Bethlehem Community Pre-School

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Yellow Logo Frequently Asked Questions

1. oHow Old Do Children Need To Be To Enrol

Generally children are enrolled onto our Waitlist at approximately 2 years of age – however they can be enrolled at any age over 2 years. Date of Enrolment does not effect start dates – all start dates are age based.

2. oWhat Do Children Need To Bring To Pre-School?

Children are advised to bring a bag with a change of clothes, hat, adequate food and drink for their stay. We ask children to wear clothes that are appropriate for the Pre-School environment ie. Clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty/wet!

3. oDoes My Child Need To Be Toilet Trained Before Starting?

No, however we would prefer it. Pull-ups are advised for those still in training, and staff will work with parents and children to support toilet training whilst at Pre-School.

4. oHow Do We Settle Our Children?

All children are different so please talk to staff and we will plan for your child’s individual needs.

5. oWhat Are Our Hours/Days Of Operation?

We are a sessional Pre-School with All-Day spaces. Our days of operation usually coincide with the local school term dates – especially Bethlehem Primary School, next door, and Public Holidays.

          2016 Term Dates
          Term 1 - Tue 2nd Feb - Thur 15th Apr (Closed Fri 25th Mar re-open Wed 30 Mar - for Easter)
          Term 2 - Mon 2 May - Fri 8th Jul
          Term 3 - Mon 25th Jul - Fri 23rd Sep
          Term 4 - Mon 10th Oct - Thur 15th Dec

          Hours of Operation:

          Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays: a choice of the following:-

          8.30am - 11.45am or 12.30pm

          8.30am - 3.00pm

          12.30pm - 3.00pm

          Wednesdays & Fridays

          8.30am - 12.45pm


6. oWhen Can My Child Start Pre-School?

Your child can start here at Bethlehem Community Pre-School from 2 years 7 months old. They are required to attend at least twice in one week, but the sessions and hours are yours to decide.