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...
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 limited places in our 4 year old programs for 2022.
Our Sessional Kinder Timetable
In 2022 we will be 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!
Tia from Reptile Encounters came to visit, she brought with her a number of different creatures. The children got to see a saltwater crocodile, 2 pythons (an olive python and a spotted python), a frilled neck lizard, a northern long neck turtle, a shingle back lizard, a green tree frog and two Goliath stick insects. The children had the opportunity...
We have a UV protection shelter now added to our outdoor space, and new entrance off the street.
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: 25 Carrington Grove, St Kilda EAST
Our entrance is to the LEFT of the main entrance at Ripponlea Primary School.
3.30pm on Thursday 18th November 2021
3.30pm on Thursday 2nd December 2021
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.