Frequently Asked Questions

What will my child gain from going to Possums?
Where is Possums situated?
When are the sessions held?
What costs are involved?
How old does my child need to be?
What other requirements are there?
What do I need to bring?
What do I do on arrival?
What is a typical morning?
What if my child is sick or unable to attend?
Does Possums cater for children with allergies?
Can I be involved?
Does Possums offer occasional care?
Can I claim a child care rebate?


What will my child gain from going to Possums?


The Playcentre is an opportunity for your child to:
  • learn to play in a relaxed and stimulating environment
  • learn to socialise with the other children
  • continue to develop self-esteem, confidence, co-operation and independence in a group situation
  • further develop language, motor skills and creative talents

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Where is Possums situated?

At the Taroona Community Hall, Batchelor Way in Taroona.


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When are the sessions held?


Sessions are held during school term time:
  • Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
  • from 9.00am to 12.00 noon

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What costs are involved?

  • Fees are $28.00 per session, payable a term in advance.
  • A non-refundable deposit of $50 is required to secure your enrolment. This will be deducted from your fees on commencement.
  • There is a 25% discount for a second child attending regular booked sessions.
  • Excursions are held once a term and an extra fee usually applies to cover transport or other excursion costs.
  • Possums Playcentre is a registered Childcare provider with the Family Assistance Office so some families may be eligible for a rebate.

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How old does my child need to be?


Possums caters for 3-5 year olds:
  • Children must be 3 years old before they can attend.
  • Once they turn three they can start at any time during the year, providing there is a place available.

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