About Goodstart Harristown
Goodstart Early Learning Child Care Centre Harristown is located in a convenient pocket of suburban Toowoomba making it easy for families and taking the fuss out of the daily drop-off and pick-up. We are close to schools, shops and the city’s transport networks, but we enjoy a leafy and safe setting.
We are registered to care for 138 children, in fun and stimulating learning environments from Nursery through to Kindergarten. Our curriculum is developed in alignment with the Early Years Learning Framework, but we work with parents and families to ensure the children’s individual needs and interests are at the centre of the learning experience. We are also an EChO (Enhancing Children’s Outcomes) centre, which means our centre ensures early education is inclusive and accessible to everyone.
Our rooms are all carefully planned out in colourful, stimulating settings according to the themes and activities we are working through and, most of all, we foster a learning environment based on experience and fun.
Outside, we have very large play areas which can be accessed by all rooms. The open plan enables siblings to connect and play together throughout the day, while still assuring age-appropriate and safe settings for children of all age groups.
We have a vege patch, forts and spacious shaded grass areas and every aspect of the outdoor play environment is tailored to fostering play and sensory based experiences and learnings.
We work closely with parents to ensure open and clear lines of communication and in partnership we develop the highest-quality of early learning opportunities. Community also plays an important role in the experiences we offer our children through the centre. By participating in events such as the annual Carnival of Flowers, Multicultural Festival and Toowoomba Show, the children have the chance to engage with – and feel a part of - the broader community.
We would welcome the opportunity to meet you and your family and discuss how we can give your child the highest-quality early learning experience.
We provide early learning & care to these groups:
Elizabeth Brooker Centre Director
Hi there! I’m Elizabeth (or, call me Liz) and I am the Centre Director at Goodstart Early Learning Child Care Centre Harristown.
I have more than 26 years’ experience in the early education sector and I have been the director here at Harristown since 2012. I have a Diploma in Children’s Services and I love the fact we have an opportunity, every single day, to make a positive impact on a child’s life.
I am privileged to lead a team of experienced and highly-qualified carers and educators who share this belief and we work closely with the children, their parents and families – as well as others involved in their development – to provide the highest quality in child care.
Please come on in and say hello! Meet the team, see the centre and explore what we can offer your child to start them on a wonderful journey of lifelong learning.