A warm and friendly community-managed kindergarten with a strong focus on family.

Contact details

Address: 48A Alfred Road, Glen Iris 3146

Phone: (03) 9889 4038

Email: [email protected]

Website: Alfred Road Kindergarten website

Visit the kindergarten: Visit our Open days for kindergartens page for information about the annual open day in May, or contact the kindergarten to arrange a time to visit.

About Alfred Road Kindergarten (ARK)

A positive, playful and nurturing environment where children learn, grow and have fun.

The program focuses on play-based learning. Children engage in music, movement, art, cooking and gardening in secure indoor and outdoor spaces. Alfred Road also participates in the Victorian Government Early Childhood Language Program and offers a Chinese (Mandarin) language program at no extra cost. You can learn more about this program on the Victorian Government website.

Learn more about the centre's programs, facilities and philosophies on the Alfred Road Kindergarten website.

2022 session information

Please refer to the Alfred Road Kindergarten website. For vacancies information, you can contact the Boroondara Kindergarten Central Enrolment Scheme by emailing [email protected] or calling us on (03) 9278 4444.

2023 session times

3-year-old kindergarten program

Wombats – 22 places – 12 hours per week

This program offers 12 hours of free kinder per week.


Free kinder hours


9am to 3pm


9am to 3pm

4-year-old kindergarten program 

Koalas – 22 places – 21 hours per week

This program offers 15 hours of free kinder per week, and 6 hours of additional optional hours.


Free kinder hours

Additional hours


9am to 1pm

1pm to 4pm


12pm to 4pm

9am to 12pm


9am to 4pm


Please note: additional optional hours are available for the Koalas 4-year-old kindergarten program. For 2023 enrolled families, please discuss these additional optional hours directly with your kindergarten.

Fees – per term 2023

The Victorian Government Free Kinder initiative is available at this kindergarten.

3-year-old kindergarten program:

  • Wombats (12 hours per week): Free

4-year-old kindergarten program:

  • Koalas (15 hours per week): Free
  • Additional hours (6 hours per week): $650, or $600 for concession card holders
Boroondara Kindergarten Central Enrolment Scheme

Ready to enrol?

You can preference up to 5 kinders in your application.

Rating against the National Quality Standard

Early childhood education and care services are assessed and rated against the National Quality Standard (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 Alfred Road Kindergarten's rating against the NQS and learn more about the assessment process on the StartingBlocks website.

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

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