Child attends kindergarten for 30 hours per week. Charge is $45 per week.
The fee rate is $5 per hour for the first 9 hours.
No Family Donation is requested for 2 year old children.
kindergarten fees - terms and conditions
Absences - When at least 5 working days advance notice of an absence is given, fees for the days absent will be reduced by 50%, otherwise the normal fee rate applies. This includes absences due to illness. A credit against future fees or a refund will be given if the fee has already been paid in full before the fee reduction was applied.
Booking Fee - there is no booking fee for placing your child on a kindergarten waiting list.
Child Exclusion - No child shall be excluded from enrolling or continuing to be enrolled at kindergarten due to their parent or caregivers inability to pay fees.
Family Fee Discount - A 10% discount applies when you have 2 or more children attending for whom a fee is charged.
Fee Contract - A contract agreement setting out Napier Kindergartens fee terms and conditions is required to be signed by the parent or caregiver. We advise parents to seek advice or clarification of the terms and conditions before signing the agreement.
Fee rates - Refer to the quick reference guide below.
Fee Rate Changes – Fee rates can be changed. At least 8 weeks’ notice will be given of any intention to change fee rates.
Fee Reviews – Fee rates and fee policy terms and conditions will be reviewed at least once per year.
Fee Terms and Condition Changes – Fee terms and conditions can be changed. At least 8 weeks’ notice will be given of any intention to change fee terms and conditions.
Holding fees – There are no holding fees charged.
Invoices - Invoices will be issued at the beginning of each term or when your child begins attending. Invoices will show the expected term fee based on your child’s enrolment information. If your child’s enrolment changes during the term, a new invoice will be issued.
Kindergarten closed days – fees are not charged for days the kindergarten is closed such as term breaks, teacher only days or statutory holidays.
Late Payment Penalty Charges - There are no late payment penalty charges applied.
Late Payment Interest Charges - There are no penalty interest charges applied on payments received late.
Payment Methods - Preferred method of payment is by automatic payment or internet banking but cheque or cash payments are also accepted. Each child is allocated a reference code that you need to use so we can identify whom to credit the bank payment to.
Payment Frequency - Payments can be made weekly, fortnightly, monthly or in full. Payment should be made in advance of sessions attended.
Problems With Payments - Please speak to your head teacher about payment options or, if you prefer you can phone the Napier Kindergarten Finance Manager on 0800 000 063 pin 1227.
Prompt Payment Discount - A 10% discount applies when you pay the full amount of your fee invoice within 2 weeks of the date on your invoice.
Statutory Holidays - Fee payment is not required for any statutory holiday that falls during normal term time. This will be automatically adjusted for in your invoice.
Unpaid fees recovery action – Where a repayment arrangement for unpaid fees has not been entered into, or has not been adhered to, Napier Kindergartens reserves the right to take legal action to recover any unpaid fees. The cost of such action may be passed on to the debtor.
WINZ Subsidies - If parents are eligible fees may be paid in part or full by WINZ Childcare subsidies. WINZ payments are received weekly during term time. WINZ childcare subsidies can be applied for by both working and non working families, for between 3 and 50 hours of enrolment in early childhood education.