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A kindergarten that celebrates each child for who they are.

Contact details

Address: 39 Brook Street 
Hawthorn 3122 

Phone: 9818 5153

Website:  www.westhawthornpreschool.org

Email: [email protected]

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

About West Hawthorn Preschool

West Hawthorn is a friendly, caring and respected community preschool with programs based on the philosophy that children's work is play. 

This kindergarten strives to ignite joy, curiosity, persistence and resilience in children. They foster each child’s self-esteem through group and individual experiences and  they provide a welcoming and stimulating environment. 

West Hawthorn Preschool embraces diversity, promotes uniqueness and respects children and families from all cultures. 

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

Session times 2021

3-year-old kindergarten program

Joeys - 22 places - 6 hours per week

Day

Start time

Finish time

Session length

Friday

9am

3pm

6 hrs

4-year-old kindergarten program

Grey Kangaroos - 22 places - 15 hours per week

Day

Start time

Finish time

Session length

Monday

8.30am

4pm

7 hrs 30 mins

Wednesday

8.30am

4pm

7 hrs 30 mins

Red Kangaroos - 22 places - 15 hours per week

Day

Start time

Finish time

Session length

Tuesday

8.30am

4pm

7 hrs 30 mins 

Thursday

8.30am

4pm

7 hrs 30 mins

Fees - per term

3-year-old kindergarten program (6 hours per week): $750

4-year-old kindergarten program (15 hours per week): $885

Conditions

Term fees include:

  • All program costs
  • Incursions
  • Excursions

Additional costs

Security deposit: Term 1 fees are paid in advance and are non-refundable.

Maintenance fee: $250 per family. This fee is refunded if families attend 2 working bees, or become members of the Committee of Management, or contribute an equivalent amount of time as a volunteer.

AGM levy: $50 per family (refunded if families attend the AGM or provide a reasonable apology).

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

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

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