ELC Operating Information
The day rate for the ELC is $80 (not rebatable) and the centre is open from 8.00am to 5.00pm. Boys are encouraged to attend for a minimum of three days and families provide snacks and lunch. The ELC is open in term times, for 38 weeks of the year, and fully rebatable vacation care is available for boys aged four or more during the holidays.
To be eligible for the ELC, boys need to turn four before 1 May of the proposed year of entry. Places are also offered to three-year-olds who can enrol to commence a two-year journey.
A Day in the ELC
|8:00am||The centre opens and parents and students are welcomed by educators upon arrival. A variety of inside experiences are available to boys to engage with until everyone arrives.|
|Mid-morning||Brain break – boys bring a healthy snack from home.|
|Learning experiences continue inside and outside. On some days, this includes music or a visit to the library located in the Junior School.|
|Noon||Lunchtime – boys eat lunches brought from home.|
|Afternoon||Quiet play and rest routines following lunch before continuing inside and outside learning.|
|3.30pm||End of the formal ELC day; children can be collected at any time from 3.00pm.|
|Learning experiences continue for children who stay past 3.30pm. This may include harvesting produce from our ELC vegetable garden, preparing and sharing afternoon tea, stories and puzzles.|
|5.00pm||The ELC closes.|