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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:  (03) 9817 4939

Email: [email protected]

Website: Yongala 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 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 the Yongala kindergarten website.

2024 and provisional 2025 session times

3-year-old kindergarten program

22 places

This program offers 15 hours of free kinder per week.

DayFree kinder hours
Monday8:30 am to 4 pm
Wednesday8:30 am to 4 pm

4-year-old kindergarten program

22 places

This program offers 15 hours of free kinder per week, and 5 hours of additional optional hours.

DayFree kinder hoursAdditional hours
Tuesday9 am to 2 pm2 pm to 4 pm
Thursday9 am to 2 pm2 pm to 4 pm
Friday9 am to 2 pm2 pm to 3 pm

2024 fees per term 

The Victorian Government Free Kinder initiative is available at this kindergarten. Concession rates are not applicable.

3-year-old kindergarten program:

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

4-year-old kindergarten program:

  • Free kinder hours (15 hours per week): Free
  • Additional hours (5 hours per week): $567 per term

Voluntary contribution

Parents have the choice of one of the following options:

  • $400 voluntary contribution
  • be active members of the committee of management
  • be active members of the maintenance team
  • be active members of the fundraising team.

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 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. For the most up-to-date information, visit the Yongala Kindergarten website.

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