Waikerie Children's Centre Inc


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The Waikerie Children’s Centre is a rural integrated site located in Waikerie providing exciting opportunities for children and their families.

The centre offers Long Day Care and a government funded preschool.

Our dynamic curriculum and environment allows children of all ages to integrate together. We share a beautiful large yard and enjoy having music,  movement and play times together.

We welcome all enquiries for care and preschool and would love you to come and visit us.

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Contact Information

Director: Christina Ziegler
Phone: (08) 8541 2692
Fax: (08) 8541 3126
Address: 16 Marks Terrace
Region: Waikerie Partnership
E-mail: dl.6548.admin@schools.sa.edu.au
FACEBOOK Waikerie Children's Centre DECD

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Session Times

Our preschool sessions operate from Monday to Thursday.

Morning Sessions 8:30am – 11:30am
Afternoon Sessions: 12:15pm – 3:15pm
Full Day Sessions: 8:30am – 3:15pm, limited availability - child care service over lunch

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Parent Information

Our parent handbook contains all the information that is needed for your child to begin their time at the centre in childcare or preschool.
Our policies are on display within the centre and are available for parents to view at any time.

Basic policies such as suncare, nutrition, fee payment, illnesses and basic information are contained within our handbook. Our integrated centre is fortunate to have a policy committee that reviews policies for the whole centre.

On inquiry parents and caregivers will be given an enrolment pack that contains child-care and preschool enrolment forms and will be shown through the centre.

Download File Size File Type
2017 Parent Handbook.pdf 1361 kb Adobe PDF
Enrolment Form 240kb Adobe pdf
What are the benefits to you and your child- check it out!!.pdf 2176 KB Adobe PDF
Childcare Fee Support 422KB Adobe PDF
Parent fee agreement 96 KB Adobe PDF
National Immunisation Schedule 46KB Adobe PDF

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Download File Size File Type
Hot weather policy update Feb 2019
Heat and Equipment policy update Feb 2019   Adobe pdf
Fees policy 2017- 2019 73 KB Adobe PDF
Nutrition and Healthy food Policy  2017-2019 97 KB Adobe PDF
SunSmart Skin Protection Policy 2017-2019 273 KB Adobe PDF
Guiding Children's Behaviour 2017-2019 66 KB Adobe PDF
 Raising Complaint with DECD 2017 brochure 47 KB Adobe PDF
WCC Parent Complaint Policy and Procedures 167 Kb Adobe pdf
Early Childhood Code of Ethics 2016 434KB Adobe PDF

For more information regarding policies, please visit the DECD Policies and Procedures webpage for Early Childhood Services.

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Playgroup Information

Playgroup is not offered at our site but can be accessed at the local primary schools

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Child Care

Child care sessions are available Monday to Friday.

Morning session: 7.45am to 12.45pm

Afternoon session: 12.45pm to 5.45pm

Contact the centre for bookings and further details.

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Planning & Reporting

The Context Statement provides detailed information about our preschool.

Download File Size File Type
Annual Report 2016 403kb Adobe PDF
Quality Improvement Plan 04/2017 Review 163kb Adobe pdf
Quality Improvement Plan WCC Review 2016- 2017 255KB Adobe PDF
Quality Improvement Plan 2016 251 KB Adobe PDF
Quality Improvement Plan (2013-2015 Review) 879 KB Adobe PDF
2015 Annual Report 870 KB Adobe PDF
Centre Goals for 2016 91 KB Adobe PDF
2017  Centre Context Statement 53 KB Adobe PDF

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Download File Size File Type
February 2017 newsletter.pdf 498kb Adobe PDF
March 2017 newsletter 564kb Adobe PDF
April 2017 newsletter 691kb Adobe pdf

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Support Services

Child and Youth Health
1300 733 606

Riverland Health Services
(08) 8580 2500

Great Start

Raising children

Parenting SA

(08) 8582 4290

(08) 8582 2344

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Local Waikerie Services

Loxton Waikerie Council
(08) 8541 0700

Waikerie Library
(08) 8541 0720

Community seasonal sports:
Little Athletics, Auskick, Ready Net Go, Netball, Minky and hockey, tennis, softball, Football, Basketball.

Community children’s activities:
Playgroup, Rivmix Dance, Tinkerbell Dance and much more

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Feedback and complaints

Let us know if you have feedback or a complaint, or if you want to give us a compliment. Feedback is valuable as it helps us shape our services to meet your needs.

Our parent guide to raising a concern or complaint (PDF 707KB)

More information

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