Bacchus Marsh Montessori Uniting Kindergarten

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Bacchus Marsh Montessori Uniting Kindergarten

Bacchus Marsh Montessori Uniting Kindergarten

176 Gisborne Road, Darley VIC

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Early Learning Centre

Early learning in Baccus Marsh.

Our kindergarten has been an important part of the Bacchus Marsh community for 25 years and is just a five-minute walk from Darley Park.

Our educators follow the Montessori approach, which inspires children to develop a lifelong love of learning by following their natural development.

Your child will participate in educational and age-appropriate activities according to their interests, helping them progress at their own pace.

We offer hands-on activities and collaborative play to help your child form social bonds with their peers.

Our educators are passionate about nurturing self-expression to bring out the best in your child.

We welcome children of all abilities at our kindergarten and work hard to ensure that every family feels part of our tight-knit community.

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Our centre

Our large outdoor and indoor spaces are ideal for Montessori based activities that encourage the physical and social development of your child. Our kindergarten features:

Our centre

Our large outdoor and indoor spaces are ideal for Montessori based activities that encourage the physical and social development of your child. Our kindergarten features:

Marrum/Joey Early Learners 2-year-old program

To help integrate your child into 3-year-old kindergarten, we run a group for 2-year-olds each Wednesday from 9.30am – 11.30am during kindergarten terms. 

To find out more or to enrol, contact us or call our customer service team on 1800 183 103.

Our little learners say
“I like my kinder teachers, the toys and play equipment.”​

- Harvey, little learner

Learning experiences

Through a variety of different lessons, activities and excursions, there’s always something new for your child to discover and learn at our kindergarten. We encourage children to embrace sustainable practices and care for the environment through our gardening and recycling activities. 

We also have some special animal members including Bluey the blue-tongued lizard who we’ve raised from a baby, a family of fish and two hens that we hatched from eggs and now they lay eggs for us.

Excursions and incursions

We love excursions and welcoming visitors to our centre. 

We often visit or welcome people from:

Family and community connections

We welcome families and carers into our kindergarten to share our learning experiences and connect with our community. Whether assisting with fundraising activities or having your say through the Parent Partnership Group, we encourage you to get involved. We celebrate many different cultural festivals and invite family participation. Your child will get to know their local community through visits to local primary schools and emergency service providers.

Language

We have educators who speak Tamil, Afrikaans, Punjabi, Arabic, Hindi, Gujarati and Urdu in addition to English. If you need any communication to be translated into any language, we’re happy to help.

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Team Leader

Caroline

Hi, I’m Caroline and I’ve been the Team Leader at Bacchus Marsh Montessori Uniting Kindergarten for over ten years. I’ve worked in early learning for over 20 years and hold a Bachelor of Early Childhood Studies, a Postgraduate Diploma of Education Studies (Early Childhood) and a Montessori Diploma.

I am passionate about early learning as I feel I can make a positive difference in young people’s lives, and their family. I learn something every single day from the amazing children and enjoy the positive experiences they bring.

We’re a truly amazing team of educators that will provide the best care possible for your child, as this is our combined greatest priority. We all highly value the Montessori method and are always striving for improvement. The prepared environment and lovely garden are very inviting and are a beautiful space for your child to continue their individual learning journey.

Health and wellbeing

Mental health

Our educators are trained in various programs to support the mental health of your child. We also offer mental health referral for families if you find yourself in need of assistance. 

Physical wellbeing

We teach healthy eating habits and general wellbeing to help your child thrive. Children take an active role in their food preparation through tending to the fruit, vegetable and herb gardens at our service. Our wellbeing learning experiences extend beyond nutrition. We also have visits from the dental van and other health practitioners such as psychologists, speech and occupational therapists.

