Welcome to Cool Bananas Childcare & Preschool!
Our motto “A Fun & Happy Place To Be” is ingrained in everything we do. There is no better sound than a child’s laughter!
Cool Bananas Childcare & Preschool is a fun, dynamic, nurturing, educational and HAPPY place to be!
We are a purpose built Long Day Care Centre & Preschool located in Box Hill.
We cater for up to 134 children daily, aged from 6 weeks to 6 years, and have 5 beautiful classrooms!
Cool Bananas is open Monday to Friday, 52 weeks per year, excluding weekends and Public Holidays from 6:30am to 6:00pm.
At Cool Bananas we proudly offer …
Nutritious meals catered daily by Kids Gourmet Food
Separate Baby, Toddler & Preschool rooms and playgrounds
Latest interactive Smartboard technology
Excellent School Readiness Program
High staff ratios for extra support for your children
Safe, secure outdoor playground
Quality childcare that shows professionalism & care to both children & their families
With purpose built facilities, playgrounds, computers, interactive smartboard, nutritious meals, parking and secure premises, Cool Bananas Childcare & Preschool is the perfect place for your child to learn, grow and play!
We’re very proud that families come from far and wide to be at Cool Bananas Childcare & Preschool! We welcome families from from Rouse Hill, Kellyville, North Kellyville, Kellyville Ridge, The Ponds, Schofields, Annangrove, Box Hill, Riverstone, McGraths Hill, Marsden Park, Windsor, Oakville, Maraylya and many more suburbs from around the local area.
Inclusions & Exclusions
- all meals & snacks – supplied fresh daily by Kids Gourmet Food!
- nappies (under 2 years only)
- high staff ratios
- leading school readiness and literacy programs, utilising the latest SmartBoard technologies
- and most importantly lots of fun, friendship and learning for your babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers
All you need to pack for your child is:
- sheets (cot size) for sleep/rest time
- a water bottle
- a sun-safe hat
- baby bottles already filled with milk or formula if required
- dummys or comfort teddy /blankey if required
- some spare clothes just in case!
Fees are payable for the current week plus two weeks in advance, upon commencement and all families are required to sign an Ezi Debit form which authorises the deduction of fees from your account by your choice of either weekly or fortnightly in advance.
A minimum bond of $300 (dependent on number of days attending), and a once-off enrolment administration fee of $100 is payable to secure your child’s enrolment. A yearly fee of $50 will also be payable for Administration and Portfolios.
Child Care Benefit (CCB) and Child Care Rebate (CCR)
Cool Bananas Childcare & Preschool is “government approved” care which is heavily funded by the Commonwealth in two major ways:
- Child Care Benefit (CCB) – means tested and not available to all families.
If you have already been given your percentage by the Centrelink, we can discuss the exact “out-of-pocket” expense with you.
- The 50% Child Care Rebate – not means tested, and available to ALL families who meet the work/study test.
The Government provides Child Care Benefit and Child Care Rebate for eligible families. Please contact Centrelink on 13 62 40 or www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/dhs/centrelink for further details.
Cool Bananas Childcare & Preschool strives to deliver excellence in early learning to all our families. By providing an environment where parents and teachers work together, we will assist each child in developing to reach their full potential.
Cool Bananas Childcare & Preschool are proudly “sun smart”, and are an egg-free and nut-free service.
Thank you for choosing to visit Cool Bananas Childcare & Preschool, we welcome you and your child to what we trust will be an extension of your home – but even more fun!