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C&K Banks Street Newmarket Preschooling Centre


Banks Street Newmarket Community Preschooling Centre Inc (Banks Street Kindy) is a local community kindergarten providing high quality early childhood education to children 3.5 years to 4.5 years. We operate during school terms and offer a weekly 3 day (Bees Group) and 2 day (Butterflies Group) Pre-Prep program. Each group consists of a maximum of 22 children. The 'Bees' Group attends Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 8:30am - 2:30pm. The 'Butterflies' Group attends Thursday and Friday from 8:30am - 4:00pm. The centre employs four part-time qualified staff - Teacher/Director and an assistant for each group.

The centre is a Queensland Government approved kindergarten program provider and is licensed to have 22 children in each group. Our daily program is built around C&K Building Waterfalls Curriculum which is aligned with The Early Years Learning Framework.

Banks Street Kindy offers an amazing artist in residence program which specialises in art immersion for the children; beautiful native gardens and veggie patch, air-conditioned learning space.

Please contact the centre for further information.

Waiting list procedure
Please post your waiting list form with waiting list fee, or feel free to come and visit during the term.

Age groupings
Children turning four by 30 June in the year they attend kindergarten.

C&K Building waterfalls is C&K’s early childhood curriculum framework.  It is Australia’s first collaborative birth to school age curriculum framework and is universally acclaimed as inspiring and thought provoking, taking early childhood education to a new level.  C&K Building waterfalls is based upon enduring C&K philosophy, as well as encompassing contemporary practices and understandings of the early years and it is used by Educators at every C&K service.

C&K Building waterfalls: a guideline for educators, living and learning with children aged birth to three offers all early childhood educators, whether in a Long Day Care, Family Day Care or in-home care setting, an approach to the earliest years of care and education based on enduring C&K philosophy, as well as encompassing contemporary practices and understandings of the early years.

C&K believes that children do not learn in isolation. It is a collaborative process. C&K Building waterfalls teaching and learning guidelines acknowledge the important role Educators, parents, other children and the physical environment play in a child’s learning.  C&K Building waterfalls acknowledges children as competent and capable learners


To read more about C&K Building waterfalls click here.

Open Week 2019

Come and experience a morning at Banks Street Newmarket Community Preschooling Centre!

Let your child engage with our professional and nurturing educators, as they explore our indoor and outdoor spaces.

Our environments are designed to spark curiosity, ignite imaginations and build confidence.

Talk to our educators to discover how we focus on children being powerful learners and how STEM, literacy, cooperation and resilience are the foundations of our play-based philosophy.

Learn more about our accredited kindergarten program and how it will provide your child with a lifelong love of learning and prepare for them for a successful transition to school.


  • Monday 2 September 2019 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuesday 3 September 2019 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
  • Wednesday 4 September 2019 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
  • Thursday 5 September 2019 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
  • Friday 6 September 2019 9:30 am to 12:30 pm


15 Banks Street
Newmarket QLD 4051

Banks Street's daily fees are:

  • $33.16 (3 day week)
  • $41.25 (2 day week)

For more information, please refer to the 3 day week and 2 day week Statement of Fees for 2019 (PDF)

Are there any government rebates available?

C&K Banks Street Newmarket Preschooling Centre is a registered care provider. Prior to 2 July 2018, you may have been eligible to claim Child Care Benefit for Registered Care

From 2 July 2018, the Child Care Subsidy replaced all assistance payments, and children in kindergarten programs can no longer claim Child Care Benefit (CCB). For more information on the Child Care Subsidy, visit the Department of Education's website.