Ashwood Memorial

Our Centre

Celebrating learning, play, community and connections!

Please note, that while redevelopment works are undertaken at our kindergarten we have relocated to Parkhill Primary School, 4a Parkhill Drive in Ashwood.

We are a dedicated, nurturing community kindergarten that has been part of the Ashwood area for nearly 50 years.

We provide a warm and encouraging environment for our children to learn, develop and interact. Since our inception in the 1960s, we have kept the same ideals of family, community and putting children first; something that has enabled our kindergarten to grow and thrive throughout the years.

At Ashwood Memorial Kindergarten (AMK) we provide both three and four-year-old sessional programs and we are proud of our reputation for preparing our little ones for their journey into primary school.

Our focus isn’t just on the children attending the kindergarten, but also on their families and friends. It takes a village to raise a child, and the families who are part of the Ashwood Memorial Kindergarten village are part of our village for life.

Open Night

Thursday March 21
5.00pm – 7.00pm

Ashwood Memorial 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

Ashwood Memorial Kindergarten

Parkhill Primary School,
4a Parkhill Drive
Ashwood, VIC, 3147

Tel: (03) 4329 0422


NQS Exceeding Logo Victorian Approved Kinder Tick

3 & 4 Year Old
Kinder Programs

We offer high quality free 3 and 4 year old play-based kindergarten programs.


Excursions 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 a community.


Our natural surroundings give children a wonderful focal point for their play and learning. They can float boats in the creek, collect leaves, pick flowers, explore hidden gardens and much more.

Storypark App

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


At our Kinder, we are very conscious of keeping our staff and children safe in the sun; and we are official participants in the SunSmart program.

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

Ashwood Memorial Kindergarten’s registration process is managed by the City of Monash’s Central Enrolment Scheme.

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

3 Year Old Kindergarten

Green Group (2024)

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

4 Year Old Kindergarten

Blue Group (2024)

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

Purple Group (2024)

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

Yellow Group (2024)

Day Time
Monday 8.30am – 4.00pm
Friday 8.30am – 4.00pm

*These session times may be subject to change prior to kinder offers being made

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

  • Call us on 03 4311 1500
  • Email us at
  • 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 the City of Monash Central Enrolments 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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