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Fees

P10105714 YEAR OLD (BLUE, RED AND GREEN GROUPS)

Our Kindergarten is approved and subsidised by the Victorian Government through the Department of Education and Training (DET) and accordingly conforms to their standards and regulations regarding educational program and practice, children’s health and safety, physical environment, staffing arrangements, relationships with children, collaborative partnerships with families and communities, and leadership and service management.   (See more at: http://www.acecqa.gov.au/Quality-Areas#sthash.T152eSAa.dpuf )

The finance of the four year old groups comes from two main sources:

  • Government subsidy of approximately  $3,390[1] per child

    Term fees which incorporate prepayment for excursions\incursions.

The finance is required for such things as:

  • Salaries and associated staff costs.
  • Rent, lighting, heating/cooling, telephone and insurance etc.
  • Purchases of art materials, new equipment etc.

3 YEAR OLD (YELLOW, PURPLE AND ORANGE GROUPS)

Three year old kindergarten is not subsidised by the Victorian Government.  Finance of these groups comes from term fees which incorporate prepayment for excursions\incursions.

The finance is required for such things as:

  • Salaries and associated staff costs
  • Rent, lighting, heating/cooling, telephone and insurance etc.
  • Purchases of art materials, new equipment etc.

PAYMENT OF FEES

Each family will receive a fee notice for the following Term on the following dates:

Term 1: Invoice will be issued on 1 October in the year of offer, prior to commencement.

For the remaining terms, fees are sent out in the year of attendance, as below:

Term 2: Invoice issued on 1 March

Term 3: Invoice issued 1 June

Term 4:Invoice issued 1 September

Each of the above fees are due two weeks from receipt of the fees notice, prior to commencing Terms 2, 3 and 4.  Fees are to be paid by cheque, credit card or direct deposit transfer within two weeks of receiving the fees notice.  A reminder will be sent if the fees are not paid by this time.  The Enrolment Acceptance Deposit (paid on acceptance of an offer for a place) is retained by the kindergarten and will be applied as part payment of the Term 4 Fees.

If you are paying by cheque please make them payable to Wilson Street Kindergarten Inc.

The Kindergarten will NOT accept cash for fees so that no misunderstandings can occur with regard to payment.

If there is any difficulty in payment of fees, please contact the Fee Treasurer and the matter will be treated confidentially.  There is a non-payment of fees procedure, please refer to the Fees Policy Document. (Copies available in the Parent Library, in each of the foyers)  The Fee Treasurer can be contacted directly via email on fees@wilsonstreetkinder.com.au with any queries relating to term fees.

2017 Fees:

3 year old groups: Purple, Orange & Yellow: $515.00  TOTAL inclusive fees due per term

4 year old groups: Blue & Green: $580.00 TOTAL inclusive fees due per term

4 year old groups: Red: $750.00 TOTAL inclusive fees due per term

For the funded Four Year old groups:  Please note that if you are a concession cardholder (Commonwealth Health Care Card, Commonwealth Pensioner Concession Card or Visa 786 or 785) or a triplet or quadruplet you are eligible for funding which will mean your child may attend kinder at no charge other than additional levies payable.

In 2017, there is a higher fee payable for Red Group to account for the increased hours.  If you are a health care card holder there may be a fee payable for these additional hours above the funded 15 hours per week.  Please contact Wilson Street Kinder to discuss.

Your concession card will need to be sighted each term by the Fees Treasurer.


[1] Subject to DET Funding for current year, this is the current per capita rate from 1 January 2017

Please click on the following documents for information about 2017 fees:

WSK – 2017 Fees Policy

2017 – Statement of Fees and Charges (3 year old)

)2017 – Statement of Fees and Charges (4 year old)

To contact the Fee Treasurer please email: fees@wilsonstreetkinder.com.au