Days and Hours of Operation (2022)

Friends Early Learning is open from 7.30 am until 6.00pm. Our Before School Care Program operates between 7.30 – 8.35am each morning and the After School/Kinder Care Program hours are 3.15 until 6.00pm each afternoon. It is a legal requirement that all children attending these programs are signed in and out by a person that has been authorised in writing by the family and who is at least 18 years of age. Details of authorisations for collection of children can be found on our program enrolment forms.

In 2022, Friends’ Early Learning is open each week of the year from Monday 10 January 2022 until and including Friday 23 December 2022, excluding public holidays. Before and After School care operates during Term times only (as applicable to The Friends’ School). Vacation care sessions operate during Term breaks and student free days only (as applicable to The Friends’ School).

After School Care: Co-Curricular Activities

Co-curricular care applies to children who attend a co-curricular activity during part of an After School Care session. This is charged at a rate of $20 per day of attendance.

Late Collection Fee

Without exception, a late fee of $40 per 10 minutes or part thereof applies to each child still on the premises at or after 6.00pm