Welcome to Moonta Kindergarten.
Our role is to provide an extension of your care and education. By communicating with each other, and working together, we can help to strengthen your child’s development.
Educators will assist your child to develop lifelong learning dispositions through an intentionally planned and spontaneous play curriculum which is based on their strengths and interests.
Moonta kindy is a fun, engaging and challenging place to be.
Our large outdoor learning environment and adjoining kindy forest, invites exploration, challenges and inspires creativity.
Our indoor area is set up to be welcoming, homely and full of provocations to entice investigation and questions. Through our play curriculum, both the indoor and outdoor areas are full of literacy and numeracy experiences.
We look forward to creating lasting relationships with you ,your child and your family.
Our Parent Information Booklet will assist you in the detailed running of our Kindy.
Please take time to download and print off our booklet.
Currently children at our Centre access their 15 hour preschool entitlement by attending five days over the fortnight, two days one week and two and a half the next.
- Monday and Wednesday: 8:30am – 3.00pm
- Alternate Fridays: 8:30am – 12:30pm
- Tuesday and Thursday: 8:30am – 3.00pm
- Alternate Fridays: 8:30am – 12:30pm
- Friday: 12:30pm – 3:30pm
Other Information for Parents
In South Australia all eligible children begin preschool on the same day- this is the first day of term one each year.
Children who turn 4 years before May 1st of any given year, are eligible to begin Preschool at the beginning of that year. Children who turn 4 on or after May 1st begin Preschool in the following year.
Eligible children for Moonta Kindergarten are those:
- Turning 4 before May 1st
- Live in the local Moonta area
- Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander children are eligible to attend from 3 years old.
- Children under Guardianship of the Minister are eligible to attend from 3 years old.
If you have any concerns regarding your child’s development please contact the Centre as they may be eligible to attend early entry sessions at preschool.
Occasional Care is a childcare service provided by The Department for Education and Child Development (DECD) for children under school age in small, community-based locations.
The service primarily targets families where one parent is not in the paid workforce, but is also available for other family structures.
Occasional Care provides ‘now and then’ childcare to enable parents/caregivers to participate in activities, keep appointments, or have a break from their child/children on an occasional basis.
Friday 12.00pm—3.00pm for children between 2-5 years. (Children not already accessing a kindy program.)
Learn more about Occasional Care
If you would like enrol or want to find out more information, you can call into the Kindergarten on Blanche Tce or phone us on (08) 88252403 – we are open Monday to Friday.
After 3pm is the best time to call or call in due to staff attending to other children using the centre.
Child Care Centres
Kadina Child Care Centre is located at 19 Doswell Terrace Kadina. For more information contact the centre Director on 8821 3709.
Local Kids Kadina Child Care Centre is located at 58 Port Road Kadina. For more information contact the Director on 8821 1125.
At present, due to our kindergarten being used for kindy sessions, playgroup is unable to run until further notice.
Please call the kindy for any updated playgroup information- 88252403.
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