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4 year old preschool

We believe that children learn and develop by engaging in stimulating play based learning experiences.

Our 4 year old program is developed using careful observations of the individual strengths, needs and interests of each child. It is guided by the Early Years Fraework for Australia and the Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework which focuses on 5 key learning outcomes:

  1. Children have a strong sense of identity
  2. Children are connected with and contribute to their world
  3. Children have a strong sense of wellbeing
  4. Children are confident and involved learners
  5. Children are effective communicators

For further information about 4 year old kindergarten please visit TRY's website

How to apply:

Applications for 4 year old kindergarten are managed by Kingston Council's Central Registration Scheme.

Read full enrolment details, apply online or request a printable application form on Kingston's website.


4 year old kindergarten is available to children who are 4 years old by April 30 in the year they attend.

Parents can apply for 4 year old kinder from May 1 the year prior to their child attending. *Attendance to 3 year old kindergarten is not a guarantee of a place in the 4 year old program.

Kingston's allocation rounds for the 2021 kindergarten year will be held 7-10 July 2020, 28-31 July 2020, 18-21 August 2020 and any time thereafter.

To find out more about how registrations are prioritised and allocated download the parent information or detailed policy on Kingston's website.


4 year old kindergarten is partially funded by the State and Federal Government.

A fee subsidy is available to some eligible families. For more information please see State Government, How much kindergarten costs.

The cost for 4 year old kindergarten in 2020 at Mordialloc Preschool is $500 per term.


Four Year Old Groups 2021

Yellow Group Tuesday 8:30am to 4:00pm
  Thursday 8:30am to 4:00pm
Orange Group Monday 8:30am to 4:00pm
  Wednesday 8:30am to 4:00pm

Maximum number of children in each group is either 22 with 2 staff or 30 with 3 staff.

Total 15 hours per week.

Fees for 2021: $520 per term.

*Fees and timetable for 2021 may be subject to change.


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