H.E Kane Uniting Early Learning

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H.E Kane Uniting Early Learning

H.E Kane Uniting Early Learning

20A Volga Street, Hadfield VIC 3046

Kindergarten 3 year old kindergarten 3-4 year old integrated kindergarten

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Early Learning Centre

Early Learning in Hadfield.

Located on Volga Street in Hadfield, our kindergarten service will nurture your child to explore, discover and learn through hands-on activities guided by our experienced educators.

We offer play-based activities tailored to your child’s interests and needs in an environment that will build their sense of belonging, resilience, kindness and teamwork.

Specialist support is available for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, children living with disabilities, those unable to live at home and other children experiencing risk or vulnerability.

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Our centre

Your child will enjoy hands-on, nature-based activities in our large indoor and outdoor areas. Our kindergarten features:

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Our little learners say
“My favourite thing about kinder is I learnt how to cross my legs.”

- Sebastian, little learner

Learning experiences

Your child will participate in activities to teach them about nature and other cultures. We also place a strong emphasis on literacy skills and nurture confidence and creativity through art, music and drama.

Caring for the environment

We nurture an appreciation for nature by showing children the beauty of the environment. We will encourage your child to:

Our three-year-olds also receive a carbon neutral kinder kit.

Incursions and Excursions

We love getting out and about in our community and welcome guests to our early learning service. Our excursions and incursions include:

Fostering family and community connections

We love it when families get involved in our kinder activities. If you have the time, you are welcome to participate in: 

Language

A qualified teacher visits our kindergarten each Thursday and Friday to teach Auslan (Australian Sign Language) through play, art, music and stories. These teachings are then incorporated into everyday learning to give children the opportunity to use the language independently.

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Nominated Supervisor

Karen

Hi, I’m Karen and I’m the Nominated Supervisor and teacher of the 4-year-old Echidna Group at H.E. Kane Uniting Kindergarten. I have been teaching at this kinder since 2001. I grew up in Hadfield and have many happy memories within this community.

I have a Bachelor of Early Childhood and have over 20 years’ experience in the Early Childhood sector. Teaching has always been a passion for me.  I feel very lucky to be working with children, I find it extremely rewarding to support children to grow and develop to their best potential. 

Our dedicated team sees the uniqueness and potential in every child. We plan our play-based programs on children’s interests and take pride in our large outdoor space, where children can imagine, explore and develop skills and most importantly have fun!

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Health and wellbeing

Mental Health

Uniting educators support the positive mental health and wellbeing of children and their families. Our program includes mindfulness, meditation and caring for self and others.

Nutrition

Healthy eating and good nutrition are key for early childhood development. Our educators work hard to create positive eating environments, which reflect cultural and family values, dietary requirements and give your child the energy they need to be their best selves. We support families to provide nutritious lunch box foods and work with our local supermarket to offer children nutritious snacks throughout the day.

Safe Environment

As a child safe organisation, our educators undergo regular working with children’s and police checks. We are focussed on delivering learning and development in a safe and supportive environment, so you can trust that your child is in good hands.

Policies and downloads

News

Congratulations to our Early Learning educators who were finalists in this year’s Victorian Early Years Awards.
If you have more than one child aged 5 or under in care, you may soon get a higher Child Care Subsidy …

Karen’s story.

Karen started her family day care business 15 years ago. “My grandchild needed day care,” says Karen. “Our 2 youngest children went …
Kylie has been a family day care educator in Hobart for 13 years. Starting off her career in retail, she always knew …
The Australian Government is removing the annual cap for all families who get Child Care Subsidy. If you earn more than $190,015, …
This year our teams across Victoria and Tasmania had to quickly adapt to ensure children and families maintained a strong connection and …

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Rosedale Uniting Early Learning

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Rosedale Uniting Early Learning

Rosedale Uniting Early Learning

2-8 Cansick Street, Rosedale VIC 3847

Kindergarten 3 year old kindergarten 3-4 year old integrated kindergarten 4 year old kindergarten

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Early Learning Centre

Early Learning in Rosedale.

Located in Cansick Street in Rosedale, our kindergarten provides hands-on activities to help your child become an independent and confident learner. 

We provide a play-based program tailored to your child’s interests and abilities in an environment that will build their sense of belonging, resilience, kindness and teamwork.

Our educators are experienced in supporting children who live with a range of physical and intellectual disabilities and complex medical needs.

