Great Beginnings Orange

Our state-of-the-art child care and Preschool centre is conveniently located for families looking for long day care or preschool in Orange and Clifton Grove. We’re conveniently located just across the road from FoodWorks Orange on Dalton Street. Great Beginnings Orange offers child care and preschool services for children aged 6 weeks to 6 years from 7:00am to 6:00pm.  

Our Orange child care and preschool centre provides families with daily updates and photos detailing your child's learning and development, all accessible on our family app. Meals, sunscreen, nappies, wipes and bedding are all included in the fees.  

Our Early Learning Environments

Great Beginnings Orange early learning centre provides a nurturing and enriching early learning environment that fosters exploration and curiosity. 

The outdoor environments at our Orange child care centre include sandpits, cubby houses, vegetable gardens, play equipment, water troughs and more. Our outdoor learning program focuses on the development of your child’s strength, balance, and self-confidence.

Our indoor learning spaces offer a variety of engaging resources for children to learn and grow. We have a range of role play resources, craft materials, musical instruments, and a large tv monitor and iPads. Our experienced educators and teachers use these to design various age-appropriate play-based experiences.   

Multicultural team of Educators and Teachers

We are a multicultural early learning centre in Orange, with educators proficient in multiple languages. Our team speaks over 11 languages, including Hindi, Gujarati, Kutchi, Urdu, Arabic, Telugu, Bengali, Mauathi, Punjabic, Wiradjuri, Vietnamese. 

Our team of passionate and qualified early childhood teachers and educators are dedicated to ensuring every child feels safe, nurtured, and inspired throughout their early education journey. 

Play-Based Early Learning Curriculum

At Great Beginnings Orange child care centre, we recognise the importance of play in a child's learning and development journey. Our team tailors play-based learning activities in line with national standards, specifically the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF), helping prepare them for kindergarten and school readiness. 

We also offer the following enriching learning experiences:  

  • Sustainability Program: Helps children develop and understand the importance of embedding sustainable practices into everyday life. Children learn about recycling, conserving water, growing food and the importance of protecting our planet. 
  • Community Engagement Program: Encourages children to interact with and discover their local community. We often have visits from community services, and we go out on adventures to teach the children about their local environment. 

NSW Government Approved Preschool Program

At Great Beginnings Orange child care and preschool centre, your child will benefit from the NSW Start Strong program as part of our enhanced learning program. Our Preschool program will support your child’s learning, development, and well-being for now, at school and beyond. We tailor our Preschool program across:  

  • Numeracy 
  • Literacy   
  • Emotional and Social Development   
  • Self regulation   
  • Healthy minds and bodies  

The added benefits of our Preschool (NSW) program include:   

  • NSW ‘Start Strong’, Government-approved program   
  • Extended opening hours   
  • Open all year round (excl public holidays)   
  • Programs developed and delivered by our Early Childhood Teachers  
  • Exclusive music and movement program for self-regulation 

Health and Nutrition

Our Orange child care centre provides children with nutritious, unprocessed, and seasonal whole foods. Our menu rotates every 12 weeks with each season and caters to diverse dietary requirements including Halal. We actively involve children in food preparation to promote healthy eating.  

We look forward to partnering with you and your family to provide information, support, and high-quality early education and care in your child’s formative years. Contact our Family Support Team to start your journey with us today. 

174 Dalton Street, Orange NSW 2800 (02) 6361 0833 [email protected]
NSW Government funded preschool program available

Why you’ll love Great Beginnings Orange

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

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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 7:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday 7:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday 7:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday 7:00am - 6:00pm
Friday 7:00am - 6:00pm
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 parent communication app that will allow you to stay connected with your child and keep track of their learning, nutrition, sleep times and other updates. 
  • Regular cultural events reflecting the diversity in our local community. 
  • On-site parking is available for easy pick-ups and drop-offs.
  • Sustainability philosophy embedded at our centre teaching children to care for the environment.

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
  • 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 $162.50
Toddler $160.50
Kindergarten $155.00

Please note: The Childcare Subsidy can reduce your daily out-of-pocket fee by up to 95% depending on your family’s entitlements. Calculate your estimated subsidy here.  

 
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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