Barngeong Reserve
Kindergarten

Our Centre

At Barngeong Reserve Kindergarten, we offer a friendly, safe and secure environment where positive learning experiences are considered critical to the growth and development of children as they explore their surroundings.

Using a play based program we promote each child’s individual development and self esteem which encourages them to explore and discover things about their world and themselves.

We believe that positive outcomes in the education of children are achieved when families and teachers work together. Positive learning environments are critical to the growth and development of children. Opportunities to explore through open learning experiences encourage the children to think creatively and develop their imaginations.

Our program offers opportunities for your child to explore in an engaging environment using their imagination to development into a confident learner.

Barngeong Reserve 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

Barngeong Reserve Kindergarten

2 Lee-Ann Crescent
Croydon, VIC, 3136

Tel: (03) 4329 0458

Email: barngeong@ykinders.org.au

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.

 

Community
Excursions

Excursions support children to explore and get to know different spaces outside of their world at the centre. We run a variety of excursions and incursions to enhance learning and development.

Diverse
Curriculum

Our curriculum supports social, emotional, cognitive, physical and creative learning. We also celebrate multiculturalism and include a variety of cultural events throughout the year.

SunSmart
Kindergarten

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

Space to
Explore

We have large indoor and outdoor play spaces so there is plenty of room to move and explore. Our rich learning environment supports social, emotional, cognitive, physical, technological and creative learning.

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.

Philosophy

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

At Barngeong Reserve Kindergarten, our registration process is managed by MIKA’s Central Enrolment Scheme (Maroondah Integrated Kindergarten Association).

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

3 Year Old Kindergarten

Waa (2024)

Day Time
Tuesday 9.30am – 2.30pm
Thursday 9.30am – 2.30pm
Friday 9.30am – 2.30pm

4 Year Old Kindergarten

Bunjil (2024)

Day Time
Monday 9.15am – 2.15pm
Tuesday 9.15am – 2.15pm
Thursday 9.15am – 2.15pm

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