Our Preschool

Children at Deakin Preschool  are nurtured and challenged through a play based approach to learning. This Education, which is based on the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme and the Early Years Learning Framework (of the Australian Curriculum) values creativity, personal identity, self-expression , meaning and independence. This approach fosters children's individual needs, interests and skills, creating a learning environment in which children can progress at their own pace.  Activities that foster cultural diversity within the community, language, individuality and real life issues are embedded in the programme. At Deakin Preschool we strongly believe that it is important to recognise and respect diversity within the school, curriculum, families and community.

Contact Information for the Preschool

Address: Hopetoun Street Deakin ACT 2603

Phone: 02 61421470


Enrolments for Deakin Preschool are being taken at Forrest Primary School.

Address: National Cct. Forrest ACT 2603

Phone: 61 421470

Fax: +61 2 6205 5615

Groups and Session Times

Monday, Tuesday and alternate Wednesdays (Wednesdays are every odd week, that is, weeks 1,3,5,7,9)

8.45am – 2.45pm

Thursday, Friday and alternate Wednesdays (Wednesdays are every even week, that is, weeks 2,4,6,8,10)

8.45am – 2.45pm

National Law and National Regulations

Education and Care Services National Regulations:  https://www.legislation.nsw.gov.au/#/view/regulation/2011/653

Education and Care Services National Law Act 2010: