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A kindergarten with a proud tradition in community-based early childhood education.

Contact details

Address: 16A Argyle Rd, Kew, 3101 

Phone: 9817 3624

Email:  [email protected]

Website: www.jjmcmahon.org.au

Open day: Contact the kindergarten to arrange a time to visit.

About JJ McMahon Memorial Kindergarten

JJ McMahon is a kindergarten that involves families and fosters a strong sense of community.

The kindergarten teaches children through play, drawing on the philosophies of Reggio Emilia, Montessori and Froebel. The facility's lush playground also provides many opportunities for children to engage with the natural world.

The centre takes an inclusive approach, and staff have experience in ensuring all children - including those with allergies or additional needs - can participate in their programs. 

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

Session times 2020

3-year-old kindergarten program

Green - 20 places - 8 hours per week

Day

Start time

Finish time

Session length

Tuesday

1pm

4pm

3 hrs

Thursday

8.30am

1.30pm

5 hrs

Yellow - 20 places - 8 hours per week

Day

Start time

Finish time

Session length

Tuesday

9am

12pm

3 hrs

Friday

8.30am

1.30pm

5 hrs

4-year-old kindergarten program

Blue - 26 places - 18 hours per week

Day

Start time

Finish time

Session length

Monday

9am

3pm

6 hrs

Wednesday

9am

3pm

6 hrs

Friday

9am

3pm

6 hrs

Red - 22 places - 24 hours per week

Day

Start time

Finish time

Session length

Monday

9am

3pm

6 hrs

Tuesday

9am

3pm

6 hrs

Wednesday

9am

3pm

6 hrs

Thursday

9am

3pm

6 hrs

Fees per term

3-year-old kindergarten program (8 hours per week): $750

4-year-old kindergarten program:

  • Blue - 18 hours per week: $785
  • Red - 24 hours per week: $1100

Conditions

Term fees include:

  • All program costs
  • Sunhat
  • Incursions

Additional costs

Maintenance levy: $100 per year - this fee may be refunded after participating in 2 working bees. Concession card holders are exempt.

Concessions

A Victorian government subsidy is available for eligible families that reduces the fee per term for the 4-year-old programs:

  • Blue: $130.83
  • Red: $412.40

No concessions are available for the 3-year-old kindergarten program.

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 JJ McMahon Memorial Kindergarten's rating against the NQS and learn more  about the assessment process on the StartingBlocks website.

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

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