Stepping Stones School Fees and Day Care Fees

as of 1st August 2018

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Once-Only Registration Fee

Term Prices (3 terms per year) for Regular School Attendance

 

– These invoices are sent in August, January and March and are payable within 30 days of issue.
– Late payment reminders carry a 5% fee.
– Fees may be paid in monthly instalments. on special request.
– For cancellations please observe the Stepping Stones Terms and Conditions.
– Sibling discount on regular school attendance only; 5% for a second child, 10% for a third child.

 

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Term Prices (3 terms per year) for Hot Lunch Option and Midday Day Care

 

– These invoices are sent in August, January and March and are payable within 30 days of issue.
– No sibling discount can be given for hot lunches or midday day care.
– Singular hot lunches can be requested @CHF 8.50 per meal (subject to availability).
– A four-week notice period is required for cancellation of the hot lunch program.
– Children attending full days may sign up for a nutritional hot lunch.

 

 

Hourly Prices for Ad Hoc Day Care

 

– Ad hoc day care invoices are sent at the end of each term and are payable within 30 days of issue.

 

Term Prices (3 terms per year) for Before and After School Day Care

– These invoices are sent in August, January and March and are payable within 30 days of issue.
– Day care is available to all children enrolled at Stepping Stones.
– A 10% reduction is given for a full day care plan, with attendance from Mon – Fri, 07.30-18.00.
– No sibling discount can be given for day care.

Weekly Prices for Day Care during the Stepping Stones School Holidays

 

– Invoices for holiday day care are sent retrospectively and are payable within 30 days of issue.
– Holiday day care is available the first week of the school holiday at the end of term 1 in December as well as the first three weeks of the summer holidays, in June/July.
– Places are limited. It is advisable to sign up early.
– No sibling discount can be given for holidays day care.
– A flexible timetable can be arranged for each child and a child may attend between one and five times per week. Prices are then pro-rated to attendance.

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Terms and Conditions of Enrolment

The School Year
The school year runs from the end of August to June and is divided into three terms (actual dates are given in the annual school calendar). Term fees are due in August, January and March.

Admission
Stepping Stones accepts children of all nationalities between the ages of 2 and 7 years. We advise that both parent and child visit the school before enrolment.

Insurance
The school is covered by a «Kindergarten» accident insurance policy. Parents should provide personal insurance cover for their child, as they feel necessary.

Registration
To register your child at Stepping Stones, the application form must be filled in. On acceptance, a once-only non-refundable registration fee must be paid within 10 days in order to reserve your child’s place. In addition, the enrolment agreement form must be signed and returned to us within 10 days.

Withdrawal
There are 3 dates notice of cancellation can be given.
Notice by 30th September for the Second Term starting in January
Notice by 31st January for the Third Term starting in April
Notice by 31st May for the following school year starting in August

All cancellations must be in writing. If notice of cancellation is received after the above given dates, the full terms fee will be charged for the following term.

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Stepping Stones School Fees and Day Care Fees as of 1st August 2019

Once-Only Registration Fee

Annual Fees for Regular School Attendance

Playgroup 2-3 years and Pre-school 3-4 years

*including a nutritional hot lunch served at 12.45

Pre-kindergarten 4-5 years and Kindergarten 5-7 years

*including a nutritional hot lunch served at 12.45

Annual Prices for Before and After School Day Care

Ad Hoc Day Care Fees

*subject to availability

Payment of Annual School Fees and Other Day Care Fees

  • Annual fee invoices are sent in August and are payable 30 days after the date of issue.
  • Annual fees may be paid in 3 instalments, by prior arrangement; 40% in August, 30% in December, 30% in March or alternatively in 10 monthly instalments, commencing in August and ending in May. Please note that a CHF 100.00 administration fee will be due in August for payment in monthly instalments.
  • Invoices for ad hoc day care are issued at the end of each school term.
  • Late payment reminders carry a 5% fee.

Discounts to Annual School Fees and Day Care Fees

  • Sibling discount is given on regular school attendance only; 5% for a second child, 10% for a third child.
  • No sibling discount can be given on day care fees.

Late Enrolments/Early Withdrawals during the School Year

  • Annual fees, for pupils starting later than the start of the school year in August, will be pro-rated according to the date of enrolment. A refund can be given for withdrawals during the school year, provided that the notice period in the Stepping Stones „Terms and Conditions of Enrolment“ is adhered to.

Stepping Stones Holiday Day Care Fees as of 1st August 2019

Dates for Day Care during the Stepping Stones School Holidays

Weekly Prices for Day Care during the Stepping Stones School Holidays

* Hot lunch program is not available during holiday day care. Please provide a cold packed lunch.

Payment and Attendance of Holiday Day Care

  • Children may attend between one and 5 times per week, with arrival between 08.00 and 09.00 and departure at either 12.00, 14.00, 16.00 or 18.00.
  • Invoices for holiday day care are sent retrospectively and are payable within 30 days of issue.

Discounts to Holiday Day Care Fees

  • Please note that no sibling discount can be given for holiday day care.

Cancellations/Absences of Holiday Day Care

  • A four week notice period, prior to the start of each holiday day care week, is required for cancellations of holiday day care. Charge will be made in full for late cancellations.
  • No discount can be given for absences, except in the case of illness when a doctor’s note is provided. In such cases a 50% refund may be offered

Annual Registration Fee for Non-Stepping Stones Pupils for Holiday Day Care