Sparrow Early
Learning Centres

Baxter.
Childcare Centre

About Baxter Childcare

Baxter Childcare Centre is a 48 place centre; we provide care from 6 weeks of age through to school age. We have 4 rooms with a large outdoor area for the children to explore. Our centre prides itself on the amazing relationships we build with families, always encouraging their input and to become more involved within the centre and community. Our Educators are passionate about early childhood education, providing all children with quality care in all areas of the National Quality Standards. Read more.

Our programs are based on the developmental needs of children & their interests through play-based learning, ensuring all children are reaching their learning outcomes.

Our aim is to provide a safe, secure and supportive environment incorporating natural play spaces for the children to explore using their sensory capabilities. We wish to encourage, inspire and extend each child’s learning and help prepare them for the transition to school and life.

Service details

111 Baxter-Tooradin Road,
Baxter VIC 3911
Ph. 03 5971 1651
baxter@sparrow.edu.au
Monday to Friday
6.30am to 6pm

What makes our childcare service in Baxter unique?

  • Nutritionally balanced meals provided
  • Nappies & wipes provided
  • Hats & sunscreen provided
  • Fully accredited, Government-funded Kindergarten Program
  • Highly qualified & experienced educators
  • Daily photos & updates on your child’s activities
Nursery
6 weeks - 18 months old
Toddlers
18 months - 3 years old
Pre-Kinder
3 - 4 years old
Kinder
4-5 years

Meet
Shae

Service Manager at our Childcare Centre, Baxter

“I have a strong passion for working with children and believe that every child has the right to learn and grow. I work together with my team to establish an environment that is safe, secure, homely, calm and nurturing.” Read more.

I believe in being the change we want to see in the world and ensure I guide and support my team to make a difference.

I believe it is important to collaborate with children and their families and to get involved within the community to ensure we are incorporating their input and ideas into the service.

At Baxter Childcare Centre, I aim to create a high-quality care service that meets the needs and expectations of our families and focus on continual improvement. My team and I look forward to meeting new families and children and showcasing our beautiful learning environments.

On behalf of our dedicated team, we welcome your enquiries and look forward to sharing your children’s early learning journey with you.

My qualifications & experience:

  •  Diploma of Children’s Services
  • Studying Bachelor of Early Childhood Education & Primary Teaching
  •  Over 6 years of experience in early education & childcare

Ready to get started?

Book a tour to learn more about Baxter Childcare Centre.

The Sparrow Way.

The Sparrow Way combines proven international early learning methods to create a unique practice designed for today’s society. Guided by the principles of Reggio Emilia and underpinned by The Early Years Framework for Australia, we embrace children’s inherent abilities to learn and develop, creating an environment for them to find solutions through exploration, discovery and invention.

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Waitlist & enrolment process

Our childcare centre in Baxter promotes an open-door policy where families can visit and walk through the centre at any time during operational hours.

Once families have completed a tour, they will receive an enrolment pack with all necessary paperwork.

Once enrolled, the orientation process begins. The orientation process is an arrangement made between families and staff that supports the family’s needs.

Accessing the Childcare Subsidy

We understand that access to the Government Childcare Subsidy is an important consideration when choosing a childcare centre. Learn more about eligibility, how to access the subsidy and how Sparrow works with your family to ensure a smooth transition into early learning childcare.

Happy families at Baxter Childcare Centre

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