Waratah Cottage ELC provides education and care for children aged 0-6 years.
Waratah Cottage Early Learning Centre’s philosophy(104KB, PDF) is a mission statement identifying our beliefs and our reasons behind our practices. Our Philosophy has been influenced by staff, children and families that utilise the service and reflects on current practices in the child care field. Parents are welcome to have input into our Philosophy at any time.
Australian Children's Education & Care Quality Rating
Waratah Cottage Early Learning Centre has achieved a rating of Excellent as awarded by the Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA). The Excellent rating is the highest rating under the National Quality Framework (NQF) and is described as “services that provide exceptional education and care, visionary leadership and a commitment to continuous improvement and comprehensive forward planning”.
Our educational program
We provide a high quality educational program(125KB, PDF) which includes portfolios, reflective diary, projects, group experience and flexible routines.
How much does Long Day Care cost?
Daily fee - Full day (7.00am - 6.00pm): $99.00
Daily fee - Reduced hours (8.00am - 5.00pm): $93.00
Temporary care: $105.00
You may be able to claim Child Care Subsidy (CCS) to reduce your daily fee.
A non-refundable enrolment fee of $40.00 per child is payable on the day of your enrolment appointment and $20.00 for each additional child from the same family enrolled at the same time. This fee includes a child's hat with logo.
How do I enrol?
Our administration team can let you know more about our enrolment process - please call them on 02 4645 4443.
Still have questions?
Find out the answers to frequently asked questions or call our administration team on 02 4645 4443.
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