The John Francis Clark Memorial


Welcome To The John Francis Clark Memorial Kindergarten

We are now the Ardtornish Children's Centre, please follow this link to our new website


The The John Francis Clark Memorial Kindergarten is a Department of Education & Children’s Services (DECD) site.

We are currently located in the Ardtornish Primary school Activity Hall while our site is under major reconstruction. The hall has been refurbished for preschool use and is light, bright and airy. We have our own dedicated and secure outdoor play area.

Entrance to our Kindy is from Saarinen Avenue, adjacent to Ardtornish Primary School

Contact Information

Director: Heather Fuss
Phone: (08) 8264 9828
Fax: (08) 8395 3601
Address: 2 Roder Court
Region: Northern Adelaide

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Session Times

Children in South Australia are entitled to four sessions of preschool after they turn four years of age and before they begin school.  In addition we offer pre-entry for one session per week, one term prior to full time attendance at our centre.

Morning Sessions 8.30am – 11.30am, Monday to Friday
Afternoon Sessions: 12.00noon – 3.00pm, Monday to Thursday
Full Day Sessions: available on a needs basis if spaces are available.


Kindergarten Sessions $60 per term
Pre-entry: $25 per term
Full Day: $5.00 per day
(in addition to Kindergarten session fees)

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Parent Information

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Download File Size File Type
Behaviour Management Policy 15 KB Adobe PDF
Healthy Food Policy 8 KB Adobe PDF
Sunsafe Policy 8 KB Adobe PDF

For more information regarding policies, please visit the DECD Policies and Procedures webpage for Early Childhood Services.

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Playgroup Information

On the school grounds of Ardtornish Primary School is a Playgroup Building which holds Playgroup three days a week.

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Planning & Reporting

The Context Statement provides detailed information about our preschool.

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Download File Size File Type
Context Statement 190 KB Adobe PDF
Site Improvement Plan  15 KB  Adobe PDF 
Annual Report 2013 180 KB Adobe PDF 

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Feedback and complaints

Let us know if you have feedback or a complaint, or if you want to give us a compliment. Feedback is valuable as it helps us shape our services to meet your needs.

Our parent guide to raising a concern or complaint (Adobe PDF 478KB)

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