“learning in play on djiringanj country”

We are proudly a community based not-for-profit preschool providing high quality early childhood education for our community.

Exceeding Quality Standards

Tathra Preschool is rated as EXCEEDING the National Quality Standard. This is a testament to the quality of our staff and educational program. The educational program at Tathra Preschool is based on the National Early Years Learning Framework “Belonging, Being, Becoming”. We place strong emphasis on the development of relationships based on empathy, cooperation and respect.

Our Program:


Tathra Preschool is located behind Lawrence Park in Tathra.
Tathra Preschool acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work, live and play and recognises that this land which provides a home for our preschool is, was and always will be Djiringanj Country. We pay respects to Djiringanj Elders, families and descendants, past, present and emerging and we recognise their continuing connection to land, water and community. We extend this acknowledgement and respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

We recognise that the information provided to us is true to the knowledge of the community members who have helped create Tathra Preschool Reconciliation Plan and may contain conflicting information with other First Nations People.

Tathra Preschool Important Dates

Term 1 2023: 31st January – 6th April

27th January: Staff Set Up day

30th January: Staff PD Day

31st January: First day for 2 Day Group (Tuesday)

1st February: First day for 3 Day Group (Wednesday)

24th February: Preschool Welcome Picnic 5.00pm with Zamboni Magic Show at 5.30pm

4th & 5th March: Wharf to Waves – Volunteer !

6th March: AGM

TBA: Parent/Teacher Meetings

Term 2 2023: 24th April – 30th June

25th April : Public Holiday (Tuesday)

12th June:  Public Holiday (Monday)

27 May to 3 June: National Reconciliation Week

2nd June : Walk for Reconciliation . Tathra Headland 8.30am

Term 3 2023: 17th July – 22nd September

Parent Workshop: TBA: Expression of Interest

Parent/Teacher Meetings : TBA

11th September: Preschool Photos all week

Term 4 2023: 9th October – 19th December

14th October: Working Bee : 9am to 11am

8th December: Friday: Tathra Preschool end of year celebration

Charlie Truscott on tour with her very special Christmas Show 

5.00pm picnic for 5.30 show. Children to share songs first.

15th December: Last day for 3 day group

18th December: Last day for 2 day group

19th December: Clean Up day

Wharf to Waves –  2024