Quality Childcare and Preschool in Caloundra

Your best choice in early education, childcare and Kindergarten.

Address

39 Lomond Crescent, Caloundra West, QLD, 4551

Open Hours

Monday - Friday
6:30 am to 6:30 pm

Ages

0-5
Meeting NQS
Free Kindy Approved Program
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Early Learning Caloundra

Welcome to Milestones Early Learning Caloundra, quality child care in Caloundra West for ages 0-5.

Our passionate educators and teachers are trained and accredited in the Lifelong Learning Curriculum by Affinity Education Group, Australia’s leading provider of early education and child care.

Here at Milestones Early Learning Caloundra, we pride ourselves on creating strong, positive bonds with children, and providing them with the individual care and attention that is essential in early education. We nurture a lifelong love of learning through a combination of play-based and intentional teaching experiences, which helps your child develop social connectivity, emotional confidence, foundational learning, and physical health and wellbeing.

Milestones Early Learning Caloundra has a range of inspiring environments for children to explore. Our centre rooms are set up based on the children’s current level of development and their interests. Our centre also includes a spacious outdoor play area that encourages children to test their limits, build strength, and develop self-confidence.

Our days incorporate messy play experiences, allowing children to use their natural curiosity and engage their senses. Your child will be introduced to literacy and numeracy through fun learning games, and investigate science, technology and the arts. We also offer a range of health and wellbeing activities, and nurture a love of animals, nature and the environment.

Milestones Early Learning Caloundra provides nutritionally balanced meals cooked daily by our onsite chef, an inclusion that is unique to Affinity Education Group child care centres. All nappies are included, plus you can stay connected with your child’s progress and receive updates about their day through our Storypark platform.

We know you’re busy and that deciding on child care and early education is a huge task. We are here to help you though! Our dedicated Family Support Team is available to answer any questions you may have about our programs, services, and subsidies available to your family.

Contact us today at 1800 24453 2273 or fill in our online form to book a tour of our Caloundra West child care centre, meet our team of experienced and caring educators, and learn more about the Milestones Early Learning’s difference.

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Our Lifelong Learning Curriculum Includes:

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    Language Lessons
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    Yoga
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    Sustainability
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    STEAM
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    Multi-sport
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    Performing Arts
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    School Readiness
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Why Choose Milestones?

Milestones Early Learning is a high-quality provider of childcare where every child experiences the joy of learning in a caring community.

We’re experts at knowing how kids develop and grow, and we nurture them through these vital and precious early stages of their lives. Through these important early years, children change so quickly - constantly absorbing new information and expanding their skill set. We gently encourage and guide them to explore their own potential.

Our Lifelong Learning Curriculum is Australia’s most progressive approach to early education for children from birth to five. Our curriculum focuses on what children learn, how children learn and where children learn as; babies, toddlers and older 3-5-year-olds.

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Our Lifelong Learning Curriculum

Our Lifelong Learning Curriculum is Australia’s most progressive approach to early education for children from birth to five. Our curriculum focuses on what children learn, how children learn and where children learn as; babies, toddlers and older 3-5-year-olds. Our Lifelong Learning Curriculum draws on current research, evidence-informed practices and specific programs in each age group, such as The Circle of Security in our babies’ rooms, Abecedarian Language Priority for our Toddlers and Inquiry-Based Learning Projects for older children. We are also proud to offer children access to our unique programs to Affinity, including our Big Thinkers STEM, Aussie Wildlife Champions, Positive Living Skills and Grandfriends programs.

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Leading The Private Childcare Sector In Quality

Our centre practices, policies and procedures aligned with legislative expectations outlined in the National Quality Framework. This means that every effort is made to comply with the Education and Care Services National Law and Education and Care Services National Regulation, the approved learning frameworks and the National Quality Standards.

Throughout the year, our dedicated Quality Team work tirelessly alongside our Centre Managers to ensure our teams maintain Quality Standards across the Affinity Education Group in line with the Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA).

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Our Lifelong Learning Curriculum

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Nursery Curriculum

The Lifelong Learning Curriculum offers babies aged birth to 1 year a safe, nurturing environment to begin their early learning journey. The Healthy Beginnings program is supported by the Circle of Security and Key Educator approaches.

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Toddler Curriculum

The curriculum offers toddlers aged 1 to 3 years an exciting environment in which to explore and experiment as their confidence and social skills emerge. The Early Experiences program is supported by the Abecedarian approach for language development.

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Preschool & Kindergarten Curriculum

Children aged 3 to 5 years are given the very best start before they begin Primary School. The Lifelong Learning Curriculum's School Readiness program is supported by inquiry-based project work with children, and our literacy and numeracy program.

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Meet Our Team

Hello, I'm Jess, the Centre Manager here at Milestones Early Learning Caloundra.

I appreciate the opportunity to share my extensive experience and dedication to Early Education. My commitment to the field for the past 20 years, with nearly 11 of those years with Affinity Education Group, showcases my deep-rooted passion for nurturing young minds.

As the Center Manager at Milestones Early Learning Caloundra, my role as a leader, curriculum developer, and supporter of staff underscores my commitment to providing a safe and enriching environment for both children and educators. My commitment to leadership, curriculum development, and creating a safe and nurturing environment aligns seamlessly with my passion for advocating for children's rights, fostering positive environments, continuous learning, and building relationships. This holistic approach undoubtedly contributes to the well-rounded development of each child.

Being instrumental in a child's learning journey and witnessing their achievements is indeed a privilege that not only shapes their early years but also leaves a lasting imprint on their future. The responsibility and joy that come with guiding these young minds toward their goals is fulfillment and rewarding. I found that contributing to the learning development and achievement of goals for each child is truly heartwarming.

The positive impact I’ve had over the years shows a genuine love for my work and a deep understanding of the importance of these early educational experiences.

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Our Centre Gallery

Before you book a tour of our early learning centre and meet our wonderful team of educators, you can take a look at our rooms and environments below.

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Flexible Sessions

To make the most of the CCS available to you, we also offer the option of 10-hour or full-day sessions. This means your fortnightly CCS hours can be spread out over more days.

Talk to one of our Family Support Consultants on 1800 CHILD CARE. We can help you determine if you qualify to receive the Child Care Subsidy (CCS) and provide you with a quote. Some families can also get extra support on top of the CCS through the Additional Child Care Subsidy (ACCS).

To estimate your Child Care Subsidy or other entitlements you may be eligible for, please visit our CCS Estimator.

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Big Thinkers STEM Program

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) have always played a vital role in developing our Lifelong Learning Curriculum for children in our preschool rooms (3-5 years).   

The Lifelong Learning Curriculum - Big Thinkers STEM program is aligned with the Early Years Learning Framework, ensuring your child has a strong sense of identity through creating a safe, secure and supported learning experience. Your child will develop their emerging autonomy, interdependence, resilience, and sense of agency; through this, expand on their self-confidence by encouraging interaction with care, empathy and respect. 

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How to Enrol

If you’re thinking of enroling, we encourage you to book a tour of our centre. 

Family tours are an opportunity to explore our learning environments, meet our team of Educators, and see our curriculum come to life in the room where your child will learn and play.

Our dedicated Family Support Team is always available to answer any questions you may have about our programs and services. Contact us today at 1800 24453 2273 or fill in our online form to book a tour, meet our team of experienced and caring educators, and learn more about the Milestones Early Learning difference.

Get in touch with one of our friendly team and start your journey with Milestones Early Learning Caloundra