Term Dates

  • School and kindergarten term dates for 2016 to 2020


National Quality Framework.

The National Quality Framework (NQF) is the result of an agreement between all Australian governments to work together to provide better educational and developmental outcomes for children using education and care services. 
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  • KIK Start is a partnership program between Anglicare Victoria, Yarra Ranges Council, Best Start and the Lilydale & Yarra Valley Leader newspaper. The KIK Start program is designed to assist families of 4 year old kindergarten children who may be experiencing financial hardship.


Policies & Procedures

The delivery of preschool programs is governed by the Victorian Preschool and Program Policy, Procedure and Funding Criteria, Children’s Services Licensing Operational Guide and the contract between Yarra Ranges Kindergartens and DET known as the Children’s Services Funding and Services Agreement among many other requirements related to the delivery of quality early childhood services.

Bushfire Procedures

The way kindergartens and child care centres in Victoria respond to bushfires has been revised. New fire danger ratings and warnings have been introduced in Victoria to provide clear direction on the safest options for preserving life.


Exclusion Table in the event of contagious illness

The Department of Health has issued a guideline for the Minimum Period of Exclusion from Primary Schools and Children's Services Centres for Infectious Diseases Cases and Contacts.

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Phone: 03 9726 0439
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