About Goodstart Prospect
Goodstart Prospect is a 54-placed early learning and childcare centre situated approximately five kilometres from our beautiful city of Adelaide. Although Goodstart Prospect sits on the outskirts of a busy city we pride ourselves on our friendly and small community feel.
We are very proud to say that the centre received a rating of Exceeding, after being assessed by the regulatory authority. This process assesses us in the seven quality areas including Educational Practice, Children’s Health and Safety, Physical Environment, Staffing Arrangements, Relationships with Children, Partnerships with Families and Leadership and Management. We are now in the process of applying for an Excellence rating.
Our dedicated team of educators come from diverse backgrounds who bring with them a variety of skills, knowledge and experiences. This makes Goodstart Prospect unique and provides our children with the opportunity to experience languages, food, songs and customs from these cultures. Many of our educators have been with us for more than 10 years and are committed to the care and education of your children. As a centre we pride ourselves on providing upskilling opportunities for our educators through further study and training.
Our play-based, stimulating curriculum is based on the Early Years’ Learning Framework and our rooms – from Nursery to Kindergarten are all geared with this in mind. We also develop engaging programs that account for each child’s individual interests, needs and strength, and with each step we are ensuring the children are ready to take the big step into schooling.
Our Storypark platform, as well as regular family nights and emailed newsletters, enable us to stay in close contact with families and ensure open and clear communication. This also means we can tailor each program to the child’s individual needs, interests and strengths – as well as the strong level of cultural diversity in our centre.
Outside, our playground areas are a balance of natural and manmade elements and play surfaces. We have carefully designed and planned spaces to encourage a stronger understanding of the environment and sustainability while giving children the scope to explore, play and let their imaginations roam. We are fortunate to have a fantastic undercover play area which allows our children to enjoy outdoor experiences all year round.
Our cook Nicole creates nutritious and delicious meals for the children, catering for the requirements of babies and the older children and for those who have dietary requirements.
We invite you to book a tour and take a look around, meet the team and explore how we can support your child’s early learning journey. We look forward to welcoming you and your family! (If the tour times available don’t suit you or your family’s commitments please contact us to organise a different time).
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We provide early learning & care to these groups:
Pre-Kindy 3-4 years
Pre kinder - 3years to 4 years
Kinder - 4 years to 5 years
We're located at:
44 Prospect Road
PROSPECT SA 5082
Ph: 08 8344 5933
Closed (no charge for public holidays)
Helena Arvanitis Centre Director
My Name is Helena Arvanitis, I am the Centre Director at Goodstart Prospect.
I have been a part of the early learning sector for almost two decades, having worked for Goodstart Early Learning since 2000. Over the years I have had experience working as educator through to being a Centre Director. This has given me the opportunity to build foundations with children of all ages and strong relationships with families. In 2008 I completed a Diploma of Children’s Services, followed by an Advanced Diploma in Children’s Services.
My passion for working with children has always been about embracing their uniqueness, and together with families, building the foundation necessary for their future successes.
We would welcome the opportunity to meet you and your child and to discuss how our team of experience educators can work with you to give your child the highest quality in early learning.
Call us on 8344 5933, or click the 'Book a tour' button above to arrange a personalised tour. If you’d like a tour outside of the offered tour times please contact me so that we can organise this for you.