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Our centre

Our centre

The children say
“At kinder, I love running, my friends and playing outside”

- Henry, Age 3, 2022.

Learning experiences

Your child will be exposed to new experiences, people and learn skills that will help them become broad thinkers and active community members. At our early learning service, your child will take part in:

Caring for the environment

Our sustainability motto is “only take what you need.” Our activities focus on how to minimise waste by reusing and recycling.

Through incursions provided by Wellington Shire, we learn about recycling, composting and looking after our worm farm.

We have our own plot in the community garden where we grow seasonal fruits and vegetables and make them available to the community.

We also run regular Nature Play Kinder sessions.

Incursions and Excursions

We love getting out and about in our community and welcome guests to our early learning service. Our excursions and incursions include: 

Fostering family and community connections

We strive to provide an environment where all families feel welcomed and accepted. We support and respect all children, as well as our staff and volunteers. We are committed to the cultural safety of Aboriginal children, the cultural safety of children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, and to providing a safe environment for children with additional needs.

We work in consultation with children and families to deliver a service that is respectful and supportive.

First Nations culture and language

First Nations culture and language are a big part of our program. Acknowledgment to country, songs and learning words in English and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander language are part of our activities. Our yarning circle is used to share stories and gathering to eat. We have a bush tucker garden and we use the foods we grow in this garden in our cooking experiences.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day is recognised and celebrated with an excursion to the Knob Reserve in Stratford. The Knob reserve is a significant site of the Gunaikurnai people with First Nations Elders sharing their culture, language and knowledge of the area on the day.

School Transition

To support the transition to school in partnership with Rosedale Primary School in terms two, three and four. School transition activities will help you and your child feel safe, secure and gain familiarity with our local school.

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Early Childhood Teacher

Pauline

Hi, I’m Pauline and I’m the Early Childhood Teacher at Rosedale Uniting Early Learning. I’m a proud Monero Ngarigo woman with a large Aboriginal family in Gippsland. I’ve worked in the early learning sector for over 20 years.

I have a Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood), Graduate Certificate in Educational Inclusion and Diversity and a Master of Education.

Fostering children’s learning and development and being part of their family’s journey makes early childhood education the most rewarding job. Every group is different, but every child’s journey from beginning to end demonstrates the power passionate teachers and educators can have on a child’s development.

At Rosedale Kinder, we’re a team who recognises that every child has their individual strengths and is capable of amazing things. We provide a learning environment that fosters every child’s development. We love what we do.

Health and wellbeing

Mental health

Our educators are trained in the Be You and Respectful Relationships Program. Our activities include mindfulness, meditation, yoga and caring for self and others. We support children in recognising and dealing with their emotions. Calming areas equipped with tools to self-regulate are always available at our early learning service.

Nutrition

Your child will learn about nutrition, looking after their body and the importance of an active lifestyle. We do this by:

Safe environment

As a child safe organisation, our educators undergo regular working with children’s and police checks. We are focussed on delivering learning and development in a safe and supportive environment, so you can trust that your child is in good hands.

Policies and downloads

News

Congratulations to our Early Learning educators who were finalists in this year’s Victorian Early Years Awards.
If you have more than one child aged 5 or under in care, you may soon get a higher Child Care Subsidy …

Karen’s story.

Karen started her family day care business 15 years ago. “My grandchild needed day care,” says Karen. “Our 2 youngest children went …
Kylie has been a family day care educator in Hobart for 13 years. Starting off her career in retail, she always knew …
The Australian Government is removing the annual cap for all families who get Child Care Subsidy. If you earn more than $190,015, …
This year our teams across Victoria and Tasmania had to quickly adapt to ensure children and families maintained a strong connection and …

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Uniting Family Day Care Gippsland

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Uniting Family Day Care Gippsland

Uniting Family Day Care Gippsland

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Family Day Care in Gippsland.

Our family day care services across Gippsland offer personalised childcare for local families.

We will support you with extended hours and your child will benefit from activities tailored to their needs and interests in a nurturing home-learning environment.

Care is flexible to suit your family’s needs, including care outside normal working hours and, if needed, overnight and weekend care by arrangement.

Your child’s confidence and resilience will grow as they explore, learn and play with their friends.

Our small groups will support your child to develop close bonds with their peers and educator.

Family day care is a great option for children living with disabilities or additional needs.

