Kids Club Symonston is the preferred centre of choice for our next-door neighbours, Geoscience Australia however, the centre is open to the public as well. We are located at the corner of Hindmarsh Drive and Jerrabomberra avenue in Symonston.
It’s been described by one of our Dads as the “Nasa” of Childcare Centres! 🙂
Kids Club centres provide absolutely everything your child needs to be comfortable all day, making the transition from home to daycare much easier. Check the video below to see everything included in your fees.
We transition children in our rooms based on their developmental needs.
Our daily fees are based on your child’s age group, they are all-inclusive: you will not have to pay any extra costs.
The daily fees before the Child Care Subsidy are as follows:
As Kids Club Centre Director in Symonston, Miss Chiara truly is an asset to the team and our centre parents. Chiara is an experienced early educator having worked at various child care roles across Canberra and Sydney. Chiara is known for her warmth, professionalism and genuine passion for watching kids grow and team with the help of her team.
At Kids Club we have certain room routines that educators follow. The routine will vary, depending on current events and activities. Having a routine in each of the rooms allows for smoother transitions into new activities, meals and rest time. The routine is available to families so you are aware of what your child is doing at certain times.
The day starts with family grouping sessions where breakfast is served. Here is when you can say goodbye to your little one. After breakfast, your child has time to play and learn at their own pace.
At this time of the morning, other children are still arriving, so the educators offer children different activities to engage in. The activities are purposefully selected to encourage our learning through play framework.
We then begin to transition into lunch. After washing their hands your child will sit down where they choose and be served morning tea from the menu. If your child has dietary requirements they will be served an alternate meal.
Depending on the weather, your child will be offered to play indoors/outdoors for free playtime. This is where educators can make observations of what your child likes to do. During this time we also hold group activities with the children.
From 12 pm we begin to transition to lunchtime. Once your child’s hands are washed they will choose a seat where a hot lunch will be served to them. If your child has dietary requirements they will be served an alternate meal.
Sleep or rest time after lunch your child will have a rest in a peaceful tranquil room with educators patting if requested. If your child does not require sleep, they will take part in quiet activities such as reading.
After your child wakes up, afternoon tea will be served. If your child has dietary requirements they will be served an alternate meal. We encourage our toddlers and preschoolers to serve themselves their own afternoon tea.
Depending on the weather, your child will be offered to play indoors/outdoors for free playtime. This is where educators can make observations of what your child likes to do and prepare for future planned experiences based on interests.
Planned afternoon learning experiences. During this time we will engage your child in activities that are slightly more structured and educator-led. For example, yoga classes, painting lessons, group play and group learning moments.
"The staff are friendly yet professional. They helped us make the transition of our daughter into the new environment as smooth as possible. The facilities are brand new and they have a really nice setup. Lunch is provided for the children and you get a daily journal emailed in the evenings so you can see what they've been up to."Chris, Kids Club Symonston Parent
"We love Kids Club! The whole team at Symonston are amazing and look after our little man so well. Should be 10 stars not 5!!"Tamara, Kids Club Symonston Parent
"A fantastic daycare. My son is very happy there and all the staff are friendly and extremely helpful. I would highly recommend."Rebecca, Kids Club Symonston Parent
The Rainforest Room caters for babies. It provides a calm and caring home-like environment with carefully planned learning areas and their own outdoor playground.
The Ocean Room provides our toddlers with a welcoming, inspiring environment and the opportunity to explore and influence their own experiences and learning.
Kids Club Early Childhood Learning has been awarded and recognised for a range of their expertise. Including rated Exceeding in the National Quality Standards in several of the centres across NSW and ACT.
Kids Club has tailored an exclusive Education for Life Program for our children based on the understanding that 83% of your child’s learning happens in the first 5 years of his life. Our program extends on the principles and practices of Australia’s national curriculum framework for Early Childhood Education: EYLF (Early Years Learning Framework).
The Australian Government provides families with financial assistance to help cover the costs of approved child care – the Child Care Subsidy.
Since 2 July 2018, Australia has a new child care package. Under the new package, the Child Care Subsidy (CCS) replaces the existing Child Care Benefit and Child Care Rebate. CCS is the main way the Government assists families with their child care fees.
Child Care Subsidy Net Fee Calculator
We have developed a Child Care Subsidy Net Fee Calculator, to give you an idea of how much your out of pocket costs are after the Child Care Subsidy (CCS) has been applied at your nominated Kids Club centre. Click here to go to the Kids Club Child Care Subsidy Calculator
Here are some interesting links for now:
Forms for your Centrelink Customer Reference Number (CRN): www.centrelink.gov.au
Information for your Childcare Subsidy: www.humanservices.gov.au
The transition for children into child care is an important milestone for children and families. This transition can be challenging and emotional for both the parent and the child. Therefore, we offer you this information to help the transition process.
We invite families to come for orientation the week before they start: stay in the centre with your child, meet the educators and make yourself familiar with the routines prior to your child’s first day. This assists you and your children to feel more at ease and comfortable with the new environment.
The Kids Club Enrolments Team can answer any of your questions or queries you might have in regards to enrolling, wait-listing, Childcare Subsidy and more.