Ballara Park Kindergarten

Department for Education and Child Development

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At Ballara Park Kindergarten we offer an educational program that is firmly based on diverse learning needs of our children.

We are committed to ensuring this takes place in an environment where children are provided with a wide range of opportunities to learn through activity based, hands on activities and experiences.

We follow an inquiry approach to our learning. We recognise that children develop in different rates and in different ways emotionally, intellectually, socially, physically and spiritually. All aspects are important and each is interwoven with the others.

Our role is to provide relevant and purposeful experiences which support, stimulate and structure a child's learning in order to bring about a progression of development appropriate to their needs and abilities.

We believe that the optimum development of each child's skills, competencies and positive self concept are achieved when families and early educators work together in partnership.

We believe that play experiences and the development of quality relationships are important to children's learning and significantly contribute to their growth.

Contact Information

Director: Cathy Hopkins
Phone: (08) 8296 2928
Fax: (08) 8358 1804
Address: 9 Ormonde Avenue
Partnership: Holdfast

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Session Times

Our session times are 8.30am until 4.00pm

All children attend for two full days per week. One group attends on Mondays and Wednesdays and the other group attends on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Group 1: 8.30am – 4.00pm, Mondays and Wednesdays
Group 2: 8.30am – 4.00pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays

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Parent Information

Please download and print off our Parent Information Booklet which will give you more detailed information about our Kindy.

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Download File Size File Type
Parent Information Book (2017) 188 KB Adobe PDF
Educational Program (2016) 233 KB Adobe PDF
Parent Complaint Procedures 102 KB Adobe PDF
Anti-bullying Policy 83 KB Adobe PDF
Preschool Registration of Interest Form 680 KB Adobe PDF

For more information regarding policies, please visit the DECD Policies and Procedures webpage for Early Childhood Services.

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Playgroup Information

Parents and carers are invited to our parent run playgroup for children from birth to five years of age to participate in a range of social and learning activities.

Playgroup operates on Friday mornings from 9.15am to 10.45am.

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Occasional Care

We do not offer Occasional Care but we can assist you in finding child care for your child. Please speak with one of our staff.

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Planning & Reporting

The Context Statement provides detailed information about our preschool.

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Download File Size File Type
Context Statement (2017) 27 KB Adobe PDF
Quality Improvement Plan (2017) 461 KB Adobe PDF
2016 Annual Report 224 KB Adobe PDF

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Feedback and complaints

Let us know if you have feedback or a complaint, or if you want to give us a compliment. Feedback is valuable as it helps us shape our services to meet your needs.

Our parent guide to raising a concern or complaint (PDF 116KB)

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