BEFORE SCHOOL CARE
Supervised care and recreation for school-aged children before school starts, usually from 7-9am.
Before School Care services in Australia
In Australia we have 7,738 Before School Care services
The average cost is $9.40 hourly, $93.97 daily (10 hours)Estimate Your Childcare Subsidy
The average National Standard Rating (NQS) is Meeting National Quality Standard.
Child Care Articles & Tips
What are Child care centres?
Everything you need to know about long day care centres, including what they do, how much they cost, how to spot a good one and how to get a spot.
How do I choose a child care centre? | CareforKids.com.au
When choosing childcare for your child, it is very important to visit a number of services and spend some time getting to know the staff. First hand experience is the best way to judge whether a service feels right.
The value of visiting child care services
Visiting child care centres offers valuable insights and opportunities to ask questions, which makes it easier to decide which service is right for your family.
Child Care Centre Checklist
A printable Child Care Centre Checklist which makes it quicker and easier for families to choose the right child care service for their kids.
Choosing a child care service tool kit
A toolkit of resources to help families identify, choose and secure the best child care for their children, including info on waitlists and high quality services.
What’s the right fit for your family: Steiner, Montessori or Reggio Emilia?
The Steiner, Montessori and Reggio Emilia approaches to early childhood education, how they vary and what they offer children and families.
Interesting research around school readiness
Research from the Telethon Institute explains why school readiness should also consider a child’s home and family life and the community they grow up in to determine whether they might need support later in life.