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What we offer - Brentwood Drive Kindergarten

We offer a number of programs and services to support your child’s early years learning.

Preschool program

Times

Your child can attend preschool for up to 15 hours per week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8.30am to 1.30pm 8.30am to 1.30pm 8.30am to 1.30pm 9.15am to 11.00am (playgroup only)

Fees

The parent contribution is $400 per year. See our enrolment and fees page for more information.

What to bring

Children need to bring these items each day:

  • bag
  • sun smart hat (we have bucket hats for sale)
  • clothes with covered shoulders in terms 1 and 4
  • change of clothes including underwear and socks
  • drink bottle containing water
  • a serve of fresh fruit or vegetables
  • packed healthy lunch in a suitable lunch box.

Please write your child’s name on all their belongings. Please apply sunscreen before coming to kindy.

What not to bring

Children should not bring these things:

  • toys from home
  • unhealthy food or drink (lollies, chocolate, chips, juices or fizzy drinks).

Playgroup

Our playgroup is run by a parent volunteer and offers parents and caregivers the opportunity to spend time learning with their children while interacting with other adults. It is for children aged 0 to 5 years old and utilises the resources and equipment we have on offer. Often in terms 3 and 4 families use this service as another way to become familiar with our kindy before their child starts their regular sessions.

Times

9.15am to 11.00am Thursdays.

Cost

$2 donation per family to help with material costs.

What to bring

  • sun smart hat (we have bucket hats for sale)
  • fruit to share.

Early entry

Early entry may be offered in term 3. This is in negotiation with our director and only available depending on current enrolments.

Times

Times are negotiated with the family and may change depending on current enrolments.

Cost

The cost of early entry depends on sessions offered.

What to bring

  • bag
  • sun smart hat (we have bucket hats for sale)
  • change of clothes including underwear and socks
  • drink bottle containing water
  • fresh fruit or vegetable snack.

Please write your child’s name on all their belongings. Please apply sunscreen before coming to Kindy.

Pre-entry

Pre-entry is offered in term 4 prior to beginning kindy. This is negotiated each year and depends on spaces available.

Speech and language program

Brentwood Drive Kindergarten is one of 8 centres in Adelaide that host a specialised program for children with significant communication needs. Enrolment is decided by a formal process through the Department for Education. Speech pathologists can refer children who meet the criteria. Offers for entry to the program are made towards the end of term 4. To find out more, contact your speech pathologist or our preschool director. You can also read about the process and eligibility requirements.