Enrolments now open for our expanded 2023 programs!

     Exciting changes include mixed age groups and more session options.     

Our 3-4 year old and 4-5 year old play based programs offer a nurturing, dynamic and creative environment, indoors and out.  We currently have very limited places in our 4 year old programs for 2022. 

Enrol now!

Our Sessional Kinder Timetable

In 2022 we are offering a five hour funded 3yo program on a Wednesday morning from 8.00am - 1.00pm.

The 4yo Koala group will run Monday and Tuesday from 8.30am - 4.00pm.

The 4yo possum group will be at bush kinder on Wednesdays from 12.50pm - 3.50pm, and back at kinder on Thursday and Friday from 9.00am - 3.00pm.

 Check out our virtual tour! 



Our very own Mishel Lowndes will join a panel of expert early year educators to give an informative update about the new 2 year funded kindergarten initative, as well as answer other questions you may have about your little one attending kinder.

This year the kinder received an award recognising our service as delivering "Excellence" in early childhood education. The KindiCare Rating is based on both community feedback from families using our service as well as our centre's performance under the National Quality Framework from ACECQA. Our service was rated 9.2 out of 10. The award...

Ripponlea Kindergarten acknowledges the Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation as the Traditional Custodians of the land where we learn, play and work. We pay our respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their Elders, past present and emerging. 

Ripponlea Kindergarten is committed to creating a Child Safe environment. Protecting children from harm and abuse is embedded in the everyday thinking and practice of all staff members. 


Take a tour

Visit us at: ‚Äč25 Carrington Grove, St Kilda EAST

Our entrance is to the LEFT of the main entrance at Ripponlea Primary School.

Please contact Ripponlea Kinder to book your tour!

Please call us prior to attending to confirm. We are currently only able to have one fully vaccinated parent attending with each child as part of the tour.

Call us: (03) 9527 4343