Children’s Programs

At the Craig we are committed to providing the highest quality care and early learning experiences for your child.

We offer a variety of play-led programs delivered by nurturing staff working within the Victorian Early Years Learning Developmental Framework.  These include childcare, three year old program and our four year old kindergarten program.

All Craig Family Centre staff hold appropriate educational qualifications and experience regular professional development opportunities.  All have certified Police Record Checks and current Working with Children Checks.  All staff are bound by the Craig Family Centre's Childrens Code of Conduct. Our staff bring a wealth of experience to their positions.

Click here to read Craig Family Centre Childrens Services Philosophy Statement, May 2017

Government Subsidies:

The Craig Family Centre is an approved Childcare Centre and therefore government subsidies apply to eligible families.

Please Note : CFC Fees are subject to annual review

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The Craig's' sessional childcare program provides daycare for children from two to five years of age. There are 5 morning sessions implemented Monday to Friday.

Term Fees

Annual Membership fee of $20.00 per family. A permanent booking system operates   

  • 4 Hours: $55.00 per session for 1st child and $46.75 per session for 2nd child
  • 5 Hours: $68.00 per session for 1st child and $57.80 per session for 2nd child
Session Times:
  • Joeys Occasional Care: Ages 2 – 5 years
    4 Hours Monday to Friday: 9am - 1pm
  • 5 Hours monday to Friday 9am - 2pm
Staff:

Children’s Services Coordinator and Room Leader: Margot Serena
Assistants:  Eleni Fotiou, Maree Nolan, Nasreen Patel, Kasarndre Blanche

Application Forms:

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Kangas Three Year Old Program

The Craig's three year old program provides a dedicated learning environment for 3 year old children, with a particular focus on social development.

Term Fees

Annual Membership fee of $20.00 per family. A permanent booking system operates  

  • $770.00 per child
Session Times:

 Tuesday & Thursday, 9am – 2pm

Staff:

Room Leader: Shakiba Shams
Assistants: Marzia Samad & Emily Fung

Application Forms:

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Four Year Kindergarten

The Craig's 4 year old Kinder provides a play based program with exciting early learning and development activities to stimulate young minds and to set your child up for a seamless transition to school.  This program operates:

Term Fees

Annual Membership fee of $20.00 per family. A permanent booking system operates  

  • $570 per child
Session Times:
  • Monday, Wednesday & Friday 9.00am – 2.00pm
Staff:

Educational Leader & Kindergarten Teacher : Liz Shea

Educator Assistants : Maree Nolan & Hilda Zhuang

Kindergarten Enrolment:

The Craig 4 year old Kindergarten affiliated with Boroondara Kindergarten Central Enrolment Scheme (BKCES).

Enrolment enquiries should be directed to the BKCES Central Enrolment Officer on

Phone:  9278-4444

email:  bkces@boroondara.vic.gov.au 

Parent Handbook:  2018 Children's Services Handbook

 

More Information from CFC Staff: 

Please contact our Children Services Admin Coordinator.

Telephone: (03) 9885 7789

Email: enquiries@craigfc.org.au

CFC Term Dates and Public Holidays for 2018 

Term 1

January 30th to 29th March                             8 weeks
Public Holidays Labour Day 12 March (Monday) 

Term 2

16 April to 29 June 11 weeks
Public Holidays ANZAC Day 25 April (Wednesday) Queen’s Birthday 11 June (Monday)

Term 3

16 July to 21 September
                                                                  10 weeks

Term 4

8 October to 21 December  11 weeks
Public Holidays Cup Day 6 November (Tuesday)