Great Beginnings Parmelia

About Us

Welcome to Great Beginnings Parmelia.

Here at Great Beginnings Parmelia we aim to create an environment that’s a home away from home for all of our families and children. We operate 6.00am to 6.00pm Monday to Friday and offer long day care for children 6 weeks to 6 years.

In addition, we offer a Before and After School Care drop off a pickup service from Saint Vincent’s and Leda Primary for children Kindy aged to 9 years.

Our service is surrounded by a large nature play yard that provides ample opportunities for children to develop their physical skills whilst surrounded by a natural environment.

We offer educational programs that are based on the children’s current interests and share the children’s daily experiences with our families through photos and short videos.

We have a meals hub where children are able to interact and engage with children and educators from across the centre. We offer nutritionally rich menus that are available for families to view and provide regular input into. We also cater for all allergies, dietary and cultural preferences.

Our team here at Great Beginnings are passionate about connecting children with the local community and building strong relationships with all our families.

We invite you to come in and meet us and let us share in your early years’ experience.

Centre Manager profile

Cherie Crocker

centre-manager-great-beginnings-parmeliaHi, my name is Cherie and I am proud to be the Centre Manager at Great Beginnings Parmelia. I started my Early Years journey as an Educator working in the room with children and have progressed through to the role of Centre Manager.

What I most enjoy about my role is coming to the centre and seeing the smiles on children’s faces as they develop new relationships and learn new skills.

My team of educators are a diverse group who all offer unique skills that enhance every child’s enjoyment of the Early Years’ experience, every educator here is valued and supported to be the best educator they can be everyday to provide quality outcomes for the children.

If you want to know more about our centre and amazing team feel free to pop in anytime.

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Facilities

Rooms

Our centre provides care for the following age groups:

Nursery

Babies

Toddlers

6 weeks – 1 year

1 year – 2 years

2 years – 2.5 years

Junior Kindy

Kindy

Preschool

2.5 years – 3 years

3 years – 4 years

4 years – 5 years

Facilities

  • Breakfast
  • Morning Tea
  • Lunch
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Other meals – Fruit Club
  • Sustainability program
  • Veggie garden
  • On-site parking
  • Before and After School Care and School Holiday Club Program
  • Dance program – Happy Feet
  • Music program
  • SMART Interactive Whiteboard
  • In-house cook
  • Fully air-conditioned
  • Large, natural play environments
  • Water play area
  • Early Childhood Teacher
  • Government Approved Kindergarten program

 

Vacation Care

Our centre also offers a vacation care program for children from 5 – 12 years old. We make life easier for our parents with extended operating hours and affordable fees. Our vacation care programs has a variety of activities with a focus on fun and learning! Your child will have endless amounts of fun with a mix of in-centre activities, indoor and outdoor play and visits to the community. Don’t miss out on a spot in our vacation care this coming holiday, Enquire today!

Testimonials

Reviews and Testimonials

Our son is currently attending this day care and he absolutely loves it! I am always updated about my sons progress and what he has been up to during the day. He comes home everyday with something new that he’s learnt at day care. We’ve shared some big mile stones with GB. I’m so impressed with this day care and very thankful for all that they are doing with my little boy. Highly recommend their services! Thank you to everyone at Great Beginnings Parmelia!”

– Shelby & Quentin

 

My daughter has been attending Great Beginnings Parmelia since she’s been a baby, and she is now 5yrs old. This is the last year she will be attending and it will be a very sad day for us both. They are like a family to us because my daughter has been with them all this time and they have watched my daughter grow and they are all lovely down there. I highly recommend this daycare. The carers are fantastic and I have never had any problems.”

– Mandy

 

Lovely environment for kids. They are well cared for my daughter always comes home happy and each day surprises me with new things she’s learnt.”

– Carmen

 

My kids love going to daycare. The staff genuinely care about their work and it shows. The centre has amazing facilities with a fantastic nature playground.”

– Melissa

 

Amazing staff that really care for the children and the center is spacious”

– Debbie

 

My daughter goes to this daycare and loves it there she loves all the friendly staff and she is learning so much all the time great centre, I highly recommend it.”

– Barbara

 

I can honestly say Great Beginnings Parmelia is by far the best service I have ever used. The staff are like extended family for us! The high quality care and education they provide my daughter makes the separation anxiety I have (not my daughter) so much easier to deal with. I love how much individual attention my family receive each day. I couldn’t recommended this service enough!”

– Luke

 

“Great centre and caring friendly staff that are great with my kids. We have been there for 2 years and love it”

– Emma

Enquire Now

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 Parmelia, 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.