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.au

Email: [email protected]

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 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. It fosters each child’s self-esteem through group and individual experiences and it provides 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 the West Hawthorn Preschool website.

Session times 2022

3-year-old kindergarten program

Green Joeys – 18 places – 12 hours per week

Day

Start time

Finish time

Session length

Tuesday 9am 3pm 6 hrs

Friday

9am

3pm

6 hrs

Yellow Joeys – 18 places – 12 hours per week

Day

Start time

Finish time

Session length

Monday 9am 3pm 6 hrs

Wednesday

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

Session times 2021

View 2021 session times and fees on the West Hawthorn Preschool website.

Fees – per term 2021

3-year-old kindergarten program (6 hours per week): $775

4-year-old kindergarten program (15 hours per week): $910

 

Fees – per term 2022

3-year-old kindergarten program (12 hours per week): $1210

4-year-old kindergarten program (15 hours per week): $930

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. This is 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 program to $0.

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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