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A spacious and light-filled kindergarten that overlooks a well-shaded natural outdoor play area.

Contact details

Address: 25 Nott Street
Balwyn 3103 

Phone:  9817 4939

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.yongala.kindergarten.vic.gov.au

Open day: Contact the kinder to arrange a time to visit.

About Yongala Preschool

Yongala's programs are based on meeting the individual needs and interests of children through a play-based philosophy that supports children’s growth and development.

The staff offer a stimulating learning environment in which all children are valued and where importance is given to the process of learning. 

Yongala is an inclusive kindergarten that recognises and values the uniqueness of every child and family.

Learn more about the centre's staff, programs, facilities and philosophies on their website.

Session times 2020

3-year-old kindergarten program

22 places - 9 hours per week

Day

Start time

Finish time

Session length

Wednesday

9am

1.30pm

4 hrs 30 mins

Friday

9am

1.30pm

4 hrs 30 mins

4-year-old kindergarten program

22 places - 18 hours per week

Day

Start time

Finish time

Session length

Monday

9am

3pm

6 hrs 

Tuesday

9am

3pm

6 hrs

Thursday

9am

3pm

6 hrs

Fees - per term

3-year-old kindergarten program (9 hours per week): $828

4-year-old kindergarten program (18 hours per week): $920

Conditions

Term fees include:

  • All program costs
  • Maintenance
  • Ad hoc expenses

Additional costs

Parent participation levy: $200 payable as part of the security deposit with term fees upon acceptance of enrolment.  This fee is refunded from term 4 fees if families participate in a minimum of 2 volunteer activities (e.g. working bees or fundraising) or become active members of the Committee of Management.

Concessions

Victorian government subsidy is available for eligible families that reduces the fee for the 4-year-old program to $155

No concessions are available for the 3-year-old kindergarten program.

Boroondara Kindergarten Central Enrolment Scheme

Ready to enrol?

You can preference up to 5 kinders in your application.

Rating against the National Quality Standards

Early childhood education and care services are assessed and rated against the Nation Quality Standards (NQS) to:

  • promote continuous improvement in the provision of quality education and care
  • improve knowledge and access to information about the quality of services to help families make informed decisions about their child’s education and care.

See Yongala Kindergarten's rating against the NQS and learn more about the assessment process on the StartingBlocks website.

Note: These details have been provided by Yongala Kindergarten in partnership with the Boroondara Kindergarten Central Enrolment Scheme (BKCES). For the most up-to-date information, visit the Yongala Kindergarten website.

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