Frequent Questions for Parents About Our Child Care Centre
FAQ regarding our Waitlist
Please complete the ‘application at “My family lounge” you can put your suggested start date in your application – this can be updated by you whenever you need, by using the “My family lounge APP”.
We encourage you to come down to Karratha Early Learning as much as you like prior to starting and we can keep you updated on what positions are available.
We welcome all families to visit us as this is a great chance to view the facilities we have on offer and to meet the amazing team however we ask that you attend Karratha Early Learning before or after rest time, so you and your child are able to experience the centre when the children are awake. Best times would be before 11.30am or after 2.00pm.. This is to ensure we do not disrupt the children and individual routines. To book a tour please click on the “book a tour” button or just pop in we are here are can’t wait to meet you!
Yes, when you join our waitlist you can simply list your unborn child’s name as ‘Baby’ with their ‘Surname’ and list your predicted date of delivery as their date of birth. Once your baby is born you can log back into your account via the “APP” to update your details.
At anytime you want to change your waitlist to a request to enrol, you just need to log back into the “APP” and update your details OR pop down and have a chat with us, we would be more than happy to confirm your enrolment when you are ready to join the centre!
Yes, however if you provide 3 weeks written notice to Hello@karrathaealrylearning.
3 weeks written notice.
Yes. Please express your interest of transfer of enrolment in writing at Hello@Karrathaearlylearning.
Transitions into another classroom are decided based on several factors. This is a collaborative decision to ensure it is the best time for the child and they are ready to venture onto more challenges and experiences. There will usually be a general move to the next classroom as your child becomes older at the beginning of each school year but this will be thoroughly communicated prior to the transition. In some cases we can consider with the parent and educator involvement a transition to the new room 6 months before the required age of the new classroom. There are several steps that need to be completed to ensure your child’s success in the new room.
The ratios of adults to children are regulated by the Government, and differ from state to state, as shown below.
0-2 years: 1:4
2-3 years: 1:5
3-5 years: 1:10
5- 12 years: 1:10
Yes you will have to pay for public holidays if it’s your normal day to attend care.
Due to the data we receive from Centrelink and the Department of Human Services sometimes amounts fluctuate in regards to your Child Care Benefit and your Child Care Rebate dependant on your eligibility. This is triggered by the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR) which we unfortunately have no control over. We are always happy to answer your questions as best as we can.