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Greensborough Preschool Inc.
Greensborough Preschool Inc.
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COVID-19 Update

Please check back often to get the latest updates on COVID-19 and our Kinder program. Link below.

COVID-19 Updates

For the latest information on COVID-19 and how it is impacting our Kinder program, please refer to the ECMS FAQ

Additionally, for ideas on how to talk to your child about Coronavirus, you may find this article on the topic helpful.

Programs

Greensborough Preschool Inc. has been providing the Greensborough community with high quality and innovative kindergarten programs for over 50 years.

Adjoining the Banyule Maternal and Child Health Centre in Ester St, Greensborough, our exceptionally well resourced centre offers both 3 and 4 year old Kindergarten Programs, in an expansive indoor and outdoor space with luscious leafy surrounds.

Children who participate in quality early education program enjoy a flying start to learning and life. Greensborough Preschool's experienced educators develop and implement intellectually stimulating and engaging learning programs.

Our programs offer a safe and caring environment in which children can build confidence in their abilities, extend their skills and have fun while learning. By participating in a kindergarten program, children discover new learning experiences and establish relationships that create a strong foundation for their future education.

3 Year Old

Offering 6 hours per week (non-subsidised), our 3YO program is the perfect way to start off your little one's fun filled learning adventure!

4 Year Old

Offering 15 hours per week (govt. subsidised), our 4YO program is all about adventure, interaction and socialisation; providing the best possible start heading into Primary School!

Enrolments

3YO Program enrolments are handled direct by our management partners ECMS

4YO Program enrolments are handled centrally by Banyule City Council

2020 Fees

Group Hours Per Term
3 year old 6 $437.00
4 year old 15 $473.00

Online Fee payments can be made securely via ECMS.

2020 Timetable

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
3 Yr old 8:15am - 11:15am 1:30pm - 4:30pm
4 Yr old
Seals
11:45pm - 4:45pm 8:15am - 1:15pm 8:15am - 1:15pm
4 Yr old
Dolphins
1:45pm - 4:45pm 8:15am - 12:45pm 1:45pm - 4:45pm 8:15am - 12:45pm

Click to download a Printable Timetable

2020 Key Dates

2020 Term Start & Finish Dates
Term 1 29 January - 27 March
Term 2 14 April - 26 June
Term 3 13 July - 18 September
Term 4 5 October - 18 December
2020 Public Holidays = No Kinder Sessions
New Year's Day Wednesday 1 January
Australia Day Monday 27 January
Labour Day Monday 9 March
Good Friday Friday 10 April
Easter Monday Monday 13 April
Professional Development Day Tuesday 14 April
Anzac Day Saturday 25 April (Normal sessions on Monday 27)
Queen's Birthday Monday 8 June
Annual ECMS Conference Friday 4 September
AFL Grand Final Eve Friday 25 September
Melbourne Cup Day Tuesday 3 November
Christmas Friday 25 December
Boxing Day Monday 28 December

Kinder Activities

Children learn through play. In our kindergarten programs, your child will participate in play-based learning experiences designed to encourage their physical, social, intellectual, language and emotional abilities. Under the guidance and care of a qualified Early Childhood Teacher your child will:

Use their creativity to express ideas & feelings through art, dance and dramatic play Make friends and learn how to cooperate with other children
Become more independent and confident in their abilities Use language to communicate ideas, feelings and needs
Identify, explore and solve problems Develop self-discipline

Most importantly, our kindergarten program will help your child develop a love of learning and be better prepared to start school.

To find out more about what's on offer at Greensborough Preschool click on the images below:

Our Team

Our educators are fully qualified and experienced in early childhood education. We are dedicated and committed to nurturing your child’s unique qualities. Our educators are guided by your child’s individual interests and strengths, ensuring your child is comfortable to learn and develop at their own pace.

Contact Us

Partners, Useful Links & Fundraising Sponsors

Collection of links to our partners, fundraising sponsors and general helpful information for your kindergarten and early learning experience.

Provide your (and/or your family members) email addresses to receive Newsletters, Weekly Observations from Staff, and Committee communications. You can also sign-up at Kinder - just ask one of the staff members.

Our management partners, ECMS , provide the day-to-day operational support for our educators at Greensborough Preschool, and work in concert with Staff and the Volunteer Parent Committee to ensure Greensborough Preschool has access to all the best resources.

For over 25 years, Early Learning Association Australia (ELAA) has been working with parents and early learning providers, and provide a range of useful resources for parents about Kindergarten and the transition to School.

Greensborough Preschool are proud to be rated as Exceeding National Quality Standard by the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA). More information on the National Quality Framework is available from their website.

Our policies cover all aspects of operation, quality, health, safety and wellbeing in our early learning and care centres. Check back regularly for any updates.

You may find our suite of parent information sheets helpful. They include information on helping your child transition to early learning, your child’s program, family participation, health, safety and wellbeing, and more

A healthy lunchbox containing plenty of fresh fruit, veggies and protein will give your child the energy they need to stay active at kindergarten. Please note: many of our kindergartens exclude certain foods to provide a safe environment for all children to enjoy. Please speak to your child's educators for details.

We pride ourselves in having an active Parent led committee who organise social activities, and undertake fundraising & sourcing of grants in order to provide additional resources for use in the Kinder programs. Please reach out to our committee President to find out how to get involved.
president @ greensboroughpreschool . vic . edu . au

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