Hours and Fees

The Lighthouse is open from 7.30am to 5.30pm.  We have two different options available for 0-2 year olds; a full day or a 6.5 hour day (9am to 3.30pm). For children aged between 3 and 5 years we have a full day available. There is a minimum of 2 days per week that your child should be enrolled at the Lighthouse. The fees that apply depend on how many days per week your child is enrolled for.  The fees below include a nutritiously balanced cooked meal, ample morning/afternoon tea, fresh daily baking and a late snack and are inclusive of GST.

0 – 2   year olds – 9am-3:30pm

2 days – $120
3 days – $171
4 days – $195
5 days – $225

0 – 2   year olds – 7:30am-5:30pm

2 days – $135
3 days – $186
4 days – $215
5 days – $250

3 & 4 year olds – 7:30am-5:30pm

2 days – $70
3 days – $96
4 days – $145
5 days – $165

20 hours ECE
We offer 20 hours ECE to all 3 and 4 year olds. The fee schedule above has taken this into account.

Family Discount
A 10% discount applies when two or more children from the same family attend the centre.  This discount is applied to the eldest child’s weekly fees.

Childcare Subsidies
You may qualify for financial assistance from Work and Income. To find out more, please visit their website or contact our Centre Manager for further information.

Online Payment
When making online payment, please include your child’s full name in the reference field.

Our bank account details are:

Account Name:                 James & Clarke Ltd

Account Number:            01-0221-0632554-00