About Us

Our Vision Statement

“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.”

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What we offer:

The kindergarten is situated in the suburb of Athelstone. It services the residents of Athelstone, Newton, Rostrevor, Campbelltown, Paradise and surrounding areas. It offers small group sizes and a dedicated and experienced staff team. It is well resourced within a beautiful natural setting.

It operates on a full-time basis, offering the following services:

  • 15 hours of preschool per week, two full days: 8:15am – 3:45pm.
  • Small groups, with a current maximum of 22 children per a group, children attend on:
    • Monday and Tuesday (red group)
    • Wednesday and Thursday (blue group)
  • Specialist support for children with additional rights is available by referral to Department for Education Support Services.
  • Playgroup style orientation visits for new children during Term 4, prior to children beginning their kindergarten learning journey in Term 1 of the following year.

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