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Our Philosophy

The Yarragon Early Learning Centre strives to provide a friendly and open environment where families feel welcomed and valued. We are inclusive of all children and families including the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Community.

We acknowledge the importance of forming successful relationships with children, families and the community which optimizes positive outcomes for each child enabling them to reach their full potential. Promoting the implementation of the child safe standards so that each child feels safe and connected is embedded in our services everyday practice.

We endeavour to provide a play based learning environment that reflects the children’s interests and ideas, provides open ended and creative experiences and caters for children’s individual needs.  An environment that is child centred, rich in a range of materials, resources and opportunities in which children can engage and excel as confident learners and become valuable members of the wider school community.

Programs at Yarragon Early Learning Centre

3 Year Old Preschool Program 
Children must turn 3 years of age before 30th April in the year they attend to be eligible for the 3 Year Old Program. 

4 Year Old Preschool Program - Government funded 
Children must turn 4 years of age before 30th April in the year they attend to be eligible for the 4 Year Old Program. 

Phone us on (03) 56342375 to make an appointment to look through our wonderful Early Learning Centre. 
Enrolment Process: 
If you have any questions regarding Kinder Enrolments within the Baw Baw Shire, please contact the Kindergarten Enrolment Officer on 5624 2540 or email for any enrolment enquiries. 

Application forms for a place in community-based Baw Baw kindergartens must be submitted to Baw Baw Shire Council. Separate forms will need to be completed for pre-kindergarten (three year old) and four year old kindergarten programs. There is no automatic follow on of positions from pre-kindergarten to kindergarten programs at the same service. 


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4.30PM - 5.30PM 

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