A kindergarten that provides a happy, caring and secure environment for children and families.

Contact details

Address: 1a Wills Street
Hawthorn East 3123 

Phone: (03) 9882 6880 or 0412 422 309

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.camberwellbaptistchurchkindergarten.org.au

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

About Camberwell Baptist Church Kindergarten 

Camberwell Baptist balances child-initiated and teacher-supported experiences to provide a program where play is valued and kindergarten is fun.

Children, teachers and parents/caregivers share the learning journey together and a strong sense of community is fostered with opportunities for participation and involvement. 

The kindergarten has a large, light-filled playroom and shaded playground, where experienced teachers deliver a high quality program in a caring Christian environment.

The 4-year-old-program also features specialist sessions of French, music and dance.

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

Session times 2022

3-year-old kindergarten program

Koala – 22 places – 6 hours per week

Day

Start time

Finish time

Session length

Tuesday

9am

12pm

3 hrs

Thursday

9am

12pm

3 hrs

Note: Extended hours sessions are available for this group when there is enough interest. These extended hours increase the length of the sessions by 3 hours each with a pick-up time of 3pm. 

4-year-old kindergarten program

Wombat – 22 places – 15 hours per week

Day

Start time

Finish time

Session length

Monday

9am

3pm

6 hrs 

Wednesday

9am

3pm

6 hrs 

Friday

9am

12pm

3 hrs

Note: An extended hours session is available on Friday when there is enough interest. This extends the length of the Friday session by 3 hours and has a pick-up time of 3pm.

Provisional session times 2023

3-year-old kindergarten program

Koala – 22 places – 12 hours per week

Day Start time Finish time Session length
Tuesday 9am 3pm 6 hours
Thursday 9am 3pm 6 hours

Extended hours sessions are not available in 2023.

4-year-old kindergarten program

Wombat – 22 places – 15 hours per week

Day

Start time

Finish time

Session length

Monday

9am

3pm

6 hours 

Wednesday

9am

3pm

6 hours 

Friday

9am

12pm

3 hours

Note: An extended hours session is available on Friday when there is enough interest. This extends the length of the Friday session by 3 hours and has a pick-up time of 3pm.

Fees

Per term 2022

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

  • Term 1: $600
  • Terms 2, 3 and 4: $400
  • Extended hours sessions: $650 (6 hours per week)

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

  • Term 1: $875
  • Terms 2, 3 and 4: $675
  • Extended hours session: $350 (3 hours per week)

Conditions

Term fees include:

  • all program costs
  • incursions
  • excursions
  • a sun hat
  • a library bag (4-year-olds only).

Additional costs

Maintenance levy: $100 per year – paid with term 1 fees (non-refundable)

Administration fee: $100 per year – paid with term 1 fees (non-refundable)

Concessions

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

  • $0 for 3-year-old kindergarten
  • $0 for 4-year old kindergarten.
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 Camberwell Baptist Church Kindergarten's rating against the NQS and learn more about the assessment process on the StartingBlocks website.

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


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