Kindergarten
Enid Rogers Uniting Kindergarten

Enid Rogers Uniting Kindergarten

2 Forest Street, Lake Wendouree Ballarat, VIC 3350

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Early Learning Centre

Early learning in Lake Wendouree.

Located close to Lake Wendouree, our recently renovated kindergarten offers an inclusive and creative program led by educators who will nurture your child’s strengths, interests and social connections.  

Our educators teach children the importance of care and respect for others, reflecting the values of our local community.

We offer nature-based, hands-on early learning activities to nurture happy, healthy children and inspire a lifelong love of learning.

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Our centre

Our town features beautiful, natural surroundings that are reflected throughout our kinder. Our kindergarten features:

Our centre

Our town features beautiful, natural surroundings that are reflected throughout our kinder. Our kindergarten features:

The parents say
“It's been great to have my daughter come home after kinder excited about what she has learned.”

- Early learning parent

Learning experiences

Our kindergarten offers activities and early learning programs to support the intellectual, physical and social development of your child.

Caring for the environment

To educate children about the importance of sustainability, we:

Excursions

We love excursions! Your child will enjoy excursions to:

Children also enjoy activities we arrange at our kindergarten, such as responsible pet ownership sessions and music lessons.

Family and community connections

Ballarat is a tight-knit community. Your child will regularly interact with members of the community to develop their sense of belonging. We encourage families to participate in our activities. 

You can get involved in:

We regularly engage with local community groups and invite special guests to talk to the children. 

These may include:
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Kindergarten Teacher & Service Coordinator

Clare

Hi, I’m Clare and I’ve been the Service Coordinator and a teacher at Enid Rogers Uniting Kindergarten for 21 years. I have also worked part-time as a Lecturer in Early Childhood Education at Australian Catholic University.

I have a Bachelor of Early Childhood Studies as well as a Master’s in Education and am currently undertaking my PhD in Education. I have been passionate about early learning from a young age – to enable all children to have a positive start to their educational journey.

At Enid Rogers Kindergarten, our core value is around our relationships and connection. You are welcomed as much as your child.  We believe that children need to be supported in developing their social and emotions skills just as much as in developing their academic skills.

We believe that a child’s family is their number one educator and together we can give your child the best start to their early education.

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 offer mental health support for families if you find yourself in need of assistance. 

Nutrition

At a time when your child is forming new habits, we will guide them towards making healthy choices. We encourage children to take an active role in their food preparation and work closely with families to guide them towards making nutritious choices for their children. At our kindergarten we enjoy cooking experiences around healthy eating and nutrition.

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

News

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

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