Getting kids ready for the Kindergarten transition

Melton council is inviting parents to come and explore their local kindergarten.

To help children and their families prepare for the school transition, Melton council and local educators will run a face-to-face open week and online information sessions next month.

As part of Kindergarten Readiness Month, the online sessions will be held on March 6 and 7 from 6.30pm and 12.30pm respectively, the in-person Open Week will from March 11 to 15.

Next year’s Kindergarten registrations open on Wednesday, March 20.

During open week, parents and carers can tour a number of participating local kindergartens.

Registrations for 2024 remain open, but some centres are already at capacity.

If you require information regarding kindergarten vacancies, open week or registrations contact the kindergarten registration team via email or phone.

Melton Mayor Kathy Majdlik said open week provides a wonderful opportunity to tour facilities, meet wonderful educators and ask questions to best prepare their children for this next chapter.

“Starting kinder is a big step for families, and it’s important parents can choose the best place for their child,” she said.

Details: or 9747 7284.