A welcoming kindergarten where each child is supported to belong, grow and blossom’.

Contact details

Address: 2 Boronia Street, 
Canterbury 3126 

Phone:  (03) 9836 0305

Email:  [email protected]

Website: www.canterburynorwood.com.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 Canterbury Norwood Kindergarten

A kindergarten where experienced, passionate teachers and co-educators strive to provide a magical year for each child. 

The stimulating play-based program is open-ended, flexible and responsive to the children’s interests and individual levels of development. 

The program includes music time, special days (for example, grandparent/s day), gardening, an end of year concert and many more exciting experiences.

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

New Community Precinct in Canterbury

In 2023, Canterbury Norwood Kindergarten will operate from the Canterbury Community Precinct at 2 Kendall Street, Canterbury.

Read more about the new Canterbury Community Precinct on our New Community Precinct in Canterbury page.

The new Canterbury Community Precinct will ensure easy access to services and facilities related to health and wellbeing services and facilities.

Session times 2022

3-year-old kindergarten program

Caterpillars - 22 places - 11 hours per week

Day

Start time

Finish time

Session length

Monday

9.30am

3pm

5 hrs 30 mins

Thursday

9.30am

3pm

5 hrs 30 mins

4-year-old kindergarten program

Butterflies - 22 places - 19.5 hours per week

Day

Start time

Finish time

Session length

Tuesday

8.30am

3pm

6 hrs 30 mins

Wednesday

8.30am

3pm

6 hrs 30 mins

Friday

8.30am

3pm

6 hrs 30 mins

Provisional session times 2023

3-year-old kindergarten program

Caterpillars - 22 places - 15 hours per week

Day

Start time

Finish time

Session length

Monday

9.30am

2:30pm

5 hrs

Wednesday

9.30am

2:30pm

5 hrs

Thursday 9:30am 2:30pm 5 hrs

4-year-old kindergarten program

Butterflies - 22 places - 19.5 hours per week

Day

Start time

Finish time

Session length

Monday

8.30am

3pm

6 hrs 30 mins

Tuesday

8.30am

3pm

6 hrs 30 mins 

Thursday

8.30am

3pm

6 hrs 30 mins

Fees

Per term 2022

3-year-old kindergarten program (11 hours): $750

4-year-old kindergarten program (19.5 hours): $1050

Conditions

Term fees include:

  • All program costs
  • Incursions
  • Excursions
  • Sun hat

Additional costs

Maintenance levy: $150 per year - this fee is refunded at the end of the year after families participate in a working bee.

Security deposit: $300 (non-refundable) payable at confirmation of enrolment and credited against term 4 fees. 

Concessions

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

  • $450 for 3-year-old kindergarten
  • $200 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 Canterbury Norwood Kindergarten's rating against the NQS and learn more about the assessment process on the StartingBlocks website.

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


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