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Meli Kindergartens

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Give your child a good start in life

At Meli, we know that the early years of a child’s life are an important time, which is why we we’re committed to providing high quality three and four-year-old kindergarten programs. With 30 kindergartens throughout Geelong, the Bellarine Peninsula and Colac, we’re one of the biggest and most experienced providers in the region.

Why choose Meli?

Three and four-year old programs

We know that two years of preschool will give your child the best start in life and set the foundations for lifelong learning.

Our anti-bias approach

We work with every child, every day to promote kindness, equity and equal opportunity.

Geelong’s largest kindergarten network

You will find our network of Meli Kindergartens spanning Geelong, The Bellarine Peninsula and Colac.

Explore Kindergartens

How to Apply– step by step

Step 1

Check out our virtual tours and choose your preferred Meli Kindergarten.

Step 2

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button and follow the prompts.

Step 3

Subject to availability, you will receive a kindergarten offer and the acceptance and enrolment process begins.

Step 4

You can now relax and start getting ready for your child’s first day.

Choose your Kindergarten

Apply for a kindergarten place now!

Kindergarten at Meli is now free. Don’t miss out securing a place at your preferred centre.

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