Our Early Learning Centre is now open and accepting enrolments.

Discover. Imagine. Create

Our Early Learning program is available for girls and boys from 3 years of age running 5 days a week, Mondays through to Fridays, from 7.30am until 6.00pm.

Our Early Learning Centre provides a warm and welcoming start to your child’s educational journey. From the moment your child joins the Mount Carmel community, they are supported and guided to grow and celebrate their individual success.

Early Childhood Professionals

Our ELC staff are qualified professionals who are passionate and experienced Early Childhood Educators. Staff have current First Aid qualifications and are encouraged to regularly attend Professional Learning workshops to keep their practices current. Our ELC staff and Kinder teachers will collaborate to support the transition of your child to school.

Learning Environment

Our Early Learning Centre is accessible from Nelson Road and provides Early Learning for children aged from 3 years old plus we also offer Education and Care for school-aged children including Before School Care, After School Care and School Holiday Care programs for our students.

Early Learning 

Our tailored preschool aged program is designed for children and their individual interests, needs and abilities. Our rich and meaningful learning experiences promote development and growth in exploration, creativity and curiosity among all children. Our educators are guided by the Early Years Learning Framework and uphold the National Quality Standards in their daily routines. We strongly encourage parent input into the plan and welcome feedback from the children themselves about their learning.

Flexible Hours and Availability

  • 5 days a week, Mondays through to Fridays, from 7.30am until 6.00pm
  • School Holiday Care program, 5 days a week, Mondays through to Fridays, from 7.30am until 6.00pm during school holiday time
  • Casual days can be accommodated with advanced notice and provided the required staff-to-student ratio is available

More Information

Contact our Enrolments Officer via email or by calling 6216 7900 to discuss enrolments into our Early Learning Centre.

View our Early Learning Centre Parent Handbook here.

2024 Early Learning Centre Fees & Bookings

  • Full Day (7.30am – 6.00pm): $105
  • Late Pick Up Fee: $30 for every 5 minutes past 6.00pm
  • Absent Sessions: 100% of session fee

Mount Carmel College OSHC is an approved child care provider and therefore the Child Care Subsidy (CCS) applies to all Outside School Hours Care fees, including the Early Learning Centre. For further information visit the Child Care Subsidy page on the Services Australia website.

Policies and procedures are also available at the Early Learning Centre (ELC). Please inform staff if your child has any infectious disease or illness so that we can notify the Public Health Unit and other families. Confidentiality is always maintained.