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What we offer - Two Wells Community Children's Centre

We offer a number of programs and services to support your child’s early years learning.

Preschool program

Times

Your child can attend preschool for up to 15 hours per week. They can attend Monday to Wednesday, or Wednesday to Friday.

Group 1

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8.30am to 3.00pm 8.30am to 3.00pm 8.30am to 12.30pm
odd weeks

Group 2

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8.30am to 12.30pm
even weeks
8.30am to 3.00pm 8.30am to 3.00pm

Fees

The parent contribution is $110 per term. See our enrolment and fees page for more information.

What to bring

Children need to bring these items each day:

  • bag
  • broad-brimmed hat
  • change of clothes
  • drink bottle containing water
  • healthy snack
  • packed lunch (if not part of the cooked lunch program)
  • medication prescribed by a doctor (if required).

Your child should wear suitable shoes (no thongs).

Please write your child’s name on all their belongings.

What not to bring

Children should not bring these things:

  • food containing nuts (some children have nut allergies that can be dangerous)
  • unhealthy food or drink (lollies, chocolate, chips, fizzy drinks)
  • toys from home.

Additional information

Please read our arrival and departure procedure (PDF 187KB).

Cooked lunch

Preschool children may eat lunch prepared by the childcare cook.

Cost:

  • $87.50 per term (5 lunches per fortnight)
  • $70 per term (2 lunches per week)
  • $35 per term (1 lunch per week).

This must be paid in advance at the beginning of each term. There is no refund if your child doesn't come to preschool.

If your child attends both before and after preschool care, they are entitled to a free childcare lunch on the day they attend.

Childcare

Childcare is available for babies and children from 6 weeks to 6 years old.

Times

Full day session

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
7.00am to 6.00pm 7.00am to 6.00pm 7.00am to 6.00pm 7.00am to 6.00pm 7.00am to 6.00pm

Morning session

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
7.00am to 12.30pm 7.00am to 12.30pm 7.00am to 12.30pm 7.00am to 12.30pm 7.00am to 12.30pm

Afternoon session

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
12.30pm to 6.00pm 12.30pm to 6.00pm 12.30pm to 6.00pm 12.30pm to 6.00pm 12.30pm to 6.00pm

We are closed public holidays and the 2 week Christmas/New Year period (dates will be confirmed each July).

Cost

  • Full day – $90
  • Morning session – $50 (includes lunch)
  • Afternoon session – $40.

Childcare fees are due each week.

Check your eligibility for the Australian government's childcare subsidy.

What to bring

Children need to bring these items:

  • bag
  • broad-brimmed hat
  • 2 complete changes of clothes
  • drink bottle containing water only
  • medication prescribed by a doctor (if required).

If needed, younger children also need to bring these items each day:

  • bottles of milk or formula pre-measured and clearly labelled
  • soothers or special comfort toys
  • disposable nappies to last their session (at least 6 for full day care).

Your child should wear suitable shoes (no thongs).

All meals are provided, please do not pack any food or drink (water is okay).

Please write your child’s name on all their belongings.

Additional information

Our qualified staff are trained in first aid, asthma and anaphylaxis care.

Please speak with us if you require care for a baby under 3 months old.

Complete our notification of changes form (PDF 13KB) for any changes to your care bookings, contact details and holiday advice.

Before and after preschool care

Your child can attend before and after preschool care.

Times

Before preschool care

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
7.00am to 8.45am 7.00am to 8.45am 7.00am to 8.45am 7.00am to 8.45am 7.00am to 8.45am

After preschool care

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
3.00pm to 6.00pm 3.00pm to 6.00pm 3.00pm to 6.00pm 3.00pm to 6.00pm 3.00pm to 6.00pm

Cost

  • Before preschool care $15
  • After preschool care $20.

What to bring

Children need to bring these items:

  • bag
  • broad-brimmed hat
  • change of clothes
  • drink bottle containing water.

Additional information

If your child attends both before and after preschool care, they are entitled to a cooked childcare lunch.

Care for school children is available if you have a child attending our child care or before and after preschool care.

Vacation care is available at Two Wells Primary School with Happy Haven.

Playgroup

Children from birth to 5 years old are welcome to attend our playgroup. You and your child can meet other families and spend time learning together.

Times

Tuesday, 9.30am to 11.15am but you can arrive after 9.30am.

Cost

$2.00 per family, plus a Playgroup SA membership.

Please make sure you have a membership by your 3rd playgroup visit.

What to bring

Please bring:

  • broad-brimmed hat
  • change of clothes and nappies if required
  • drink bottle containing water
  • piece of fruit to share.

All adults and children are required to wear a hat and sun safe clothing when outside.

Additional information

Playgroup is held in the primary school's red building across the oval from our centre.

Speak to our playgroup co-ordinator for more information.

Child and youth health (CYH)

A CYH nurse visits us on the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month.

Times

9.00am to 10.00am  you can drop-in without an appointment.

10.00am to 12 noon  call 1300 733 606 to make an appointment.

Cost

This service is free.

What to bring

Your child's blue book.