The Kindiclub Preschool

FAQ's

What are the Centre's opening hours? 
The Centre operates from Monday to Friday (except public holidays) from 7.30am to 5.00pm.
The Kindiclub Preschool will be opened for 51 weeks of the year, closing only for the week between Christmas and New Year.

What qualifications do staff have?
Our educators range in qualifications from a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education, a Diploma in Early Childhood Education and those undertaking their Degree in Early Childhood Education.  All staff have a Working with Children Check, First Aid (including Asthma and Anaphylaxsis training) and there will always be a responsible person on duty, either the Approved Provider (owner), Director (Nominated Supervisor) or Certified Supervisor in charge. The combination of qualifications is determined by the Children's Services Regulation.

What are the current staff:child ratios?
2-3 year old children - 1:5 staff / child
3-5 year old children - 1:10 staff / child

What happens if my child is unwell?
To ensure the health and wellbeing of all children within our service those children who are unwell will be excluded from the centre until they are well and able to participate in regular activies. Fees are due for all absences excluding closure periods.

The Director will inform you if your child becomes ill during the day.  It is helpful if you keep staff informed when your child is suffering from a condition which precludes him / her from participating reasonably in the centre program.

What is a typical day like?
Our playroom has a consistent routine and provides experiences for the children dependent upon their individual learning and development needs.  Our routine is flexible enough to cater to the individual interests and needs of children.  Over the course of the day, children will participate in a variety of experiences ranging from creative; language and literacy; physical play activities and / or pre writing and reading skills.

Does this centre have an open door policy and are parents encouraged to drop in at any time?
The Kindiclub Preschool has an "open door" policy so that families of enrolled children can visit the centre at any time throughout the day and participate in the program. The centre encourages this partnership between the centre and families to support the children's learning program, creating a strong connection between the family and the centre.  Visitors to the centre or new families wishing to enrol will need to make an appointment so that sufficient time can be allocated for interview or orientation and for overall supervision and care of children within the service.

What does the Centre Provide?

  • Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea, water and milk or soy milk
  • SPF 30+ sunscreen
  • Digital Portfolios (EDUCATE)
  • Photo slide of the day (Ipad slideshow) and a Day book

What do parents provide?

  • A bag
  • spare clothes (consider - wet play, change in weather)
  • spare underwear (consider toilet training)
  • sun hat (legionnaires, bucket or wide brim)
  • sheets for rest time (if required)
  • comfort security item (no dummies, bottles, play toys from home)
  • nappies
  • medication your child may require

Is there a waiting list?
We do have a waiting list. Everyone is welcome to place their child on our waiting list, however, we recommend that you make an appointment to come in, have a look around and meet our staff prior to placing your child on our waiting list.

Is your Centre Accredited?
Yes, since its inception The Kindiclub Preschool has been fully accredited with the previous NCAC and after our last Assessment and Rating visit in January 2015 under the National Quality Standards system, we were extremely happy with our results - Exceeding!

It is my child’s birthday, cake I bring a birthday cake?
Yes you may bring a birthday cake so we can celebrate your child’s birthday with them, however, we do require that the cake is store brought and has an ingredients listing. They must be nut free and have no cream.  We are unable to offer cakes or food that are made from home to protect children with allergies at our service and so that our service complies at all times with Food Standards Australia/New Zealand.