Located in Drouin, Victoria, Sparrow Early Learning Drouin is a centre-based early learning centre offering a range of services, including:
● Long daycare
● Vacation care
● Out of school hours care
As of March 2017, Sparrow Early Learning Drouin meets or exceeds all seven quality areas of the Australian Government’s National Quality Standards. The centre has achieved an overall rating of ‘Exceeding NQS’, implying children at Sparrow will receive high standards of care and education.
We offer 52 places at our centre across three rooms.
At Sparrow Early Learning Drouin, we aim to create a nurturing, respectful, and responsive environment. Children at Sparrow will develop a keen sense of trust, confidence, and wellbeing, helping them grow into inspired and curious learners.
Our team of passionate, long-standing leaders and educators are dedicated to your child’s education. Our Service Manager, Emma, holds a Bachelor of Education and a Diploma of Children’s Services. Over 15 years in the childcare sector, Emma has worked with all age groups across a broad range of roles, including Assistant Director, Educational Leader, and Kindergarten Teacher.
Families who choose our centre will enjoy several helpful inclusions, including:
● Meals provided
● Nappies provided
● Indoor and outdoor educational experiences
● Sunscreen provided
We base our educational curriculum on the Reggio Emilia philosophy, which emphasises play-based learning and recognises the individual child. The Reggio Emilia approach sees the potential in each child and emphasises relationship-building and self-confidence.
Good nutrition is paramount to every child’s development. We offer all children the opportunity to stay nourished throughout the day, through both in-house meals and meals provided by families.
Our grounds feature wide-open spaces for children to enjoy unstructured playtime as well as a large. shaded playground area.
Keeping in touch with families is essential at Sparrow Early Learning. We provide for and encourage consistent communication with parents and guardians, ensuring every child’s needs and standards are met.
We ask all families to familiarise themselves with our various communication methods, which include:
● Notice boards in individual rooms and our entrance foyer
● Face-to-face communication
We will pass on all relevant information about your child when you arrive to collect them each day.
Long Day Care
Opens at 07:00 AM - 06:00 PM on Monday
214 Princes Way, DROUIN, VIC 3818
Last updated 1 Mar 2017
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