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Drysdale Street Kindergarten

Location
27 Drysdale St Wonthaggi 3995

Kindergarten on a School Site

  1. Start

    Q4 2021

  2. Planning

  3. Design

  4. Construction

  5. Finish

    Q1 2023

The above dates are forecast only and subject to change.

About the project

We are partnering with Bass Coast Shire to expand Drysdale Street Kindergarten.

We're adding an extra kindergarten room and maternal and child health facilities allowing the centre to offer an extra 33 places from 2023. We will also add an outdoor learning space and car park facilities.

Funding

In the 2019–20 Budget, this project shared in $283 million allocated over four years for Three-Year-Old Kindergarten.

Funding type
Kindergarten on a School Site

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Construction for Drysdale Street Kindergarten Wonthaggi is underway.

    This expansion is being built using modular construction, which means the bulk of the building works will take place off-site.

    Builders will start to prepare the local construction site in late August and the kindergarten is planned to open for Term 1, 2023.

  • Kindergartens built using modular construction are an efficient solution for delivering quality buildings in short timeframes.

    They are constructed in a factory in sections known as “modules”. These modules are delivered to the kindergarten site, where builders assemble them, connect utilities and complete outdoor areas.

    Constructing the modules offsite minimises disruptions to the community and kindergarten. The process also reduces the time required for a traditional build and gives children faster access to high-quality learning environments.

    Learn more about Modular Kindergarten facilities in Victoria.

  • For information on kindergarten enrolments, please contact Bass Coast Shire CouncilExternal Link or email kinder@basscoast.vic.gov.au

Watch how modular kindergartens are assembled

Kyneton Kindergarten is a modular kindergarten, which opened next to Kyneton Primary School in 2022.

It took just 8 weeks from delivery of the modular building to the kindergarten site to complete the project. Landscaping began a few weeks before the modules were delivered and was completed in line with the building works.

Reviewed 19 October 2022

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