A G Leech

Our Centre

At A G Leech Kindergarten our values are guided by our passionate approach towards early childhood learning and the development of each child to become respectful and responsible future citizens within the community. We are an established kindergarten in the community set in lovely surroundings. A lofty oak tree has pride of place in our yard, having been planted when the Kindergarten was first built over 40 years ago.

Kindergarten is like another home, another family, a relaxed, warm and friendly atmosphere. A place children look forward to coming to.

We follow and extend on the children’s learning whilst ensuring we support and guide social and emotional well-being. We believe as a team of educators that this underlies a holistic approach to children’s learning.

  • We believe children learn through play whilst being supported by actively involved educators who scaffold, guide and assist their learning and development. Unhurried, uninterrupted and flexible play are strongly valued within our team beliefs.
  • We believe a safe and secure environment promotes the development of relationships within our kindergarten community. Inclusiveness and acceptance are paramount to ensure all families feel welcome within our service.
  • We value our natural learning environment and utilise this strongly through the implementation of our program and practice.
  • We believe in embedding sustainability practices to educate children on the future impacts that can arise in the world they are growing up in.
  • We also believe in strengthening our relationship within the broader community and to continue building on the important 50 year old foundations established by A G Leech.

A G Leech Kindergarten proudly displays the Kinder Tick to help families feel confident that our program is recognised as a funded kindergarten program and:

  • Is led by qualified staff
  • Children benefit from play-based learning
  • The kindergarten program is funded and approved by the Victorian Government
  • Our program complies with government guidelines and the National Quality Framework

A G Leech Kindergarten

26 Alma Street
Maryborough, VIC, 3465

Tel: (03) 4311 1560

Email: agleech@ykinders.org.au

NQS Exceeding Logo Victorian Approved Kinder Tick

3 & 4 Year Old
Kinder Programs

We offer free 3 and 4 year old kindergarten, with our programs running 15 hours a week.


Excursions and incursions are a key part of our curriculum. Venturing out into the local area allows children to explore the world around them, and feel a part of their community.


Our kinder has its own vegetable garden, sensory garden and planter boxes. We embed and model sustainable practices to educate children on the future impacts that arise from our actions.

Space to

We have a bright indoor environment and large outdoor play spaces, including a dry creek bed, bicycle path and stage area. There is plenty of room to be creative, move and explore!

Storypark App

Storypark connects our educators with parents, providing the ability to share news, service updates, progress and exciting moments from kinder to home!

Safeguarding Children
and Young People

We pride ourselves on our commitment to the safeguarding of children and young people, providing safe and fun environments for children to flourish.


Our kindergarten’s philosophy guides our teaching and approach to early learning. It is informed by the National Quality Framework and underpins all our service’s operations and daily practices.

For more details, please ask us for a copy of our Philosophy Statement.

The Y has been delivering Early Learning Programs for over 20 years and is passionate about creating safe, fun, educational environments where children can thrive. At the Y, we believe in the power of inspired young people and we feel there is no better time to begin inspiring than in an Early Learning program!

Enrolment & Session Information

A G Leech Kindergarten’s enrolment registration process is managed centrally by Central Goldfields Shire’s Centralised Registrations and is supported by the Y Kinders’ enrolment team who will provide information and support on any queries relating to your child’s enrolment.

We operate free 4 year old and 3 year old kindergarten programs on the days and times below:

3 Year Old Kindergarten


Day Time
Monday 9.00am – 2.00pm
Thursday 9.00am – 2.00pm
Friday 9.00am – 2.00pm

4 Year Old Kindergarten


Day Time
Tuesday 8.30am – 4.00pm
Wednesday 8.30am – 4.00pm

For additional support on your child’s enrolment, contact our enrolment team:

  • Call us on 03 4311 1500
  • Email us at earlyyears@ykinders.org.au
  • Chat to us using the contact form on this page

Parent Info

We understand that starting kindergarten can be a big step for your child and your family.

From choosing and visiting a service, through to enrolling, orientation and anticipating the important first day, these all form the path to your child commencing at kindergarten.


Enrolment Assistance

To commence the enrolment process, please register with Central Goldfield Shire’s Central Registration Scheme using the links on this page.

For assistance or further information, please fill in the form below.

The Y acknowledges the Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and their continuing connection to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures; and to Elders past, present and future.

View our full Commitment Statements here .

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