Scots Early Learning Mt Stuart specialises in providing vacation and out of school hours care for children aged 4 to 12 years.
We are located on the grounds of Mt Stuart Primary School with beautiful and expansive views over the city. Large dedicated areas for outdoor activities, including playing fields and tennis courts, encourage children to be active after school and during holidays.
Our out of school hours and vacation care programs have large outdoor and indoor spaces for children to be active and creative. We place a strong emphasis on activities such a climbing, ball sports, and gardening which develops children’s motor skills. Our environment fosters development of key skills including coordination, balance, posture, strength, and endurance.
Our early learning service features:
After school, children often retreat indoors to play on devices, but at Scots Early Learning Mt Stuart we provide activities and excursions to help children get in touch with the outdoors. Children at our centre foster a relationship of respect and responsibility for the environment through key sustainability activities and initiatives.
To develop children’s relationships with the environment:
Excursions are important to satisfy children’s inquisitive minds. Some of the locations we take children include:
We invite inspiring individuals and experts to the centre to teach children about a range of interesting topics. Some of our incursions include:
We understand the importance of healthy eating in children’s early development. That’s why we provide highly nutritious food full of diversity and flavour made from fresh and homegrown ingredients. Children will never miss out as we can accommodate all kinds of dietary and cultural food requirements.
To encourage the healthy bodies and minds of your children:
We understand the importance of family and community in developing children’s sense of belonging and connection. At Scots Early Learning we foster these values with our students through various activities with parents and community members.
Parents and families can get involved when we:
We regularly engage with different people, groups and services within our community including:
English is our primary language for written and spoken communication with parents and families. However, we can have all forms of communication translated for families who speak languages other than English and we display information prominently in our foyer. We also have access to interpreters via phone when needed.
Our educators are experienced in working with children who live with a range of physical and intellectual disability or have experienced challenges and trauma. Our educators are equipped with the skills to provide safe and nurturing environments to all children
We work closely with Uniting staff trained in children's trauma. We also work with Kindergarten Inclusion Support and Safe Child Support services.
For interest in out of school hours care for the remainder of 2019 and for 2020, please complete the Uniting registration form.
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 0409 436 319.
Fill out an expression of interest form to find out moreRegister your interest