Ripponlea Kindergarten is immensely proud of our Bush Kinder program and this article, recently published in The Guardian, highlights many of the wonderful skills students can learn within a program like ours.
Have we got some exciting events for you! We have lots happening in the second half of the year:
There has been a lot of interest in the places available in our 2024 program. Please make sure you register with Glen Eira council for your child to attend either 3 year old or 4 year old kinder next year. Glen Eira council will start offering places to registered children as early as mid-June. Don't miss out!
In 2021, Ripponlea 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 Director Mishel chatted with Molly and Craig last Saturday about our Rippon Lea Bush kinder program. Check out 'Molly's Blooming Hour', on Southern FM Saturday at 4pm by downloading the episode below. You can hear the interview with Mishel starting at the 18min, 47sec mark.
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.
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.