Germain Street
Kindergarten

Our Centre

Childhood is a precious time, a time to be honoured and treasured.

At Germain Street Kindergarten, we provide high quality 3 and 4 year old Kindergarten programs, in a safe, nurturing and respectful environment. Our vision is to provide our children with early childhood learning opportunities that support and nurture their individual experiences.

Our passionate and dedicated educators, in partnership with our enthusiastic and supportive parents, make our preschool a very special place. Wonderful friendships are forged and children develop a connectedness to the community.

Germain Street 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

Germain Street Kindergarten

1 Germain St
Oakleigh South, VIC, 3167

Tel: (03) 4329 0435

Email: germainst@ykinders.org.au

NQS Exceeding Logo Victorian Approved Kinder Tick

3 & 4 Year Old
Kinder Programs

We offer free high quality 3 and 4 year old programs in an inclusive and welcoming environment. 

Community
Excursions

We maintain close connections with our local community and take children on excursions to help them discover their local area. These outings also teach the children about the world around them.

Flexible
Play

We have an open learning environment; where children can choose to pursue their different interests, either indoors or outdoors, with flexibility.

Sustainability

We encourage children to play, observe, interact with and respect the natural environment, incorporating sustainable practices. We also teach and model reusing and recycling in our activities.

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 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

Germain Street Kindergarten’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 on any queries relating to your child’s enrolment.

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

3 Year Old Kindergarten

Thoughtful Tadpoles Group (2024)

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

4 Year Old Kindergarten

Friendly Frogs Group – Rotational (2024)

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

Gentle Galahs Group – Rotational (2024)

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

Kind Koalas Group – Rotational (2024)

Day Time
Tuesday 8.30am – 4.00pm
Thursday 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 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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