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We are prioritising critical services and some services may be reduced. This means there will be longer wait times for customers contacting us by phone. Many of our services are available online. Advice on which services can continue is changing rapidly. For regular updates, go to knox.vic.gov.au/coronavirus

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3 Year Old Preschool/Kindergarten

Currently, three-year-old (3YO) kindergarten programs do not receive any State Government funding and, in Knox, are mostly operated by Incorporated Committees of Management. For all 3YO kindergarten enrolment enquiries, session times and fee information for 2019-2021, please contact these groups directly (see below).

Kindergarten expansion - 3 Year Old kindergarten from 2022

The State Government has announced significant investment in 3YO kindergarten programs across Victoria, to provide children access to two years of funded kindergarten led by a teacher before starting school.

In Knox, the State Government will subsidise at least five hours per week of 3YO kindergarten from 2022, increasing to 15 hours per week by 2029.

This will allow local families to access two years of subsidised kindergarten before starting school, supporting all children to grow and realise their full potential.

We’re continuing to plan for the model for kindergarten from 2022, including the role Council will play in delivering kindergarten services, providing infrastructure and facilities, and working in partnership with the State Government and other kindergarten providers in Knox.

As the project continues to progress, we’ll share more information on future services, including session times, cost, enrolment details and more. If you have questions regarding the Kindergarten Expansion project in Knox, please contact 3yokindergarten@knox.vic.gov.au

Why 3YO kindergarten matters

Kindergarten forms an important part of Knox’s integrated early learning services and programs, which support children and families to live happy, healthy lives here in our city. There is strong evidence that two years of kindergarten provides an excellent foundation for children to learn and grow.

We’ve embarked on a project to plan for the future of kindergarten in Knox, so that local families can continue to access quality services to support children from birth to school-age. We’re doing this in partnership with early years service providers, kindergarten stakeholders and the community to deliver the best outcome for our city.

We will update this page as further information becomes available. Find out more about the State Government’s 3YO kindergarten expansion.

Boronia

Alchester Village Preschool 28 Lockwoods Road, Boronia
Alchester Village Preschool
Enrolment Officer -
Mob: 0401 541 042
alchestervillagepreschool@gmail.com
Colchester Park Preschool 8A Beresford Drive, Boronia Enrolments: 9762 0439 or
enrol@yrkinders.com

Ferntree Gully

Ferntree Gully Windermere Drive, Ferntree Gully Enrolment Officer – Leah Peck
Mob: 0439 003 884
preschoolregister@hotmail.com

Knoxfield

Knoxfield Preschool 81 Anne Road, Knoxfield
Knoxfield Preschool
Enrolment: Mob: 0480 116 220 or
Ph: 9763-7418
knoxfield3yearold@gmail.com

Rowville

Liberty Avenue Preschool 77 Liberty Avenue, Rowville
Liberty Avenue Kinder
Enrolment Officer - Trinh
Mob: 0402 138 782
libertyavenue3yo.enrolments@gmail.com
Rowville Preschool
(Alan Clayton Wing)
965 Wellington Road, Rowville
Rowville Kinder
Enrolment Officer - Amanda
Mob: 0438 566 930
Rowville3yroldenrolments@gmail.com
Rowville Community Centre Activity Group 40 Fulham Road, Rowville
Rowville Community Centre
Ph: 9763 7400

Wantirna/Wantirna South

Flamingo Community Group Inc. (3 Yr Old) 21 Merryn Grove, Wantirna
Flamingo Kindergarten
flamingo3yearoldkinder@gmail.com
Enrolment Officer - Megan
Mob: 0422 692 335
enrolments@flamingokindergarten.org.au
Kinderlea 3 Year Old Preschool 3 Coleman Road, Wantirna South
Kinderlea Preschool
Ph: 9298 9300
kinderleapreschool@gmail.com
Enrolments:
Mob: 0423 986 170
kinderleaenrolments@gmail.com

The Basin

Goodwin Estate Prekinder 28 Rome Beauty Ave, The Basin
Goodwin Estate PreKinder
Enrolment Officer - Jess
Mob: 0439 328 973
goodwinestateprekinder@yahoo.com.au

Upper Ferntree Gully

Coonara Community House 22 Willow Road, Upper Ferntree Gully
Coonara House
Enrolments:
Ph: 9758 7081
enquiries@coonarahouse.org.au

School Based Preschool Programs

The Knox School 220 Burwood Highway, Wantirna Ph: 8805 3800
info@knox.vic.edu.au
Boronia K-12 College
Early Learning Centre
Rangeview Road, Boronia Ph: 9762 1880
boroniak-12.vic.edu.au


For additional information please contact the Integrated Early Years Operations Team at 3yopreschool@knox.vic.gov.au

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