General Info

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

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Term Dates 2021

Term 1

Students – 9 weeks.

Monday 1st February – Thursday 1st April Half Day
Labour Day : Monday 1st March
Michaelmas : Monday 22nd March
(Easter Good Friday 2nd April – first day of the holidays)

2 Week Holiday

Term 2

Students – 10 weeks

Monday 19th April – Friday 25th June
Anzac Day (Public Holiday) Monday 26th April
W.A. Day (Public Holiday) – Monday 7th June
School Tour – Friday 11th June
Winter Solstice- Pupil Free Day Monday 21st June

3 Week Holiday

 

Term 3

Students – 10 weeks

Monday 19th July – Thursday 23rd September.
Staff PD Fri 24th Sept: All School’s Steiner Day
Open Day- Saturday 11th September

2 Week Holiday

Term 4

Students – 10 weeks

Monday October 11th – Wednesday 15th December (half day)
Spring Fair: Sunday 28th November

Fees and Charges 2022

Playgroup

Group
0 – 3 Years

Per Semester
$410 first child
$180 (each subsequent sibling)
$30 Enrolment fee (one off payment)

Annual
$820 (not including siblings)

Group

Per Semester

Annual

0 – 3 Years

$410 first child
$180 (each subsequent sibling)
$30 Enrolment fee (one off payment)

$820 (not including siblings)

Kindergarten

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

Per Semester
$1,034

Annual
$4,136

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

Per Semester
$1,122

Annual
$4,488

Group
K6: 6 year old (five full days)

Per Semester
$1,408

Annual
$5,632

Group

Per Semester

Annual

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

$1,058.75

$4,235.00

K5: 5 year old (up to 4 days)

$1,148.75

$4,595.00

K6: 6 year old (five full days)

$1,441.25

$5,765.00

Primary

Group
CLASS 1– CLASS 3

Per Semester
$1,408

Annual
$5,632

Group
CLASS 4– CLASS 6

Per Semester
$1,485

Annual
$5,940

Group

Per Semester

Annual

CLASS 1– CLASS 3

$1,441.25

$5,765.00

CLASS 4– CLASS 6

$1,520.00

$6,080.00

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%

Terms and Conditions

To register a child for enrolment, an application fee of $100.00 per child must accompany the application form. This fee is non-refundable and covers administration costs. Any new families entering the school will be required to pay an Establishment Fee of $788.00, on the acceptance of a place for the first child. This fee is non-refundable and is used for capital improvements.

Bank Details

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

CAMP FEES
In Class 3/4 and 5/6, a camp of two to four nights is offered, possibly costing up to $400.00 each camp.

HOLDING OF PLACES
If a family intends to withdraw a child for one or more terms and wishes to retain the child’s place, a tuition fee for each term will be charged at the discretion of the Business Manager most likely not less than 50% of the term fee.

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 has been established and contributions from parents and friends are most welcome 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. Prior approval must be sought from the Finance Committee. Please contact the Business Manager at the school or email businessmanager@yss.wa.edu.au

All contributions confidential.

Account name: Yallingup Steiner School Scholarship Account
BSB: 016580
ACC: 296054576

 

Parents and Friends

 

PARENT LIBRARY
Books are available in the office for the school community to borrow. There is a one off $10 fee 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, Eagle Bay/Dunsborough 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 (Fig Tree Lane) at 7:50am with various designated stops along the way, including Yallingup, arriving at the school at approximately 8:45am.  The bus departs school in the afternoon at 3:20pm and arrives in Busselton at 4:10pm.

The Eagle Bay bus departs Eagle Crescent at 8:10am and picks up in Dunsborough and arrives at school at approximately 8:50am.  The bus departs school in the afternoon at 3:15pm arriving at Eagle Bay at 3:50pm.

The Margaret River school bus departs at Tunbridge St, Margaret River at 7:55am with designated stops along Caves Road, arriving at the school at approximately 8:50am.  The bus departs school in the afternoon at 3:20pm and arrives in Margaret River at 4:15pm.

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:

Jean-Michel David – Principal

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