A Department for Education and Child Development (DECD) Centre
kindergarten for eligable children:
8:45am - 11:45am
11:45am - 3:30pm
Monday - Thursday
Available Monday to Thursday
8:45am - 3:30pm
Currently not operating.
Prior to starting kindergarten to support a positive transition.
Early Entry and Early
For children with particular learning needs
Vacancies are now available for children from 3 years 9 months.
We keep a waiting list from toddler age.
Located off Montacute Road, the first turn left after the Stradbroke Road (Newton Village) roundabout going towards the foothills, then the first turn right (Nestor Street).
We offer a fun and challenging educational curriculum
that is welcoming and responsive to the needs of children and parents, in a
smaller traditional community environment.
Thorndon Park Kindergarten will be a partnership of parents, caregivers and staff committed to developing the knowledge, skills, dispositions and values necessary to empower children to become independent, optimistic learners and respectful, responsible citizens.
Respect Optimism Inquiry Excellence Creativity
The kindergarten is situated in the suburb of Athelstone. It serves the residents of Athelstone,
Newton, Rostrevor, Campbelltown,
Paradise and surrounding suburbs. It offers small group sizes and two very
experienced teachers. It is well resourced within a beautiful natural setting.
It operates on a fulltime basis, offering the following services:
Let us know if you have feedback or a complaint, or if you want to give us a compliment. Feedback is valuable as it helps us shape our services to meet your needs.
Our parent guide to raising a concern or complaint (Adobe PDF 478KB)
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Quality Improvement Plan
(Adobe PDF 169KB)
Preschool Enrolment Form (Web link)
Behaviour Management Policy
(Adobe PDF 42KB)
Hot Weather Policy
(Adobe PDF 37KB)
(Adobe PDF 28KB)
Skin Protection Policy
(Adobe PDF 124KB)
Healthy Food Policy
(Adobe PDF 127KB)
Department for Education and Child Development
Early Childhood Policies
DECD required policies and procedures [Reg 168]