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Learning and Care

Occasional Care

Three-hour sessions run during preschool hours: Monday to Thursday am sessions for 2yr olds to preschool age; Wednesday and Thursday am sessions for under 2's  – priority is given to children not using other care or education services and bookings are made on an occasional basis.

Fees: $5 a session or $1.50 with Health Care Card


Sessional preschool is offered for children in their eligible preschool year. Children are entitled to 15 hours a week. We operate the following sessions:

  • Monday to Thursday 8:15am-3:45pm (Children attend two full days)

Fees: $150


The Ardtornish Playgroup is open 9:30 – 11:30 several mornings a week, depending on the demand.

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