West Ryde Long Day Care
West Ryde Long Day Care is a center that embraces cultural diversity, offering care and education for children from 0 to 6 years old. We've worked hard to create a welcoming environment in our centre that encourages learning and growth. Our main goal — to help children develop social and emotional skills that will prepare them for primary school and beyond.
When it comes to child development, we believe strongly in the power of collaboration. We always listen to parents' thoughts and feedback, allowing us to design programs that meet the needs of each unique child. Our team of experienced childhood educators is passionate about celebrating the diversity within our community promoting an environment and providing support that caters to every child's unique requirements as well as their families.
Cultivating a Love for Learning and Exploration
At West Ryde Long Day Care Centre, we recognise the importance of fostering children's physical, social, and emotional development and laying solid foundations for future success. Through our tailored programs and various experiences, activities, and peer-to-peer interactions, our daycare centre cultivates personal growth, exploration, and a lifelong love for learning.
Incorporating the Early Years Learning Framework, Emergent Curriculum, and invaluable parental feedback into our play-based programs ensures the best possible care and learning experience for every child. Creating a robust connection between daycare and home fosters the optimal learning environment and creates a class of energetic, excited, and active learners.
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Inclusive and Empowering Child Care in West Ryde
Ideally located in West Ryde, NSW, our West Ryde childcare and long day care centre follows a customised play-based curriculum that embraces the concept of "Belonging, Being, and Becoming". We foster active learning and encourage children to learn through exploration and interaction with their peers.
Our experienced teachers foster an inclusive environment where children are encouraged to explore activities, cultivate new experiences, build friendships and unlock their full potential. Our daycare center features classrooms and outdoor spaces that provide an enriching and captivating setting for learning.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What age groups do you cater to at the West Ryde Long Day Care Centre?
Our day care centre comprises of four classrooms, each running comprehensive learning programs and led by qualified early childhood educators. We cater to children aged 0-6 years, broken down as follows:
- The Joeys Room for 0-2 years
- The Jungle Room for 2-3 years
- The Star Room for 3-4 years
- The Rainbow Room for 4-6 years
This structure allows us to cater to the unique needs of every child and provide customised, age-appropriate care and education to support their development and growth.
What areas does your West Ryde centre service?
Our West Ryde Long Day Care Centre is ideal for children living in suburbs such as Ermington, Denistone, and Dundas Valley, which are all just a short drive away from us. If you think your child would be more suited to visiting another location, we also have other day care centres around the various LGAs of Sydney.
What services are included in the enrolment fee?
At West Ryde Long Day Care Centre, we take a holistic approach and look after children's physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing. As well as a structured and customised curriculum, we supply children with all their meals, disposable nappies for our younger classes, and Cancer Council's Kids 50+ sunscreen.
Our qualified cook prepares five nutritionally balanced meals daily: breakfast, morning tea, hot lunch, afternoon tea, and late afternoon tea. In collaboration with the Munch & Move NSW Health Initiative, we educate and promote healthy eating and practice physical activity through our play-based experiences.
Our centre is nut-aware, we cater for all dietary requirements, and we request that children only bring in food or drinks that maintains a safe environment for everyone.
How do you keep parents informed about children's progress?
At West Ryde Long Day Care Centre, we prioritise trust, transparency, and clear communication with parents. The Eikoh App, which is a mobile platform, is the ideal method for us to keep parents informed about their child's growth and advancement. Our teachers utilise the app to instantly share photos, videos, anecdotes, activities and reflections guaranteeing that parents feel connected to their child's progress and education.
Additionally, the Eikoh app enables parents to interact with posts, communicate directly with us, upload their media content, and stay updated on announcements. We also use email, newsletters, and progress reports distributed twice a year to ensure every parent is updated and informed.