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A kindergarten with stimulating and adaptable indoor and outdoor play areas.

Contact details

Address: 26 Guildford Road, Surrey Hills 3127 

Phone: (03) 8840 7949

Email: [email protected]

Website: Canterbury and District Pre-school website

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

About Canterbury and District Preschool

A kindergarten where children are encouraged to show initiative, make decisions and develop problem solving skills. The curriculum is both play-based and child-initiated with a mixture of creative sensory, scientific and imaginative learning experiences. 

The 4-year-old program features a specialist sports program, as well as weekly music and movement sessions. The outdoor playground has climbing frames, obstacles courses, a vegetable garden and spaces for imaginative play.

Learn more about the centre's staff, programs, facilities and philosophies on the Canterbury and District Pre-school website.

2024 session times

3-year-old kindergarten program

Green – 22 places

This program offers 15 hours of free kinder per week.

DayFree kinder hours
Monday8:30 am to 4 pm
Thursday8:30 am to 4 pm

4-year-old kindergarten program

Blue – 14 places

This program offers 15 hours of free kinder per week.

DayFree kinder hours
Tuesday8:30 am to 4 pm
Friday8:30 am to 4 pm

Red – 14 places

This program offers 15 hours of free kinder per week.

DayFree kinder hours
Tuesday8:30 am to 4 pm
Wednesday8:30 am to 4 pm

Yellow – 14 places

This program offers 15 hours of free kinder per week.

DayFree kinder hours
Wednesday8:30 am to 4 pm
Friday8:30 am to 4 pm

2024 fees per term

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

3-year-old kindergarten program:

  • Enrolment deposit: $1000 (refundable upon commencement)
  • Green (15 hours per week): Free

4-year-old kindergarten program:

  • Enrolment deposit: $1000 (refundable upon commencement)
  • Blue (15 hours per week): Free
  • Red (15 hours per week): Free
  • Yellow (15 hours per week): Free

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 Canterbury and District Preschool's rating against the NQS and learn more about the assessment process on the StartingBlocks website.

Note: These details have been provided by Canterbury and District Preschool. For the most up-to-date information, visit the Canterbury and District Preschool website.


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