General information

The Ponds ELC is an independently owned and operated service that offers a unique early childhood education and care service. The purpose built centre has been setup by a family of early childhood teachers with over 20 years of experience in the field. We are very proud to offer this service to the children and families of The Ponds community.

About us:

Operating days and times

The Ponds ELC will operate:

  • 7am to 6pm Monday to Friday.
  • It will open 50 weeks of the year.
  • The centre will be closed during Public Holidays.

Families are encouraged to arrive at the centre by 9am to minimise disruption to our program and routine.

Rooms and age groups

The centre will cater for approximately 40 children per day aged from 2 to 5 years. Emphasis is placed on the quality of interactions and development of relationships therefore small groupings of children will be encouraged.

  • Rosella Room: 2-3 year olds
  • Sugar Glider Room 3-4 year olds
  • Green Tree Frog Room 4-5 year olds

Meals provided

The centre provides nutritional and tasty meals prepared by our own cook. Please notify the centre of any special dietary requirements.

  • Morning tea – 8.45am
  • Lunch – 11.30am
  • Afternoon tea – 2pm
  • Late afternoon tea – 4.30pm

*The Ponds Early Learning Centre is a nut free zone.