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Kindergarten at Mount Carmel College is built upon the foundation of learning through play. It is designed to provide interesting, diverse and challenging experiences that give children the opportunity and time to build confidence, social skills and independence in a secure and nurturing environment.

Applications for Kindergarten at Mount Carmel College in 2025 are now being accepted.

Kindergarten Days

We offer flexibility for families with Kindergarten operating five days a week at our Hobart campus for four and five year old girls.  Parents are asked to nominate their preferred Kindergarten days with a minimum of three days and the option of nominating additional days. Changing and adding extra days to the already nominated days will be subject to availability of space and ensuring optimal class sizes.

Before and After School Care

To assist families in managing their day-to-day commitments, Mount Carmel College offers Outside School Hours Care for students from Kinder to Year 6. Before School Care operates from 7.30am-8.30am, After School Care operates from 3.05pm–6.00pm and Holiday Care from 8.30am – 6.00pm during the school holidays.

Features of our Kindergarten program

  • personalised to each individual child
  • underpinned by the Early Years Learning Framework
  • holistic focus on each child
  • daily Pre-Literacy program 
  • a big emphasis on student wellbeing
  • specialist classes of Japanese, P.E, Music and Dance
  • preparation and support with the transition to Prep (first formal school year)
  • participation in wider school activities such as sporting carnivals, Arts Festivals, Grandparents and Special Friends Morning and liturgical celebrations
  • Nature Play Adventures exploring the natural environment of Lambert Park
  • Oval Play

As a Catholic school, Mount Carmel College provides an integrated Religious Education program.

Kindergarten Fees

At Mount Carmel we offer affordable fees and easy payment options to suit all families. Annual tuition fees for Kindergarten in 2024 are incremental depending on the number of days nominated.

Number of DaysDaysAnnual FeesMonthly Instalments (x10 : Feb-Nov)
Three (minimum required)Wednesday, Thursday and Friday$2100.00$210.00
FourOne additional day to the minimum of three required$2700.00$270.00
FiveMonday - Friday$3300.00$330.00

Bus Service

We offer a safe and dedicated bus service for all Mount Carmel students around Greater Hobart.

The best way to discover our Kindergarten program is to see it in action. Contact our Enrolments Officer to arrange a personal tour.