Great Beginnings Speers Point – Opening Early 2019!

About Us

Early Learning in Speers Point

Great Beginnings Speers Point is a brand new purpose built early learning centre equiped with the latest resources for young children in a natural indoor and outdoor environment. We focus on nurturing children’s sense of self-discovery and potential through engaging play-based curriculums. Our curriculums include interesting programs in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

Our centre also offers: 

  • Exciting, natural play spaces designed for exploration and relationship building
  • Integrate technologies into children’s play & learning experiences
  • Inspiring play-based learning environments for young children
  • Preschool and transition to school program
  • Healthy seasonal meals prepared by our on-site cook
  • Extracurricular activities including mindfulness, Yoga and indigenous cultural awareness activities such as painting, traditional dance and stories
  • Talk to us about the Child Care Subsidy and flexible care

Facilities & Offering

Facilities & Offering

  • Breakfast, Morning Tea, Lunch, Afternoon Tea and late snack/fruit
  • Special dietary requirements catered for
  • In-house Cook
  • Sustainability program
  • On-site parking (accessible from Mary Street)
  • Pin code secure entry
  • Fully air-conditioned
  • Extracurricular and community-related centre activities
  • SMART Interactive Whiteboard & touch table with 30 specialised learning Apps for children
  • Large play environments inspired by nature
  • Kindyhub – a parent communication app that connects families with their children’s progression, development and daily learning

Centre Manager Bio

What is your name? Peta Rufo

How long have you been working in childcare? 10 years

What is your favourite part of working at the centre? My favourite part of joining the Speers Point team is the opportunity to develop trusting relationships with children, families, educators and the community.

What qualifications do you hold? Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care

What are you most passionate about?

My passion is to develop a cohesive, inspired and knowledgeable team that respects each other and the children and families of this service. By doing, this a team can achieve the best possible outcomes for children. I am dedicated to ensuring that children have the best start in life. This is achieved by children being surrounded by adults who are knowledgeable about child development, are compassionate and respectful to their emotional development, are passionate and excited about lifelong learning and who strive for quality engagement.

What values are most important to you in your team members?

Educators who have a genuine respect for children and a thorough understanding of child development.

What is your philosophy about educating children?

I believe children are capable and competent learners who bring their own knowledge, culture and skills to our service.

Embracing and encouraging children’s current knowledge, culture and skills provides an environment where children feel valued for who they are. This develops a strong sense of identity and the confidence to initiate and direct their own learning.

By providing opportunities for children to develop a sense of agency and independence we, as educators are preparing children for success as lifelong learners.

Centre Photos

Enquire Now

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 Speers Point, 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.