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Currawong Childcare Centre

Address: 41 Sydney Ave Barton 2600
Phone: 02 6273 5911
Fax: 02 6273 5961

Currawong Childcare Centre is a 92 place long day care centre located within the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. SCS has managed this Centre since 1998 and has been successful in re-tendering twice. The centre caters for children aged 6 weeks to 6 years. It is open between 7.30 am to 6.00 pm. The centre operates for 52 weeks of the year.

This unique centre has an open door policy, inviting parents and carers to be a part of the daily program as much as is possible. Parents are encouraged to make a visit to the centre a part of their day and even have monthly parent lunches.

Prams are also available so parents and Carers can take their child for walks in their breaks if they wish.

The centre provides all that your child will require for the day.

Meals served provide your child with 50% of the recommended daily intake of all nutrients. Morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and a late snack are served to children on a flexible timetable depending upon individual children's needs. The menu is planned in consultation with parents and the children and therefore has a wide variety of foods.

The centre uses a nappy service, there is no extra cost if you wish to use this service.

Linen for sleep times is also provided, and is laundered by the centre.


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The centre has six rooms, the two younger rooms cater for 16 children per day and the older four rooms cater for 15 children per day. Each room offers individualised play based programs for children in each age group.

Blue Wrens 6 weeks – 2 years
Willy Wag Tails 2 years – 2.6 years
Budgies 2.6 years – 3years
Kookaburras 3 years – 3.6years
Rosellas 3.6 years – 4 years
Jabirus 4 years – 5 years

Specialised weekly music sessions are held in the Centre along with a yoga movement program in the three older rooms.

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If you have any questions about Currawong Childcare Centre, would like to arrange a visit or would like to request a Waiting List Application Form please fill in the no-obligation form below. We will endeavour to get back to you within 2 business days. Alternatively, you can ring us on 02 6273 5911.

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