Mountainside Educare

Early Childhood Centre

Fee Structure and Policies

Fee Structure


If your child is 3 years old or older:

• A minimum day booking of 6 hours 15 mins applies

(either 8.45am–3pm or 9am–3.15pm)

   - 20 hours ECE will be offered free (up to 6 hours per day for a maximum of 20 hours per week) 

• A discount of 10% will be applied to your total account if your booking is for 4 or 5 days a week

• All food is included in the daily rate however, there will be no refunds if your child wishes to bring his/her lunch box


If your child is younger than 3 years old:

• A morning or afternoon session at a minimum of 3 hours applies (9am-12pm or 1pm-4pm)

• A minimum day booking is 6 hours (9am-3pm)

• A discount of 10% will be applied if your booking is for more than 35 hours for the week

• All food is included in the daily rate however, there will be no refunds if your child wishes to bring his/her lunch box


Family discount:

• 2 or more children, 10% discount on second and subsequent children.


Minimum enrolment:

• At least 2 days per week for over 3’s

• At least 3 sessions per week for under 3’s


Holidays/Sickness

• One weeks’ notice must be given prior to a holiday, otherwise full fees will apply.
• Parents must contact Mountainside by 8am to qualify for a sick day, otherwise full fees will apply.


Your child is entitled to seven weeks of holidays & sick days per year in total, based on your permanent booking. E.g. If your child attends three days a week, they would be entitled to 21 holiday/sick days (3 days x 7 weeks). Further holidays can be taken but full fees will apply.

Holidays/sick days are charged out at 50% if notice as above is given. A child may take up to 3 consecutive weeks off thereafter, full fees will apply as The Ministry of Education will cease funding.



Contact us at [email protected] to find out more about our fees and other polices

Policies

Bicultural policy

Child health and wellbeing policy

Food, drinks and nutrition policy

Partnerships with whānau and aspirations policy

Whānau involvement and information policy