Warabrook

5 Rosegum Road

warabrook@therumpusroom.com.au

59

children

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Quality rating

0–5

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Warabrook Centre

Our Warabrook Centre

The Rumpus Room Warabrook is a 59 place Centre located on Rosegum Road in Warabrook. The Centre is open from 7am-6pm Monday – Friday, and boasts a beautiful natural environment outdoors, with large established gum trees and a playground that delights children of all ages.

We pride ourselves on building the most strong, secure, and reciprocal relationships with our families and children. We believe that the positive interactions children have with our Educators are the most important component of our program and enable us to offer the highest quality of learning to every child that walks through our doors.

  • 0-2 years$114 per day
  • 2-3 years$114 per day
  • 3-4 years$107 per day
  • 4-5 years$107 per day
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programs

The Rumpus Room Warabrook boasts a beautiful natural environment outdoors, with large established gum trees and a playground that delights children of all ages. Our programs offer rich, and well planned experiences for children in our beautiful facilities.

Early learning
Languages
Australia (ELLA)

ELLA is a digital, play-based language learning platform for pre-schoolers.

Science, tech, engineering & maths (STEM)

Children are learning to ask “good” questions and seek out answers through experimentation and investigation.

Outdoor play
And exploration

With massive outdoor spaces and a dedicated outdoor educators children are involved in gardening, caring for animals, sports, and a range of physical activities.

Art

Our highly experienced art teachers guide children to awesome levels of unique artistic creativity and skill. Creativity and innovation are vital skills to foster into adulthood in this century.

Transition to school

We seamlessly integrate our educational content into the care setting, ensuring children receive educational preparation for school, while giving parents the flexibility of extended hours.

Creativity & Exploration

We are passionate about supporting children in their creativity and exploration and create opportunities for them to use their imaginations all throughout the day. Our programs are prepared based on the interests of the children to maximise their engagement and learning. Art, science, building, reading, maths, languages and music are all intertwined throughout the day to help children learn and discover more about the world.

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Art

Our dedicated art spaces create the perfect environment for children to outwork their imaginations creatively. Children are encouraged to experiment with different materials, colours and surfaces to bring their ideas to life.

Art is also a great way for children to develop their fine motor skills as they carefully paint, draw and work the materials together. These skills and experiences set the foundations for many skills used in school and life.

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Outdoor Environments

We have a huge yard space overflowing with spaces for children to run, play, explore and discover. Featuring sandpits, slides, vegetable gardens and leafy spaces, along with an abundance of resources and materials encouraging imaginative play for obstacle courses, climbing and anything the children can dream up.

The children love to learn, create and play outdoors, so we spend plenty of time out in the sunshine.

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Our educators

We combine all our strengths, personalities, interests and experiences to create rich and diverse learning environments for children.

Kate Cochrane

Nominated Supervisor, Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Rachel Bennett

Bachelor of Early Childhood Teaching

Giordana Rufo

Cert III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Tori Beneke

Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care

Lisa Stanley

Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care

Georgia Pontt

Cert III, WT Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care

Jasmine McDonald

Trainee, WT Cert III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Jordyn Wilkes

Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care

Courtney Bruce

Trainee, WT Cert III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Chloe Hopkins

Cert III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Kelsie Taylor

Trainee, WT Cert III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Navanka Hennessey

Educational Leader, Bachelor of Early Childhood Teaching

Emma Hopkins

Trainee, WT Cert III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Skarlett Eastman

Cert III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Chloe Barbie

Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care

Warabrook centre

The Rumpus Room Warabrook is such a great centre with the most beautiful, welcoming and supportive staff. My 3 children have all attended the centre and they’ve been so cared for and learnt so much from their days there.

You can see the staff genuinely care for each and every child - the firm beautiful and lasting relationships with each child and their families too!

- Erin, Warabrook Centre

We love being a part of The Rumpus Room at Warabrook, it really has been a home away from home for our 4 year old and now for our 4 month old! You can see the love and care the wonderful educators have for the children through their interactions with them.

- Damien, Warabrook Centre

FAQs

How do I enrol my child?

 To be added to our waiting list, please complete an application form HERE. We will contact you if we have are able to confirm a position is/will be available for the requested start date.

Please note that our waiting list feeds into the Darling St, Chatham St, Pelican, Marks Point and Charlestown centres and places are offered based on availability. When a place becomes available for your child, you will be contacted with an offer of enrolment.

Can I book a tour?

We encourage families considering sending their children to The Rumpus Room to come visit us. This gives you the chance to see the centre in person, imagine your child here and ask any questions you may have.

We are here to help you make the best decision for your child.

CONTACT US to arrange a visit.

HOW DO I GET THE CHILD CARE SUBSIDY?

The Child Care Subsidy is a payment made by the government to help families cover childcare fees. We recommend visiting Centrelink to find out more on Child Care Subsidy and how you can apply to reduce your child’s daily fees. You can find out more by clicking HERE.

Approved Service Providers are governed by National Law and National Regulation standards and you can view this link for more information www.acecqa.gov.au/nqf/national-law-regulations

Will I need to provide lunch for my child at The Rumpus Room?

Yes, the Rumpus Room is a lunchbox centre. We encourage parents to provide a variety of healthy foods for their lunches each day to supplement morning and afternoon tea, which is provided by the centre. We aim to provide a serve of fruit and vegetables for every child each day, sometimes even from our own garden! In providing fruit and vegetables to the children each day, we are helping them to develop a foundation for future healthy eating.

We ask parents to join along with healthy snacks, sandwiches, and easy to eat meals that can be enjoyed by children while eating with their peers.

Each room has a different approach to mealtimes, and we encourage families to reach out to discuss how to best support their children as they transition into care and from room to room.

Where can I find the centre’s policies?

All policies for The Rumpus Room Warabrook Centre are available to view and download HERE. If you have any questions about our policies, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with your centre.

Statement of Commitment to Child Safety

The Rumpus Room is committed to providing a child safe environment. The safety and protection of children is our highest priority and we have zero tolerance for any abuse or maltreatment of children.

We recognise the importance of our role in a child’s life, to respond, record and report incidents, disclosures or suspicions regarding child abuse or misconduct.

We are committed to ensuring that children’s voices are heard and that they are included in decisions that affect their lives. We recognise their right to privacy with regards to their care and communication.

We are committed to the cultural safety of all children including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, and to providing a safe environment for children with a disability.

We value diversity and will not tolerate discriminatory practices. We believe every child is created in the image of God for a purpose and is of great value.