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A family-oriented kindergarten that believes in 'learning through positive play'.

Contact details

Address: Cnr Midvale Avenue and Turnley Street, Balwyn North 3104 

Phone: (03) 9857 6159 

Email: [email protected]

Website: Boroondara Preschool 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 Boroondara Preschool

Established in 1952, Boroondara Preschool is a family-oriented Preschool where they believe in “learning through positive play”.

This approach underpins the play-based education program that the passionate staff develop to support the interests of individual children. 

Through play, children acquire skills which lay the foundations of all future learning including; identity, self-confidence, emotional resilience, communication, and a sense of community belonging. 

Boroondara Preschool strives to provide a nurturing and inclusive environment where children, parents and teachers work together.

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

2024 and provisional 2025 session times

3-year-old kindergarten program

Wombat - 22 places

This program offers 15 hours of free kinder per week.

DayFree kinder hours
Tuesday8:30 am to 4 pm
Friday 8:30 am to 4 pm

4-year-old kindergarten program

Platypus - 22 places

This program offers 15 hours of free kinder per week and an optional 4 hours and 30 minutes of additional hours.

DayFree kinder hoursAdditional hours
Monday8:30 am to 1:30 pm1:30 pm to 3 pm
Wednesday8:30 am to 1:30 pm1:30 pm to 3 pm
Thursday8:30 am to 1:30 pm1:30 pm to 3 pm

2024 fees per term

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

3-year-old kindergarten program:

  • Wombat free kinder hours (15 hours per week): Free

4-year-old kindergarten program:

  • Platypus free kinder hours (15 hours per week): Free
  • Platypus additional hours (4 hours and 30 minutes per week): $550 full or $275 concession.

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 Boroondara Preschool's rating against the NQS and learn more about the assessment process on the StartingBlocks website.

Note: These details were provided by Boroondara Preschool. For the most up-to-date information, visit the Boroondara Preschool website.

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