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Benefits of family day care

You will enjoy peace of mind that our educators can provide flexible care to support your child’s
physical and social development. The benefits of our family day care services include:

Benefits of family day care

You will enjoy peace of mind that our educators can provide flexible care to support your child’s
physical and social development. The benefits of our family day care services include:

Learning experiences

Our activities will support your child to learn about the world around them and have fun along the way. A typical day includes:

Family and community connections

Our educators will work closely with you to provide individualised care for your child and a learning environment that will help them to thrive. We welcome your feedback and participation.

Experiences at our family day care services reflect the diversity of our local community.

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Team Leader

Claire

Hi, I’m Claire and I’m the Team Leader at Uniting Family Day Care – Gippsland. I’ve been part of the FDC team for 5 years and have over twenty years of experience in early learning. I hold a Diploma of Community Services – Children’s Services and a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Psychology and Sociology.

I’m passionate about early learning because I get to watch children discover, grow and learn while building relationships and connections with others. It’s a real privilege to observe a child’s confidence grow.

Health and wellbeing

Mental Health

Our educators are trained in various programs to support the mental health of your child and are skilled in working with children who have experienced challenges and trauma. We also offer mental health support for families if you find yourself in need of assistance.

Nutrition

We will support your child to make nutritious food choices by helping with food preparation and educational activities to show them the benefits of a healthy lifestyle. Our family day care services:

Safe Environment

As a child safe organisation, our educators undergo regular working with children’s and police checks. We are focused on delivering learning and development in a safe and supportive environment, so you can trust that your child is in good hands.

Become a Family Day Care Educator.

If you love working with children and want the flexibility of working from home, family day care could be a great career opportunity for you. We’re looking for educators and people who want to become early childhood educators to join our team.

Policies and downloads

News

Congratulations to our Early Learning educators who were finalists in this year’s Victorian Early Years Awards.
If you have more than one child aged 5 or under in care, you may soon get a higher Child Care Subsidy …

Karen’s story.

Karen started her family day care business 15 years ago. “My grandchild needed day care,” says Karen. “Our 2 youngest children went …
Kylie has been a family day care educator in Hobart for 13 years. Starting off her career in retail, she always knew …
The Australian Government is removing the annual cap for all families who get Child Care Subsidy. If you earn more than $190,015, …
This year our teams across Victoria and Tasmania had to quickly adapt to ensure children and families maintained a strong connection and …

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Uniting Family Day Care Tasmania

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Uniting Family Day Care Tasmania
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Family Day Care in Tasmania.

Our family day care services across Tasmania offer personalised childcare for local families.

We will support you with extended hours and your child will benefit from activities tailored to their needs and interests in a nurturing home-learning environment.

Care is flexible to suit your family’s needs, including care outside normal working hours and, if needed, overnight and weekend care by arrangement.

Your child’s confidence and resilience will grow as they explore, learn and play with their friends.

Our small groups will support your child to develop close bonds with their peers and educator.

Family day care is a great option for children living with disabilities or additional needs.

Program hours and fees
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Benefits of family day care

You will enjoy peace of mind that our educators can provide flexible care to support your child’s
physical and social development. The benefits of our family day care services include:

Benefits of family day care

You will enjoy peace of mind that our educators can provide flexible care to support your child’s
physical and social development. The benefits of our family day care services include:

Learning experiences

Our activities will support your child to learn about the world around them and have fun along the way. A typical day includes:

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Family and community connections

Our educators will work closely with you to provide individualised care for your child and a learning environment that will help them to thrive. We welcome your feedback and participation.

Experiences at our family day care services reflect the diversity of our local community.

Program hours and fees
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Team Leader

Jessica

Hi, my name is Jess and Im the Team Leader at Uniting Family Day Care Tasmania.

I have over 12 years experience in the Early Childhood sector and hold a Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care and regularly partake in professional development opportunities to keep my knowledge up to date.

My passion for early learning stems from the connections made with children and their families to help guide and support children as they develop. I love being an advocate for children and their rights and wellbeing, while teaching them skills to develop enough confidence to continue with this as they get older.

Health and wellbeing

Mental health

Our educators are trained in various programs to support the mental health of your child and are skilled in working with children who have experienced challenges and trauma. We also offer mental health support for families if you find yourself in need of assistance.