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

When Louise introduced the Food for Families program to her students at Buninyong Uniting Kindergarten, she never knew how widely popular it would …
The government’s recent increase to Child Care Subsidy (CCS) on July 10 is helping Thuy put her family through childcare. With her …
For most of us, the COVID-19 pandemic was anything but normal. However, for the children born during its wake, a life of lockdown is all they have ever known.
From 10 July 2023, Child Care Subsidy (CCS) is changing. Most families using child care will get more subsidy.
Congratulations to our Early Learning educators who were finalists in this year’s Victorian Early Years Awards.
If you have more than one child aged 5 or under in care, you may soon get a higher Child Care Subsidy …

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Clyde Street Uniting Kindergarten

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Clyde Street Uniting Kindergarten

Clyde Street Uniting Kindergarten

70 Clyde Street, Thornbury VIC

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Early Learning Centre

Early learning in Thornbury.

Our kindergarten is located in vibrant Thornbury, an inner-city suburb northwest of Melbourne.

We offer an inclusive and creative kinder program, led by educators who are focused on nurturing your child’s strengths, interests and social connections.  

Your child will enjoy fun learning adventures through creative indoor activities and outdoor experiences, sustainability, inclusion and diversity.

Our goal is to nurture happy, healthy children and inspire a lifelong love of learning.

Program hours and fees
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Our centre

Our kindergarten offers indoor and outdoor play areas and equipment to support the physical and social development of your child. Our kinder features:

Our centre

Our kindergarten offers indoor and outdoor play areas and equipment to support the physical and social development of your child. Our kinder features:

The parents say
"Thanks so much for making every day a fun day for the kids."

- Franca, parent

Learning experiences​

Your child will go on excursions, get involved in the local community and take part in environmental programs to help them become active members of the local community. We also get involved in fundraisers and social events.

Caring for the environment

Considering the world around us is an important part of our daily activities. We encourage children to:

Fostering family and community connections

Your child will learn about their community and other cultures. Our centre celebrates significant cultural events. We also get involved in fundraising activities for causes that are important to the community.

We have a strong relationship with the local:
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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 can also refer to mental health support programs for families if you find yourself in need of assistance. 

Nutrition

Your child will learn about good nutrition to form healthy eating habits. We do this by growing fruit, vegetables and herbs in our centre garden. We also teach food safety practices. We respect and follow culturally appropriate food guidelines as we educate the children about healthy eating and nutrition.

Safe environment

As a child safe organisation, our educators undergo regular working with children’s and police checks. We are focused 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

When Louise introduced the Food for Families program to her students at Buninyong Uniting Kindergarten, she never knew how widely popular it would …
The government’s recent increase to Child Care Subsidy (CCS) on July 10 is helping Thuy put her family through childcare. With her …
For most of us, the COVID-19 pandemic was anything but normal. However, for the children born during its wake, a life of lockdown is all they have ever known.
From 10 July 2023, Child Care Subsidy (CCS) is changing. Most families using child care will get more subsidy.
Congratulations to our Early Learning educators who were finalists in this year’s Victorian Early Years Awards.
If you have more than one child aged 5 or under in care, you may soon get a higher Child Care Subsidy …

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Bass Valley Uniting Early Learning

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Bass Valley Uniting Kindergarten

Bass Valley Uniting Early Learning

60 Corinella Road, Corinella VIC 3984

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Early Learning Centre

Early learning in Corinella.

Located alongside Bass Valley Primary School, we provide child care and kindergarten services to the Corinella community.

Your child will learn in an environment that will build their sense of belonging, resilience, kindness and teamwork.

Your child will have access to age-appropriate activities and personalised care while they play and explore in our beautiful centre.

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

To express interest in enrolling in long day care, please fill out our online form.

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Our centre

Your child will learn, play and explore in our large indoor and outdoor areas. Our centre features:

Our centre

Your child will learn, play and explore in our large indoor and outdoor areas. Our centre features:

The children say
“At kinder, I love running, my friends and playing outside."

- Henry, Little learner

Learning experiences​

Your child will be exposed to new experiences, people and learn skills that will help them become broad thinkers and active community members.

Caring for the environment

Caring for the world around us is an important part of our program. We will encourage your child to:

Excursions

We love getting out and about in our community and welcoming guests to our early learning service.

