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A kindergarten that encourages children to explore, learn through play and build on their interests.

Contact details

Address: 584 – 586 Glenferrie Road
Hawthorn 3122 

Phone:  9819 2326

Email:  [email protected]


About Hawthorn Early Years

Hawthorn Early Years 'Early Learners' and sessional kindergarten programs provide challenging learning and development opportunities. 

Each teaching team develops a program that supports all learners. The skills, knowledge and disposition required to navigate these challenges offer great insight into how each child learns. 

Learn more about the centre's staff, programs, facilities and philosophies on their website.

Note: Hawthorn Early Years will not be offering 3 and 4-year-old sessional kindergarten in 2021. Please contact Hawthorn Early Years directly to enquire about long day placement in 2021.

Session times 2020

4-year-old kindergarten program

Dolphins - 22 places - 15 hours per week


Start time

Finish time

Session length




5 hrs 




5 hrs 




5 hrs

Note: Long day care may also be available on Mondays and Fridays. Please contact the centre for details.

Fees - per term

4-year-old kindergarten program (15 hours per week): $1050


Term fees are paid in advance and include:

  • All program costs
  • Incursions
  • A non-refundable $100 enrolment fee

Additional costs

Maintenance levy: $100 per year (non-refundable)

Hat: $7 per child 

Wet bag: $8 per child

Late collection fee: $50 per incident


Victorian government subsidy is available for eligible families that reduces the fee for the 4-year-old program to $0.

Boroondara Kindergarten Central Enrolment Scheme

Ready to enrol?

You can preference up to 5 kinders in your application.

Rating against the National Quality Standards

Early childhood education and care services are assessed and rated against the Nation Quality Standards (NQS) to:

  • promote continuous improvement in the provision of quality education and care
  • improve knowledge and access to information about the quality of services to help families make informed decisions about their child’s education and care.

See Hawthorn Early Years rating against the NQS and learn more about the assessment process on the StartingBlocks website.

Note: These details have been provided by Hawthorn Early Years in partnership with the Boroondara Kindergarten Central Enrolment Scheme (BKCES). For the most up-to-date information, visit the Hawthorn Early Years website.

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