Nutrition

We will support your child to make nutritious food choices by helping with food preparation and educational activities to show them the benefits of a healthy lifestyle. Our family day care services:

Safe environment

As a child safe organisation, our educators undergo regular working with children’s and police checks. We are focused on delivering learning and development in a safe and supportive environment, so you can trust that your child is in good hands.

Become a Family Day Care Educator.

If you love working with children and want the flexibility of working from home, family day care could be a great career opportunity for you. We’re looking for educators and people who want to become early childhood educators to join our team.

Policies and downloads

News

Congratulations to our Early Learning educators who were finalists in this year’s Victorian Early Years Awards.
If you have more than one child aged 5 or under in care, you may soon get a higher Child Care Subsidy …

Karen’s story.

Karen started her family day care business 15 years ago. “My grandchild needed day care,” says Karen. “Our 2 youngest children went …
Kylie has been a family day care educator in Hobart for 13 years. Starting off her career in retail, she always knew …
The Australian Government is removing the annual cap for all families who get Child Care Subsidy. If you earn more than $190,015, …
This year our teams across Victoria and Tasmania had to quickly adapt to ensure children and families maintained a strong connection and …

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Uniting Family Day Care Wimmera

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Uniting Family Day Care Wimmera
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Family Day Care in Wimmera.

Our family day care services across Wimmera offer personalised childcare for local families.

We will support you with extended hours and your child will benefit from activities tailored to their needs and interests in a nurturing homelearning environment.

Care is flexible to suit your family’s needs, including care outside normal working hours and, if needed, overnight and weekend care by arrangement.

Your child’s confidence and resilience will grow as they explore, learn and play with their friends.

Our small groups will support your child to develop close bonds with their peers and educator.

Family day care is a great option for children living with disabilities or additional needs.

Program hours and fees
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Benefits of family day care

You will enjoy peace of mind that our educators can provide flexible care to support your child’s physical and social development. The benefits of our family day care services include:

Benefits of family day care

You will enjoy peace of mind that our educators can provide flexible care to support your child’s physical and social development. The benefits of our family day care services include:

Learning experiences

Our activities will support your child to learn about the world around them and have fun along the way. A typical day includes:

Family and community connections

Our educators will work closely with you to provide individualised care for your child and a learning environment that will help them to thrive. We welcome your feedback and participation.

Experiences at our family day care services reflect the diversity of our local community.

Program hours and fees
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Team Leader

Donna

Hi, I’m Donna and I’m the Team Leader at Uniting Family Day Care Wimmera. I’ve worked in the Early Years sector since 2004, in various roles in childcare centres, kindergarten and Family Day Care. I have a Diploma in Community Services (Children’s Services).

I’m constantly amazed at just how intelligent children are. I enjoy stepping into a child’s world to discover how they absorb information. It’s a privilege to be alongside children as their unique personalities emerge and their identities form in a learning environment.

Our Family Day Care Educators put the needs of children and families first and develop authentic, longlasting relationships. They offer nurturing, flexible, and inclusive education and care in a small group size and comfortable home environment.

Health and wellbeing

Mental Health

Our educators are trained in various programs to support the mental health of your child and are skilled in working with children who have experienced challenges and trauma. We also offer mental health support for families if you find yourself in need of assistance.

Nutrition

We will support your child to make nutritious food choices by helping with food preparation and educational activities to show them the benefits of a healthy lifestyle. Our family day care services:

Safe Environment

As a child safe organisation, our educators undergo regular working with children’s and police checks. We are focused on delivering learning and development in a safe and supportive environment, so you can trust that your child is in good hands.

Become a Family Day Care Educator.

If you love working with children and want the flexibility of working from home, family day care could be a great career opportunity for you. We’re looking for educators and people who want to become early childhood educators to join our team.

Policies and downloads

News

Congratulations to our Early Learning educators who were finalists in this year’s Victorian Early Years Awards.
If you have more than one child aged 5 or under in care, you may soon get a higher Child Care Subsidy …

Karen’s story.

Karen started her family day care business 15 years ago. “My grandchild needed day care,” says Karen. “Our 2 youngest children went …
Kylie has been a family day care educator in Hobart for 13 years. Starting off her career in retail, she always knew …
The Australian Government is removing the annual cap for all families who get Child Care Subsidy. If you earn more than $190,015, …
This year our teams across Victoria and Tasmania had to quickly adapt to ensure children and families maintained a strong connection and …

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Yea Uniting Early Learning

Yea Uniting Early Learning

23 The Semi Circle, Yea VIC

Childcare Long day care Kindergarten 3 year old kindergarten 4 year old kindergarten

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Early Learning Centre

Early learning in Yea.

