See where great beginnings start at Great Beginnings Cranbourne North. Our early learning and long day care centre provides child care in Cranbourne North for families living or commuting through Cranbourne North, Clyde North, Cranbourne East, Narre Warren South, Berwick, Pakenham and more. We’re conveniently located next to Chemist Warehouse, The Avenue Cranbourne North and The Avenue Village Shopping Centre. We are open from 6:30am to 6:30pm for children aged 6 weeks to 6 years.
Great Beginnings Cranbourne North
Spacious areas designed to inspire
As soon as you step into our Cranbourne North child care centre, your family will be immersed in a world where children are encouraged to learn and explore. Our spacious outdoor environments which feature large yards including a cubby house, sandpits, vegetable garden and play equipment to engage all the senses. Children are given the opportunity 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.
Healthy meals freshly prepared in-house
There’s no need to worry about preparing lunch or snacks. We provide nutritious meals created daily by our in-house cook, catering for all dietary requirements including halal and vegan meal options. Shared mealtimes between children and educators strengthen relationships, with opportunities to share stories and experiences, and model healthy eating practices.
High-quality early learning programs
No two days are the same at our child care centre. Your child will have access to a schedule of engaging specialised programs including a music and movement program.
We offer an active and exciting kindergarten program with passionate Early Childhood Teachers, the convenience of meals and extended hours to fit in with your busy days. Our kindergarten program is the perfect way to support your child’s school readiness in an exciting, engaging way.
Community-focused extracurricular activities
We welcome special community guests to the centre based on the children’s interests to extend the children’s learning. Educators and children venture out on excursions to our local community visiting nearby parks and shops.
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 childcare 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.
Why you’ll love Great Beginnings Cranbourne North
These are just some of the highlights included in your child’s early childhood education and care experience at our centre.
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.
Extended opening hours to support your busy family life!
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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 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!
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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.
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.
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Note: Fees effective from 10 July 2023.
Your family’s daily out of pocket cost will depend on your Childcare Subsidy (CCS) entitlements.
The above fees 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 always on hand to guide you through the process, call 1800 517 086.