Arndu St. Paul’s Preschool is a high quality, not-for-profit, Christian community-based preschool located in Oatley.
Arndu St. Paul’s Preschool is a high quality, Christian, not-for-profit, community-based preschool located in Oatley. We operate in accordance with state school terms and children can attend between 8.30am and 4.00pm. We are licensed for 49 children per day aged 3 to 6 years. Children are divided into two class groups and attend either 2 days (Mon/Tues) or 3 days (Wed/Thurs/Fri) per week.
Arndu is rated as ‘Meeting National Quality Standard’ by Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority .
As a ministry of Oatley Anglican Church Arndu seeks to create opportunities to share God’s love by sharing the saving message of forgiveness in Jesus. This foundation of love is the basis for providing high quality early childhood education in a Christian environment, supporting and enhancing children’s learning in the early years through belonging, being, becoming and believing.
We have a highly qualified and experienced staff, with the number of qualified staff well exceeding regulation standards. Our team of caring and dedicated professionals for 2023 consists of:
William Cook (Office Days, Wednesday & Thursday)
Rosa Street Room
Maiomiao Wei, Early Childhood Teacher (Mon - Fri)
Kaitlin Ede (Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri) Diploma of Children's Services
Elyse Bray (Mon - Fri) – Diploma Children’s Services
Educator (Mon - Fri) – Certificate III in Children’s Services
Neville Street Room
William Cook (Mon, Tues, & Fri) Masters of Teaching (Birth to 5 years)
Karen Haney (Weds - Thurs) Bachelor of Early Childhood Education
Leanne Repaci (Tue - Fri) Associate Diploma in Children’s Services
Brittany Aggert (Mon - Fri) Diploma of Children's Services
Two Early Childhood Inclusion Support Teachers Alyssa & Jo are employed on a permanent part time basis.
Two Arndu Chaplains Ben and Kimjeng Pantlin operate throughout the week
Arndu St Paul’s Preschool adheres to the Early Childhood Code of Ethics for quality early childhood practice.
We also ensure that staff are up to date with First Aid requirements, updating CPR on a yearly basis.
Daily fees for 2023 will be $66 for 4 year old children and $71 for 3 year old children and $30 for children with a NDIS Number, Health Care Card and Veteran affair card holders, and families who identify as Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander families.
Each family able to access Start Strong Fee Relief of $4220 to further reduce the daily rate.
Fee payment is made electronically by either bank transfer or direct debit. Arndu's BSB number is 012 372 and account number is 2568 91417. Please use your surname as the reference so that fees can be correctly identified and allocated.
Fees are to be paid in advance each term. The full term’s fees are to be paid by Week 2 each term. Other timetables for payment can be considered by the Director.
Fees are still payable for any time that a child is absent due to sickness or holidays or any other family event. Fees are not charged for closure periods such as school holidays.