About Goodstart Montrose
Goodstart Early Learning Montrose is located at the base of the Yarra Valley. We are a purpose built child care centre incorporating four spacious rooms and two large natural playgrounds.
Goodstart Montrose educators are all qualified educators and all hold current First Aid certification, updated annually.
Our centre provides nappies for children who require them and five meals throughout the day including a cooked breakfast, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and a late snack. All meals are nutritionally balanced and prepared by our qualified full time cook in our kitchen. We also cater for all food allergies, intolerance or cultural preferences.
Our educators are highly motivated and strive for excellence in the delivery of their educational programs, enhancing learning and development as well as facilitating unique personalities, confidence and potential in all children in their care. All child programs incorporate the Early Years Learning Framework and the Aboriginal Seven Ways of Learning.
At Goodstart Montrose, our educators build strong positive relationships with children and their families through regular parent information nights, family fun nights, parent involvement, Christmas party, graduation, open day and through an interactive calendar of events such as Holi day Festival, IDAHOBIT day, Christmas in July, Footy week, Pyjama Day, NAIDOC week, Harmony Week, Clean up Day, ANZAC Day, Winter Solstice.
The centre has two much loved pet rabbits, chickens, fish and stick insects!
Our Early Learning Service has Six Qualified Kindergarten teachers. We deliver a unique, funded Kindergarten program for our 4 year to 5 year olds, and 3-4 Year old children.
Goodstart Montrose has been offering an award winning weekly two hour Bush Kinder session to all our Kindergarten children, at a local reserve, for the past seven years, as well as Sports kinder. We also engage in regular pram walks around the local environment.
We are proud of our two awards for Educational Program and Practice and Inclusion support and special recognition for relationships with children.
We engage in the Key Educator Approach with every child, ensuring relationships foster and bloom from the very commencement of enrolment.
We provide early learning & care to these groups:
Pre-Kinder 3-4 years
3 and 4 year-old