Great Beginnings Epping

See where great beginnings start at Great Beginnings Epping. Our child care and early education centre in Epping is ideally located for families commuting through Lalor, Thomastown, Mill Park and Wollert. We are conveniently located in the heart of the Epping community and just a five minute drive from Epping Plaza Shopping Centre. 

As you open the door to our Epping child care centre, you will be immersed in a world where children are encouraged to explore and learn. Our spacious outdoor areas which features a large yard and play equipment so children can engage all the senses. We have a thriving vegetable garden where the children help to look after it by watering the plants daily and harvesting the greens when they are ready. Children are provided time and space for uninterrupted play as they explore the outdoors to test their limits and develop strength, balance, and self-confidence. Being outside supports children’s overall health and wellbeing. 

Our indoor spaces invite exploration with quality resources and learning experiences. Children wonder, create, and test out their ideas as they play with a range of materials in purposeful play spaces. Our experienced educators plan play-based learning experiences around children’s interests and learning goals. Literacy and numeracy concepts are embedded in play-based learning, as children engage as architects, storytellers, scientists, artists, and designers.  

The centre kitchen is at the heart of everything we do. We provide nutritious meals created daily by our in-house cook, catering for all dietary requirements including halal meal options. Shared mealtimes between children and educators strengthen relationships, with opportunities to share stories and experiences, and model healthy eating practices. Let us treat you to coffee and a snack as part of your morning routine. 

Your child will have access to a rotating schedule of engaging specialised programs, including music, dance, and movement classes. These fun and engaging programs enhance the daily program. 

Our educators and children explore our local community with excursions to nearby parks and nature reserves as well as weekly visits to the local nursing home. We are conveniently located right next to Epping Gardens Aged Car Facility where educators and children can visit the elderly to share in activities such as reading stories, integrated music sessions and playing games. Educators and children go on a regularly outing to Mantra across the road to enjoy babycinos.   

We also welcome special guests and community members to the centre based on the children's interests such as having the local fire brigade to talk to the children about being safe around fire, dental nurses’ visits to educate children on dental hygiene. Neighbourhood connections support a sense of community and belonging for children and provide opportunities to develop social and observational skills with different people, places, and environments. 

As members of our Great Beginnings community, we look forward to partnering with you to provide information, support, and high-quality education and care in your child’s formative years.  

Our Family Support Team are happy to chat through your child care needs. Call them today on 1800 517 086 to book a tour at our centre, meet our team of educators, and learn more about why these first five years are so important for your child’s development.  
6 Viewbank Ct Epping VIC 3076 1800 517 086 epping@greatbeginnings.com.au

Why you’ll love Great Beginnings Epping

These are just some of the highlights included in your child’s early childhood education and care experience at our centre.

Meet your Centre Manager
Celia Mu
“If we can provide opportunities for children to learn and encourage them to try, we are giving them the steppingstones for success.” 

A sneak peek inside our centre

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Take a walk in your child's footsteps

Every day is a different adventure with children, but there are some key elements that make your child’s time so enjoyable at Great Beginnings Early Education Centres.
Scroll through the below to see what a typical day might look like.

Useful information

Opening hours
Extended opening hours to support your busy family life!
Monday 6:30am - 6:30pm
Tuesday 6:30am - 6:30pm
Wednesday 6:30am - 6:30pm
Thursday 6:30am - 6:30pm
Friday 6:30am - 6:30pm
More about your centre

Even more reasons why families love our centre: 

We offer an interest-based program guided by the national Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and a preschool program taught by a Bachelor-qualified early childhood teacher to prepare your child socially and emotionally for the next step in their early education journey. 

  • You’ll receive daily photos and updates through our all in one family app that will allow you to stay connected with your child and keep track of their learning, nutrition, sleep times and other updates. 
  • On-site parking is available for easy pick-ups and drop-offs. 
  • Our sustainability program teaches children a sense of responsibility and connection to the world around them.

Call our Family Support Team today on 1800 517 086 to chat through your child care needs!  

 



For your first day
What we provide What you'll need to bring
  • Nappies
  • Wipes
  • Bed linen
  • Sunscreen
  • Meals – Breakfast, Lunch, Morning
    and Afternoon Tea, Late Snack
  • Specialised programs
  • Bag
  • Hat
  • Soft toy or comfort blanket for nap time
  • Spare change of clothing
  • Water bottle
  • Bottle, milk or formula if required

 

We’re always here to support you on your child’s learning journey. Read more about what to expect on your first day, and how you can prepare. 

Your team
Our team of educators provide an unparalleled early childhood education and care experience for your child. They are trained, qualified and passionate about the importance of the first five years of learning, along with the positive impact this will have on your child’s future. 

The learning programs your child will experience at our centre reflect modern educational research and practices as outlined by the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) which our program is built from. 
Fees
Age Group Daily Fee
Nursery
Toddler $132.50
Kindergarten $132.50

Note: Fees effective from 1 February 2021

The above prices are before the Child Care Subsidy has been applied. To calculate your estimated subsidy, view our subsidy calculator. We also offer 9-hour, 10-hour and full-day options at our centre which could help optimise your child care subsidy. If this is your child’s first time in child care, or you’re unsure about the subsidy, learn more about how to apply for the subsidy. Our team of experts are on hand to guide you through our enrolment process, the best place to start is to call 1800 517 086.

Start your journey with us

Contact our Family Support Team on 1800 517 086 or book a tour today to see everything we have to offer.

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