Fees

You can find our full Business and Fees Arrangements for the 2023 school year here.

Fees, including application and enrolment fees, can be located in the Business and Fees Arrangement document, or found below.

Application and Enrolment Fees

Application FeesPricing
Application fee$250
Sibling of a child currently enrolled at BGMS $50
Family application fee (two or more children applying simultaneously)$310
Enrolment FeesPricing
First Child$2,125
Second Child$1,595
Third and subsequent children$1,060

Please note that the enrolment fee includes confirmation and acceptance, and is non-refundable.

The enrolment fee is payable with ten (10) business days from the offer.

Annual Tuition

Junior Primary

Year LevelAnnual Tuition FeeAnnual Resource LevyTotal
Pre-Kindergarten (Monday – Thursday, 8:30am – 12:00pm)

Please note: An optional extended educational program is available for Pre-Kindergarten students from 12 noon to 3:00pm Monday to Thursday at $35 per session.

Students do not need to be enrolled for all afternoon sessions per week, however, an approximate number given at the beginning of the school year or term is appreciated.

$8,000$419$8,419
Pre-Kindergarten (Monday – Friday)

Pre-Kindergarten Friday program is only available to students enrolled Monday to Thursday and costs an additional $2300 p.a. per student.

$10,300N/A$10,300
Kindergarten (Monday – Thursday)$10,300$419$10,719
Kindergaten (Monday – Friday)$12,600$419$13,019
Pre-primary$9,648$419$10,067

Building Fund Levy

The Blue Gum Montessori School Building Fund contribution assists with future capital developments for the school. The compulsory building fund levy is payable on a per-family basis, costing $660 for families with their youngest child in Junior Primary.

Determining which Junior Primary fee applies

Pre-Kindergarten fees are applied to a child who has attained 3 years of age as of July 1.

Kindergarten fees are applied to a child who has attained 4 years of age as of July 1.

Pre-primary fees apply to a child who has attained 5 years of age as of July 1.

Middle and Upper Primary

Year LevelAnnual Tuition FeeAnnual Resource LevyTotal
Year 1$9,648$670$10,318
Year 2$9,648$670$10,318
Year 3$9,648$670$10,318
Year 4$9,648$670$10,318
Year 5$9,648$670$10,318
Year 6$9,648$670$10,318

Building Fund Levy

The Blue Gum Montessori School Building Fund contribution assists with future capital developments for the school. The compulsory building fund levy is payable on a per-family basis, costing:

  • $660 for families with their youngest child in Middle Primary
  • $440 for families with children in Upper Primary only

Additional Information

Levy

The amenities levy covers all the additional costs associated with your child’s education not associated with tuition, and includes books, equipment, camps, incursions and excursions. Families will not be invoiced for additional items during the school year.

Sibling Discount

When more than one (1) child from the family is enrolled, the second child from that family will be entitled to a 20% discount on the Tuition Fee. The third and subsequent children will be entitled to a 30% discount on the Tuition Fee.

The School Board reviews fees annually and communicates increases by the end of the academic year.

Before & After School Club & Vacation Care

Before School Care
After School Care
Daily FeeDaily Fee
$25 per day$36 per day
$30 Casual Booking$48 Casual Booking
$55 Late Booking (booking made within 24 hours of required care)$55 Late Booking (booking made within 24 hours of required care)
Vacation Care
$125 per day

Please note that the school offers CCS (Child Care Subsidy) for OSHC and Vacation Care, subject to government legislation.

Infant & Toddlers

Infant Toddler Community (Playgroup)
Paid Term Fee in Advance
$165