Preschool Program

A funded preschool program is available at the Wangaratta Children's Services Centre.

The preschool program is run by a qualified Kindergarten Teacher and is incorporated into the Long Day Care Centre environment, with children attending on different days and for different lengths of time. 

The program focuses on the children’s social, emotional, intellectual and physical development.

Preschool Objectives:

  • For the children to have the opportunity to learn through play
  • For the children to develop self help skills and become independent
  • For the children to develop a foundation of skills to enable them to thrive in a school setting
  • For the children to extend their social skills and become confident individuals
  • To provide a program that is structured to the children’s interest, needs and desires.
  • To allow the children opportunities to extend their concentration span through a variety of experiences.
  • To encourage sharing, respect for others feelings and thoughts and to develop negotiation skills.

If you are interested in your child attending Wangaratta Child Care Centre Preschool please contact the centre on (03) 5721 2635.

More information on the centre is available by calling (03) 5721 2635.

Fees & Charges

 

Permanent bookings

 

Casual bookings

 

Daily

$91.00

Daily

$93.00

Weekly

$410.00

Weekly

$420.00

Session Fee

$57.00

Casual Session Fee

$59.00

Wangaratta Child Care Centre, located at the new multi-purpose Children’s Services Centre, 1 Handley street Wangaratta, offers professional high quality childcare in a safe atmosphere for children aged six weeks to six years. The child care service is open 50 weeks of the year from 6.45am to 6.15pm and caters for working and non-working families.

With 70 places available at the centre, regular care is available as well as sessional and casual care depending on availability.

Children have the opportunity for safe, secure, developmentally appropriate play, in the large landscaped playgrounds.

Family participation is encouraged and valued at the service. Families are consulted and have a variety of opportunities to participate eg sharing skills and knowledge and incorporating them in the program, participating in excursions, parent committees, fundraisers, the program, social events planned for families and friends throughout the year, preparation and other tasks at the centre.

 The Centre has achieved Start Right Eat Right  accreditation which  ensures that children’s nutritional needs are met throughout the day. The Start Right Eat Right  program is part of the “go for your life program” established by the State government which encourages healthy eating and healthy lifestyles.

The staff have a wealth of experience and expertise, providing care within early childhood education programs. The programs provide a range of stimulating experiences and activities, provided in a child safe environment and based on the individual and developmental needs of each child. The programs also incorporate special events and visitors to the centre.

A funded preschool program is available at the service.

The preschool program is run by a qualified Kindergarten Teacher and is incorporated into the Long Day Care Centre environment, with children attending on different days and for different lengths of time. 

The program focuses on the children’s social, emotional, intellectual and physical development.

Preschool Objectives:

  • For the children to have the opportunity to learn through play
  • For the children to develop self help skills and become independent
  • For the children to develop a foundation of skills to enable them to thrive in a school setting
  • For the children to extend their social skills and become confident individuals
  • To provide a program that is structured to the children’s interest, needs and desires.
  • To allow the children opportunities to extend their concentration span through a variety of experiences.
  • To encourage sharing, respect for others feelings and thoughts and to develop negotiation skills.

If you are interested in your child attending Wangaratta Child Care Centre Preschool please contact the centre on (03) 5721 2635.

More information on the centre is available by calling (03) 5721 2635.

Fees & Charges

 

Permanent bookings

 

Casual bookings

 

Daily

$87.00

Daily

$88.50

Weekly

$390.00

Weekly

$400.00

Session Fee

$55.50

Casual Session Fee

$57.00


Last Updated: 01/07/2015

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