Welcome to Great Beginnings Atherton!
Here at Great Beginnings in Atherton we provide safe high quality care where children are able to learn and grow through play.
Our educators take pride in providing a high quality level of early education to children in our care.
By respecting each family’s background and beliefs we see each child is an individual. Here at our centre, they are given the opportunities to develop and grow in a nurturing environment. We believe in play-based learning, where the development opportunities arise from a child’s interests.
We would love to meet you and your child/ren. Give us a call to book you in for a tour or simply pop in to say hello!
How long have you been working in childcare? 20 years.
What is your favourite part of working at the centre? Every day when I arrive I am greeted by all of the children & their families with open arms. My team are always ready to embrace the day & spread their educational knowledge with everyone.
What qualifications do you hold? Diploma of Children’s Services.
What are you most passionate about? Community engagement, child protection awareness, family partnerships.
What are you most proud of at your centre? My team the way they have embraced my beliefs & visions & have grown into a strong team.
What is your favourite inspirational quote? Find your purpose.
What inspired you to become an educator? Making a difference/purpose in children and families lives.
What values are most important to you in your team members? Identify their purpose, communicators, love of children & passion to make the world a better place for our families.
What is your philosophy about educating children? That everyone has something to say & you need to listen, you need to be present always.
What makes your team/centre special? Their love for children & families.
As a child what did you want to be when you grew up? Police lady & basketball superstar.
What is one of your hobbies? Caravanning & spending time with my grand children.
Anything further to add? Every family that comes to our service is a part of our Great beginnings family. We open our centre up to the community & encourage an open door policy at all times. Families are always welcome to come and engage with their child’s learning & development, or simply come to the office for a cup of tea with me. We have several connections with your local community & encourage families to connect with them as they are the key to our community. We strongly believe in getting to know every child & encourage them through our play based vision to be strong confident & capable learners in our society. Every educator in our centre is highly skilled & has strengths in several different areas from physical fitness, sustainability, community awareness, child development & music concepts. We use this to guide our practices and work with the families in partnership to ensure all areas of the child’s development is being planned for.
Our Age Groups
|2 – 15 months
||15 months – 2 years
||2 – 3 years
||3 – 4 years
||4 – 5 years
Facility and Service Highlights
Our service provides the following facilities:
- All meals and nappies provided*
- Courtesy bus service for all pick-ups and drop-offs
- Kindy of kindness program
- Extracurricular activities including fitness program
- Parent mobile application and access portal to daily journals and learning stories
- End of year learning journal
*Nappies are only provided for the Nursery children
We’d love to welcome you to one of our Great Beginnings Early Education centres. If you would like to register your interest in a place at Great Beginnings Atherton, please fill out the form below. We will then be in touch to discuss your needs.
Please note: filling in this form does not guarantee a place.