Located opposite Ringwood Train Station, our kindergarten offers an environment based on the values of friendship, kindness, empathy, belonging, resilience, teamwork and fairness.
Our educators are passionate about nurturing your child’s health and wellbeing, connection with their peers and involvement with our local community.
Through our kinder programs, your child will build on their strengths and interests through our engaging and creative experiences.
Our goal is to nurture happy, healthy children and inspire a lifelong love of learning.
- Karima, parent
Our kindergarten’s indoor and outdoor experiences are planned with your child’s needs in mind.
We believe family participation in our kindergarten is vital in achieving the best outcomes for children. Our educators:
Our kindergarten receives funding from the Department of Education to employ an additional educator to offer higher than standard child to educator ratios in every group.
We also receive 30 allied health sessions to support families and educators in areas of speech, psychology and occupational therapy.
This funding allows us to offer a book gifting program to help children develop a lifelong love of reading.
Families who have English as a second language are supported with translated materials, learning kits to use at home with their children and access to interpreters. We run an Auslan program once a week with a certified Auslan teacher.
Service Co-Ordinator and Teacher
Hello, my name is Kate and I’m the Service Co-Ordinator and Teacher at Ringwood Uniting Kindergarten. I’ve worked at this kinder for over ten years and within early learning for 30 years. I hold a Diploma of Teaching Early Childhood and am very passionate about keeping up to date with current research and best practice in this space.
Working in Early Childhood is fun, rewarding and interesting. It’s a strong team of passionate and dedicated educators at Ringwood Kinder who strive to provide a high-quality program. All families are welcomed into our community. We are so proud of the diversity of our service and how we can learn from and support one another.
Our educators are trained in various programs to support the mental health of you and your child. Meditation and relaxation techniques form part of our activities. We have educators who have been trained in trauma-informed practices, mental health first aid and special education. Our educators have built their knowledge and skills in working with children who have experienced trauma with guidance from specialists. Meditation and relaxation techniques are part of our activities.
We teach children the importance of looking after their physical health. Your child will have the opportunity to:
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.