Boroondara Uniting Kindergarten

Boroondara Uniting Kindergarten

12 Cooke Court, Richmond VIC 3121

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Early Learning Centre

Early Learning in Boroondara.

Located in Cooke Court in vibrant and multicultural Richmond, our kindergarten has been providing early learning services to the Yarra community since 1914.

Our educators are passionate about creating a welcoming kinder where your child will feel a sense of belonging and have the space they need to explore, discover and learn.

We offer hands-on, play-based activities to support the interests and abilities of your child.

Our educators are experienced in supporting children who live with a range of physical and intellectual abilities.

Program hours and fees

Our centre

Your child will play and learn within our large indoor and outdoor areas.

Our kindergarten features:

Our centre

Your child will play and learn within our large indoor and outdoor areas.

Our kindergarten features:
Our little learners say
“This is the best kindergarten ever”

- Antu, 4 years

Learning experiences

Your child will be exposed to new people, experiences and learn skills that will help them become broad thinkers and active community members. Some of the activities your child will participate in includes:

Fostering family and community connections

We love it when families get involved in our kinder activities. If you have the time, you are welcome to participate in: 

We regularly engage with community groups and members to broaden your child’s view of the world.

We partner with:


We can have all forms of communication translated for families who speak languages other than English.

Program hours and fees

Centre Co-ordinator


Hi, I’m Helen and I’m the Co-ordinator at Boroondara Kindergarten. I’ve worjed as an educator here for over 25 years. As well as holding a Bachelor of Education, I have a Graduate Certificate in Orff Music.

Each child has their own learning journey and I feel privileged to share in part of that journey. My own early journey was rich with experiences in music making, movement, exploring my backyard and beyond, building resilience and belief in myself. BK is how we refer to Boroondara Kindergarten. It also signifies ‘be kind’ – to all who cross the threshold – the children, the families, the members of our team, those who work with and alongside the children, families and staff in a range of capacities and those who provide support and service to the work we undertake.

Health and wellbeing

Mental health

Our educators are trained in various programs to support the mental health of your child and are skilled in working with children who have experienced challenges and trauma. We also refer mental health support for families if you find yourself in need of assistance.


Your child will learn about nutrition, looking after their body and the importance of an active lifestyle. We do this by:

Safe environment

As a child safe organisation, our educators undergo regular working with children’s and police checks. We are focussed on delivering learning and development in a safe and supportive environment, so you can trust that your child is in good hands.

Policies and downloads


Congratulations to our Early Learning educators who were finalists in this year’s Victorian Early Years Awards.
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