Frequently Asked Questions
Pearls of Wisdom Early Learning Centre is expected to open in mid-2022, pending Service Approval by the Department of Education.
Construction of the centre is coming to completion in May 2022. From this time, the Department of Education has 90 days to complete its Service Approval visit.
With this time timeframe in mind, the expected opening date is likely between May – July 2022.
This timeframe is only an estimate as Service Approval is a government process that is beyond our control.
Pearls of Wisdom Early Learning Centre is located at 7 Lookout Circuit, Stanhope Gardens NSW 2768.
The centre is open from 7:00 am – 6:00 pm Monday to Friday.
The centre is closed on Public Holidays.
We recommend all families join the Waiting List for Pearls of Wisdom Early Learning Centre as early as possible.
The Waiting List is currently free to join, and there is no obligation to enrol your child.
Families on the Waiting List will receive a priority offer of enrolment when Pearls of Wisdom Early Learning Centre is open.
Waitlisted families are welcome to enquire with other childcare services.
Families who join the Waiting List will receive regular updates about the centre’s opening date as well as a priority offer of enrolment when the centre opens.
This provides your family with the best possible chance to secure an enrolment position when you wish to enrol.
Waitlisted families will also receive sneak peek updates, the opportunity to tour the centre once it’s ready, and an invitation to our Grand Opening event.
The first step to enrolling is joining the Waiting List.
Once you have joined the Waiting List, we will send you an Enrolment Form to complete.
No fees are payable until the centre is operational.
Your Enrolment will be confirmed by phone and email as soon as Pearls of Wisdom Early Learning Centre receives Service Approval from the Department of Education.
Once you have completed and submitted your Enrolment Form, you will receive an email confirming that we have received your completed application.
The following correspondence will be a phone call and a ‘Confirmation of Enrolment’ email that includes the details of your child’s orientation date and time, class schedule, and official first day.
Official ‘Confirmation of Enrolment’ emails will be sent out once Pearls of Wisdom Early Learning is granted Service Approval by the Department of Education.
The daily fees for Pearls of Wisdom Early Learning Centre include all meals, nappies, wipes, and bed linen. Below are the fees by age group before the Child Care Subsidy (CCS) is applied.
- Ages 0-2: $140
- Ages 2-3: $135
- Ages 3-6: $130
The bond for Pearls of Wisdom Early Learning is $800 per family. This payment is charged once per family and must be paid before your child’s first day of attendance.
The bond is charged to cover approximately two weeks of fees to cover the event of a payment default as fees are billed two weeks in arrears.
Your bond will be refunded in full within six (6) weeks of your child’s last day, provided no charges are owing on your account.
If your family is undergoing financial hardship, please advise our Centre Director, and we will assist you in any way we can.
Fees for Pearls of Wisdom Early Learning Centre are payable from when you accept your child’s enrolment position.
The first payment is the bond payment of $800 per family. The bond is payable in full before your child’s first day of attendance.
Daily fees are charged fortnightly in arrears. You can expect to receive your first invoice for daily fees one to two weeks after your child commences care. The invoice will only cover the period of your child’s attendance.
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