Welcome to Ararat Childcare and Kinder Retreat
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Our purpose built childcare centre provides care and education for all children from ages 6 weeks to 5 years of age in a safe, stimulating and nurturing environment.
What We Offer
A secure and positive learning environment for children
Our main values
Our Philosophy & Mission
We strive to work together to build and maintain trusting and respectful relationships with both children and families.
OUR MEALS AND SNACKS
How to Enroll Your Child In Our Service?
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Call Us 03 53524995
MEET OUR EDUCATORS
My name is Anu kaur, fully qualified teacher. We migrated from New Zealand in 2014 to Ararat. My qualification is from University of Auckland, New Zealand. I have gained valuable experiences in early childhood education for years. In my family, I have two sons and my husband works in the community services. I love to travel, listening to music, and spending time with with loved ones. Thanks.
Hi, my name is Jasmine, and I am very excited to be a new educator at Ararat Childcare and Kinder Retreat.
I am currently studying Cert 3 in Early childhood education and care with only 20% of my assessments to go. I am so grateful to have the opportunity to pressure my passion for helping young children learn and grow at Ararat Childcare and Kinder Retreat. I have plans for the near future to continue with my studies in childcare by going into a diploma through a traineeship, I am looking forward to becoming a part of the team at Ararat Childcare and Kinder Retreat. In my free time, I enjoy playing netball and spending quality time with my family and pets.
I have wanted to be a childcare educator for as long as I can remember and am thrilled to be working with the educators and children at Ararat Childcare and Kinder Retreat.
Hello, I am Ang SHERPA, I moved to Ararat in 2021 with my family from Craigieburn. I come from a nursing background. I adore children and from a very young age I always loved babies.I am a mother of a son. Since I became a mother, I decided to change my career as a childcare educator. I am studying Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care and currently working in Ararat Childcare and Kinder Retreat. I was born and brought up in Nepal. I am very lucky to be a part this beautiful team.I like to spend free time cooking my traditional food, listening to music. I consider myself self-motivated, hardworking, patient, honest and passionate about working with children and parents. I love working at Ararat Childcare because it’s such a fun and enjoyable place to be. We are like a big family. Getting to know the children and their families is so rewarding and as a parent myself now I can appreciate how important the relationships between families and our staff is. I love being around children and see them growing, learning new things everyday.
Hi everyone! My name is Brooke Le Poidevin and I am one of the Certificate 3 qualified educators at Ararat Childcare Kinder Retreat.
I am 26 years old and was born here in Ararat however have lived in various areas across Victoria, spent a few years in Queensland as a teen and a couple of years in Tasmania recently with my husband and children. We have 4 beautiful children together 3 sons and a little baby girl. I was a stay at home mum for 7.5 years before joining the team here and always found so much joy and fulfilment aiding my 3 older children in their learning and development which lead me to pursuing a career in Early Childhood Education and Care. I’m very passionate about my own learning also and believe it is very important to always be developing my knowledge.
We have a wonderful team here at Ararat Childcare and Kinder Retreat and I am so grateful to be a part of it where I get to work alongside all your beautiful children too.
Skills That Children Will Learn
- Table/Floor Toys
- Outdoor Games
- Sand Play
- Play Dough
- Building Blocks
- Water Play
what parents say
Testimonials About Little Birdies
Thank you for the wonderful programs that our kids get to enjoy and participate in! I loved how everything is organized, and can tell for sure that my kids are in great caring hands of professional teachers. I appreciate what you do for us!
Your center is great! Every parent should know that theu can rely on your professional help with kids, and that here they can learn a lot about education, parenting, learning and teaching. this means a lot in todays world. Thanks for everything!
As every mother would, I definitely was looking for a school that I could rely on. Trustimg your child in someone else’s hands isn’t easy, however Little birdies proved that I can be calm about my kid’s wellbeing and education. Thank you so much!