About The Green Elephant Early Learning Centre - Waterloo

At The Green Elephant, we aim to provide the highest quality standard of education and care for the children and families enrolled. We are a family owned and operated�centre, committed to providing�a warm, loving and nurturing environment where children are empowered to explore, discover and learn to their full potential.�

Amongst the busyness of Waterloo, the doors into the The Green Elephant provide an oasis for families.

Classrooms are thoughtfully presented to engage children in learning, playing and building positive relationships.�The selection of quality and innovative resources are a true accomplishment of the centre, and allows children to stretch their own imaginations of what they can use to play, create and learn.

The outdoor�is skirted by individual class patios which looks onto our amazing, interactive lanscaped environment,�that beckons children to play and have fun. Designed as an outdoor classroom, children will learn about composting, gardening, sustainability and the environment, all while developing their fine and gross motor skills.

The centre�s dining room provides a cafe feel, which gives children an independence for eating, and participating in cooking activities with an�experienced chef.

At The Green Elephant we have adopted a holistic approach to education and care for children. We are an all inclusive centre.�We provide the following:

  • Fit Elephant�-�physical program that helps children�develop into strong, healthy, confident children with a love of life and a passion for their world.
  • Safe Elephant�-�teaching safety and awareness.
  • Groovy Elephant�-�fun program which fosters development through music, movement, creativity and interaction.
  • Tongue Tied Elephant�-�exposing the children to a variety of different languages.
  • Creative Elephant -�purpose built creative arts studio.
  • Healthy Elephant -�teaching about healthy�nutrition and giving our bodies good fuel.
  • Explorer Elephant -�hands-on experiential learning program based on regular small group visits to museums, art galleries, local parks and libraries within the community.
  • Big School Elephant Program -�school readiness starts in our nursery room and is embedded throughout the whole centre.
  • All meals, which are created by our nutrtionist�and cooked in our kitchen by our wonderful chef
  • Indoor learning spaces that promote constructive activity and purposeful exploration.
  • Natural outdoor environments which feature trees and plants, edible gardens, sandpits, areas that invite play, quiet spaces, slides, natural timber cubby houses, music elements and water elements.
  • Nappies and formula
  • Parents online portal for access to portfolios
  • High level security and surveillance
  • Dedicated Educators that are carefully chosen and have the appropriate experience and qualifications to ensure quality care for your child.

Each and every child at The Green Elephant is important to us and we welcome you to join our family. We look forward to meeting you and your child soon.

National quality standard rating: Exceeding National Quality Standard.

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3 yrs to 5 yrs S M T W T F S
6 wks to 2 yrs S M T W T F S
2 yrs to 3 yrs S M T W T F S
3 yrs to 5 yrs S M T W T F S


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National quality standard rating

Overall Rating - Exceeding National Quality Standard (MORE)
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Educational Program and Practice Exceeding National Quality Standard
Children's Health and Safety Exceeding National Quality Standard
Physical environment Exceeding National Quality Standard
Staffing Arrangements Exceeding National Quality Standard
Relationships with children Exceeding National Quality Standard
Collaborative partnerships with families and communities Exceeding National Quality Standard
Governance and leadership Exceeding National Quality Standard

NQS Rating last updated: 1-Jul-2020

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