Blackwood Street Child Centre

Mitchelton, QLD, 4053

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Mitchelton, QLD, 4053

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About Blackwood Street Child Centre

Mitchelton, QLD, 4053

  • We offer an exceptional Government approved Kindergarten program with experienced Bachelor qualified teachers and certified Group Leaders preparing children for school years and beyond.

  • The Association is managed by a Board of Directors, elected by fellow parents, to manage the Centre in conjunction with the General Manager, Educational Leader and Operations Manager. Their aim is to provide a warm and friendly, family oriented environment.

  • The curriculum at Blackwood Street Child Centre ensures children from birth to school age are involved in an educational program that is not only stimulating and engaging but also enhances childrens learning and development.

  • We believe all children are individuals, who develop at their own pace and are treated with value and respect.

  • Play is valued as the fundamental medium of young childrens learning and believe that it is central to an effective Early Childhood Curriculum

  • Providing each child with a caring, enjoyable and secure environment that utilises developmentally appropriate and responsive play experiences to assist each childs growth and learning.

  • Children with additional needs will be provided opportunities to be integrated into the program, taking into account the childs and families individual needs whilst promoting the centres overall wellbeing.

  • It is acknowledged that each child is part of a wider family and cultural structure that is valued and supported. Each family is to be appreciated for their individuality and their customs, beliefs and values are respected.

  • Partnerships with families will be valued and believe that these relationships lead to a stronger understanding of the child, assisting in providing a program that meets the needs and interests of all children. Families will be provided with regular opportunities to input into the programs of the service.

  • Children will be provided opportunities to contribute and express their ideas, views and interests as they are valued as competent and capable learners.

  • We will provide each family with opportunities for regular input into the program goals and the individual planning for their child.

  • The community-based centre has large natural playgrounds; a convenient location near both rail and bus services; and spacious, fully air-conditioned indoor areas that are all ground level.

  • All staff are highly qualified and enthusiastic many of whom are long-term employees and the in-house chef prepares the onsite meals.

  • We strive to maintain a responsible balance and all staff are made aware of issues and areas requiring vigilant attention.

  • Blackwood Street Child Centre provides nutritious and healthy morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea for the children.

  • 90 children aged 6 weeks - pre-school age

  • The Centre operates between the hours of 7:00am to 6:00pm, Monday to Friday.

  • Address

    117 Blackwood St, Mitchelton, QLD, 4053

    Operating times

    Long Day Care: 7:00am - 6:00pm

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    Year established

    1976

    Fees : Blackwood Street Child Centre Prices

    Mitchelton, QLD, 4053

    Long Day Care Fees

    Age
    Fee
    inclusions
    0 – 15 months
    Fee
    $101.00 per day
    Inclusions
    meals
    15 months – 2 years
    Fee
    $101.00 per day
    Inclusions
    meals
    2 – 3 years
    Fee
    $101.00 per day
    Inclusions
    Meals
    3 – 5 years
    Fee
    $101.00 per day
    Inclusions
    Meals

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    Provider Reviews

    I have been very happy with our choice of Blackwood Street Child Centre. I went to 6 centres before choosing this one. Ava has been here 2.5 years and is very content in the safe and caring environment. The management and organisation has been second to none. Thank you Blackwood Street Child Centre for looking after our girl.-Samantha Peterffy

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    Size

    Blackwood Street Child Centre is larger than average for childcare providers in Mitchelton with 90 places versus an average of 82 for this suburb.

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    Fees

    Blackwood Street Child Centre has an average fee of $101 for childcare places across child ages, which is higher than the Mitchelton childcare cost average of $99.

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    National Quality Standard (NQS) ratings : Blackwood Street Child Centre

    Mitchelton, QLD, 4053
    Overall Rating : Meeting NQS
    NOTE

    Ratings are given according to the National Quality Framework (NQF). The NQF is an agreement between all Australian governments to work together to provide better educational and developmental outcomes for children. Care services are reassessed approximately every 2-3 years to ensure their rating is kept Up to date.

    Exceeding NQS
    Provisional Not Yet Assessed
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    Working Towards NQS
    Meeting NQS
    Exceeding NQS
    Excellent

    Educational program and practice

    Meeting NQS

    Children's health and safety

    Meeting NQS

    Physical environment

    Meeting NQS

    Leadership and service management

    Meeting NQS
    Provisional Not Yet Assessed
    Significant Improvement Required
    Working Towards NQS
    Meeting NQS
    Exceeding NQS
    Excellent

    Staffing arrangements

    Meeting NQS

    Relationships with children

    Meeting NQS

    Collaborative partnerships with families and communities

    NOTE

    Ratings are given according to the National Quality Framework (NQF). The NQF is an agreement between all Australian governments to work together to provide better educational and developmental outcomes for children. Care services are reassessed approximately every 2-3 years to ensure their rating is kept Up to date.

    Conditions of approval

    Number of approved places - 90

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    There are 6 long day care providers (with an average of 51.133 places) and 15 total childcare providers in Mitchelton.

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    There is an average of 0.3 days with vacancy at each care provider in Mitchelton across all child age groups, compared to this stage last year, when there were 0.5 days vacancy available.

    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday child care vacancy is lower.

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    For a child under 1 year old (0-12 months), the childcare availability average is 0.9 days in Mitchelton, which is above this stage last year which was 0.3 days.

    For a child 2 years old (13-24 months), childcare vacancy is 0.3 days, which is above the 0 days recorded last year.

    For a child 2-3 years old (25-36 months), childcare vacancy is 0.1 days ,which is above the 0.1 days recorded last year.

    For a child 3 years+ to preschool age (36 months+), childcare vacancy is 0.1 days, which is above the 0.1 days recorded last year.

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