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Goodstart Early Learning Ballina


Fees & Availability

$137 90
Vacancies Avg. price/day Approved places

Long Day Care

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0 wks to 24 mths


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Fees Approved service for CCS
Price $142 /day
Fee includes Education & Developmental Programs, Meals Provided, Nappies, The above fees are based on the centres 10-hour session fee per day for 3 days a week. Please note that selecting a different combination of days or sessions may result in an increase or decrease to the daily rate.

2 yrs to 3 yrs


Availability
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
Fees Approved service for CCS
Price $137 /day
Fee includes Education & Developmental Programs, Meals Provided, Nappies, The above fees are based on the centres 10-hour session fee per day for 3 days a week. Please note that selecting a different combination of days or sessions may result in an increase or decrease to the daily rate.

3 yrs to 6 yrs


Availability
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
Fees Approved service for CCS
Price $132 /day
Fee includes Education & Developmental Programs, Meals Provided, Nappies, The above fees are based on the centres 10-hour session fee per day for 3 days a week. Please note that selecting a different combination of days or sessions may result in an increase or decrease to the daily rate.
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About

Welcome to Goodstart Early Learning Ballina!

Catering for children from 6 weeks to 6 years of age, Goodstart Ballina has operated in the Ballina community for more than 25 years. The children at Goodstart Ballina can thrive and grow thanks to strong community ties, family relationships and caring, qualified educators.

The newly renovated outdoor learning space highlights the nature-based play that underpins the learning at Goodstart Ballina. With a yarning circle, new turf and beautiful gardens, the children can connect with nature and learn about their role in caring for the environment.

Inside, each of the 5 rooms is filled with engaging and age related activities to allow children to explore and learn. The children also learn about sustainability indoors, with a focus on recycling and food waste.

Located inside one of the East Ballina shopping centres, Goodstart Ballina is easy to access for drop off and pick up times. Why not book a tour of this community orientated centre today?

Centre highlights:

  • Renovated outdoor play spaces
  • Yarning circle with surrounding garden
  • Recycling and food waste system
  • Strong connection with local Indigenous community
  • Embedded key educator relationships
  • Long standing employees
  • Qualified Early Childhood Teachers
  • Long established location

Service Features

Allergy Aware
Bottles Supplied
Meals Provided
Nappies Supplied
NQS Rating
Sun Safe Aware
What The Parents Say

Meet The Team

Centre Philosophy

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About The Curriculum

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Services - what are the different

  • Long Day Care (Child Care Centre)

Location

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National Quality Standard Rating

What the National Quality Standard Ratings mean for families
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AREA NQS RATING
Overall Exceeding
Educational Program and Practice Exceeding
Children's Health and Safety Exceeding
Physical environment Meeting
Staffing Arrangements Exceeding
Relationships with children Exceeding
Collaborative partnerships with families and communities Exceeding
Governance and leadership Exceeding
NQS rating last updated 22-Jun-2022

Reviews for Goodstart Early Learning Ballina

Gray star Gray star Gray star Gray star Gray star Overall (7 reviews)
Gold star 5.0 Google (7 reviews)

Joanna Pinner image
I tried 4 daycare centres in the Ballina area (with different children). Goodstart Ballina is the BEST centre out of all of them. The staff are fantastic- they really know their stuff. My son is loving it there and settled in within 2 days! Highly recommend it. Thanks Goodstart for all your hard work!

Laetitia Sandorfi image
Great educators, they really know all the kids and make the effort to know the parents ! Easy to talk to and great advices too! I have 2 kids there and they are really happy, learning a lot of things and there are heaps if activities everyday! Highly recommend this center!

Steve&Kelly Spargo image
All the educates are very caring. Very welcoming and always pass on information.

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Rachael Jung image
Absolutely love this centre. My two children have been coming here for about 4 years now, and they love it. The staff are always friendly and happy to help you out. They keep you up to date with your child/children., and they always follow things up. The centre is very clean and tidy and well organised. Not too expensive either, which can be quite important. The activities for the children depend a lot upon what they (the children) feel like doing. I cannot recommend this Early Learning Centre enough. I guarantee you will not be disappointed if you join the Goodstart Family. The only tears you will shed are those when you have to leave the centre because your children start school!!!!

Ashleigh Oke image
Fantastic center & amazing staff! We highly recommend Goodstart's Ballina.

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How Goodstart Early Learning Ballina compares with Ballina, 2478
Price
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This centre $137
Ballina $117
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This centre
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Ballina
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National quality standard
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This centre Exceeding
Ballina Meeting
NSW Ballina Goodstart Early Learning Ballina