About Great Beginnings Applecross

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Welcome to Great Beginnings Applecross. We are a boutique service based in the heart of Applecross catering for early education and care from 18months through to school age.

We aim to provide the highest level of care and education for your child in a warm, nurturing and safe environment. By creating a feeling of acceptance and sense of belonging, we provide an environment which enables each child to feel safe and secure.

We aim for our families to feel as though our centre is extension of their home. We have respectful nurturing environment both indoors and outdoors for children aged 18 months to 6 years of age and can care for up to 26 children per day, ensuring individualised care and attention for all our children.

Our centre is open from 7am – 6pm 5 days a week and we offer nutritious meals and an exceptional Kindy program led by our qualified teacher.

Our centre is very secure, with all parents having their own individualised pin code to enter the children’s play spaces. Our garden is fully enclosed and can only be accessed through our security door in reception and is a lovely environment for the children to explore, play, create and learn.

All the educators at Great Beginnings Applecross are passionate about ensuring the best outcomes for children, for all of us this is not just a job.

National quality standard rating: Meeting National Quality Standard.

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18 mths to 30 mths S M T W T F S
3 yrs to 5 yrs S M T W T F S
    • Long Day Care
    • $148.50 /day
    • for ages 18mths to 5yrs
    • Fee includes: Education & Developmental Programs, Meals Provided.

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National quality standard rating

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

NQS Rating last updated: 1-Jul-2020

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  • Environment & Facilities
  • Food Preparation & Nutrition
  • Health & Safety
  • Learning & Developmental Programs
  • Management Staff & Supervision
  • Value for Money
  • Warmth & Empathy towards children

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My daughter Charli has been enrolled at great beginnings since January this year and she has excelled in so many ways, especially in her independence, speech and social behavior, I couldn't fault the staff at the center there fantastic, and the center is constantly improving with new toys and equipment, it's a lovely safe small center that provides quality care and a very caring environment.
My little boy has attended Great Beginnings Applecross for 2 years. The carers are brilliant and I love that the Centre is small & it has a great sense of community

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