At Barriburn Preschool we run 3 and 4 year old Kindergarten programs. We have a huge playground, large established trees and garden, and a friendly, caring and relaxed atmosphere. We pride ourselves on being a small and inclusive community, with one group of children in the 3 year old group, and one group of children in the 4 year old group.
Our play-based learning programs are responsive to each child, are meaningful, and build on their interests, cultures, strengths and knowledge. We provide an environment that is safe and supportive, with a rich and diverse range of experiences that promote children’s learning and development.
We have large indoor and outdoor play spaces, including a huge playground and garden, to give the children plenty of room to move and explore.
Our curriculum supports social, emotional, cognitive, physical and creative learning. We also celebrate multiculturalism and include a variety of cultural events throughout the year.
Excursions and Incursions are part of our program, to enhance children’s understanding and feel like a part of the community.
At Barriburn Preschool, we are very conscious of keeping our staff and children safe in the sun; therefore we are official participants in the SunSmart program.
At Barriburn Preschool, we teach the children about sustainability, through gardening, re-using, recycling, and composting.
The community collaborates to achieve common goals, guided by the Victorian Early Years Learning & Development Framework (VEYDLF).
Our experienced Staff provide excellent continuity as the children progress from one group to the next. The staff are passionate about – and advocates for – early childhood education. They are committed to ongoing professional learning and work together as a supportive and cohesive team.
Barriburn Preschool promotes warm, trusting and reciprocal relationships, where all members of the community are included and valued. Many backgrounds and cultures are represented at the preschool; this promotes wellbeing and harmony, and facilitates learning about the world.
Term 1: 28th January – 27th March
Term 2: 14th April – 26th June
Term 3: 13th July – 18th September
Term 4: 5th October – 18th December
9:15am – 12:15pm Tuesdays
9:15am – 12:15pm Fridays
9:15am – 2:15pm Mondays
9:15am – 2:15pm Wednesdays
9:15am – 2:15pm Thursdays
3 year old kinder: $480.00 per term
4 year old kinder: $514.00 per term
Applications to Barriburn Preschool are processed through the Whitehorse Pre-School Association (WPSA)
Families wishing to enrol their child at Barriburn Preschool should first complete a Kindergarten Central Registration Form
For more information about the kinder registration please contact the Applications Office on 9285 4854 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org