REGISTRATION – The registration forms must be filled out completely in order to validate your child’s enrollment. Please make sure the financial agreement is signed and filled out completely. Your child’s enrollment will be secured upon receipt of the completed forms and registration and school fees with is non-refundable. This fee is $50.00 per child due each September. If you enroll your child in a month other than September, the breakdown is as follows:
Yearly Registration Fees: tba
Registration fees: $10
HOURS OF OPERATION – Our school is open from 6:30 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Our program runs twelve months per year; however, we are closed on school holidays including half term breaks and public holidays.
PLACEMENT INTO CLASSES – Most children are placed into a class depending on their age, however, sometime placement is dependent upon development and ability. We offer (one) two year old class, (two) three year old classes, and (three) four year old classes. You will have the ultimate say in what class placement you wish your child to participate.
HOLIDAYS – The office is open throughout the holidays for administration issues and queries and new enrollments.
ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE – There will be a staff member between 7.00 – 8.00 a.m. to collect the child and after wards the parent would have to come in with the child as lessons would have resumed. We will not release any child to a person whose behavior or health appears to endanger the health or safety of the child.
HEALTH FORMS – State regulations require that each child have a health form completed and signed by a physician and kept on file at the day care center.
DISMISSAL FORMS – Forms must be completed by parents designating people other than themselves to pick up their child. These people should not be offended if asked to show identification. Also, the parents should inform the teachers as to who will be picking the child up. Please keep these files as current as possible update any change of information.
CHANGE OF CLOTHING – Each child must have a spare change of clothing (weather appropriate) at all times.
Meals – are provided by the school, from morning porridge and lunch and afternoon snack, parents are expected to provide a lunch box for mrnign tea that does not contain high sugar items. This included cookies, cakes, candy, etc. Your child won’t be allowed to eat them.
TOYS – Children bring toys from home at their own risk. Please limit this to one item per day. Also, please do not send any toys with a violent nature this includes; guns, weapons, action figures, super heroes, etc.
SICK POLICY – In case of illness there will be no credit issued. When a child is dismissed from school because of a contagious illness, a 24 hour period after the start of medication is required before your child can return to school. Your child should remain at home until they are able to participate in a normal school day, including outdoor play. In addition, all medications will need to have the child’s name clearly marked, as well as the dosage. You will need to sign a medication form each day you bring medication for your child.
RETURNED CHECK FEE – There will be a $20.00 service charge applied on all returned checks. After 2 returned checks, payments must be made in cash.
REASONS FOR DISMISSAL – The following are reasons that our school would be inclined to dismiss your child from our center:
Frequent delinquent or non-payments
On-going behavior problems that become disruptive to our program
Failure to pick up your sick child within one hour of being notified
Frequent late pick-ups
WITHDRAWAL – A two week written notice of withdrawal is required.
LATE PICK-UPS – Our center close at 6:00 p.m. We feel it is unfair to keep our teachers beyond this time. If you pick up your child after 6:00 p.m., there will be a $2.00 charge per 5 minutes your child is left past 6:00 p.m. This fee is due and payable immediately to the closing teacher. Frequent late pick-ups may result in termination of enrollment.
ATTENDANCE – Your child’s attendance is expected and the staffing requirements have been met for the safety of each child. If you anticipate any change in your schedule, please notify us as soon as possible. We will do our best to accommodate you.