Enrolment & Fees

Enrolment

3 Year Old Kindergarten

Marymede Early Learning Centre will offer a Government funded 3 Year Old Kindergarten Program of 7.5 hours per week in 2022. Children applying for enrolment into the 3 Year Old Kindergarten Program must turn 3 years of age on or prior to April 30 in the year of commencement, and must turn 3 years of age before they can commence the program. Children can only access one funded kindergarten program at one centre at any one time.


4 Year Old Kindergarten

Marymede Early Learning Centre will offer a Government funded 4 Year Old Kindergarten Program of 15 hours per week in 2022. Children applying for enrolment into the 4 Year Old Kindergarten Program must turn 4 years of age on or prior to April 30 in the year of commencement. Children can only access one funded kindergarten program at one centre at any one time.




Exceeding National Quality Standards

Marymede Early Learning Centre has been rated 'Exceeding National Quality Standards' under the National Quality Framework by the Victorian Department of Education and Training. The National Quality Standard (NQS) sets a national benchmark for the quality of children's education and care services across Australia. Services are assessed against the NQS and receive a rating for each of the seven quality areas of the NQS, plus an overall rating. A rating of Exceeding NQS is given to services that go above and beyond the requirements in at least four of the seven quality areas.


No Jab, No Play

From the 1 January 2016 the Victorian State Government requires children attending Early Childhood Services to have up-to-date immunisation. Should parent/s accept an offer for their child to commence at Marymede Early Learning Centre, Commencement is subject to an up-to-date Immunisation Status Certificate being provided. The certificate must be sourced and dated to be within 2 months of the child commencing at Marymede Early Learning Centre. For more information visit https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/campaigns/no-jabno-play