At Swifts Creek Kindergarten and Early Childhood Development Centre, we believe it takes a village to raise a child.
We greatly value the strong relationships we have with the community who contribute to making our kindergarten and early learning centre a place of nurturing and development. Conveniently located next to Swifts Creek Primary School, we provide integrated day care and kindergarten for children from infants to school age.
Children enrolling in our service in 2019 are eligible for the Victorian Government drought kindergarten fee subsidy.
We create an environment where children of all ages interact and learn from each other in our beautiful outdoor and indoor spaces. We place a strong emphasis on outside activities such as climbing, skipping, throwing and catching which improves children’s key developmental skills.
Our kindergarten and early learning centre features:
Children have inquisitive minds and we feed their thirst for knowledge with a wide range of exciting activities and excursions. Our children love caring for their kindergarten chooks, learning about sustainable practices, and visiting members of the local community.
To teach children about the importance of sustainability:
We love to take the children out into the community to explore the world around them. Excursions include trips to:
We also invite many visitors and guest speakers to come and present to the children, including:
We know the importance of teaching healthy eating habits to children from a young age. We go the extra mile to make sure your child is receiving a fresh and nutritional diet using our own homegrown and locally sourced produce. We also work closely with families to help them make healthy food choices for their children.
At our kindergarten and early learning centre:
We also participate in a community health and wellbeing program called Smiles 4 Miles which encourages and promotes good oral health habits and healthy eating among children.
We want children to feel at ease, not only in our kindergarten and early learning centre but in the wider community, because we believe it is vital for children’s development. We collaborate closely with a range of people and services to create opportunities for children to recognise they are part of a broader community. We also strongly encourage parents to take an active role in their child’s early learning and kindergarten experience.
Parents can participate when:
Various people, groups or services within our community we engage with regularly include:
For interest in kindergarten or child care 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 4224.
Fill out an expression of interest form to find out moreRegister your interest