Coronavirus update 13 March 2020

COVID-19 restrictions: what's closed and what's open.

Some of our services may be closed or have different hours for the public holiday on Friday 23 October.

A kindergarten with stimulating and adaptable indoor and outdoor play areas.

Contact details

Address: 26 Guildford Road 
Surrey Hills 3127 

Phone:  8840 7949

Email:  [email protected]

Website: www.canterburykinder.org.au

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

About Canterbury and District Preschool

A kindergarten where children are encouraged to show initiative, make decisions and develop problem solving skills. The curriculum is both play-based and child-initiated with a mixture of creative sensory, scientific and imaginative learning experiences. 

The 4-year-old program features a specialist sports program, as well as weekly music and movement sessions. The outdoor playground has climbing frames, obstacles courses, a vegetable garden and spaces for imaginative play.

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

Session times 2021

3-year-old kindergarten program

Green - 22 places - 13 hours per week

Day

Start time

Finish time

Session length

Monday

8.30am

3pm

6 hrs 30 mins

Thursday

8.30am

3pm

6 hrs 30 mins

4-year-old kindergarten program

Blue - 14 places - 15 hours per week

Day

Start time

Finish time

Session length

Tuesday

8.30am

4pm

7 hrs 30mins

Friday

8.30am

4pm

7 hrs 30 mins

Orange - 14 places - 15 hours per week

Day

Start time

Finish time

Session length

Wednesday

8.30am

4pm

7 hrs 30 mins 

Friday

8.30am

4pm

7 hrs 30 mins

Red - 14 places - 15 hours per week

Day

Start time

Finish time

Session length

Tuesday

8.30am

4pm

7 hrs 30 mins

Wednesday

8.30am

4pm

7 hrs 30 mins

Fees - per term 

3-year-old kindergarten program 

  • Green 2020 (10 hours, 30 minutes per week): $800 
  • Green 2021 (13 hours): TBA

4-year-old kindergarten program (15 hours per week): $655

Conditions

Term fees include:

  • All program costs
  • Incursions

Additional costs

Maintenance levy: $100 - this fee is refunded in term 4 after attending a working bee and a session of rostered maintenance duty during the year.

Security deposit: Term 1 fees are to be paid in advance (this fee is non-refundable).

Concessions

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

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.

National Quality Standards

Early childhood education and care services are assessed and rated against the National 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 Canterbury and District Preschool's rating against the NQS and learn more about the assessment process on the StartingBlocks website.

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

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