How do I enrol my child at Great Start Kindergarten?
Applications can be submitted in person at the pre-school, by mail to 45 Bakewell Street, Cranbourne, 3977 or by email at email@example.com
Can I visit the Kindergarten?
Check our website or contact center for Open Day, join us and have a hands on experience with our learning stations and to see our facilities.
How can parents participate in and contribute to the programs?
The Service has an Open Door Policy and actively seeks and encourages families to be as involved in the Service. This can range from evaluating and adding input to your child’s program and observations, volunteering within the Service and sharing skills & experiences that the children and the program will benefit from.
Family Skills, Interests and Talents
We welcome and encourage the involvement of all parents/families at our Service. Your ideas, experiences and skills are greatly valued and will enable us to extend each child’s interests, abilities and knowledge. There are many ways for your family to be involved. We understand that our busy lives can’t always afford the time, however any contribution no matter how big or small is much appreciated. Here are just a few ideas.
Your Occupation or Hobby
You are the most important person in their world. We welcome all parents to the Service to talk about their occupation or hobby (eg music, craft, cooking). Everything parents do interest children and these talks are the best educational resources you can provide for the Service.
We use information that has come from discussions about occupations and hobbies in our program and the ideas explored which can turn into interest projects providing valuable learning.
How many hours a week will my child attend pre-school?
Our 4 years old kinder is 15 hours a week and 3 years old kinder is 5-10 hours a week.
When can I apply to enrol my child?
Enrolment applications will be accepted for children from the month of their 2nd birthday, and thereafter.
Do the excursions and incursions cost extra?
No, all excursions and incursions are covered in the fees each term
My child turns three in March. Can he/she attend three-year-old kindergarten?
A child must turn three by the 30th of April in the year they are to attend three-year-old kindergarten.
Can I be involved in the kindergarten?
Parents are encouraged to be a part of the kindergarten program in a variety of different ways. You can volunteer to help during kindergarten sessions, attend special events or run a special activity for the children.
Can my child bring toys to kinder?
We ask that children’s toys are kept at home so that they do not get lost or broken at kinder. We have lots of activities and equipment for the children to enjoy while at kinder so please encourage your child to leave their special toys at home to play with later in the day.
What to bring for your child?