Our Facilities

Brand New Outdoor Play Areas and Spacious Modern Classrooms
0-2 years building positive attachments

0 – 2 Years

In this age group there is a great deal of emphasis put on creating a home away from home, with educators concentrating on building positive attachments with our children. We run a fully flexible routine to accommodate for children and family’s needs to help settle them into our care effectively.

Children of this age group are constantly reaching new milestones, which we work alongside families to engage children in relevant activities to develop their inner dependence and reach their developmental goals.

2-4 years learning through play at Cairns South ELC

2 – 4 Years

In these age groups our educators are concentrating on the importance of learning through play. By working collaboratively with family input, and extending on the interests of children, we plan an enjoyable curriculum to further develop children’s play through extensions in their room.

Moving up to our 3-4 year age group, our lead educator works in conjunction with our early childhood teacher in preparing the children ready for our pre-school/kindergarten room and the kindy program.

School readiness 4-5

4 – 5 Years

In this age group we have a qualified teacher who teaches the kindergarten program to our children in conjunction with Queensland’s kindergarten learning guidelines. We focus greatly on readiness for school and support and encourage children to meet goals within their learning environment.

We offer fee assistance from the government for health care card holders whose child attends for 2 days or more a week.

Outside Play Areas

Our brand new outdoor play areas provide large natural grassed areas for children to run around and have lots of fun in the natural environment.

  • mature shady trees & shade sails
  • gardens with veggies & fruit trees
  • plank walkways
  • sandstone steppers
  • timber decks
  • bridges
  • sandpits
  • climbing fort
  • bike tracks
  • sun safe water park

We encourage the children to learn and engage with the natural environment as possible. We have some chickens and ducks in our top yard and the children look after the feeding, watering and cleaning of our barn animals, and care on a day to day basis.

Outside we also have a couple of worm farms located around the service. We collect scraps from the kitchen which the children take to the farms/guinea pigs/chickens and ducks. We teach the children the value of composting through feeding the worms, care of the worm farm and also how to make worm tea (fertiliser) on a weekly basis which goes onto our veggie gardens.

Sun safe water park

The staff here are truly amazing and definitely go above and beyond to make you feel good about leaving your children in their care… Love this Centre!!

Janelle Rimon via Facebook Reviews