Our Centre

Enjoying the wonder of learning at Bulleen Preschool!

Our innovative and exciting 3 and 4 year old Kindergarten programs, influenced by the Reggio Emilia experience, will encourage your child to discover themselves by exploring nature, materials and friendships.

We are committed to providing a stimulating learning program, in a diverse environment, which reflects the individual interests and uniqueness of each child.

Book a tour

Call us on 4329 0426
to arrange a visit.

Bulleen Preschool 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

Bulleen Preschool

5 Derreck Ave
Bulleen, VIC, 3105

Tel: (03) 4329 0426

Email: bulleen@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.

Group Excursions

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

Kitchen Garden

Our Kinder has its own vegetable garden for growing, harvesting and cooking our produce. We promote healthy eating and teach our children about the importance of healthy foods.

Storypark App

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

Outdoor Play

Our outdoor play areas are designed to encourage learning and exploration in the natural environment that include a sensory path, dry creek bed, mud kitchen, large lawn areas and a fort.

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

Bulleen Preschool’s enrolment process is managed by the Y Ballarat’s Early Years Management team.

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

3 Year Old Kindergarten

Koala Group (2024)

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

4 Year Old Kindergarten

Possums Group (2024)

Day Time
Monday 8.30am – 4.00pm
Tuesday 8.30am – 4.00pm
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 enrol in one of our programs please use 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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