Welcome to Wattletree Early Childhood Centre

Wattletree Early Childhood Centre is proudly community owned, and operates as a not for profit service to the local community. Parents and educators, aim to build strong partnerships so that the centre is managed effectively, through the process of consultation and collaboration. The centre aims to reflect the values of the community in all its diversity, and is committed to excellence in the provision of care and educational programs.

Limited 3 & 4 year old kindergarten positions available for 2024 / 2025 – please contact us now.

To develop creativity, imagination, curiosity, a love of learning and a love of life.
To actively and enthusiastically discover knowledge; to use initiative and achieve independence.
Optimal learning is promoted and enhanced in a calm, homely, harmonious and aesthetically pleasing environment.
Thinking, imagining, exploring, experimenting, inventing, planning & experiencing are the most important things in learning.
The environment presented to the children should engage the senses, stimulate curiosity, and encourage active exploration.
A play based open learning environment supports children to become competent and confident learners.
To be aware of diversity of life style, family life, and other cultures within their community and the wider world.

Statement of Commitment to Child Safety

Wattletree Early Childhood Centre is committed to child safety.  Children have a right to feel safe regardless of their gender, age, gender identity, ability, religious beliefs, ethnicity, and family background.  As a child safe organisation we are committed to providing welcoming, safe, and accessible environments where children feel valued, listened to and considered in decisions that affect their lives.  We promote the cultural safety, participation and empowerment of Aboriginal children. Our service has a zero tolerance of child abuse, and all allegations and safety concerns will be treated very seriously.