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Playgroup and community programs:  Playgroups and community programs have recommenced. Please contact the Centre for more information or check the ‘What’s on’ in the Information and Resources tab.

Learning & Care


Occasional Care

Occasional Care is short term child care for toddlers and children under 4 years. Care is available for up to one session per week, depending on availability.


Preschool provides 15 hours of universal access to preschool for children 4 years of age. Aboriginal children and children under the guardianship of the Minister are able to attend sessional preschool from 3 years of age. Preschool programs are play-based educational programs designed and delivered by qualified teachers using the national curriculum framework.


Playgroup provides an interactive and fun opportunity for children and parents to play and learn together. Playgroups are supported by an early childhood professional to provide support, information and advice regarding children’s health, learning and development.

At our centre we offer the following services:

Occasional Care

This program is available for children who don’t access any other childcare or family day-care, up until their starting time for preschool.

Tuesday 8:30am – 11:30am for Over 2 Years
Wednesday 8:30am – 11:30am for Over 2 Years
Thursday 8:30am – 11:30am for Over 2 Years
12:15pm – 3:15pm for Over 2 Years
Friday 8:45am – 11:30am for Over and Under 2 Years


Group Session:

  • Group A
    • Mondays and Tuesdays – 8.30am – 3.15pm
    • Fridays – 12.15pm – 3.15pm (wk 1, 3, 5, 7 and 9)
  • Group B
    • Wednesdays and Thursdays – 8.30am – 3.15pm
    • Fridays – 8.30am – 11.30am (wk 1, 3, 5, 7 and 9)


Please visit our Information & Resources page for more information on playgroups.

School Transition

We enjoy a close working relationship with Darlington Primary School. A formal transition programme takes place in your child’s last term at Kindergarten.