Our excursions include:

Incursions

At our early learning service, your child will take part in:

Fostering family and community connections

We strive to provide an environment where all families feel welcomed and accepted. We support and respect all children, as well as our staff and volunteers. We are committed to the cultural safety of Aboriginal children, the cultural safety of children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, and to providing a safe environment for children with additional needs.

We work in consultation with children and families to deliver a service that is respectful and supportive.

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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

We encourage children to take care of their minds and bodies. We provide healthy and nourishing food to fuel growing bodies and emphasise the importance of healthy eating. Your child will assist in preparing healthy food, which is culturally and dietary appropriate. We use locally grown ingredients, some from our own garden. We also participate in the Smiles 4 Miles program to encourage good oral health and healthy eating.

Safe environment

As a child safe organisation, our educators undergo regular working with children’s and police checks. We are focused 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

When Louise introduced the Food for Families program to her students at Buninyong Uniting Kindergarten, she never knew how widely popular it would …
The government’s recent increase to Child Care Subsidy (CCS) on July 10 is helping Thuy put her family through childcare. With her …
For most of us, the COVID-19 pandemic was anything but normal. However, for the children born during its wake, a life of lockdown is all they have ever known.
From 10 July 2023, Child Care Subsidy (CCS) is changing. Most families using child care will get more subsidy.
Congratulations to our Early Learning educators who were finalists in this year’s Victorian Early Years Awards.
If you have more than one child aged 5 or under in care, you may soon get a higher Child Care Subsidy …

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Beverley Hills Uniting Kindergarten

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Beverley Hills Uniting Kindergarten

Beverley Hills Uniting Kindergarten

2 Damala Street, Doncaster East VIC

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Early Learning Centre

Early learning in Doncaster East.

Our kindergarten is located on the site of Beverley Hills Primary School.

We offer an inclusive and creative kinder program, led by educators who are focused on nurturing your child’s strengths, interests and social connections.  

Your child will enjoy fun learning adventures through creative indoor activities and outdoor experiences, sustainability, inclusion and diversity.

Our goal is to nurture happy, healthy children and inspire a lifelong love of learning.

Program hours and fees
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Our centre

Our kindergarten offers indoor and outdoor play areas and equipment to support the physical and social development of your child. Our kinder features:

Our centre

Our kindergarten offers indoor and outdoor play areas and equipment to support the physical and social development of your child. Our kinder features:

The children say
"I love this kinder so much, it's nice and comfy."

- Manna, Little learner

Learning experiences​

Your child will go on excursions, get involved in the local community and take part in environmental programs to help them become active members of the local community. We also get involved in fundraisers and social events.

Caring for the environment

Considering the world around us is an important part of our daily activities. We encourage children
to:

Fostering family and community connections

Your child will learn about their community and other cultures. Our centre celebrates significant cultural events. We also get involved in fundraising activities for causes that are important to the community.

We have a strong relationship with the local:
Program hours and fees
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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 can also refer to mental health support programs for families if you find yourself in need of assistance. 

Nutrition

Your child will learn about good nutrition to form healthy eating habits. We do this by growing fruit, vegetables and herbs in our centre garden. We also teach food safety practices. We respect and follow culturally appropriate food guidelines as we educate the children about healthy eating and nutrition.

Safe environment

As a child safe organisation, our educators undergo regular working with children’s and police checks. We are focused 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

When Louise introduced the Food for Families program to her students at Buninyong Uniting Kindergarten, she never knew how widely popular it would …
The government’s recent increase to Child Care Subsidy (CCS) on July 10 is helping Thuy put her family through childcare. With her …
For most of us, the COVID-19 pandemic was anything but normal. However, for the children born during its wake, a life of lockdown is all they have ever known.
From 10 July 2023, Child Care Subsidy (CCS) is changing. Most families using child care will get more subsidy.
Congratulations to our Early Learning educators who were finalists in this year’s Victorian Early Years Awards.
If you have more than one child aged 5 or under in care, you may soon get a higher Child Care Subsidy …

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H.E Kane Uniting Early Learning

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H.E Kane Uniting Early Learning

H.E Kane Uniting Early Learning

20A Volga Street, Hadfield VIC 3046

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Early Learning Centre

Early Learning in Hadfield.

