The Gerrard Early Learning Centre is an inclusive childcare centre. However, the building structure does not allow wheel chair accessibility. We enrol families with a variety of abilities and disabilities, including but not limited to intellectual disability, autism, and disability since birth, those who need support as well as typical children. To meet our children’s needs, we seek assistance from the City’s consulting and other agencies.
The Gerrard Early Learning Centre welcomes and Supports children from all families (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, one parent, etc) and facilities an empathetic and nurturing environment to give every possible opportunity to the children to keep their unique identity and develop to their fullest potential.
The program is based on a hands-on, free choice approach to learning. The room is set up to cover many interest areas (science, music, art, movement, dramatic play, fine motor / manipulative) and the children are free to choose an activity of interest to them. The monthly and weekly activity programs for children interests based on themes. Field trips are an important part of our program and we plan a number of trips every year.
Our staff is dedicated to the care and well being of your child. They are all professionals and have been trained in childcare or have experience in a child care setting, Parents / Guardians are encouraged to communicate with teachers regularly regarding the progress of their children.