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127 Stirling Road
PORT AUGUSTA SA 5700

Phone: (08) 8642 5702
Fax: (08) 8641 9157
E-mail: childcare@portaugusta.sa.gov.au

What we have to offer

  • Highly qualified, friendly, caring and dedicated staff who are committed to developing partnerships with families.
  • A safe, secure, healthy and nurturing learning environment.
  • A wide variety of structured group activities, quiet times and unstructured play.
  • Individual program developed according to each child's needs.
  • Facilities fully equipped with extensive indoor and outdoor areas.
  • Specific sections (i.e. Baby, Toddler and Kindy) catering for the developmental, social and emotional level of your child.

Parent and family input is encouraged.

Our Philosophy

Our aim is to provide the highest quality care and education for young children, whilst meeting the needs of children, their families and the community.

We are a fully accredited Childcare Centre.

Whether you require care for work, study, "time out", or wish to offer your children socialisation and educational activities, the Centre provides full-time, part-time or occasional care for the following ages:

  • 6 wks–2 yrs (Babies Program)
  • 2–3 yrs (Toddler Program)
  • 3–5 yrs (Kindy Program)
  • 5–8 yrs (After School & Holiday Care)

Food & Nutrition

Each day your child will receive morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea. All of these meals are set in consultation with the Child Health Team Dietician and in accordance with our nutrition policy, which emphasises:

  • Low in salt, sugar and fat
  • High in fibre
  • Good eating habits
  • High nutritional values

Hours of Operation

7.45am – 5.45pm, Monday to Friday (Earlier opening by Negotiation)

Fees

Fees vary according to your income and eligibility for Childcare Benefit.

For more information about the centre and our services, download the Parent Handbook: Childcare Centre Parent Handbook(333 kb)