Important message to parents

  • The Art Centre practices a policy of no nuts or nut products. Please ensure food brought to the Centre does not contain nuts or nut products, as other children may be allergic.
  • Let us know if your child has special needs/medication requirements.
  • Children need to bring their own food and drink.
  • Students with health issues, asthma, allergies requiring the use of an Epi-pen are required to provide a current Action Plan prior to the commencement of class. If your child turns up without an Epi Pen or with out of date medication, they cannot attend the class.
  • An additional mobile or emergency contact number must be available.
  • Please ensure your child dresses appropriately for the class by wearing a smock and shoes with covered heel and toes.
  • There are no child-minding facilities at the Art Centre.
  • Ku-ring-gai Art Centre accepts no responsibility for children before/after classes.
  • Children must be collected promptly at the end of each class.
  • Ku-ring-gai Art Centre accepts no children under the age of five years OR children who have not yet started school – we have the right to refuse enrolments that do not meet these criteria.
  • Only students enrolled may attend courses.
  • Children and babies are not permitted to attend adult classes and workshops.
  • Parents/guardians are not permitted to stay in class/interact with children during class time, including any recreational breaks as per instructed by the tutor
  • Fees are kept to a minimum and cover tuition, the use of equipment during classes and, where included, the cost of model fees and/or some basic materials.
  • Mineral turpentine is not permitted at the Centre.
  • Any books, magazines, images brought into the centre by students, parents/guardians or tutors must be approved by the Art Centre Coordinator before class distribution.

Does your child have allergies, Asthma or special needs?

To keep your child safe we need to know if your child has any allergic triggers, asthma or any other medical or behavioural requirements which may affect their participation in classes.

Click here to download a medical awareness form so you can inform the Art Centre of your child's needs.

Do you have any questions?

Contact us via email artcentre@kmc.nsw.gov.au or by phone 9424 0310. Our office hours are 8.30am - 5pm, Monday - Friday (excluding public holidays)

Do you have a Creative Kids voucher?

Ku-ring-gai Art Centre is now registered with Service NSW and we can accept vouchers for selected classes in the school holidays.

The classes we are able to redeem vouchers for are all school holiday classes over the value of $100.

Click here for more inforation about redeeming Creative Kids vouchers

Click here for more information on the classes.

Please note we are unable to accept online bookings for Creative Vouchers. They can only be redeemed by calling 9424 0310.

If you have any questions about the voucher process please contact us: artcentre@kmc.nsw.gov.au.

Protocol for infectious diseases

COVID-19 precautions

  • If you feel unwell please do not visit the Art Centre or attend classes.
  • If you have come into contact with anyone with a confirmed case of COVID-19 please do not attend classes, it's recommended that you also seek medical advice.
  • Art materials are not to be shared amongst students and tutors.
  • All students must follow the social distancing and hygiene signs and instructions from Art Centre staff.
Each student will need to sign a disclosure form at the start of each lesson containing the following information:
  • Have you been overseas in the last 28 days?
  • Have you been tested for Covid-19, what was the result?
  • Have you been in contact with a known Covid-19 case?

In the case of a child feeling unwell, parents and/or guardians are asked to:

  • Immediately pick up their sick child when contacted by Council staff.
  • Take their children to the doctor for treatment and diagnosis.
  • Inform Council staff as soon as possible if their child is diagnosed with any infectious disease.
  • Keep sick children at home until they are well.