The Newport Gardens Early Years Centre provides access to a range of high quality services and learning programs that are accessible and affordable, creating an inclusive environment that promotes community engagement and participation.

Our Centre incorporates:IMG_6884

·  Three and four year old kindergarten programs
·  Long day education and care
·  Maternal and child health
·  Toy library
·  Yooralla early childhood intervention and family support services
·  Playgroups

Early Childhood Management Services role

ECMS is responsible for the management of the Centre and the service delivery of the long day education and care and kindergarten services. ECMS staff are committed to delivering collaborative, seamless services for families by working closely with service partners at the Centre and the school.

Education and care programs

The service provides child-focussed, family-centred, inclusive early learning programs in line with the National Quality Standard.

Our underlying philosophy is based on:Image from SL boy

·  The rights of the child
·  Principles of social inclusion
·  The National Quality Framework and Guiding Principles
·  Inter-disciplinary collaboration, co-ordination and connections

Long day education and care program (long day care)

The long day education and care program operates Monday to Friday 7:30am to 6:00pm in four long day care rooms. A degree-qualified early childhood educator will lead the three to five year old group so eligible children in this group can receive their year of funded four year old kindergarten.

Kindergarten (three and four year old)

The Centre provides both three and four year old kindergarten programs. Click here for timetable and enrolment information.