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Joyful Learning ELC is fully accredited and approved childcare centre and kindergarten.
Our centre is a member of Sun Smart Victoria.
To ensure the highest standards of care, we pay the utmost attention to employing qualified and experienced staff who share our philosophy.
Our staff are dedicated early childhood professionals, holding current WWC, police check, and relevant qualification certificates.
We are open 52 weeks a year
Monday – Friday 6:30am to 6:30 pm.
We are closed on all Public Holidays.
The first step in your application process is to Schedule a Visit to our Centre.
During your visit, We will take you on a tour around the centre, and answer any questions that you might have.
You will have an opportunity to meet our experienced and friendly educators and have an opportunity to view our program.
The new requirements prevent childcare facilities from enrolling children without immunization certificates. If your child is not immunised you must provide a specified exemption letter.
We understand that this might be your child’s first experience away from home and some children may feel uncertain about starting a new experience in a new environment.
As all children are unique, so too is the orientation process.
For more information please refer to the Parent handbook.
We have an open door policy and welcome our parents to visit the centre at any time throughout the day.
If your child becomes unwell, we will contact you immediately and you will be required to pick up your child within as soon as possible.
We are committed to providing and maintaining a healthy environment, so please do not send your child to the Centre if they are unwell.
We believe children learn through exploration and stimulating experiences our play based programs offer a wide range of carefully planned activities.
Read more about activities provided on curriculum.
Our programs are displayed in each room.
All families are encouraged to participate and provide input.
Our dedicated and experienced chef provides fresh and nutritious meals daily.
Including breakfast, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and evening snack.
All meals are prepared with the highest quality ingredients using organic products where possible.
Our educators ensure that mealtimes are relaxed and enjoyable.
We cater for religious, cultural and special dietary requirements.
Our menus are changed seasonally and displayed on the notice board in the foyer.
Our centre is a nut awareness centre. For each child’s safety, children are not allowed to bring any food into the centre.
You can be assured that Joyful Learning ELC provides a safe and a secure place for your child to play and grow.
Our Centre has internal policies and procedures to assist our staff in providing consistent, quality care at all times.
Our Centre is fitted with cameras and capture gates for added security and peace of mind.
The fee for the 2020 calendar year are $ 130.00 for under 3 years old and $120 for over 3 years old.
Our centre is an approved childcare service so the Child Care Subsidy (CCS) is available to assist with the cost of fees. It is the responsibility of parents to provide the centre with Family & Child Customer Reference Numbers (CRNs) to enable CCS to be processed.