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About Us - Arnhem Early Learning Centre
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About Us

OUR PHILOSOPHY

At Arnhem Early Learning we believe it is important for children to feel safe and comfortable in their surroundings. We strive to foster a sense of belonging so that children feel confident becoming involved in experiences and offer play based learning within the environment.

We welcome and value parent input and encourage parents to take advantage of our open door policy. We understand families are the children’s first and most influential educators and we aim to work in partnership with all families and share children’s attempts and successes together.

In consultation with parents we will provide programs and experiences that give children the opportunity to make choices and take on new challenges. Our programs will reflect the needs and interests of every child and we will provide opportunities for children to further develop their social, emotional, cognitive, physical, language and self help skills.

Our objective for our children is to explore the many different aspects of the environment; demonstrate real life experiences, expand children’s curiosity and thinking, and acknowledge and respect the diversity of all children’s backgrounds.

We strive to provide an accepting environment where the gender, additional needs, cultural and socio economic background of the staff, children, families and community as a whole are respected and catered for.

Our philosophy and goals come in line with the Early Years Framework (Belonging, Being and Becoming). This will reflect our practices and decisions and guide all activities within our Centre.

Our goal is to guide children positively through their everyday life experiences, model appropriate behaviours, show genuine affection, understanding and respect for all children so they can reach their full potential; Learning Through Discovery.

 

HOURS OF OPERATION

6.30am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday (closed public holidays)

LICENCING

Registered business name:

Arnhem Early Learning Centre Pty Ltd

Service number:  SE-00002432

Provider number: 00001244

ABN:  39 128 278 026

LICENCING CAPACITY

Arnhem Early Leaning Centre is licensed for 105 places and includes both Long Day Care, Vacation Care and Before & After School Care, catering for children from birth to 12 years.

SESSION TIMES

Full Day Session 6.30am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday

Half day morning session from 6.30am to 12.15pm Monday to Friday

Half day afternoon session from 12.30pm to 5.30pm Monday to Friday

We offer the option of Permanent or Casual sessions for half or full days

Permanent sessions are those where a child is booked to attend full time; or a permanent day can be booked for a specified day every week, for example, every Tuesday and Wednesday.

Casual sessions are those sessions booked on a needs-basis depending on place availability.  Casual sessions must be paid for in advance or on the day of care at drop off time. Casual Bookings require 48 hours notice to make or cancel the booking.

You are required to pay for all sessions booked in advance.

OUR ROOMS

Four age groups are cared for in the Centre in 4 separate rooms. They are as follows:

Babies or Guya (Fish): 3 months to 14 months
Toddlers or Djinytjalma (Mud Crabs): 15 months to 30 months
Over 3s/Pre-School or Mana (Sharks): 30 months to 6 years
Out Of School Hours Care (OSHC) Or Baru (Crocodile) : 5-12 years (Before/After School Care and Vacation Care)

These groupings may be reviewed from time to time to meet the needs of the community.