A kindergarten that provides a happy, caring and secure environment for children and families.

Contact details

Address: 1a Wills Street
Hawthorn East 3123 

Phone: (03) 9882 6880 or 0412 422 309

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.camberwellbaptistchurchkindergarten.org.au

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 Camberwell Baptist Church Kindergarten 

Camberwell Baptist balances child-initiated and teacher-supported experiences to provide a program where play is valued and kindergarten is fun.

Children, teachers and parents/caregivers share the learning journey together and a strong sense of community is fostered with opportunities for participation and involvement. 

The kindergarten has a large, light-filled playroom and shaded playground, where experienced teachers deliver a high quality program in a caring Christian environment.

The 4-year-old-program also features specialist sessions of French, music and dance.

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

2022 session information

Please refer to the Camberwell Baptist Church 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

Koala – 22 places

This program offers 12 hours of kinder per week.

Day

Kinder hours

Tuesday

9 am to 3 pm

Thursday

9 am to 3 pm

Note: Extended hours sessions are available for this group when there is enough interest. These extended hours increase the length of the sessions by 3 hours each with a pick-up time of 3pm. 

4-year-old kindergarten program

Wombat – 22 places

This program offers 15 hours of kinder per week.

Day

Kinder hours

Additional hours

Monday

9 am to 3 pm

 

Wednesday

9 am to 3 pm

 

Friday

9 am to 12 pm

12 pm to 3 pm

Note: An extended hours session is available on Friday. This extends the length of the Friday session by 3 hours.

    Fees – per term 2023

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

    • Term 1: $795
    • Terms 2, 3 and 4: $595

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

    • Term 1: $895
    • Terms 2, 3 and 4: $695
    • Extended hours session: $400 (3 hours per week)

    Conditions

    Term fees include:

    • all program costs
    • incursions
    • excursions
    • a sun hat
    • a library bag (4-year-olds only).

    Additional costs

    Maintenance levy: $100 per year – included within term 1 fees (non-refundable)

    Administration fee: $100 per year – included within term 1 fees (non-refundable).

    Concessions

    A Victorian Government subsidy is available for eligible families that reduces the fee per term to:

    • $0 for 3-year-old kindergarten
    • $0 for 4-year-old kindergarten.

    Find out more about kindergarten costs on the Victorian Government website

    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 Camberwell Baptist Church Kindergarten's rating against the NQS and learn more about the assessment process on the StartingBlocks website.

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


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