Enrolment

New Enrolments

Bella Montessori Preschool welcomes new families. Please call in and visit us anytime during our opening hours. 

Opening Hours

7.00am-4.00pm 
9.00-12.00 session one
1.00-4.00  session two
9.00-3.00pm extended day

What to do when enrolling

  • Fill in your enrolment form, bring it with you on your visit.
  • Bring in your deposit of $50.00
  • Choose your days or sessions (minimum of two sessions per week).
  • Bring with you a copy of your child’s Birth Certificate or similar proof of identity and your child’s immunization record.
  • Don't forget to tell us about any allergies your child may have.
  • Download the enrolment form here.

Fees

  • No optional fees at Bella Montessori for 3-4 year olds. There are no additional fees with 20 hours ECE 
  • 2 year olds - 9 hours FREE ECE   3-6 year olds 20 hours FREE ECE
  • Please pay on the 20th of each month. Outstanding fees will be subject to penalties.
  • Sickness – your child’s booking is confirmed – all sick days are charged at full rates.
  • Bella Montessori does not charge for statutory holidays or anniversary days There will be no charge for the annual Christmas close down period of three weeks.
  • Approved WINZ Childcare Subsidy will be deducted on the monthly invoice.
  • Please ask for a fee schedule.

 

 

20 hours ECE - No optional fees at Bella Montessori 

  • Bella Montessori offers parents 20 Hours FREE ECE  to all children aged 2 years  (maximum of 6 hours per day)
  • Children aged between 3 and 6 years 30 hours FREE ECE  (Max of 6 hours per day)
  • Please complete the 20 Hours ECE Attestation Form section in your enrolment form. Fees are charged for the hours used outside the attested hours, No optional fees apply.
  • Please discuss with us your enrolment requirements and we can assist you with the allocation and cost of your child’s booking using 20 Hours ECE.
  • Please note that this subsidy ceases after 3 weeks of continuous absence and full fees will be payable.
  • More information about the MOE 20 Hours ECE can be found at www.minedu.govt.nz.

 

WINZ

  • An income tested subsidy is provided by Work and Income New Zealand for children attending Bella Montessori Preschool.
  • Please either contact WINZ www.workingforfamilies.govt.nz for more information.
  • Please note that full fees are payable until such time as Work and Income New Zealand approve your subsidy.
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