Families

Here at Little Giggles we value families and ensure that we establish and maintain positive relationships with our families. We invite families to come into our centre and share aspects of their experiences and cultures.

FAQS

What age group does Little Giggles cater for?

We accept enrolments for two, three, four and five year-olds.

 

Can I start my child at any time during the year?

Yes, if there is a position available, you can start your child at any time throughout the year.

 

What are the hours of Little Giggles?

Little Giggles opens at 7.30am and closes at 5.30pm, Monday to Friday, 50 weeks of the year.

 

How do I enrol my child into Little Giggles?

Please call 02-43419657 to make an appointment.

 

Is there a waiting list at Little Giggles?

Yes. Please call 02-43419657 to put your child on the waiting list.

 

Do I need to supply food at Little Giggles?

Yes. You need to supply a healthy morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.

 

Will my child explore early literacy and numeracy at Little Giggles?

Yes. We explore literacy and numeracy in everything we do. All opportunities for literacy and numeracy development are embedded into the child’s natural curiosity and creative thinking.

 

What are the educator to child ratios at Little Giggles?

The ratios are 1:10 for 3-5 year-olds and 1:5 for 2 year-olds as per government requirements.

 

What are the Educators qualifications at Little Giggles?

All Educators have an Early Childhood qualification (Bachelor Degree, Diploma or Certificate III) or are studying towards one. All Educators are qualified in First Aid and CPR.

 

Does my child need to be toilet trained before starting at Little Giggles?

It is not a necessity, but we do encourage you to start toilet training your child in their second year. We will work with you, when it’s time.

 

What is the initial payment required to confirm enrolment?

We require a bond of two weeks gross fees to confirm enrolment. Three weeks of fees are payable when your child starts. This ensures that fees are always two weeks in advance.

 

Are there a minimum number of days for enrolment?

Yes, two or more days is recommended to ensure your child is settled and gains the most from our program.

 

What are daily fees?

Our daily fee is $95 per day. You supply all food for your child. Little Giggles is a CCS approved service. There may be an extra charge for incursions or excursions. This will be charged directly to your account.

 

How do I pay my daily fees?

All fees are payable weekly, by direct debit from either your nominated bank account or credit card. If additional fees are incurred, these will be added to your account on the day of the incursion or excursion.

 

Can I visit Little Giggles before enrolment?

Yes of course you can. Please call to make an appointment 02-43419657.

ONLINE RESOURCES

ACECQA
https://www.acecqa.gov.au/

Raising Children
https://raisingchildren.net.au/

Early Childhood Australia
http://www.earlychildhoodaustralia.org.au/

Early Years Learning Framework
https://www.acecqa.gov.au/sites/default/files/2018-02/belonging_being_and_becoming_the_early_years_learning_framework_for_australia.pdf

Munch & Move
https://healthykids.nsw.gov.au/

Central Coast Local Health District Health Promotion
https://www.healthpromotion.com.au/

ELLA – Early Learning Languages Australia
https://www.ella.edu.au/