Starting Blocks provides you and your family with trusted information about children's developmental milestones, what to expect from an early childhood education and care service, how to find services and learn about their quality ratings, tips on starting child care or preschool, and what can be done at home to encourage your child’s learning and development.
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Kardinia is a vibrant and growing church that has multiple church campuses across Victoria that aim to serve God and its community. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for selecting Kardinia Childcare and Kindergarten as part of your child’s learning experience. At Kardinia Church in 2006, we set out to provide a centre to our community that placed the children’s needs first, s...
Welcome to Kardinia Childcare and Kindergarten, I am Sue Bunting, the General Manager of Kardinia Early Learning Services and the current custodian of our Vision and Mission. Twenty-six years ago, the spark for the Kardinia Childcare and Kindergartens vision grew in my heart when as a Mum of two young girls, I was seeking an inspired educational experience for my daughters. As a working Mum, I...
Our philosophy is expressed through many parts that are individually important but the most impacting aspect of each part is their interconnectedness with each other. Each part of our philosophy is ma...
Here are our policies and procedures. If for any more information, Please contact us.
Acceptance and Refusal Policy
Arrival and Deparature Policy
Behaviour Guidance Policy
Child Safe Environment Policy
Code of Conduct
Educational Program Policy
Grievance Policy and Procedure
Geelong & Warnambool: Monday- Friday 6:30am- 6:30pm, 51 weeks of the year. Closed for a week over Christmas and public holidays
Ballarat: 4 year old Kinder program runs throughout the Victorian school term dates.
Fee schedule: For specific daily and weekly fees please contact your nearest centre location
Financial assistance is available to eligible families through Child Care Subsidy (CCS).
Please visit the CCS website for further information.
For fees and information, please contact us at:
Phone: 03 5278 6481
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 03 5215 3960
Email: [email protected]
Kardinia's Kindergarten programs are taught by Bachelor trained teachers, accessing 15 hours of kindergarten, over two consecutive days. Families have the option of accessing before and after care for...
A child is never more willing to eat a vegetable than when they’ve bore witness to the magic of its growth.
I like me.
When I make a mistake; I still like me.
When I’m different from the people around me; I still like me.
When I try my hardest and I still fail, I still like me.
And you know how I le...
To take an idea from its conception through to its completion is a satisfying achievement. What incredible things young hands are capable of doing when given time, space and trust.
Children are driven to seek out opportunities that challenge them, and what a child gains from following that instinct is of much more benefit than what any bubble wrap could offer.
In the spirit of respect, Kardinia Childcare and Kindergarten recognises the Aboriginal Peoples of Australia as the Traditional Custodians of the Land. We pay our respects to them, their culture and their Elders past, present and future