Ooranga mobile early childhood services provide adaptable and innovative, educationally focused opportunities for communities that are isolated due to a variety of reasons.
Ooranga strives towards best-practice preschool services, aligning with the Early Years Learning Framework, to prepare young children for the transition to school in their local community.
Ooranga preschool and playgroup venues are community owned facilities that are not purpose built for childcare and enable the service to deliver preschool in the local communities where no other reasonable access is available.
Winanga-Li Aboriginal Child and Family Centre provides early childhood, community and family services across regional NSW, including:
Children have a safe and nurturing environment to play, take on new challenges and explore their capabilities. We support each child to reach their full potential both during their time at our service and into the future.
Gunnedah Preschool caters for 3-6 year old children.
At Gunnedah Preschool we have high expectations for our children. Educators consistently plan and deliver a program based on children’s interests, skills and abilities. Educators collaborate respectfully with each other using their strength and passions to provide positive, consistent best practice for our children.
The preschool strives to follow environmentally friendly practices and leads by example to ensure the children are aware of ways everyone can help protect our environment for generations to come.
Gunnedah Family & Children’s Service Inc exists to assist families and children in Gunnedah and District to achieve greater independence, self-reliance and dignified well-being. We aim to enhance the quality of their lives in a safe environment.
The Gunnedah Baptist Community Preschool is a faith-based centre which strives to provide an environment where your child will learn and explore in a safe, challenging and fun place. We strive to develop a ‘Love of God and Learning’ that will carry with your child throughout their life.
Playgroup is held in the Gunnedah Family & Children’s Services Complex, located in the Tafe grounds. Supported Playgroup families enjoy the outdoor fully fenced play space, including Aboriginal mural animals, cubby house, climbing equipment, sandpit and fairy garden. Craft and senory play activies are help every playgroup. In rainy or bad weather we move inside to another play area located within the Gunneda Family & Children’s Services complex.
Morning tea of fresh fruit and salad vegetables are provided for the children each week along with tea and coffee for the grown ups.
We have ongoing guest speakers and playgroup visitors attend our playgroups giving talks on a variety of topics, for example: dental care, nutrition, music and movement, mental health and first aid to name a few.
Gunnedah Family Support Inc (GFS) is a non-government, not for profit community based organisation who assists all members of the community including, women, men, children, teenagers, couples & families.
We provide a professional & confidential service that offers support, information & practical assistance within our Gunnedah Local Government Area. Gunnedah Family Support Inc is a non-government, not for profit community based organisation who assists all members of the community including, women, men, children, teenagers, couples & families.
The first five years of your child’s life are extremely important and the time when the foundations for their lifelong learning.
Gunnedah Family Day Care offers a professional Home based Child Care experience for children from birth to 13 years in the Gunnedah, Quirindi, Werris Creek, Boggabri, Wee Waa, Coonabarabran, Coolah, Gilgandra and Coonamble and surrounding areas.
Our Educators offer a boutique service that caters for the individual needs of the children and their families.
Gunnedah Family Day Care registered Services offer:
All Educators have current First Aid Certificates, Asthma and Anaphylaxis Training and formal Childcare qualifications.
All Educators are Self Employed business people, who meet strict requirements to be registered with our scheme.
Early Childhood Elemental Music and Movement programs from 6 months to 8 years.
Gunnedah Conservatorium's Early Childhood Music Program is a wonderful introduction to the world of music for children from as young as six months. The program is carefully sequenced to develop music skills that include:
Learning takes place in an environment that is play-like and fun. Every child has the opportunity to take a turn unless they choose otherwise. Children are encouraged and supported in their participation. In this Orff Schulwek based, child-centered way of learning music all concepts are learned by 'doing'. The children are encouraged to play, sing and dance.
Goodstart Early Learning Gunnedah is a 66 place centre with four rooms including nursery, toddler, junior preschool and preschool. Our centre is located in the midst of the traditional lands of the Kamilaroi People, surrounded by agricultural and mining industries, yet with the convenience of being close to main roads, schools and shops.
Our programs and practices reflect our commitment to our families, the community and the wonderful diversity of the surrounding areas. We offer our children the opportunity to explore through play using their own interests to support their growing knowledge in the areas of science, maths, computers, multi-culture, diversity and gender equality.
Our play based, stimulating curriculum is based on the Early Years’ Learning Framework and our rooms – from Nursery to Kindergarten / Preschool – are all geared with this in mind. We also develop colourful, engaging programs accounting for each child’s individual interests, needs and strengths; and with each step we are ensuring the children are ready to take the big step into schooling.
As a NDIS Partner in the Community to deliver Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) Services in NSW, Northcott works closely with families and carers of children aged 0-6 years to develop the skills children need to take part in daily activities and achieve the best possible outcomes throughout their lives.
We support families who wish to better understand their child’s support needs, or have recently received a diagnosis of disability and are looking for support to access the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
Support provided early will give your child the best chance of achieving their potential.
Connections 4 Kids is a community based, non-government organisation providing services to improve educational outcomes for children by enhancing their participation and achievement.
Gunnedah Early Childhood Intervention is committed to developing positive relationships with families and their children to allow each individual child to “reach for the stars”.
Our team includes University and TAFE trained teachers who are Marte Meo Practitioners.
A Child is like a butterfly in the wind
Some can fly higher than others.
But each one flies the best it can.
Why compare one against the other?
Each one is different.
Each one is special.
Each one is beautiful.