Lorne Street Kindergarten

Lorne Street Kindergarten is located on the grounds of at Fawkner Primary School, on Wurundjeri land, and is managed by the NSEYC. The kindergarten provides a high quality program and was recently assessed as ‘Exceeding‘ the National Quality Standards for Early Childhood Education and Care (in 2022).

Our purpose is to Love a Life of Learning and Living. Our values are Trust, Respect, Relationships and Curiosity, and these values inform everything we do. We specialise in delivering high-quality early learning programs in close partnership with families, schools and the broader community, as we know this has enormous benefits for children’s lifelong learning. Our educational philosophy includes a focus on authentic relationships to support individual children’s wellbeing and development, with a strong emphasis on learning through play in nature.

Enrolments for the 3 and 4-year-old programs at Lorne Street Kindergarten are via the Merri-bek City Council. For assistance with the process, call us on 9306 1662, email office@nseyc.org.au, or for more information about the enrolment process see How to enrol.

Facilities and services

The kindergarten is based within the school grounds at Fawkner Primary School. The kindergarten has recently received an expansion, plus upgrades to both the indoor and outdoor play spaces through the Victorian government’s Building Blocks initiative, as part of our ongoing efforts to provide the very best early learning opportunities for children in Fawkner and all of the communities we work within. 

The kindergarten offers programs for 3-year-old and 4-year-old children. All programs are for 15 hours per week and are FREE (no cost to families).

The timetable for 2024 is as follows:

  • 3-year-old program:
    Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 8.30am to 1.30pm
    LONG DAYS: Mondays and Tuesday, 8.30am to 4pm
  • 4-year-old program:
    Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8.30am to 1.30pm
    Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8.30am to 1.30pm

Contact details

Address: Cnr Lorne Street & Bryde Street, Fawkner 3060
(in the grounds of Fawkner Primary School)
Phone: (03) 9359 5635

NSEYC Office phone (for enrolments): 9306 1662
Email: office@nseyc.org.au