FEE SCHEDULE & POLICY

For Queenstown and Lakes District residents and ratepayers:

NURSERY 3 MONTHS  TO 2 YEARS.

0 to 24 hours a week: $9.65 an hour

25 to 29 hours a week: $7.65 an hour

30 to 40 hours a week: $6.15 an hour

Maximum for the week $252.00

PRESCHOOL

Minimum booking 6.5 hours a day and/or 25 hours a week

2 TO 5 YEARS

0 to 24 hours a week: $9.65 an hour

25 to 29 hours a week: $7.65 an hour

30 to 40 hours a week: $6.15 an hour

Maximum for the week $252.00

3 TO 5 YEAR OLDS enrolled for 20 Hours ECE

0 to 24 hours a week: FIXED DAY RATE $24 per day.

Additional hour $15 per day.

25 to 26 hours a week: $15.00 an hour

27 to 29 hours a week: $12.50 an hour

30 to 40 hours a week: $8.10 an hour

40+ hours a week: $6.90 an hour

No charge for attested 20 Hours  ECE HOURS.

Administration fee: All new enrolments incur a one off $32 fee. This includes two reusable bags for wet and soiled clothing. After this, an annual fee of $20 is charged in February each year.

 

The centre is closed for public holidays and for the days in between Christmas and New year, there is no charge for these days.

Notified Absence

Holidays

  • 10 days holiday a year for children attending 42 hours a week and pro-rata for those doing a minimum of 6 hours week. Must attend the centre for 3 months before leave can be used. Hours will accrue based on 12 months from when your child starts.
  • We require 5 days notice for holidays, if not full fees will be charged.
  • After the 10 free days are used, full fees will be charged.

Illness.

  • 10 days sick a year for children attending 42 hours a week & pro-rata for those doing a minimum of 6 hours a week.
  • We require notice of absence by 9 am that day. If not full fees will be charged.

Pro-Rata:

0 – 15 booked hours a week = 3 free sick days a year

16 – 32 booked hours a week = 6 free sick days a year

33 – 48 booked hours a week = 10 free sick days a year

Cancellation of booking

We require 2 weeks notice to cancel your child’s enrolment at our centre.

Un-notified Absences

Un-notified absences will be charged at the full rate.

Payment of fees

  • Accounts are emailed on a Monday (this account is for the previous week).   If you do not receive your account please enquire at the office.
  • All accounts are to be paid weekly in full.
  • Payment will be requested by Bill Payment, Cash or Eftpos.
  • A Childcare Subsidy is available through WINZ.

Fees that are not paid in full within TWO weeks of the due date will result in: – –

  • your child’s booking being cancelled
  • the debt being passed over to the Debt collection agency and you being liable for any collection costs.

 

The level of fees will be regularly reviewed by the Management Committee and may be amended after consultation with the parents.

Reviewed by Management Committee: March 2019

Next review: March 2020