General Info

Useful information and resources for parents and friends of Yallingup Steiner School.

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Term Dates 2024

Term 1

Students: Wednesday 31st January -Thursday 28th March

Professional  Development: Monday 29th Jan / Tuesday 30th Jan -Pupil Free Days.

  • Public Holiday: Monday March 4th
  • Equinox Wednesday March 20th                                      

Term 2

Students:  Wednesday April 17- Friday June 21st 

Professional  Development: Monday 15th April / Tuesday 16th April  -Pupil Free Days.

  • Public Holidays: Thursday 25th April ANZAC Day & Monday June 3rd WA Day
  • Winter Festival: Friday June 21: Pupil Free Day / Evening attendance

Term 3

 Students: Monday July 15 – Wednesday September 18th

Professional  Development: Thursday 19th September / Friday 20th September WA Steiner Schools Day  

  • Equinox Sunday September  22nd 

Term 4

Students: Wednesday October 9th – Friday December 13th

Professional  Development: Monday October 7th / Tuesday 8th October-pupil Free 

  • Pupil Free Day Friday October 18th-Open Day attendance
  • Open Day – Saturday October 19th

Fees and Charges 2024

Playgroup

Group
0 – 3 Years

Per Semester
$450 first child
$200 (each subsequent sibling)
$30 Enrolment fee (one off payment)

Annual
$900 (not including siblings)

Group

Per Semester

Annual

0 – 3 Years

$450 first child
$200 (each subsequent sibling)
$30 Enrolment fee (one off payment)

$900 (not including siblings)

Kindergarten

Group
K4: 4 year old
Semester 1: Two full days. 
Semester 2:Three full days.

Per Semester
$1,133.75

Annual
$4,535.00

Group
K5: 5 year old (up to 4 days)

Per Semester
$1,230.00

Annual
$4,920.00

Group
K6: 6 year old (five full days)

Per Semester
$1,543.50

Annual
$6,174.00

Group

Per Term

Annual

K4: 4 year old
Semester 1: Two full days. 
Semester 2:Three full days.

$1,133.75

$4,535.00

K5: 5 year old (up to 4 days)

$1,230.00

$4,920.00

K6: 6 year old (five full days)

$1,543.50

$6,174.00

Primary

Group
CLASS 1– CLASS 3

Per Semester
$1,543.50

Annual
$6,174.00

Group
CLASS 4– CLASS 6

Per Semester
$1,627.50

Annual
$6,510.00

Group

Per Term

Annual

CLASS 1– CLASS 3

$1,543.50

$6,174.00

CLASS 4– CLASS 6

$1,627.50

$6,510.00

Other Fees (New families)

Group
Establishment Fee (per family to confirm enrolment)

Payment Cycle
Once off and non-refundable

Fee ($)
$850.00

Group
Application Fee (per child)   

Payment Cycle
Once off and non-refundable

Fee ($)
$115.00

Group

Payment Cycle

Fee ($)

Establishment Fee (per family to confirm enrolment)

Once off and non-refundable

$850.00

Application Fee (per child) 

Once off and non-refundable

$115.00

Sibling Tuition Fee Discounts

Discounts come into effect from K6, only applicable if there are no other outstanding fees.
1st Child- Full fee
2nd Child -10%
3rd Child -30%
4th Child -40%

Bank Details

Bank details for direct debit:
Yallingup Steiner School
ANZ bank
BSB: 016 580
ACC: 340907004

CAMP FEES

Additional camp fees will apply for Primary Classes, please contact the office for details.

HOLDING OF PLACES

Places will not be held for more than one term if there is a waitlist in place. There will be no fee reduction offered for prolonged absences, approved or unapproved.

NOTICE OF WITHDRAWAL
Notice in writing, of at least one full term in advance, must be given prior to the withdrawal of a student. In default, one term’s tuition fee is payable. Notice of withdrawal should be given in writing to the Registrar who will pass the information on to the Business Manager.

BUILDING FUND
The Yallingup Steiner School Building Fund is available to accept financial contributions from parents and friends to assist with the ongoing building program. Much has still to be done and the building fund is seen as an important element in the school’s development. All donations over $2 to this fund are tax deductible. Please contact the Business Manager at the school or email businessmanager@yss.wa.edu.au

All contributions confidential.

Account name: Yallingup Steiner School Building Fund
BSB: 016580
ACC: 197993922

BURSARY FUND

A Bursary Fund has been established for the benefit of providing temporary assistance to families who are unable to meet fee obligations.

Tax deductible donations can be made to the Bursary Fund account:                         

Yallingup Steiner School
BSB   016580
ACC# 296054576

Receipts will be forwarded upon payment with thanks.

Parents may apply for a bursary if they are experiencing financial hardship. Please apply through the Business Manager.

Parents and Friends

PARENT LIBRARY
Books are available in the office for the school community to borrow. It is free to join. Donations welcome.

FUNDRAISING
The Parents & Friends Association is actively involved in fund raising for the school community. Fundraising may happen within each class for various projects, with the main ‘whole-school’ fundraising venture of the year being the Spring Fair.

PARENT PARTICIPATION SCHEME
The Parent Participation Scheme endorsed by the School Council is a way of helping the school and sharing the workload with a commitment of time – a minimum of 20 hours per family per year or 5 hours per term. A register of parents and areas of contribution is kept in the office.

Transport

School Bus Services run a dedicated bus service for the Yallingup Steiner School which runs mornings and afternoons to and from Busselton, Dunsborough, Yallingup and Margaret River.  School Bus Services is a Public Transport Authority Service which is responsible for providing eligible rural students and students with special needs, free transport assistance to and from school on contracted ‘Orange’ school buses.

A bus timetable can be obtained from the school office.

The Busselton school bus departs from the Busselton terminus (Kent Street) at 7:30am with various designated stops along the way, including Dunsborough  arriving at the school at approximately 8:40am.  The bus departs school in the afternoon at 3:20pm and arrives in Busselton at 4:30pm.

The Dunsborough school bus departs Dunsborough at 8:15 am and arrives at school at approximately 8:50am.  The bus departs school in the afternoon at 3:20pm arriving at Dunsborough at 3:50pm.

The Margaret River school bus departs at Cowaramup at 7:33 then heads to Margaret River  at 7:50am with designated stops along the way arriving at the school at approximately 8:55am.  The bus departs school in the afternoon at 3:20pm and arrives in Margaret River at 4:25pm.

Parents of students who drive their children to the school may be eligible for a conveyancing allowance if a contract school bus service is not available.  For more information please contact the school office or visit www.schoolbuses.wa.gov.au.

Employment

If you are interested in working at our school as a relief teacher please send your CV to:

Jacqui Morris- Education Facilitator

Yallingup Steiner School
PO Box 135 Yallingup WA 6282
or email us at
admin@yss.wa.edu.au

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