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Heathridge Early Learning Centre has a cosy, family feel where our long-term staff build close and meaningful relationships with families.
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Close knit community
Our long-standing staff and smaller size mean our educators are able to establish close bonds with the children at our centre.
We invite parents to be part of their children’s childcare experience by welcoming them into our community and holding events throughout the year to enable them to become involved.
Ages and stages
Babies, toddlers and kindy aged children have their own indoor and outdoor play spaces.
Verandahs, shade sails and trees provide a comfortable outdoor area for children to explore.
We have paths for children to ride and scoot, a sand pit for creative play and nature play elements to explore and problem solve.
Children love gathering food from our vegetable garden and observing the antics of our pet chickens.
We value the environment, have a big focus on recycling and are always thinking about how our everyday activities impact on the world we live in.
As part of our MiniChef Mondays, children of all ages work together to follow a different recipe each week, using ingredients from our very own veggie garden to create tasty food.
Our kindy aged children also take part in a School Readiness Program to ensure they are prepared for the next step in their learning journey.
Parents at our centre love the peace of mind that comes with the app we use to communicate with them throughout the day. Xplor provides real time updates with photos about what your child is enjoying and discovering with their friends and educators.
The Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority has rated our centre as Exceeding.
We offer flexible care arrangements, including half days and the option for a 10-hour session which means you can make the most out of your childcare subsidy across the week.
Our centre is located on a quiet corner opposite Lakspur Park in Heathridge, which is a short distance from the northern hub that is Joondalup.
Availability Babies Toddlers Kindergarten Program Before-and-After School Care Vacation Care Real Time Communication with Families Daily Menu Excursions and Special Events Children's Kitchen Garden
What matters to you, matters to us
We believe that every child is a unique little person.
We want to form meaningful relationships with every familiy.
We believe that our staff share our values of respect, integrity, courage, excellence, compassion and justice. They are committed to providing an amazing experience for each child and family that becomes a part of our community.
We are committed to making sure your children are safe in a nurturing environment. We are on an external accreditation process with the Australian Childhood Foundation.
Working at a small centre means I’m able to get know each and every one of the families and children that come through our front door.
I have great educators that have been at the centre long-term and they bring a wealth of knowledge and experience with them in their everyday interactions with the children.
It’s a great feeling being able to provide a service to families, so they feel confident and secure leaving their children in our care.
I have an Advanced Diploma Children’s Studies, I started in early learning in 1997 and joined MercyCare in 2002.
"Thank you for all you have done over the years. We never had a moment of worry with Niall in your care. The quality, dedication, passion and love for children for all of your staff is clear to be seen. That is what matters most. The work you all do in these critical early years is amazing and will shape the children for life. Thank you."
Daniel, Rochelle, Aidan, Arabella and especially smiley Nially!