Dover Street
Preschool

Our Centre

A safe and nurturing learning environment for your child!

Through play, our children learn about problem solving, using their imagination, respect and working together, all while having fun in our caring and supportive environment. We offer 3 year old and 4 year old Kindergarten programs in our wonderful facilities, creating a great place to support and extend your child’s development and learning.

Children are given a voice and the power to make some decisions in our program, as we believe this produces a variety of rich and meaningful experiences. Kindergarten is a very exciting time for the children and their families and we aim for all to have very happy memories of their time at Dover Street Preschool.

Dover Street 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

Dover Street Preschool

19 Dover Street
Oakleigh East, VIC, 3166

Tel: (03) 4329 0431

Email: doverst@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 the community.

Space to
Explore

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

Multicultural
Curriculum

We are proud to provide a multicultural curriculum, teaching about diversity and understanding. This includes celebrating a variety of cultural events throughout the year.

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!

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 Preschool’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

Dover Street 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 to families on any queries relating to your child’s enrolment.

We operate both 4 year old and 3 year old free kindergarten programs as a single mixed age group on the days and times below:

3 & 4 Year Old Kindergarten

Yellow Group – Mixed-age 3 & 4 Year Old Group (2024)

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

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

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