Located on Volga Street in Hadfield, our kindergarten service will nurture your child to explore, discover and learn through hands-on activities guided by our experienced educators.

We offer play-based activities tailored to your child’s interests and needs in an environment that will build their sense of belonging, resilience, kindness and teamwork.

Specialist support is available for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, children living with disabilities, those unable to live at home and other children experiencing risk or vulnerability.

Program hours and fees
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Our centre

Your child will enjoy hands-on, nature-based activities in our large indoor and outdoor areas. Our kindergarten features:

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Our little learners say
“My favourite thing about kinder is I learnt how to cross my legs.”

- Sebastian, little learner

Learning experiences

Your child will participate in activities to teach them about nature and other cultures. We also place a strong emphasis on literacy skills and nurture confidence and creativity through art, music and drama.

Caring for the environment

We nurture an appreciation for nature by showing children the beauty of the environment. We will encourage your child to:

Our three-year-olds also receive a carbon neutral kinder kit.

Incursions and Excursions

We love getting out and about in our community and welcome guests to our early learning service. Our excursions and incursions include:

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: 

Language

A qualified teacher visits our kindergarten each Thursday and Friday to teach Auslan (Australian Sign Language) through play, art, music and stories. These teachings are then incorporated into everyday learning to give children the opportunity to use the language independently.

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Nominated Supervisor

Karen

Hi, I’m Karen and I’m the Nominated Supervisor and teacher of the 4-year-old Echidna Group at H.E. Kane Uniting Kindergarten. I have been teaching at this kinder since 2001. I grew up in Hadfield and have many happy memories within this community.

I have a Bachelor of Early Childhood and have over 20 years’ experience in the Early Childhood sector. Teaching has always been a passion for me.  I feel very lucky to be working with children, I find it extremely rewarding to support children to grow and develop to their best potential. 

Our dedicated team sees the uniqueness and potential in every child. We plan our play-based programs on children’s interests and take pride in our large outdoor space, where children can imagine, explore and develop skills and most importantly have fun!

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Health and wellbeing

Mental Health

Uniting educators support the positive mental health and wellbeing of children and their families. Our program includes mindfulness, meditation and caring for self and others.

Nutrition

Healthy eating and good nutrition are key for early childhood development. Our educators work hard to create positive eating environments, which reflect cultural and family values, dietary requirements and give your child the energy they need to be their best selves. We support families to provide nutritious lunch box foods and work with our local supermarket to offer children nutritious snacks throughout the day.

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

When Louise introduced the Food for Families program to her students at Buninyong Uniting Kindergarten, she never knew how widely popular it would …
The government’s recent increase to Child Care Subsidy (CCS) on July 10 is helping Thuy put her family through childcare. With her …
For most of us, the COVID-19 pandemic was anything but normal. However, for the children born during its wake, a life of lockdown is all they have ever known.
From 10 July 2023, Child Care Subsidy (CCS) is changing. Most families using child care will get more subsidy.
Congratulations to our Early Learning educators who were finalists in this year’s Victorian Early Years Awards.
If you have more than one child aged 5 or under in care, you may soon get a higher Child Care Subsidy …

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Yea Uniting Early Learning

Yea Uniting Early Learning

23 The Semi Circle, Yea VIC

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Early Learning Centre

Early learning in Yea.

Located in The Semi Circle, our service offers kindergarten and childcare services to the Yea community.

You can rely on us for long day care to support your busy schedule, while we provide fun and creative early learning experiences for your child.

Your child will explore, discover and learn through handson activities guided by our experienced educators.

We offer activities tailored to your child’s interests and needs in an environment that will build their sense of belonging, resilience, kindness and teamwork.

