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Schedule of Fees

Schedule of Fees 2022

Fees are invoiced at the beginning of each term

The Early Learners and Preschool programs each include four terms per calendar year.

Early Learners’ Program
Sessions Two 2 hour sessions per week One 2 hour session per week
Term Fee $1,132 per term $566 per term
Annual Fees Kalker Membership: $27.50 (inclusive of GST)
Preschool Full Program
Sessions First Year
*15 hours per week (includes 5 funded hours)
Monday to Friday
9am to 12pm
Second Year
**20 hours per week (15 funded hours + 5 hours extended day)
Term Fee $2,053 $2,179
Preschool Afternoon Program
Sessions First Year
*15 hours per week (includes 5 funded hours)
Monday to Thursday
12.30pm to 4.15pm
Second Year
**15 funded hours per week
Term Fee $2,053 $1,381
Annual Fees Kalker Membership: $27.50 (inc GST)

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* The State Government provides funding for 5 hours of preschool for children in their year of preschool (3 year old funding).

**The State Government provides funding for 15 hours of preschool for children in the year before they commence Primary School (4 year old funding).

2% Discount for Prepaid Fees

A discount of 2% on Term Fees is available if the total year’s fees are fully paid by 4 February 2022.

Annual Fees

Kalker Montessori Centre (KMC) Membership Fee – Term 1 only

It is a requirement that at least one parent becomes a member of the Kalker Montessori Centre Ltd. and remains a member while their child attends the Centre. The Membership Fee is non-refundable, is payable each calendar year or part thereof and is invoiced in Term 1, per family.

$27.50 (inc GST)

Registration Fees

A fee paid when a application for registration for a child is made, i.e. the child’s name is placed on the applicant list for a place in the Preschool program, with the option of also being placed on the Early Learners’ applicant list. This fee is non-refundable and does not guarantee a place at the Centre. $55 (incl. GST)

Enrolment Application Fees

Paid When a Place is Offered

Please note that a Bond and Building Levy for Preschool or Early Learners is payable when an enrolment application is made i.e. when a place is offered by the Centre. Please refer to the Enrolments Policy Summary and Fees Policy Summary. The amounts for offers made in 2022 are:

Early Learner
Bond $500
Building Levy $  50
Preschool
Bond $2,000
Building Levy $   200

Care Program Fees

The Care Program operates Tuesday to Friday 12pm-5pm. The charge is per session. Children joining after their Extended Day at 2:30pm will be charged half the session fee. Casual attendance will incur an administration fee in addition to the session fee.

Care Program
12:00 – 5:00pm $50 per day $500 per term
2:30 – 5:00pm $25 per day  $250 per term
Casual Admin Fee $5 + daily session fee

“Education is a natural process carried out by the child and is not acquired by listening to words but by experiences in the environment.”