“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 2024: 1st February  – 12th April

30th January: Staff Set Up day

31th January: Staff PD Day

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

5th February: First day for 2 Day Group (Monday)

23th February: Preschool Welcome Picnic 5.00pm with Zamboni Magic Show at 5.30pm 

 6th March: AGM 5.15pm to 6.15pm

12th March: 3 Day group Parent/Teacher Meetings

15th March: 2 Day group Parent/Teacher Meetings 

Term 2 2024: 29th April – 5th July

10th June:  Public Holiday (Monday)

 12th June: Parent Workshop

       5.15pm to 6.30pm 

       “Supporting Children’s Regulation – Practical Strategies for Home”

Term 3 2024: 22th July – 27nd September

24/25/26 July : Sea animals Cultural Program scheduled from last term TBC)

31st July: Wed: 5.15-6.15 Committee Meeting

28th Aug: Wed: 5.15-6.15 Committee Meeting

25th Sept Wed: 5.15-6.15 Committee Meeting

14th October Working B: 9-11

Parent/Teacher Meetings : TBA

Term 4 2024: 14th October  – 19th December

30 Oct: Wed: 5.15-6.15 Committee Meeting

27th Nov: Wed: 5.15-6.15 Committee Meeting

17 Dec: Tue Last day 2-day group

19 Dec: Thur: Last day 3-day group