WORKING WITH LOCAL FAMILIES

FOR OVER 100 YEARS

We are proud of our rich history and offer sessional based kindergarten programs. Discover more about our guiding philosophy.

OUR PHILOSOPHY

OUR KINDERGARTEN OFFERING

3 YEAR OLD

4 YEAR OLD

EXTENDED CARE

MEET OUR FRIENDLY TEACHERS

Jodi

naomi

Bree

Penni

Dame Nellie Melba Kindergarten is committed to child safety.
We want children to be safe, happy and empowered.
We support and respect all children, as well as our staff and volunteers.
We are committed to the safety, participation and empowerment of all children.
We have zero tolerance of child abuse, and all allegations and safety concerns will be treated very seriously and consistently with our robust policies and procedures.
We have legal and moral obligations to contact authorities when we are worried about a child’s safety, which we follow rigorously.
Dame Nellie Melba Kindergarten is committed to preventing child abuse and identifying risks early, and removing and reducing these risks.
Dame Nellie Melba Kindergarten has robust human resources and recruitment practices to reduce the risk of child abuse by new and existing board members, staff and volunteers.
Dame Nellie Melba Kindergarten is committed to regularly training and educating our committee members, staff and volunteers on child abuse risks.
We are committed to the cultural safety of Aboriginal children, the cultural safety of children from all cultural and/or linguistical backgrounds, and to providing a safe environment for children with a disability.

We have specific policies and procedures in place that support our committee members, staff and volunteers to achieve these commitments.

DNMK acknowledges the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation, on whose land we learn and play. We acknowledge ancestors past, present and future.