We’re part of your village at Community Kids Ashford Child Care and Early Education Centre. Our early learning and long day care centre is ideally located for families living or commuting through Kurralta Park, Forrestville, Keswick, Wayville and Everard Park. We provide long day care and early education for children aged between 6 weeks to 6 years from 6:30 AM to 6:30 PM.
Community Kids Ashford Early Education Centre
Natural play areas designed to inspire
From the moment you step into our Ashford child care centre, you will experience a world where children are inspired to explore, learn and grow. Located close to the local park, our child care centre is surrounded by large trees with natural play spaces, vegetable gardens, sandpits, cubby houses, water-play area and obstacle courses that create a homely backyard feel for children to discover and explore at that own accord. Children are provided time and space for uninterrupted play as they explore the outdoor spaces to test their limits and develop strength, balance, and self-confidence.
Our indoor environments invite exploration with quality resources and learning experiences. Children marvel, create, and test out their ideas as they play with a range of materials in purposeful play spaces. Our team of 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. You will receive daily updates and photos detailing children’s learning and development on our parent App – Xplor.
Healthy meals freshly prepared in-house
You won’t need to worry about packing breakfast, lunch and snacks for your child. We provide healthy, freshly made meals created daily by our in-house cook, catering for all dietary requirements. Shared mealtimes between children and educators grow relationships, with opportunities to share stories and experiences, and model healthy eating practices. Allow us to treat you to a hot coffee and a snack during your morning drop-off.
Community-based early learning
Each day is a brand-new adventure at Community Kids Ashford child care centre. Your child will have access to an alternating schedule of specialised programs including bush kinder, yoga and cooking classes. These fun and engaging programs enhance the daily program.
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. Throughout the year, educators and children venture out to on excursions to our local Ashford community visiting nearby parks, schools, supermarkets and aged care facilities. We also regularly welcome special community guests to the centre based on the children’s interests including annual dental check-ups.
Our centre has received Meeting the National Quality Standard. The National Quality Standard encompasses the seven key quality areas that are important outcomes for children’s learning and development.
As members of our Community Kids 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 411 604 to book a tour at our child care 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 Community Kids Ashford Early Education Centre
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 our Community Kids early education centres. Scroll through the below to see what a typical day might look like.
Convenient opening hours to support your busy family life!
|Monday||06:30 AM - 06:30 PM|
|Tuesday||06:30 AM - 06:30 PM|
|Wednesday||06:30 AM - 06:30 PM|
|Thursday||06:30 AM - 06:30 PM|
|Friday||06:30 AM - 06:30 PM|
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 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.
Call our Family Support Team today on 1800 411 604 to chat through your child care needs!
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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: 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 - learn more about our Flexible Hours options.
If this is your child’s first time in child care, or you’re unsure about the subsidy, click here to learn more about how to apply for the subsidy and see what our enrolment process looks like here.
Don’t forget that our team of experts are always on hand to guide you through the process, simply call 1800 411 604.