PRESCHOOL & LONG DAY CARE SERVICE
Operates from 6am to 6pm (Monday-Friday) 50 weeks a year. Occasional Care and Extra days pick up is available!
At Strawberry Fields Cottage we have 3 rooms:
The Ladybug room, ages 0-2 years.
The Bumblebee room, ages 2-3 years.
The Butterfly room (the preschool room) ages 3-5 years.
We offer free enrolment for second/third child in care.
Subsidy (CCB & CCR) Approved.
Flexible and Affordable.
Studying parents – JET subsidy may be available.
We will ask you to provide us with your family and child’s CRN numbers from Centrelink and the Family Assistance Office before commencement at Strawberry Fields Cottage. Contact us for more information.
OUR EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS
Our Centre Philosophy reflects the Early Years Learning Framework and is in line with the National Quality Standards. We provide a full School Readiness program all year round and work professionally towards getting all children ready for “BIG SCHOOL”. We use an electronic media for parent communication, so you can receive updated information about your child progress in your email in real time. Please continue to explore our site for more information on our teachers, our approach to programming and our philosophy.
Full cream milk for babies.
Nappies and wipes.
Sun cream and Bonjela cream.
Bed linen for children sleeping in the cot room.
Healthy and nutritious home cooked meals - Early Breakfast, Morning Tea, Hot Lunch, Afternoon Tea and Supper.
All our meals are planned out following the healthy food pyramid and we are also able to cater for various food allergies. Different type of milk available on parent request for children with allergies: Rice, Soy and Almond. Our centre is a nut and egg free facility.
Please contact the office to obtain current information on our vacancies.
Our Daily Fees are:
Ladybug room (0-2 years) - $98
Bumblebee room (2-3 years) - $94
Butterfly room (3-5 years) - $94
Bond amount is equal to one-week payment, as $98 per day enrolled. Bonds are refunded at end of placement at the service. Enrolment fee is $30 per family (non-refundable), including an information package.
Further Information regarding Child Care Benefit
Further Information can be obtained by calling the Family Assistance Office on 136150 (8am - 8pm, Monday to Friday) or by visiting their website www.familyassist.gov.au. If you require information in a language other than English call 13 12 02. TTY services for families with speech and hearing impairments are available by calling 1800 810 586.