Child Care Services

Early Learning Centre

Further information

Waiting List Application Form

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Nestled into a quiet, leafy corner of the UWA Nedlands campus, UWA Early Learning Centre offers an opportunity for families to access a service whose facilities are second to none.

Secure access to the building ensures safety for all users, who are issued with access cards upon enrolment. Front and back access ensures users are able to enter the centre easily from the parent car park as well as UWA staff, student and visitor car parks. The centre is close to transport links and amenities.

The Early Learning Centre is licensed for 100 children per day and has been at the corner of Gordon St and Clifton St since August 2011.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 7.45am to 5.45pm

Public holidays

The Centre is open on all public holidays that the University is required to be open.

Our story
UWA has been providing high quality early childhood education and care for the children of UWA staff and students and the general community for more than 20 years.
Curriculum
By providing children with freedom of choice and offering a wide variety of opportunities, resources and interactions, we are creating and facilitating a developmentally appropriate curriculum where children will be encouraged to develop at their own pace.
Enrolment
Parents must submit an online application for each child; however, submitting the waiting list application form does not guarantee a position at the centre.
Fees
Fees ($124 daily, $531 weekly) are payable for every day of your child’s enrolment, regardless of any absence; including family holidays, sick days and exclusion periods for infectious conditions
Child Care Benefit and Child Care Rebate
Before enrolment it is advisable for eligible families to contact the Department of Human Services (DHS) to apply for an assessment of Child Care Benefit and/or Child Care Rebate.

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