A community kindergarten dedicated to providing children with the best start on their educational journey.

Contact details

Address: 2A Caravan St, Balwyn 3103 

Phone: (03) 9857 8710

Email: [email protected]

Website: Balwyn East Kindergarten website

Visit the kindergarten: Visit our Open days for kindergartens page for information about annual open days, or contact the kindergarten to arrange a time to visit.

About Balwyn East Kindergarten

Balwyn East Kindergarten believes play is an active learning process, essential for stimulating children’s intellectual, social, physical and creative abilities.

Balwyn East Kindergarten offers a collaborative and respectful environment with a mix of child-directed, guided and adult-led learning activities. Children are engaged and encouraged to develop and explore values, relationships, diversity, inclusion and community.

Learn more about the centre's programs, facilities and philosophies on the Balwyn East Kindergarten website.

2022 session information

Please refer to the Balwyn East Kindergarten website. For vacancies information, you can contact the Boroondara Kindergarten Central Enrolment Scheme by emailing [email protected] or calling us on (03) 9278 4444.

2023 provisional session times

3-year-old kindergarten program

Green - 20 places

This program offers 9 hours of free kinder per week.

Day

Free kinder hours

Wednesday

9:30 am to 2 pm

Friday

9:30 am to 2 pm

4-year-old kindergarten program

Red - 22 places

This program offers 15 hours of free kinder per week, and 4 hours and 30 minutes of additional optional hours.

Day

Free kinder hours

Additional hours

Monday

8:30 am to 1:30 pm

1:30 pm to 3 pm

Tuesday

8:30 am to 1:30 pm

1:30 pm to 3 pm

Thursday

8:30 am to 1:30 pm

1:30 pm to 3 pm

Please note: additional optional hours are available for the Red 4-year-old kindergarten program. If your family is enrolled in 2023, please discuss these additional optional hours directly with your kindergarten.

Fees – per term 2023

The Victorian Government Free Kinder initiative is available at this kindergarten. Concession rates are not applicable.

3-year-old kindergarten program:

  • Green free kinder hours (9 hours per week): Free

4-year-old kindergarten program:

  • Red free kinder hours (15 hours per week): Free
  • Red additional hours (4 hours 30 minutes per week): $495

Voluntary costs

  • 3-year-old Green group: $275 a term
  • 4-year-old Red group: 15 hours - $495 per term
  • 4-year-old Red group: 19.5 hours - $0 per term
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 Balwyn East Kindergarten's rating against the NQS and learn more about the assessment process on the StartingBlocks website.

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


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