Stepping Stones School Fees and Day Care Fees

as of 1st August 2018

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Once-Only Registration Fee

Description Once only
A non-refundable registration fee is payable within 10 days, on acceptance of a place. CHF 600

 

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

Attendance Days Times Playgroup
2-3 years
Pre-school
3-4 years
Pre-kindergarten
4-5 years
Kindergarten
5-7 years
2 mornings/week Tue / Thu 09.00 – 12.30 CHF 1790 CHF 1940
3 mornings/week Mon / Wed / Fri 09.00 – 12.30 CHF 2685 CHF 2910
5 mornings/week All weekdays 09.00 – 12.30 CHF 4475 CHF 4850
2 days/week Tue / Thu 09.00 – 15.30 CHF 3040 CHF 3240
3 days/week Mon / Wed / Fri 09.00 – 15.30 CHF 4560 CHF 4860
5 days/week All weekdays 09.00 – 15.30 CHF 7600 CHF 8100

 

– 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

Description Available 2 lunches/week 3 lunches/week 5 lunches/week
Hot Lunch Mon – Fri CHF 200 CHF 300 CHF 500

 

Description Available Times One day/ week 5 lunches/week
Midday day care Mon – Fri 12.30 – 13.30 CHF 300 CHF 1500

 

– 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

Attendance Available Times Per hour
To be arranged in advance at the office Mon – Fri 07.30 -18.00 CHF 25

 

– 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

Description Available Times One day/ week 5 days/week
Morning day care Mon-Fri 07.30 – 08.30 CHF 240 CHF 1200
Morning day care Mon-Fri 08.00 – 08.30 CHF 120 CHF 600
Midday day care Mon-Fri 12.30 – 13.30 CHF 300 CHF 1500
After school care Mon-Fri 16.00 – 16.30 CHF 120 CHF 600
After school care Mon-Fri 16.00 – 17.00 CHF 240 CHF 1200
After school care Mon-Fri 16.00 – 17.30 CHF 360 CHF 1800
After school care Mon-Fri 16.00 – 18.00 CHF 480 CHF 2400

 

– 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

Description Available Times One day/ week 5 days/week
Holiday day care Mon-Fri 08.00 – 14.00 CHF 90 CHF 450
Holiday day care Mon-Fri 08.00 – 16.00 CHF 120 CHF 600
Holiday day care Mon-Fri 08.00 – 18.00 CHF 150 CHF 750
Holiday day care Mon-Fri 09.00 – 14.00 CHF 75 CHF 375
Holiday day care Mon-Fri 09.00 – 16.00 CHF 105 CHF 535
Holiday day care Mon-Fri 09.00 – 18.00 CHF 135 CHF 675

 

– 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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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 cancelations 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.

 Fill out your application form here!