WONDER COURAGE RESPECT SERVICE

2017 Financial Information

The following information is applicable for the 2017 calendar year.


Fees

Foundation to Year 7
Foundation $7,950
Year 1   $7,950
Year 2  $7,950
Year 3  $8,275
Year 4  $8,275
Year 5  $8,275
Year 6  $8,295
Year 7  $8,295
Year 6-7 Design & Technologies  $145

Early Learning Centre
ELC – Full Day (permanent booking) $99
ELC – Full Day (casual booking) $103
ELC – Half Day (2 year olds for transition period)  $62

Before School Care Fees
Permanent Rate $17 per session
Casual Rate $22 per session

After School Care Fees
Permanent Rate $27.17
Casual Rate $32.17

OSHC Holiday Program
All Holiday Program activities  are assigned to one of the following fee tiers:

Tier 1: $54 per day: Activities based in the school or local area using existing resources
Tier 2: $62 per day: Activities based in the school or local area using additional resources
Tier 3: $70 per day: Activities, on-site or off-site, with a moderate associated cost for entry/participation
Tier 4: $75 per day: Off-site activities with an associated cost for entry/participation and/or bus transport

Prices are published prior to each holiday break

 


Discounts

Annual Discount – Foundation to Year 7
An annual discount of 3.5% on the net fee (after the deduction of all other discounts and/or scholarships) is given to all families who pay their fees in full for the year by Wednesday 28 February 2018.

Sibling Discount
An 8% discount on the net fee is given for the second and subsequent children within a family and also applies to siblings within the SPW Early Learning Centre.

Aligned School Discount – Foundation to Year 7
A 4% discount on the net fee is offered to the eldest child at SPW if they have a sibling who joined either Pulteney Grammar or St John’s Grammar at Year 8.  Please advise the Finance Office if this applies to your family.


Financial Assistance Program

Foundation to Year 7 Families

Families who qualify under the Department for Education and Child Development’s School Card Scheme may be eligible for the SPW Financial Assistance Program. Information regarding the program and can be obtained by clicking on the button below.

Applications close in mid Term 2, and parents must be up to date with fees or have an approved payment plan in place in order to be eligible.

Early Learning Centre Families

For ELC families experiencing hardship, contact the Finance Office regarding eligibility for the Special Child Care Benefit assistance.


Voluntary Building Fund Donation

The SPW Foundation Building Fund is essential to the development of School facilities and classroom and learning spaces refurbishment.  All families are asked to contribute towards the fund, with a suggested voluntary payment per child of: $12 for all monthly payment installments, or $30 per child per termly payments, or $5 for ELC fortnightly payments.

Families who wish to make further donations are able to do so via the SPW Foundation.  All donations are highly appreciated and can be made by contacting the Development Office on 7221 6202.  All donations over $2 are tax deductible and receipts will be issued by email in July following the end of the financial year.


Invoicing

Statements will be issued only by email on a termly basis, irrespective of the installment frequency chosen and will include any extra and co-curricular fees. If paying in monthly installments, your regular monthly payment will be for tuition fees only. All extra and co-curricular fees will be debited in full each term.


Payment Methods

To simplify paying your fees, families are encouraged to pay their school fees via the SchoolEasyPay facility from either a nominated bank or credit card account. This is our preferred payment method. Please complete the provided Parent Set Up Form indicating your payment details, and return it to the Finance Office.

The school also accepts payment in the form of BPAY, Cash, Cheque, MasterCard, Visa or EFTPOS. If paying by these methids, please quote your Family ID and indicate what the payment is for, ie sports fees, etc. Please do not send any cash payments with your children.

SchoolEasyPay
BPAY: Biller Code 26971

EFT Details:
St Peter’s Woodlands Grammar School
Bank: ANZ Glenelg
BSB: 015 250
Account No: 833645006

Also below is the Direct Debit Request Service Agreement:

  • Direct Debit Request Service Agreement
  • Download


Extra and Co-curricular Costs

For families with School Easy Pay and direct debit arrangements, charges for extra and co-curricular activities will be debited as a separate payment on the respective due date of each termly statement. All other families will be invoiced for extra and co-curricular charges with each term’s statement. Please note that extra and co-curricular charges vary and are published on the website portal when nominating your child/ren’s activities. Children are able to be withdrawn from an upcoming term’s activity only up to week 7 of the previous term upon approval by the Sports Co-ordinator. After Week 7, no refund will be given.

