schools & education

FROM BIG THINGS LITTLE THINGS GROW

PLAYGROUP

KINDERGARTEN

PRIMARY SCHOOL

the PLAYGROUP

AGES 0-5 YRS

 

Girgarre Community Kindergarten

2 School Rd, Girgarre Vic 3624

Post via Community Cottage

PO Box 35, Girgarre Vic 3624

+613 5854 6482

Coordinator; Bernie Smith

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​Girgarre Playgroup is free for the community.

It is run by the Community Cottage and held at the Kindergarten premises. 

All preschool children (and their parents) are encouraged to attend.

 

Mondays 10-12pm

Commences second week of each term (closed school holidays)

Please bring a piece of fruit for snack time

Under the guidance of Playgroup Coordinator, parents stay and play with their children, encouraging socialisation, engaging in creativity and having lots of fun. Many facets of learning are experienced alongside the building of self-esteem.

Food relief packages and nursery supplies are also available to families at Playgroup.

the KINDERGARTEN

AGES 3-5 YRS

 

Girgarre Community Kindergarten 

2 School Rd, Girgarre Vic 3624

PO Box 69, Girgarre Vic 3624

Kinder; +613 5854 6368

Lead Educator; Robyn Swan

girgarre.kin@kindergarten.vic.gov.au

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Girgarre Community Kindergarten is nestled in rural Victoria and first opened its doors in the 1960's. Since then hundreds of children, along with their families and friends, have enjoyed an amazing preschool education.

* Dedicated and highly qualified educators

* Smaller than average group sizes

* Vast array of educational resources

* Spacious shaded play areas 

* Sandpit * Cubby house * Swing * Playground

* Resident chickens

* Large inside area within homestead

* Excursions & incursions

* Special event days

* Inclusion in relevant Girgarre Primary School events

The current groups, days and times for Girgarre Kindergarten are;

3 Year Old Group

Tuesdays 9:00am to 2:00pm

Wednesdays 9:00am to 2:00pm

Thursdays 9:00am to 2:00pm

4 Year Old Group

Tuesdays 9:00am to 2:00pm

Wednesdays 9:00am to 2:00pm

Thursdays 9:00am to 2:00pm

OPEN DAYS 

To see the true daily activities and children interactions

we welcome interested families every day!

Our lead educator would appreciate being advised ahead of your intended visit to ensure we are not only open but not busy with an excursion/incursion.

ENROLMENTS

If you would like to enrol please click below.

MORE INFORMATION

For further information please click appropriate box or complete

the online form below.

KINDERGARTEN ENQUIRIES

For all general and enrolment enquiries please contact us below and we will be in touch as soon as possible.

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the PRIMARY SCHOOL

Prep - Grade 6

 

Girgarre Primary School

528 Winter Rd, Girgarre Vic 3624

+613 5854 6275

Principal; Peter Caldow

caldow.peter.a@edumail.vic.gov.au

Girgarre Primary School provides a safe, invigorating learning environment. Our committed staff cater for the individual learning needs of our students and teach with passion. The spacious learning environment boasts the latest technology with interactive whiteboards in each learning area. Student to computer ratio is 1:1 and computer usage is incorporated within the curriculum.

Junior School Council is an active body who give a voice to our students in the daily running of  the school. Our vibrant School Council takes an active role in the governance of Girgarre Primary and takes pride in the school. The Parents Club is a highly motivated group focused on providing healthy lunches weekly and raising money to further improve our facilities. The school is an important educational hub to the wider Girgarre community. 

Girgarre Primary  provides a wide range of extra curricula activities including Blue Earth, Sporting School, a Breakfast Program and a comprehensive camping program. We also run the Kathy Walker Investigative play program in the F-2 classroom.

Girgarre Primary is a member of the Campaspe Small Schools Cluster which provides our staff and students further interaction throughout the year with sporting days, science days, arts performances, staff in servicing and team planning. 

Our aim is to develop happy and competent 21st century learners.

PRIMARY SCHOOL ENQUIRIES

For all general and enrolment enquiries please contact us below and we will be in touch as soon as possible.

Thanks! Message sent.