Deanside Kindergarten officially open giving City of Melton’s youngest a place to learn
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Deanside Kindergarten officially open giving City of Melton’s youngest a place to learn

by Freya Lucas

July 06, 2022

Deanside Kindergarten was officially opened late last month by Victorian Minister for Early Childhood Ingrid Stitt who was assisted in the ceremony by three and four-year-olds attending the City of Melton’s latest service.

 

The two-room service is located next to Deanside Primary School, creating a space for local children to start their lifelong learning journey from three-year-old kindergarten right through to the end of primary school, giving them continuity and security, City of Melton Mayor Cr Goran Kesic said.

 

“This centre will enable us to support many families and our youngest residents through their early development, giving them the best possible start we can.”

 

Mr Kesic extended thanks to the Victorian Government for its support of early years education in Melton. The temporary modular facility will be used to provide necessary kindergarten services for the growing community of Deanside until it is replaced with a four-kindergarten room integrated children’s centre in 2026.

 

Deanside Kindergarten is a partnership approach between the State Government’s Victorian School Building Authority, Melton City Council, Sparkways and Deanside Primary school, which promotes integration and provides a ‘one stop shop’ for local families with young children.

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