Gumnuts 3 Year Old Kinder

Gumnuts 3 Year Old Kinder

Gumnuts is a 3 year old pre-kinder that was established in 1991 in response to requests from the community.

The program includes:

  •  A supportive environment with caring experienced staffkid-painting
  • Great facilities with outdoor play area
  • A high quality program relating to individual needs and development
  • Incursions included in fees
  • Three hour sessions
  • Two sessions per week offered
  • Open door policy for parents to take part in the program or observe
  • Public Holidays and Term Dates are in accordance with those set by the Department of Education
  • An annual Neighborhood House membership fee is payable Jan-Dec
  • No smoking anywhere in the building or the children’s playground
  • Parent duty roster applies for each session – copy of the roster is provided to all parents advising of their duty dates

Time line for Enrolments are:

  • April 1 – enrolments for on-coming year commence
  • Mid October – letters of confirmation in Gumnuts for on-coming year
  • Early December – payment of fees required for the on-coming year
  • A child’s position will be made vacant if not confirmed by the due date stated on the letter of offer

Waiting List:

  • A waiting list will be maintained for each session of GumNuts when all places have been filled
  • When a vacancy occurs the criteria of acceptance from the waiting list will be in date of birth order from oldest to youngest

View our GumNuts Policies here.


Monday: 9.15am – 12.15pm
Term 1: Jan 30 – March 27
Term 2: April 24 – June 26
No class: March 13 – Labour Day, April 17 – Easter Monday, June 13 – Queen’s Birthday

Friday: 9.15am – 12.15pm
Term 1: Feb 3 – March 31
Term 2: April 21 – June 29

Cost per Term:
$230: 1 session pw
$360: 2 sessions pw

* Children attending Gumnuts must turn 3 prior to June 30 in the year of attendance.