and need snacks to provide them with the energy to get through the day. The best snacks are those based on healthy, filling ‘everyday’ foods from the Australian Guide to Healthy Eating such as fruit and vegetables, dairy products and wholegrain (wholemeal) bread and cereals.

You can download Healthy Lunchbox Ideas here and Healthier Snacks Ideas here.

We are open from 8.30 am to 4.00 pm Monday to Friday during NSW school terms. We are closed on NSW pupil free days and NSW public holidays (including regional public holidays).

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Jacaranda Preschool is a thriving early childhood education centre that provides a creative, fun and safe place where little minds can let their imagination run wild.

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