Welcome to Great Beginnings Orange.
Our centre is a state of the art centre that is passionate and dedicated to ensuring that all children are provided the best head start to their early years of learning and education, all in an interactive environment that is safe and exciting.
Every child is unique and we provide a warm, safe and learning environment tailored to their individual needs. Our qualified staff and management team work hard to build a strong partnership with parents and in preparing your child for school and the very best start in life.
Not only do we provide security, love and warmth, but also a place of fun, laughter and learning for your child in their early years. “Learning” is a life long aspect that starts from very early in life.
Our seven spacious learning rooms that are based on various ages, allow children to explore and develop according to their age and development. Our large spate dining rooms allows children to experience a “sense of home and belonging” as they are able to enjoy eating their freshly cooked meals prepared by our qualified chef in a relaxing “home like environment”. Our outdoor play area is an extension of the indoor environment, with lots of space for children to explore and discover the natural environment.
We believe both themes of “home” and “learning” are what helps create a positive, firm foundation and assists children in gaining the confidence to learn in a happy, fun and positive learning environment.
Our centre has highly qualified educators with extensive experience and specialized skills. We aim for our centre to be unique. All our educators have both training and experience in the child care profession. For further details on the qualifications of our educators, please see our Director. We value and support further training and development to ensure we are meeting current regulations and practices.
Our Preschool program is taught by a Bachelor qualified Early Childhood Teacher and qualified educators who offer a range of programs and learning skills to support your child’s transition to school.
All Early Childhood settings follow the National Early Years Framework and work very closely on your child’s interests and strengths to encourage a rewarding year ahead. We regard our Preschool program to be one of high quality where your child’s best interests are considered to create a healthy and enjoyable educational experience.
Hi, my name is Tamara Scotti and welcome to Great Beginnings Orange. I have been working in early education for 15 years. One of my favourite parts of working in our centre is getting to know the children and their families.
I hold a Diploma in Children’s Services. The values that are most important to me within my team members are, fulfilling the emotional and developmental needs of the children to ensure they create meaningful relationships. Our team believe in the importance of early education and the impact it has on a child’s development.
Fun fact: One of my hobbies is face painting and doing special effects make up for a Halloween amusement park.
Our centre provides care for the following age groups:
|6 weeks – 12 months
||12 months – 18 months
||18 months – 2 years
|2 years – 3 years
||2 years – 3 years
||3 years – 4 years
||4 years – 5 years
- Courtesy Bus – Offering home/work drop off and pick up
- Morning Tea
- Afternoon Tea
- Sustainability program
- Veggie garden
- On-site parking
- Dance program
- SMART Interactive Whiteboard
- In-house cook
- Halal meal options
- Fully air-conditioned
- Early Childhood Teacher
Reviews and Testimonials
“Extremely happy with Great Beginnings. We are in the Nursery 3 Room and I have a foster child in the Pre-school Room. The educators/staff are wonderful, as is the Manager. Highly recommend them. Daisy comes home happy.”
“My daughter loves going… Meals, nappies etc are included which makes my life easier not having to worry about thinking what to pack. The teachers are amazing. The centre is clean with all new toys. I could not recommend it highly enough!”
“My 2 children have recently started at Great Beginnings. The manager and educators were all very welcoming and my children have settled in very quickly due to the nurturing and supportive staff. Highly recommended service!”
“Absolutely love it! My little guy has been there since he was about 6 months old. I can’t fault any of the ladies that work there. He’s never unhappy when he comes home, whenever I go there in the middle of the day, he always has a big smile on his face. It’s just a great place.”
“We couldn’t be happier with our experience at Great Beginnings Orange. They were so accommodating and responsive to our son’s needs and the daily communication and photos assure me of his happiness, along with the smiles at the end of the day.”
“Our son has been going there for a year and a half and I wouldn’t have him anywhere else. They’ve been fantastic since the start and he loves it.”
“We just want to say thank you for your continued professionalism and care in looking after Lilly. I’ve had some wonderful experiences with her educators the past few weeks and am completely reassured that she is in the safest hands.”
“My 4 month old goes to Great Beginnings Orange, they’re amazing. I was very picky when choosing”
“Even when we moved to Bathurst, we still took our daughter there for almost 5 months, until the travel became too much. The girls are amazing and my daughter was always so well cared for.”
We’d love to welcome you to one of our Great Beginnings centres. If you would like to register your interest in a place at Great Beginnings Orange, please fill out the form below. One of our educators will then be in touch to discuss your needs.
Please note: filling in this form does not guarantee a place. We recommend visiting a centre for a tour and meeting our friendly educators.