Information for 2021 Enrolments:
Our timetable and fees are subject to change for 2021 and will be posted here once confirmed.
3yo groups are Blue*.
4yo groups are Red, Green and Orange.
Preschool Plus is an unfunded extra day of early childhood education delivered by a qualified teacher and educator (see below).
* 2021 3 Year Old Rotational Program
There has been overwhelming interest in our three year old program for 2021, so we have implemented a different attendance model in order to meet the needs of our community. This model is widely used across early childhood services and it means that your child will have the opportunity to interact with a wider group of children across their kinder week, whilst maintaining a core group of the same friends. As part of this model, we are pleased to offer families a choice of what days they wish to attend, and where possible we will try to meet your preferences. Also, we are able to offer you the option of attending for a short days (9am-1pm) or longer days (9am-3pm) in all groups.
Each group attends for two days per week, as shown in the table above.
3 year old program (not government subsidised): 8 hours per week, $620 per term
3 year old long day program (not government subsidised): 12 hours per week, $960 per term
4 year old (government subsidised): 15 hours per week, $535 per term
Preschool Plus (not government subsidised): 7.5 hours per week, $620 per term
3 year old program (not government subsidised): 8 hours per week, $600 per term
3 year old long day program (not government subsidised): 12 hours per week, $930 per term
4 year old (government subsidised): 15 hours per week, $525 per term
Preschool Plus (not government subsidised): 7.5 hours per week, $600 per term
A Maintenance levy per year of $150 will apply per family, which covers all children and programs the family enrol in. In 2020 the maintenance levy will be charged in full with Term 1 Fees. The maintenance levy can be refunded in subsequent term invoices where families attend 2 working bees or complete other designated helping tasks at the kinder.
Children are eligible to attend 3 year old preschool if they turn 3 by the 30th of April and have had their 3rd birthday. Places can be held, however full fees are required.
3 year old enrolments are managed by the preschool. Download the Expression of Interest form here and return with your holding fee.
Expression of Interest forms may be submitted in person at the Open Day for children seeking to attend 3 year old preschool in the following year.
Following the Open Day, forms will only be accepted by email or mail to the Preschool and are not to be delivered in person. Forms may not be submitted prior to this date.
Payment of a non refundable $20 administration fee is required for your 3 year old Expression of Interest to be accepted. Payment can be included in an envelope when returning your form or by EFT / internet payment. Please see the instructions here, and include a copy of the EFT receipt with your form.
Children can attend 4 year old preschool if they turn 4 by the 30th of April.
All 4 year old enrolments are managed by Banyule City Council. Applications can be submitted from March 1st each year. Places are allocated in order of application submission.
The enrolment form and further information can be downloaded here.
To secure a child’s position at the preschool, 50% of the first term fee per child is to be paid on acceptance of offer.
Please note that enrolment in the 3 year old program does not guarantee a position in 4 year old program.
In 2020, Panorama Heights is offering Preschool Plus, an unfunded extra day of early childhood education delivered by a qualified kindergarten teacher and co-educator. This group is not part of the 3 year old or funded 4 year old kindergarten programs, but is in addition to, and allows cross age teaching of 3, 4 and 5 year olds.
The cost of this group in 2020 is $600 per term for 7.5 hours/week (approx. $60 per day across a 10 week term).
The cost of this group in 2021 is $620 per term for 7.5 hours/week (approx. $62 per day across a 10 week term).
Please contact us if you are interested in this group.