70 Clyde Street

Thornbury, 3071

03 9484 4140

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THREE & FOUR YEAR OLD
SESSIONAL KINDERGARTEN

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THREE & FOUR YEAR OLD
SESSIONAL KINDERGARTEN

Stunning outdoor space including cubby house, bike track, sand pit and edible garden

GALLERY

EDIBLE GARDEN

THREE & FOUR YEAR OLD
SESSIONAL KINDERGARTEN

Long serving, highly qualified staff and an active parent Committee of Management

OUR PEOPLE

COMMITTEE

THREE & FOUR YEAR OLD
SESSIONAL KINDERGARTEN

Nurturing play based program with over 60 years of proud Thornbury History

OUR PROGRAM

SESSION TIMES

Dedicated to excellence

In the most recent assessment from the Department of Education Clyde Street Kindergarten achieved the rating of EXCEEDING.

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Pre Kindergarten (3 YO)

In the pre kindergarten year, children attend for 6.5 hours a week. During this year the staff provide a program around children’s interests, skills and developmental stages.

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Kindergarten (4 YO)

In the kindergarten year, children are provided with a wide range of experiences and opportunities to learn the skills required for their next stage in life.

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Edible Garden

Our Edible Garden program is a totally ‘hands on’ experience which sees children planting, weeding, watering and harvesting our vegetable patch and sensory herb garden as an integrated part of their day to day kinder routine.

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" Play is the highest form of research " Albert Einstein

Frequently Asked Questions

The maximum number of children in each of our groups is 22.  Sessions do not run concurrently so each group has exclusive use of the entire space (indoor and outdoor) for their sessions.

Registration for both Pre Kindergarten (three year old kinder) and Kindergarten (four year old kinder) is via the Darebin City Council online portal. The main registration period is from 1st February to 30th April in the year prior to attendance.

Yes.  The “No Jab No Play” law requires all children to be age-appropriately immunised before enrolment in an early childhood service can be confirmed. Once you have been offered a place you will be required to submit your Immunisation History Statement from the Australian Immunisation Register to confirm your child’s enrolment. Parents can print a copy of their child’s statement from their

  • myGov account or
  • Call the AIR on 1800 653 809
  • Visit a Medicare or Centrelink office

Our proximity to Wales Street and Holy Spirit Primary Schools has made these both very popular choices for our community.  However, increasingly we are seeing children attend many other schools including; Penders Grove Primary, St Mary’s, Bell Primary, Fairfield Primary and Preston South Primary. Regardless of which primary school you choose for your family, we will communicate your child’s transition requirements accordingly.

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