Sessions and Fees

Our New 2022 Timetable!

In 2022 we will be changing our timetable to help service the needs our our community as well as providing a 6 hour per week 3 year old Pre-Kindergarten program.

In the spirit of reconciliation and embedding Aboriginal perspectives into our kindergarten environment, we undertook group name changes in 2017:

Bunjil – the creation Eagle
Waa – the trickster Crow
Dantum – the wise parrot.

2021 Session Times

Kindergarten
4 – 6 Year Olds

Waa Group

Monday: 8:30am – 4:00pm (7.5 hours)
Wednesday: 8:30am – 4:00pm (7.5 hours)

Bunjil Group

Tuesday: 8:30am – 12:30pm (4 hours)
Thursday: 11:30am – 4:00pm (4.5 hours)
Friday: 8:30am – 3:00pm (6.5 hours)

Pre Kindergarten
3 – 4 Year Olds

Dantum Group

Tuesday: 1:00pm – 4:00pm (3 hours)
Thursday: 8:00am – 11:00am (3 hours)

Proposed 2022 Timetable

Kindergarten
4 – 6 Year Olds

Waa Group

Monday: 8:30am – 4:00pm (7.5 hours)
Tuesday: 8:30am – 4:00pm (7.5 hours)

Bunjil Group

Wednesday: 8:30am – 12:30pm (4 hours)
Thursday: 12:00pm – 4:30pm (4.5 hours)
Friday: 8:30am – 3:00pm (6.5 hours)

Pre Kindergarten
3 – 4 Year Olds

Dantum Group

Wednesday: 1:00pm – 4:00pm (3 hours)
Thursday: 8:30am – 11:30am (3 hours)

All of our enrolments for  for both Pre Kindergarten and Kindergarten are now being processed through the Maroondah Integrated Kindergarten Association (MIKA). For enrolments and enrolment enqiries please visit the MIKA website.

Paper copies of the enrolment form for you to print and fill out are below. These are to be posted to MIKA

3YO 2021 Parent Information and Application

4YO 2021 Parent Information and Application

2021 Fees

Pre-Kindergarten – $375 per term

Kindergarten – $415 per term

2022 Fees*

Pre-Kindergarten – $390 per term

Kindergarten – $430 per term

* We are currently waiting on information from the Department of Education and Training in regards to the 5 hours of funding in 2022 for our 3 year old Pre-Kindergarten program. Once confirmed, we will update our website with our fees.

Kindergarten Fee Subsidy

At St. John’s we provide 15 hours of kindergarten at no charge or at a reduced cost in the year before your child starts school if you are eligible for the kindergarten fee subsidy.

Your child is eligible in any of the following circumstances:

    • if your child identifies as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
    • if your child is identified on their birth certificate as being a multiple birth child (triplets or more).

or if your child holds or has a parent or guardian who holds, one of the following:

  • a Commonwealth Pensioner Concession Card
  • a Department of Veterans Affairs Gold Card or White Card
  • Refugee or Asylum Seeker visa (200-204, 786 or 866)
  • Bridging visas for any of the above Refugee or Asylum Seeker visas

Early Start Kindergarten

Early Start Kindergarten gives eligible children 15 hours of free or low-cost kindergarten a week for two years before starting school.

To be eligible, your child must be three by 30 April in the year they start kindergarten, and:

  • is from a refugee or asylum seeker background, or
  • identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, or
  • your family has had contact with child protection.

Children can also access free or low cost Four-Year-Old Kindergarten through the Early Start Kindergarten Extension Grant.

St. John’s Banking Details

Account Name:  St. John’s Kindergarten
BSB: 033 044
Account No: 106617