Columbia Park
Preschool

Our Centre

Every day is a new opportunity for discovery and growth at Columbia Park Preschool!

At Columbia Park Preschool, we run 3 and 4 year old Kindergarten programs, where your child will learn, play, explore and have fun. We focus our educational programs and learning around individual children’s interests and provide them with a variety of open-ended, play-based experiences.

We encourage and support each child to reach their potential in all areas of development and learning. We welcome parent involvement and work in partnership with you to create the right learning environment your child.

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contact us to arrange a time
on 4329 0428

Columbia Park 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

Columbia Park Preschool

26-28 Columbia Drive
Wheelers Hill, VIC, 3150

Tel: (03) 4329 0428

Email: columbiapark@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 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.

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.

Storypark App
Access

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

Multicultural
Curriculum

 We are proud to provide a multicultural curriculum, teaching the children about diversity and celebrate variety of cultural events and holidays throughout the year.

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

Columbia Park Preschool’s registration process is managed centrally by the City of Monash and is supported by the Y Kinders enrolment team who will provide information and support with 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:

Mixed-age 3 & 4 Year Old Group

Lillypilly Group (2024)

Day Time
Monday 8.30am – 1.30pm
Wednesday 8.30am – 1.30pm
Friday 8.30am – 1.30pm
 

4 Year Old Kindergarten

Banksia Group (2024)

Day Time
Tuesday 8.30am – 4.00pm
Thursday 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 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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