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 community-focused centre with playgroups, occasional care and kindergarten programs.

Contact details

Address:  7 Samarinda Ave, 
Ashburton 3147 

Phone: 9885 7789

Email:  [email protected]

Website:  www.craigfc.org.au

Open day: To be advised

About Craig Family Centre

This kindergarten embraces a diverse, inclusive community in a supportive and welcoming environment set in a bush setting and modern facility.

Children are encouraged to develop their individuality against a backdrop of educational opportunities that foster a love of learning and fun whilst developing foundations skills that will equip them in the future stages of life.

We offer occasional care and extended hours along with the child care subsidy where applicable.

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

Session times 2021

3-year-old kindergarten program

22 places - 10 hours per week

Day

Start time

Finish time

Session length

Monday

9am

2pm

5 hrs

Wednesday

9am

2pm

5 hrs

4-year-old kindergarten program

24 places - 15 hours per week

Day

Start time

Finish time

Session length

Monday

9am

2pm

5 hrs 

Wednesday

9am

2pm

5 hrs

Friday

9am

2pm

5 hrs

Fees - per term

3-year-old kindergarten program (10 hours per week): $835

4-year-old kindergarten program (15 hours per week): $590

Conditions

Term fees include:

  • All program costs
  • Fundraising levy

Additional costs

Centre membership: $25 per year

Security deposit: $150 non-refundable deposit (deducted from term 1 fees).

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.

Rating against the 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 the Craig Family Centre's rating against the NQS and learn more about the assessment process on the StartingBlocks website.

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

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