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Learning and Care

Occasional Care

Occasional Care is offered for children under two years and for children over two years of age for 6 sessions per week.


Preschool is available for children from four years of age for 10 sessions per fortnight for four terms before children start school.

A lunch time care program is available for children attending for whole days. Early entry is provided to children under Guardianship of the Minister and Aboriginal children.

Inclusive Preschool Program operates for up to 6 children with high support needs and disabilities, staffed by a teacher and ECW, with children attending up to fifteen hours per week.

We offer pre-entry (3 sessions per term) in the year prior to entry to preschool.


Tinyeri Playgroup is a weekly playgroup for parents and caregivers with children under the age of 5.

Dad's Twilight Playgroup is hosted in Term 1 and 4 of each year. It is a playgroup for dads and male caregivers with children under the age of 5.