New kinders for budding learners
Parents and carers in Whittlesea now have even more early childhood education options to choose from, with the council opening three new and improved kindergartens for the start of term one.
McLeans Road Kindergarten in Bundoora, Kirrip Kindergarten in Wollert and Eucalyptus Parade Kindergarten in Donnybrook welcomed over 240 aspiring learners to the newly opened centers.
Board Chair Administrator Lydia Wilson said the newest additions to the kindergarten network offer engaging programs for three- and four-year-olds that create a foundation for a love of lifelong learning. life.
“As we welcome an increasing number of families to the town of Whittlesea every year, the council is focused on providing local facilities and programs that help children to enhance their physical, social and emotional well-being,” said said Ms. Wilson.
“We are excited to provide safe and inclusive spaces for children to build their confidence and learn the skills they need for a smooth transition into primary school.”
Applications are now open for 3-year-old kindergarten in 2023 and 4-year-old kindergarten in 2024. Places are also still available for 3- and 4-year-old kindergarten in 2022.
Families are invited to explore Whittlesea Kindergartens during the annual Kindergarten Open Night on February 24, 5.30-7.30pm.