Koala room – Ages 3-5 

Koala’s

Developing your child’s natural curiosity

The Koala room is catered for preschool children aged 3-5 years. This room averages 15 children a day, and as a result, educators are able to cultivate strong, meaningful bonds with each child at our service given holistic opportunities to make wholesome friendships.

Our preschool room focuses on play-based learning and scaffolding life skills through child rearing opportunities for learning.

Activities

Meals

Education

FAQ

Activities

Our on-going children’s development program offers educational and recreational programs which are designed to optimise the creativity, mental and physical advancement of your child. Self expression is encouraged through a wide variety of indoor and outdoor activities, such as music, arts and crafts. Children’s interests are supported and encouraged through individual and group stimuli, all in the name of fun!

Meals

Our service offers a nutritiously appropriate menu with opportunities for children to try new, wholesome foods.

We offer breakfast, morning tea, afternoon tea and a late snack.

Education

Our service offers a child-led program centred around each child’s ideas, interests, culture, strengths, knowledge and abilities.

Our Educator’s apply intentional teaching strategies to scaffold every child’s learning and development through holistic approaches and shared observation.

Children are encouraged to progress developmentally though hands on approaches to learning, whilst every child is included to participate in the Educational Program.

Parents are able to view their child’s progress in the program through our online app which is updated daily.

FAQ

What are the Centres operating hours?

The Centre is open from 7:00am to 6:00pm Monday to Friday.

Are meals provided?

Our service offers a nutritiously appropriate menu with opportunities for children to try new, wholesome foods.

We offer breakfast, morning tea, afternoon tea and a late snack. Infants also have lunch provided for them and are supported as they learn to navigate new textures and flavours.

What do I need to bring?

A labelled bag including your child’s lunch; cot-sized bed sheets; water bottle; pillow; spare clothes and a hat. 

Is it affordable?

Our daily fees are set competitively relative to other childcare centres in the Hills area.

The Centre is registered to provide Child Care Subsidy (CCS) assistance to families. CCS is means tested and is available to eligible families..

senior educator

Mel has a diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care and has completed three years of her Bachelor of Education. She has worked in Early Childhood for 14 years and is passionate about supporting the strengths of each educator to bring about the best learning opportunities for every child.

Mel has developed a program that is both child-centred and progressive to support the inclusivity of all children. Her vision for the service has always been to promote high-quality care by offering professional learning and mentoring to every team member.

senior educator

Karly has a Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care and has worked in within the early years sector for nine years. Karly has worked with all ages from 6 weeks – 5 years and has a strong focus on fostering learning through the provision of engaging environments.

She believes that an engaging environment equates to engaged learning and the inclusivity of all children. Karly is very motivated to ensure the needs of each child are met and offers versatile approaches to supporting every child.

Enrol your child today

If the Hills Little Learners sounds like the right place for you, we would love to have you. To enrol, simply pop on down to the Centre for a tour and request an enrolment form to start the process. 

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book a tour today

We encourage families to come and view our Centre and meet our friendly staff to discuss your children and ask questions. Taking a tour is the perfect way to showcase our great learning environment and allows us to get to know you and your child better so we are able to provide the best care possible.

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