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Steel Street Children's Centre  

42 Maroondah Highway - Healesville VIC 3777

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About Steel Street Children's Centre

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Welcome to Nurture One Steel Street Children’s Centre!

We are open from 6:30 am to 6:30 pm and provide quality long day care and education for children aged six weeks to six years. Our care and education centre is large however has been designed to create an intimate homelike feel to encourage children to feel comfortable in their learning environment.

Our experienced and qualified educators provide programs based on the Early Years Learning Framework including a specialised Kindergarten program taught by a qualified teacher; aimed at preparing children for school and beyond.

We work closely with all our families as we understand the support this creates for the children as well as the family as a whole. Our aim is to create a welcoming and friendly environment for anyone who enters our front door, be it children, their siblings or parents or grandparents.

We value the strength of our own team, and work closely with each other to provide the best possible childcare experience for you and your children.

We believe in the unique potential of each child that we educate, and build strong relationships with all children in order to help them grown and learn through their time with us.

Centre Facilities and Inclusions

  • Nappies included
  • Breakfast, Morning tea, Lunch, Afternoon tea and late snake
  • Pin code security
  • Veggie garden
  • On-site parking
  • Rhythm and Moves – Music program
  • Classroom technology – computers
  • In-house cook
  • Fully air-conditioned
  • Large, natural play environments
  • Water Play area
  • Early Childhood Teacher
  • Government Approved Kindergarten program
  • Kindyhub – a parent communication app that connects families with their children’s progression, development and daily learning
  • KindyNow – an app related to your child’s bookings with our centre

Flexible Hours

Our centre is offering Flexible Hours to support families to make the most out of the government’s Child Care Subsidy. Consisting of nine-hour, ten-hour, and full day options, the new Flexible Hours model will give families the freedom to choose which hours best suit their individual circumstances. Families will not be limited by start and finish times like other models from competitors, and there will be no associated fees or conditions around the minimum amount of flexible hours days they are able to access.

We look forward to meeting you here at Steel Street Children’s Centre.

National Quality Standard Rating: Meeting National Quality Standard.

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    • Long Day Care
    • $122.50 /day
    • for ages 3yrs
    • Long Day Care
    • $107.50 /day
    • for ages 3yrs to 5yrs

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National Quality Standard Rating

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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: 20-Oct-2021

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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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The staff at Steel Street are always open to my child's needs and my wishes for my child. My son has been attending the centre for the last 2 and a half years and has been safe, secure and supported by the caring staff throughout the rooms. Steel Street not only has their designated room staff, but runs as a "family", I feel welcomed and appreciated in each and every room, not just my child's, and he knows all of the staff by name also! I would highly recommend this centre to anyone looking for child care or kinder as they run a program tailor made to your child, have more flexible hours than a kinder and run the same frameworks as an external kinder with the benefits of a child care centre! My son will definitely stay at Steel Street rather than go to external kinder.