A big, bright kindergarten with a stimulating program.

Contact details

Address: 24 Fordham Avenue, Camberwell 3124 

Phone:  (03) 9836 9341

Email: [email protected]

Website: Fordham Avenue Kindergarten 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 Fordham Avenue Kindergarten

Fordham Avenue is committed to provide:

  • A well-resourced and stimulating educational program for 3 and 4-year-olds
  • An environment where children can grow, learn, explore, wonder, question, create, discover, be happy and have fun!
  • A team of highly motivated and dedicated staff. The teachers are qualified early childhood professionals who implement carefully designed learning programs; and
  • Many opportunities for parents and family involvement.

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

2022 session information

Please refer to the Fordham Avenue 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

Beetles – 22 places

This program offers 12 hours of free kinder per week.

Day

Free kinder hours

Thursday

8:45 am to 2:45 pm

Friday

8:45 am to 2:45 pm

Turtles – 22 places

This program offers 12 hours of free kinder per week.

Day

Free kinder hours

Thursday

8:30 am to 2:30 pm

Friday

8:30 am to 2:30 pm

4-year-old kindergarten program

Dragonflies – 22 places

This program offers 15 hours of free kinder per week, and 3 hours of additional optional hours.

Day Free kinder hours Additional hours
Monday 8:20 am to 1:50 pm 1:50 pm to 2:50 pm
Tuesday 8:20 am to 1:50 pm 1:50 pm to 2:50 pm
Wednesday 8:20 am to 12:20 pm 12:20 pm to 1:20 pm
Please note: additional optional hours are available for the Dragonflies 4-year-old kindergarten program. For 2023 enrolled families, please discuss these additional optional hours directly with your kindergarten.

Frogs – 22 places

This program offers 15 hours of free kinder per week, and 3 hours of additional optional hours.

Day

Free kinder hours

Additional hours

Monday

8:30 am to 2 pm

2 pm to 3 pm

Tuesday

8:30 am to 2 pm

2 pm to 3 pm

Wednesday

8:30 am to 12:30 pm

12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Please note: additional optional hours are available for the Frogs 4-year-old kindergarten program. For 2023 enrolled families, 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:

  • Beetles free kinder hours (12 hours per week): Free
  • Turtles free kinder hours (12 hours per week): Free

4-year-old kindergarten program:

  • Dragonflies free kinder hours (15 hours per week): Free
  • Dragonflies additional hours (3 hours per week): $330
  • Frogs free kinder hours (15 hours per week): Free
  • Frogs additional hours (3 hours per week): $330

Voluntary costs

Maintenance levy: $150 per year – this is a voluntary contribution.

Materials and extra-curriculum levy: $400 per year - this is a voluntary contribution.
 

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 the Fordham Avenue Kindergarten's rating against the NQS and learn more about the assessment process on the StartingBlocks website.

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


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