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A community kindergarten dedicated to providing children with the best start on their educational journey.

Contact details

Address: 2A Caravan St, Balwyn 3103 

Phone: (03) 9857 8710

Email: [email protected]

Website: Balwyn East Kindergarten website

Visit the kindergarten: Visit our Open days for kindergartens page for information about annual open days, or contact the kindergarten to arrange a time to visit.

About Balwyn East Kindergarten

Balwyn East Kindergarten believes play is an active learning process, essential for stimulating children’s intellectual, social, physical and creative abilities.

Balwyn East Kindergarten offers a collaborative and respectful environment with a mix of child-directed, guided and adult-led learning activities. Children are engaged and encouraged to develop and explore values, relationships, diversity, inclusion and community.

Learn more about the centre's programs, facilities and philosophies on the Balwyn East Kindergarten website.

Session times 2022

3-year-old kindergarten program

Green - 20 places - 6 hours per week

Day

Start time

Finish time

Session length

Wednesday

9:15am

12:15pm

3 hours

Friday

9:15am

12:15pm

3 hours

4-year-old kindergarten program

Red - 22 places - 19.5 hours per week

Day

Start time

Finish time

Session length

Monday

8:30am

3pm

6 hrs 30mins

Tuesday

8:30am

3pm

6 hrs 30 min

Thursday

8:30am

3pm

6 hrs 30 min

Provisional session times 2023

3-year-old kindergarten program

Green - 20 places - 9 hours per week

Day

Start time

Finish time

Session length

Wednesday

9:30am

2:00pm

4.5 hours

Friday

9:30am

2:00pm

4.5 hours

4-year-old kindergarten program

Red - 22 places - 19.5 hours per week

Day

Start time

Finish time

Session length

Monday

8:30am

3pm

6 hrs 30mins

Tuesday

8:30am

3pm

6 hrs 30 min

Thursday

8:30am

3pm

6 hrs 30 min

Fees – per term 2022

3-year-old kindergarten program (6 hours per week): $630

4-year-old kindergarten program (19.5 hours per week): $1,125

Conditions

Term fees include:

  • All program costs
  • Incursions
  • Equipment levy

Additional costs

Security deposit: $300 per child per year payable upon confirmation of enrolment and credited against term 4 fees.

Maintenance levy: $100 paid in term 1 - this fee will be refunded at the end of the year if you have participated in working bees and provided parental help during the year.

Concessions

A Victorian government subsidy is available for eligible families that reduces the fee per term to:

  • $0 for 3-year old kindergarten
  • $275 for 4-year old kindergarten

You can find out more about this subsidy on the Victorian Government website.

Boroondara Kindergarten Central Enrolment Scheme

Ready to enrol?

You can preference up to 5 kinders in your application.

Rating against the National Quality Standard

Early childhood education and care services are assessed and rated against the National Quality Standard (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 Balwyn East Kindergarten's rating against the NQS and learn more about the assessment process on the StartingBlocks website.

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


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