Oban
Preschool

Our Centre

Oban Preschool is dedicated to helping your child grow through play!

Located in Ringwood, Oban Preschool allows your child to expand their knowledge in a fun, play-based learning environment. Our 3 and 4 year old preschool programs are provided with monitored outdoor and indoor play. Each child is different, and we believe in understanding and valuing your child’s individual needs.

Our professional and dedicated staff ensure your child is able to create, grow, learn, love and explore. Oban Preschool is committed to the nurturing and care of young children.

Oban 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

Oban Preschool

6a Holyrood Crescent
Ringwood North, VIC, 3134

Tel: (03) 4329 0446

Email: oban@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.

Community
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.

Sustainability
Focus

We encourage children to play, observe, interact with and respect the natural environment and incorporate sustainable practices.

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!

SunSmart
Kindergarten

At Oban Preschool, we are very conscious of keeping our staff and children safe in the sun and we are official participants in the SunSmart program.

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

Oban Preschool’s 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

Yellow Group (2024)

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

4 Year Old Kindergarten

Red Group (2024)

Day Time
Wednesday 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 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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