Callington Kindergarten

Welcome to Callington Kindergarten


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Callington Kindergarten is a country kindy which values high quality education within a loving and caring atmosphere. We offer a wide range of services for the whole family and believe families to be an integral part of their child's learning journey.

Callington Kindy provides regular kindy sessions, pre-entry, early entry, occasional care, playgroup, toy library and a parent hub group.

Contact Information

Director: Bridget Klingberg
Phone: (08) 8538 5123
Fax: (08) 8538 5419
Address: Callington Rd
Callington SA 5254
Region: Adelaide Hills

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Session Times

Callington is a part time centre and is therefore only is open two days a week for sessional Kindy. Kindy sessions for 4 year olds run as two full days with pre-entry running one of the morning sessions.

The Callington school (located next to the Kindy) offers after school hours care for four year olds with many of our children accessing this service.

Full Day Sessions: 8.30 - 3.00pm Wednesday and Thursdays
8.30 - 3.00pm every second Tuesday
Play group 9.30 - 11.30am Friday mornings (term time)
Parent hub group 9.30 -11.30am Monday mornings
Pre entry Sessions 9.00am – 11.30am, Wednesdays or Thursdays
Early entry sessions to be negotiated with the director
Occasional Care Sessions: Monday mornings 9.00 -11.15
Monday afternoon 12.30 -2.45

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Parent Information

Callington is currently a small kindergarten with approximately 20 children allowing us the opportunity to work closely with small groups of children. We also have an extensive preschool support program for children with additional needs. We run a play based program that follows the DECD curriculum. We are co-located with the Callington School and many of our children attend this school.

We are an allergy aware centre and run as a nut free zone to cater for children's individual medical requirements.

Download File Size File Type
Kindy Information Booklet 122 KB Adobe PDF
Grievance and Complaints Management Policy 47 KB Adobe PDF
Behaviour Management Policy 59 KB Adobe PDF
Behaviour Guidance Policy 70 KB Adobe PDF

For more information regarding policies, please visit the DECD Policies and Procedures webpage for Early Childhood Services.

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Playgroup Information

Play group runs on Friday mornings during term time and is run by a "playgroup" committee of volunteer parents. There is a yearly or termly minimal fee to cover insurance. Kindy staff are also at Kindy during this time and always available to speak to.

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Occasional Care

Occasional care sessions are for children 2 years and older and are located at the Kindy during the regular Kindy sessions. They are a great way for children to get to know the Kindy staff and routines ready for when they start regular kindy sessions.

Bookings are taken weekly for the next available session we are able to offer 16 places, 8 in the morning and 8 in the afternoon session.

Please ring the Kindergarten to make a booking or for more information.

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Planning & Reporting

The Context Statement provides detailed information about our preschool.

Download File Size File Type
Context Statement 18 KB Adobe PDF
Quality Improvement Plan (2015) 309 KB Adobe PDF
Improvement Goals Chart (2015) 77 KB Adobe PDF

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Feedback and complaints

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 (PDF 116KB)

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