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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.

2024 and provisional 2025 session times

3-year-old kindergarten program

Green – 20 places

This program offers 11 hours of free kinder per week.

DayFree kinder hours
Wednesday9:15 am to 2:45 pm
Friday9:15 am to 2:45 pm

4-year-old kindergarten program

Red – 22 places

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

DayFree kinder hoursAdditional hours
Monday8:30 am to 1:30 pm1:30 pm to 3 pm
Tuesday8:30 am to 1:30 pm1:30 pm to 3 pm
Thursday8:30 am to 1:30 pm1:30 pm to 3 pm

Fees per term

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 (11 hours per week in 2024): Free

4-year-old kindergarten program:

  • Red (19.5 hours per week) includes 15 free kinder hours plus 4 hours 30 minutes optional additional hours: $495 per term

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 were provided by Balwyn East Kindergarten. For the most up-to-date information, visit the Balwyn East Kindergarten website.

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