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

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Our centre

Our large outdoor spaces will allow your child to learn from our wealth of natural resources. Our
early learning service features:

Our centre

Our large outdoor spaces will allow your child to learn from our wealth of natural resources. Our
early learning service features:

The parents say
“Thank you for bringing such joy into our family during what has been a challenging period”

- Early learning parent.

Learning experiences

Our early learning activities will support your child to learn about art, different cultures, nature and careers through excursions and visits from local organisations and programs. 

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Caring for the environment

We include lessons on sustainability and environmental awareness in many of our activities to strengthen your child’s connection to the environment and our community. Some of our activities include:

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Excursions

We love excursions. We often enjoy outings including:

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Incursions

We also welcome entertaining and informative visitors including:

Family and community connections

We encourage you to participate in your child’s early learning experience in whatever ways you can. We invite you to:

To build your child’s community connections, we regularly engage with local groups, members and programs, including:

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4 Year Old Kindergarten Teacher

Fiona

Hi, I’m Fiona, the Acting Centre Director and 4-year-old Kindergarten Teacher at Yea Uniting Early Learning. I’ve worked in early learning for 25 years and have been the 4-year-old teacher at Yea for 10 years. During this time, I have seen our service grow and develop into the thriving hub it is today.

I have a Bachelor of Early Childhood Studies and am currently studying my Graduate Diploma of Psychological Science.

I love knowing that I am making a positive difference in the lives of the children and families that I support.

At Yea, we value community and build strong relationships with our children and families. We provide children and families with a service that we would be happy to send our own children to, and work hard to ensure that we are continually evolving the program so that we can continue to grow and develop while meeting changing community needs.

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

Helping children to make healthy food choices is an important part of our daily activities. We offer lessons on food safety and cooking using the produce from our garden. This allows children to apply what they have learnt about nutrition and environmental sustainability. At our early learning centre, we:

Safe environment

As a child safe organisation, our educators undergo regular working with children’s and police checks. We are focused 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

When Louise introduced the Food for Families program to her students at Buninyong Uniting Kindergarten, she never knew how widely popular it would …
The government’s recent increase to Child Care Subsidy (CCS) on July 10 is helping Thuy put her family through childcare. With her …
For most of us, the COVID-19 pandemic was anything but normal. However, for the children born during its wake, a life of lockdown is all they have ever known.
From 10 July 2023, Child Care Subsidy (CCS) is changing. Most families using child care will get more subsidy.
Congratulations to our Early Learning educators who were finalists in this year’s Victorian Early Years Awards.
If you have more than one child aged 5 or under in care, you may soon get a higher Child Care Subsidy …

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Swifts Creek Uniting Early Learning

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Swifts Creek Uniting Early Learning

Swifts Creek Uniting Early Learning

6846 Great Alpine Road, Swifts Creek VIC

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Early Learning Centre

Early learning in Swifts Creek.

Located on Great Alpine Road next to Swifts Creek Primary School, our kindergarten and childcare services will help your child to explore, learn and build social skills.

You can rely on us for long day care to support your busy schedule, while we provide fun and creative early learning experiences for your child.

We offer activities tailored to your child’s interests and needs in an environment that will build their sense of belonging, resilience, kindness and teamwork.

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

Program hours and fees
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Our centre

Your child will interact and learn from their peers in our spacious indoor and outdoor areas. Our early learning centre features:

Our centre

Your child will interact and learn from their peers in our spacious indoor and outdoor areas. Our early learning centre features:

The parents say
“The smiles on the kids' faces after a busy day of learning and fun is such a joy to see”

- Danica, parent.

Learning experiences

We will nurture your child’s inquisitive mind through our range of fun and educational activities and excursions. 

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Caring for the environment

Our early learning program will encourage your child to care for the environment. We do this by:

Excursions

We love to take the children out into our local community to explore the world around them. Excursions include trips to:

Incursions

We welcome visitors and guest speakers to present to the children, including: