Great Beginnings Pakenham

Great Beginnings Pakenham
84 Toomuc Valley Road, Pakenham, VIC, 3810
5.0 Average score
6:30 AM - 6:30 PM | Monday to Friday
Licensed for 160 Children
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Great Beginnings Pakenham Centre overview

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Great Beginnings Pakenham Centre highlights

  • We're thrilled to be rated exceeding by ACECQA, meaning we've surpassed the NQS requirements, which set the standard for early education and care in Australia.
  • Our center proudly offers the VIC Government-approved Kindergarten program as part of our enhanced learning, supporting your child.
  • Our expansive outdoor spaces have been thoughtfully designed to offer engaging play areas that are tailored to suit the developmental stages of our children.
Welcome to Great Beginnings Pakenham

About Great Beginnings Pakenham Long Daycare and Kindergarten

Welcome to Great Beginnings Pakenham. We're ideally located for families in Pakenham and nearby suburbs Beaconsfield and Officer.

Our Long Daycare and Kindergarten Centre provides early education and care for children aged 6 weeks to 6 years.

At Great Beginnings, we provide convenient, full care coverage from 9hr, 10hr or full days, 5 days per week, including school holidays.

Our dedicated team of Teachers and Educators provide a safe, nurturing, and inspiring learning environment - where your child can thrive, and be their wonderful self, every day.

Getting school ready? We offer the 3 and 4-year-old Government-approved Kindergarten program that helps ensure your child has a successful transition to formal schooling.

We offer a great variety of learning experiences at Great Beginnings Pakenham including:

- Sustainability Program: Helps children develop and understand the importance of embedding sustainable practices into everyday life. Children learn about recycling, conserving water, growing food and the importance of protecting our planet.

- Community Engagement Program: Encourages children to interact with and discover their local community. We often have visits from community services, and we go out on adventures to teach the children about their local environment.

- Real Life Experiences: Children participate in fun and exciting experiences such as harvesting the veggie garden, caring for our worm farm and early cooking skills.

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Great Beginnings Pakenham Service features

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Kindergarten/Preschool Programs

Kindergarten/Preschool Programs

Our centre offers the VIC Government-approved ‘Best Start, Best Life’ Kindergarten Program.

At Great Beginnings, your child will benefit from the VIC ‘Best Start, Best Life’ Government-approved program as part of our enhanced learning program. Our program will support your child’s learning, development, and well-being for now, at school and beyond. We tailor our Kindergarten program across:

- Numeracy

- Literacy

- Emotional and Social Development

- Self regulation

- Healthy minds and bodies

The added benefits of our Kindergarten program include:

- VIC ‘Best Start, Best Life’ Government-approved program

- Extended opening hours

- Open all year round (excl public holidays)

- Programs developed and delivered by our Early Childhood Teachers

- Exclusive music and movement program for self-regulation

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How Great Beginnings Pakenham compares with Pakenham, 3810
Great Beginnings Pakenham
NQS Rating


84 Toomuc Valley Road
Pakenham, VIC, 3810
National Quality Standard Rating
Overall Exceeding
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Educational Program and Practice Exceeding
Children's Health and Safety Exceeding
Physical environment Exceeding
Staffing Arrangements Exceeding
Relationships with children Exceeding
Collaborative partnerships with families and communities Exceeding
Governance and leadership Exceeding

Centre Reviews

5.0 (96 Reviews)
5.0 All sources (96)
# 5.0 Care for Kids (13)
Google (83)

What a beautiful space for my child to continue their development. Management was welcoming the moment we walked through the door, explaining each... Read more

Would recommend to a friend
Daisy Boo
Apr, 2024

Great Beginnings Childcare in Pakenham are wonderful. Their care, attention to detail and love towards the children are a parents dream. ... Read more

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James Campbell
Dec, 2023

I highly recommend this centre. We started at the Centre in 2019. My daughter started in the nursery, one room. This year... Read more

Response from the owner 07 Dec 2023

Dear Melissa, thanks for leaving us such a wonderful review. We are thrilled that you loved your experience; our staff will definitely be happy to read what you wrote. We put customer experience and satisfaction as our priority, and your review reaffirms the hard work we put in every day. Kind regards, The Great Beginnings Team.

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Melissa Green
Dec, 2023