Located in The Semi Circle, our service offers kindergarten and childcare services to the Yea community.

You can rely on us for long day care to support your busy schedule, while we provide fun and creative early learning experiences for your child.

Your child will explore, discover and learn through handson activities guided by our experienced educators.

We offer activities tailored to your child’s interests and needs in an environment that will build their sense of belonging, resilience, kindness and teamwork.

Our educators are experienced in supporting children who live with a range of physical and intellectual disabilities.

Program hours and fees
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Our centre

Our large outdoor spaces will allow your child to learn from our wealth of natural resources. Our
early learning service features:

Our centre

Our large outdoor spaces will allow your child to learn from our wealth of natural resources. Our
early learning service features:

The parents say
“Thank you for bringing such joy into our family during what has been a challenging period”

- Early learning parent.

Learning experiences

Our early learning activities will support your child to learn about art, different cultures, nature and careers through excursions and visits from local organisations and programs. 

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Caring for the environment

We include lessons on sustainability and environmental awareness in many of our activities to strengthen your child’s connection to the environment and our community. Some of our activities include:

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Excursions

We love excursions. We often enjoy outings including:

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Incursions

We also welcome entertaining and informative visitors including:

Family and community connections

We encourage you to participate in your child’s early learning experience in whatever ways you can. We invite you to:

To build your child’s community connections, we regularly engage with local groups, members and programs, including:

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4 Year Old Kindergarten Teacher

Fiona

Hi, I’m Fiona, the Acting Centre Director and 4-year-old Kindergarten Teacher at Yea Uniting Early Learning. I’ve worked in early learning for 25 years and have been the 4-year-old teacher at Yea for 10 years. During this time, I have seen our service grow and develop into the thriving hub it is today.

I have a Bachelor of Early Childhood Studies and am currently studying my Graduate Diploma of Psychological Science.

I love knowing that I am making a positive difference in the lives of the children and families that I support.

At Yea, we value community and build strong relationships with our children and families. We provide children and families with a service that we would be happy to send our own children to, and work hard to ensure that we are continually evolving the program so that we can continue to grow and develop while meeting changing community needs.

Health and wellbeing

Mental health

Our educators are trained in various programs to support the mental health of your child and are skilled in working with children who have experienced challenges and trauma. We also offer mental health support for families if you find yourself in need of assistance.

Nutrition

Helping children to make healthy food choices is an important part of our daily activities. We offer lessons on food safety and cooking using the produce from our garden. This allows children to apply what they have learnt about nutrition and environmental sustainability. At our early learning centre, we:

Safe environment

As a child safe organisation, our educators undergo regular working with children’s and police checks. We are focused on delivering learning and development in a safe and supportive environment, so you can trust that your child is in good hands.

Policies and downloads

News

Congratulations to our Early Learning educators who were finalists in this year’s Victorian Early Years Awards.
If you have more than one child aged 5 or under in care, you may soon get a higher Child Care Subsidy …

Karen’s story.

Karen started her family day care business 15 years ago. “My grandchild needed day care,” says Karen. “Our 2 youngest children went …
Kylie has been a family day care educator in Hobart for 13 years. Starting off her career in retail, she always knew …
The Australian Government is removing the annual cap for all families who get Child Care Subsidy. If you earn more than $190,015, …
This year our teams across Victoria and Tasmania had to quickly adapt to ensure children and families maintained a strong connection and …

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Warrnambool Uniting Early Learning

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Warrnambool Uniting Early Learning

Warrnambool Uniting Early Learning

115 Koroit Street, Warrnambool VIC

Childcare Occasional care

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Early learning in Warrnambool.

Located on Koroit Street in the heart of Warrnambool, our childcare service provides localised early learning in the community we know and love.

You can rely on us for occasional care to support your busy schedule, while we provide fun and creative early learning experiences for your child.

Your child will enjoy social and educational activities to build their sense of belonging, resilience, kindness and teamwork.

We are experienced in supporting children who live with a range of physical and intellectual disabilities.

Program hours and fees
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Our centre

We have large outdoor and indoor spaces equipped with modern facilities to help your child to thrive. Our early learning centre features:

Our centre

We have large outdoor and indoor spaces equipped with modern facilities to help your child to thrive. Our early learning centre features: