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.

Estrella is a special corner of the world where children play and learn and the focus is on fun.

Contact details

Address: 32 Chamberlain Street, 
Ashburton 3147 

Phone:  9885 5398

Email: [email protected] [email protected]

Website: www.estrella.vic.edu.au

Open day: Please contact Estrella to arrange a time for a visit.

About Estrella Preschool

Play-based learning is at the heart of the Estrella program and takes place in both indoor and outdoor spaces. 

The large, light filled main room is inviting and engaging. The generous and natural outdoor environment offers endless possibilities for creative activity and fun. 

The dedicated and creative educators work hard to sustain an environment that encompasses the kinder's philosophies and promotes discovery, exploration, problem-solving, creativity, literacy, independence and resilience. 

Estrella prides itself on the solid community foundation they have established, and look forward to guiding your child.

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

Selection criteria variations

Committee/Sub-Committee volunteers are awarded Committee Loyalty Points, which affect the selection criteria. Please contact [email protected] for more information.

Session times 2021

3-year-old kindergarten program

Red - 22 places - 6 hours 30 minutes per week

Day

Start time

Finish time

Session length

Tuesday

8.30am

12pm

3 hrs 30 mins

Thursday

1pm

4pm

3 hrs

4-year-old kindergarten program

Blue - 22 places - 15 hours per week

Day

Start time

Finish time

Session length

Monday

8.30am

4pm

7 hrs 30mins

Tuesday

12.30pm

4pm

3 hrs 30 mins

Thursday

8.30am

12.30pm

4 hrs

Yellow - 22 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

Fees - per term

3-year-old kindergarten program (6 hours 30 minutes per week): $500

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

  • Blue $580
  • Yellow $650

Conditions

Term fees include:

  • All program costs
  • Fundraising levy

Additional costs

Maintenance levy: $150 per year - refunded after participating in a working bee during the year.

Hat fee: $7 charged with the invoice for term 1.

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 Estrella Preschool's rating against the NQS and learn more about the assessment process on the StartingBlocks website.

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

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