Long Day Care / Nursery
0-3 Years Nursery
There are 16 children per day in the Nursery section. 8 children aged between 6 weeks and 2 years and 8 children 2 – 3 years. With 4 staff daily (this is above Department of Community Services regulations, which requires 3 staff).
At the sign on desk is our Day Book which is a record of each day and includes written and photographic documentation. Parents, staff and children have access to read and/or comment.
The children are provided with morning tea, a hot lunch and afternoon tea.
Staff plan an environment where children can play, discover, practice and achieve milestones and develop their sense of self. We believe children flourish with adult attention and support and many play-based learning opportunities.
Children in both the Nursery and Long Day Care are supplied with snacks and meals that provide 50% of their daily dietary intake.
3-6 Years Long Day Care
These children attend in either the 3-4 year or 4-5 year room.
The 3-4 year room has a maximum of 20 children each day. 2 full time staff, 1 part time and 1 additional needs support staff member are in this room.
4-5 year room has a maximum of 20 children each day.
1 full time, 3 part time and an additional needs support worker are in this room.
At the sign-on desk in each room is our Day Book which is a record of each day and includes written and photographic documentation. Parents, staff and children have access to read or contribute to the Day Book.
Staff plan and create an environment where children can play, investigate, problem solve and develop their sense of self. We provide opportunities for challenges and success and guide children towards school readiness, literacy and numeracy. Our program covers all areas of early childhood education following the philosophy that young children learn through p