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Swifts Creek Uniting Early Learning

Swifts Creek Uniting Early Learning

6846 Great Alpine Road, Swifts Creek VIC

Childcare Long day care Kindergarten 3 year old kindergarten 3-4 year old mixed sessional kindergarten 4 year old kindergarten

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We’re excited to soon be moving just across the road to Swifts Creek Primary School to a brand new, purpose-built site being built by the Department of Education. The new building should be ready to move into at the start of 2025 and then our new address will be 6840-6855 Great Alpine Road, Swifts Creek.

Early Learning Centre

Early learning in Swifts Creek.

Located on Great Alpine Road next to Swifts Creek Primary School, our kindergarten and childcare services will help your child to explore, learn and build social skills.

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.

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

Your child will interact and learn from their peers in our spacious indoor and outdoor areas. Our early learning centre features:

Our centre

Your child will interact and learn from their peers in our spacious indoor and outdoor areas. Our early learning centre features:

The parents say
“The smiles on the kids' faces after a busy day of learning and fun is such a joy to see”

- Danica, parent.

Learning experiences

We will nurture your child’s inquisitive mind through our range of fun and educational activities and excursions. 

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Caring for the environment

Our early learning program will encourage your child to care for the environment. We do this by:

Excursions

We love to take the children out into our local community to explore the world around them. Excursions include trips to:

Incursions

We welcome visitors and guest speakers to present to the children, including:

Family and community connections

We work with local people, groups and services to create opportunities for children to recognise they are part of the Swifts Creek community. We also invite families to participate in their child’s early learning experience in ways they feel comfortable. You are invited to:

Local community members, groups or services we partner with to foster your child’s understanding and connections with our region include:

Program hours and fees
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Early Childhood Teacher

Jodie

Hi, I’m Jodie and I’m the Early Childhood Teacher at Swifts Creek Early Learning Service. I hold a Bachelor of Early Childhood Studies. I’ve been educating the children of Swifts Creek for over 10 years and have worked in early learning for 20 years. My passion and love for this service and community inspires me to continue caring for our future generation.

I’m an advocate for children and extend that into providing them with the best outcomes. Our team educates the children with healthy eating and physical activities. Seeing the children exploring through play and hands-on experiments, and the excitement on their faces as they learn, lets you know you’re making a difference in their lives.

It is a privilege to be a part of the Swifts Creek Kindergarten and being a part of the children’s learning journey.

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 are passionate about ensuring your child enjoys fresh and nutritional food at our early learning centre. We use produce grown at our centre and locally sourced produce. 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

Starting kindergarten is an exciting time that can bring about lots of changes for your child. At kinder, your little one will begin to make decisions for themselves and act with increasing independence.
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The government’s recent increase to Child Care Subsidy (CCS) on July 10 is helping Thuy put her family through childcare. With her …
For most of us, the COVID-19 pandemic was anything but normal. However, for the children born during its wake, a life of lockdown is all they have ever known.
From 10 July 2023, Child Care Subsidy (CCS) is changing. Most families using child care will get more subsidy.
Congratulations to our Early Learning educators who were finalists in this year’s Victorian Early Years Awards.

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