All co-curricular musical tuition will be invoiced separately by the individual Music Tutor, unless otherwise advised.


Payment Frequency

Foundation to Year 7
The payment frequency options available are:

Monthly
10 equal payments from February to November inclusive payable by the 15th day of each month, commencing 15 February 20178.  Please note these payments must be made via SchoolEasyPay from a nominated savings or credit card account.

Termly
4 equal payments must be paid by the end of the second week of each term.  Due dates are: 19 February 2018; 11 May 2018; 3 August 2018 and 26 October 2018.

Annually
Entitles you to a 3.5% discount on your net fee only (after the deduction of all other discounts and scholarships), provided payment is made for the year on or before Wednesday February 28 20178. Please note this annual discount does not apply to extra and co-curricular activities.

SPW Early Learning Centre / OSHC / OSCH Holiday Program
Fortnightly fees are payable two weeks in arrears via SchoolEasyPay. Parents wishing to claim Child Care Benefit (CCB) and Child Care Rebate (CCR) will need to register with the Department of Human Services, telephone 136 150 for more information, or go to

http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/subjects/assistance-with-child-care-fees

SPW reserves the right to charge a late pick up fee of $15, per occasion, where a child is not collected prior to closing.

Special arrangements for the payment of fees, other than those listed above, may be made on application to and accepted at the discretion of the Business Manager. SPW reserves the right to require families with outstanding fees to pay only via SchoolEasyPay.


Student Withdrawal

One full term’s notice is required if you intend to withdraw your child/children from St Peter’s Woodlands Grammar School, either during or at the end of the school year. Failure to provide this notice will result in fees being charged for the following term, as well as forfeiting the Parent Deposit.  This does not apply to Year 7 students leaving at the end of their final school year.


Defaulting on Fee Payments

Term
A late payment fee of $50 will be added to your account if it is not paid by the due date.  A further late payment of $50 will be added to your account each month should any part of the fees continue to remain outstanding.

Monthly
SPW reserves the right to add a $50 late payment fee to your account if it is not paid within two weeks of the due date.

SPW Early Learning Centre
A late payment fee of $10 will be added per fortnight to  your account if it is not paid within four weeks of the due date.

All accounts not paid within 60 days of the due date will be referred to the School Council who may review your child/ren’s enrolment. It is the policy of the school to refer overdue accounts to our debt collection agency if any account is not paid within 60 days of the due date. The payment of all fees charged by the debt collection agency, legal fees and court costs will be the responsibility of the family which incurs them.

Once a family has been referred to a debt collection agency we reserve the right to request for that family to pay their fees in advance, for a period to be determined at our sole discretion.

Please note that a $15 fee will be charged to your account where a direct debit is dishonored.

 


Parent Deposit / Holding Deposit

Parent Deposit
$500 per child which is due when confirming enrolment from Foundation to Year 7.

$500 Parent Deposit

  1. After your child has commenced at St Peter’s Woodlands, $400 of the Parent Deposit is repayable, without interest provided written notice of withdrawal is received at least one term prior to their leaving (this process does not apply to children completing Year 7). $100 of the Parent Deposit will go to the St Peter’s Woodlands Old Scholars’ Association for Life Membership for your child.
  2. For children entering St Peter’s Woodlands at Foundation, the Parent Deposit will be forfeited in full if notice of cancellation of enrolment is received after 1 July in the year prior to your child commencing Foundation.

Holding Deposit
$500 per child which is due when confirming enrolment in the St Peter’s Woodlands Early Learning Centre. If a place in Foundation is then offered, the Holding Deposit will be transferred to the Parent Deposit.

$500 ELC Holding Deposit

  1. Before your child enters the SPW Early Learning Centre, a Holding Deposit of $500 will be required upon receipt of a Letter of Offer. This Holding Deposit will be refunded in full provided written notice of withdrawal from the Early Learning Centre has been received at least one term prior to their leaving the Early Learning Centre, or alternatively the $500 can be used to cover the $500 Parent Deposit required to confirm enrolment for Foundation to Year 7.
  2. Should you not accept the offer of a place for Foundation your Holding Deposit will be forfeited.