Opened in September 2018 on Omeo Primary School grounds, High Country Early Learning Centre offers purpose-built facility integrating kindergarten (4 year olds) and day care services for children from infants to primary school age.
Our brand new learning centre offers state-of-the-art outdoor spaces, indoor education and health facilities to provide flexible and comprehensive care for your children.
Children enrolling in our service in 2019 are eligible for the Victorian Government drought kindergarten fee subsidy.
Our updated and spacious outdoor area offers a variety of safe and engaging play equipment for your child’s delight, in addition to versatile indoor spaces. They’ll learn about sustainability, responsibility, and develop essential social skills while having fun with their peers in our variety of play areas.
Our new early learning centre features:
*Planned for 2019
Children participate in a variety of play-based activities that teach them about the environment, cultural diversity, health, and responsibility. Lessons on sustainability are integrated into our activities and regularly involve excursions or visits from community organisations.
Some activities include:
Excursions are one of our favourite activities! We go on:
We also love receiving visitors and special guests such as:
Children learn about basic nutrition and how to take care of their bodies at our early learning centre. We teach them about food safety, healthy eating, and the importance of exercise through fun, practical tasks.
Some of these include:
We also participate in:
We pride ourselves on our strong community at High Country Early Learning Centre and invite families to participate in cultural celebrations, fundraising, volunteering, and talking to the children about exciting topics. We have a strong connection to the local primary school and believe this helps to develop your child’s view of the outside world and assists in their transition to school.
We regularly engage with:
Our educators are experienced in working with children who live with a range of physical and intellectual disability or have experienced challenges and trauma.
For interest in a kindergarten place for the remainder of 2019 and for 2020, please complete the Uniting registration form.
For a place in 2020, we send the letters of offer out to families in August including instructions for the next steps of enrolment and orientation dates.
For a place this year, we will be back in contact with you within a few days to discuss your care needs.
For more information or if you’d like to arrange a visit, please Get in touch or call us on 03 5159 1451.
Fill out an expression of interest form to find out moreRegister your interest