BINARA - City
‘The educators are very friendly and look after my son very well. They provide him a lot of attention and he has developed strong connections across the centre.’ – Binara Parent
‘I appreciate the happy atmosphere created by the educators, and the active interest that they take in the kids. This positive vibe was apparent when we looked at Binara, and differentiated it from some other centres.’ – Binara Parent
Binara Early Childhood Centre is located in the inner city beneath the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science. The Centre operates 51 weeks of the year and provides a nurturing environment. Our culturally diverse and highly qualified educators create environments for learning that develop independence and self esteem for your child.
The waiting list has a has a priority of access to the Department of Industry and can also take non-Departmental applications.
This unique centre has an open door policy, inviting parents and carers to be a part of the daily program as much as is possible. Parents are encouraged to make a visit to the centre a part of their day. We provide all that your child will require for the day. Click here to read more about how we organise our environments for learning and development.
As part of the daily fee, all of our centres provide a full nappy service. Linen for sleep times is also provided, and is laundered by the centre.
We also serve nutritious meals and snacks throughout the day. To view a sample menu click here.
This sample menu provides the following serves per day: Grains (2), Fruit (1), Vegetables (2), Dairy (1), Meat/alternative (1), Sometimes Food (0).
Morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and a late snack are served to children on a flexible timetable depending upon individual children’s needs. The menu is planned in consultation with parents and the children and therefore has a wide variety of foods.
Binara caters for children from 6 weeks to 6 years of age and open from 7.30am to 6.00pm. There are four rooms:
Geckos 6 weeks – 18 months
Tawny-Dragons 18 months – 3 years
Blue-Tongues 3 years – 4 years
Goannas 3 years – 5 years
We have a music program and a wellness program. The Tawny-Dragons, Blue-Tongues and Goannas go to the local fresh fruit markets on Thursdays and Goannas go to Glebe park on Fridays.