Statement of Fees – Long Day Care Services

This long day care service is an approved kindergarten program provider under the Queensland Kindergarten Funding Scheme (QKFS).

Kindergarten Program – details

Service type: Long Day Care
Service name: Bushkidz Blacksoil
Address: 19 Eleazar Drive Suburb: Blacksoil Postcode: 4306
Phone: 07 32014231 Fax: N/A
Web: www.bushkidz.com.au Email: blacksoil@bushkidz.com.au

 

Education Program – details

Bushkidz Blacksoil consists of 2 Kindergartenm Rooms operating under the Queensland Kindergarten Curriculum Guidleines.

Bushkidz also offers additional programs to support the curriculum

  • Junior Farmers – children particapte in the care and education of looking afternoon farm animals
  • Our World Around Us- children are encourage and learn how to use sustainable practices in our service to conserve and care for their environment
  • Yulunga – Ensuring children remain active and healthy
  • Smart Technology – Access to interactive television and tablets wgere cukldrebn are able to explore abnd use digital technology to support learning

 

Kindergarten Fees (information current as at 1st July 2019)

Total daily rate:

(list the minimum cost of the kindergarten program as a rate per day)

6 Hours Session – 9am – 3pm $75

9 Hour Session – 7.30am – 4.30 pm $95

12 Hour Sesion 6.00am –  6.00pm $106

Inclusions in the total daily rate:

(list inclusions, e.g. food, sunscreen)

  • 3 Healthy and Nuritious home cooked meals per day
  • sunscreen for children to use at the service to promote sunsafe practices and eduction
  • regular incursions for children
Enrolment conditions:

(list commitment required of child to participate in the kindergarten program)

To be elgibale to particapte in the Kindergarten Funded program

  1. Children must be turning 4 years pf age by the 30th of June in the calender year
  2. Families provide a birth certificate as proof of age
  3. Attend a minimum of 15 hours per week (where children who are outside this criteria and where we feel is devlopmeantlly appropriate and supports the individual child’s leabnring Journey he or she will still be able to aprticapte in the kindergarten program)
Application of QKFS subsidy to reduce out-of-pocket expenses:

(detail how the QKFS Plus Kindy Support and SEFIA Subsidy (if applicable) is passed on to eligible families)

Subsidy Support is passed onto families each week as a reduction in fees which automatically calucates and applies.
Information about the Australian Government’s Child Care Subsidy payments for eligible families is available at

Department of Human Services: https://www.humanservices.gov.au/individuals/services/centrelink/child-care-subsidy

 

Additional fees or levies

Item and purpose Cost/frequency Tax deductible Y/N
N/A N/A N/A

Provider information does not represent the official position of the Queensland Government.

 

Approved Kindergarten Program Providers

As an approved provider, this service holds a current Queensland service approval for a centre based service, under the Education and Care Services National Law (National Law) or the Education and Care Services Act 2013, and an appropriate public liability insurance of at least $10 million. To be eligible to receive funding the service must provide a kindergarten program:

  • To children who are at least 4 years of age by 30 June in their kindergarten year
  • Delivered by a qualified early childhood teacher
  • Aligned with the Queensland Kindergarten Learning Guideline, or other education program approved by the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority
  • For at least 15 hours a week, 40 weeks a year or a minimum of 600 hours over 37 weeks for services operated by non-state schools.

The Australian and Queensland Governments are providing subsidies to support the delivery of kindergarten programs. For more information, please visit the Department of Education website at https://qed.qld.gov.au/earlychildhood/.