34 Devonshire Road
Sunshine VIC 3020
Melways Ref: 26 H12
Phone: 9311 2401
Fax: 9311 0292
Nominated Supervisor: Roong Ratanachan
Educational Leader: Carolynn Gill
ACECQA National Quality Standard (NQS) Rating:
QA1: Educational program and practice – Working Towards NQS
QA2: Children’s health and safety – Exceeding NQS
QA3: Physical environment – Meeting NQS
QA4: Staffing arrangements – Meeting NQS
QA5: Relationships with children – Exceeding NQS
QA6: Collaborative partnerships with families and communities – Exceeding NQS
QA7: Leadership and service management – Meeting NQS
Overall rating: Working Towards NQS
About the Centre
Sunshine Kindergarten offers two 4 year old groups.
2018 Session Times:
4 year old kindergarten – 15 hours per week
Wednesday & Thursday:
|12.45pm – 4.45pm|
8.30am – 2.00pm
Tuesday & Friday:
|8.15am – 12.15pm|
8.30am – 2.00pm
2018 Term Fees:
$380 per term
BPA Children’s Services sets annual fees based on the shortfall between Government funding and the operating costs of the centre.
Fee Subsidy for Low Income Families:
As per State Government Policy, Concession Card Holders are entitled to 15 hrs per week of free kindergarten in the four year old program only. The concession card must be sighted by a member of BPA Children’s Services staff when requested. Failure to show a valid concession card will result in full fees being charged. There is no subsidy for three year old programs.
Together Everyone Achieves More
We acknowledge families as the child’s first teacher. We believe in building and maintaining respectful relationships and partnerships and we value cultural diversity.
We acknowledge the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation as the traditional custodians of the land. We believe in respecting the land, country and ways of doing and being. We value caring for our environment.
We acknowledge the Victorian Early Years Learning and development frameworks and the National Quality Standards as our guiding documents. We believe children learn through play and we value providing a quality program.
We acknowledge that children are capable learners. We believe in the United Nations convention of rights of children and the code of ethics. We value children as unique individuals.
We acknowledge that Sunshine Kindergarten is part of the wider community. We believe it takes a village to raise a child and we value in connecting with our community.
We promote the cultural safety of Aborigina’sl at our services, the cultural safety of children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and children with additional needs.
Four Year Old Kindergarten
To be eligible for four year old kindergarten a child must turn four years of age on or before 30th of April in the year of attendance.
To register your child in 4 year old kindergarten, please collect a form from the kindergarten or Brimbank City Council who runs the Central Registration system.
Specific enquiries can be directed to:
Preschool Central Registration Administration Officer on 9249 4490 or firstname.lastname@example.org
or to download a form click on the following link: Brimbank City Council – Preschool Registration
Three Year Old Kindergarten
This centre does not currently offer a 3 year old program.