Happy Valley

Stepping Stone Happy Valley Childcare & Early Development Centre

Happy Valley

Stepping Stone Happy Valley Childcare & Early Development Centre

Address

12 Happy Valley Drive, Happy Valley SA 5159

Phone number

(08) 8321 9400

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Delivering quality childcare to families in Happy Valley and surrounding areas

Our Happy Valley centre is a friendly, caring environment, where child initiated experiences and interests are supported and recognised by a team of experienced educators. Take a sneak peak inside our centre below...

About the centre

Stepping Stone Happy Valley Childcare & Early Development Centre provides an emergent, child-based curriculum, based on the Early Years Learning Framework.

Healthy food is enjoyed daily by the children. Our menu is simple yet varied encouraging the discovery of different tastes and textures, which we continuously add new and interesting recipes reflecting the seasons, our garden produce and community events.

Our gardens include a tepee healthy snack garden, fruit trees, a no-dig vegetable patch, indigenous plants and flowers where children can develop a passion growing and caring for plants.

Recycling is an embedded practice with composting part of our daily routine. Children learn how to care for worms, our environment, creating sustainability for the future.

Inside our centre is extremely inviting, brimming with loads of resources in all six rooms, including a large foyer area where we host and invite families to participate in centre celebrations and workshops.

About the centre

Stepping Stone Happy Valley Childcare & Early Development Centre provides an emergent, child-based curriculum, based on the Early Years Learning Framework.

Healthy food is enjoyed daily by the children. Our menu is simple yet varied encouraging the discovery of different tastes and textures, which we continuously add new and interesting recipes reflecting the seasons, our garden produce and community events.

Our gardens include a tepee healthy snack garden, fruit trees, a no-dig vegetable patch, indigenous plants and flowers where children can develop a passion growing and caring for plants.

Recycling is an embedded practice with composting part of our daily routine. Children learn how to care for worms, our environment, creating sustainability for the future.

Inside our centre is extremely inviting, brimming with loads of resources in all six rooms, including a large foyer area where we host and invite families to participate in centre celebrations and workshops.

Centre features

We provide a supportive and stimulating environment, where children learn through play which is enhanced by intentional teaching.

Centre highlights

  • Developmentally age-appropriate curriculum guided by the Early Years Learning Framework
  • Nutritious meals cooked on-site following the Nutrition Australia Guidelines
  • Nappies, linen, hats and sunscreen provided
  • Networks with local kindergarten
  • Experienced, friendly, qualified team of professional educators
  • Storypark app used as an online interactive communication platform
  • Kindergarten program run by an Early Childhood Teacher
  • Holiday rates and armed forces personnel rates apply
Centre facilities
Centre highlights

Centre highlights

  • Developmentally age-appropriate curriculum guided by the Early Years Learning Framework
  • Nutritious meals cooked on-site following the Nutrition Australia Guidelines
  • Nappies, linen, hats and sunscreen provided
  • Networks with local kindergarten
  • Experienced, friendly, qualified team of professional educators
  • Storypark app used as an online interactive communication platform
  • Kindergarten program run by an Early Childhood Teacher
  • Holiday rates and armed forces personnel rates apply

Hear from families who have attended our Happy Valley childcare centre...

Well run. Staff always friendly and show they really love kids.

Robert Ardill
Happy Valley Centre

Meet the centre director

Hello my name is Kate Watson and I am the Centre Director here at Stepping Stone Happy Valley.

I have worked in early education for 18 years, 10 of those years with Stepping Stone (SA) where I started working as a Leading Educator at our Para Hills centre. Since then I have taken on a few different roles, working my way up into my current position here at Happy Valley.

Throughout my journey I have had the opportunity to work at many of our Stepping Stone (SA) centres, gaining and building on my knowledge of the early education and care industry.

I believe that all children should have the opportunity to learn, develop and grow in a nurturing, supportive and caring environment. I’m very passionate in providing all educators the opportunity to extend their knowledge and skills to support children with the best possible learning outcomes while in our care.

Here at Happy Valley all the educators are dedicated to providing safe, secure and positive learning environments, priding ourselves on being an extension of the family and active members of the community. We encourage and welcome family involvement here in our centre and in the local community.

I look forward to welcoming you to our remarkable centre.

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Where to find us

Centre contact details

Opening Hours: 6:30am – 6:30pm Monday to Friday

Address: 12 Happy Valley Drive, Happy Valley SA 5159

Phone: (08) 8321 9400

Capacity: 100 children

Centre Director: Kate Watson

Assistant Director: Maddison Armour

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Stepping Stone Happy Valley Childcare & Early Development Centre provides an emergent, child-based curriculum, based on the Early Years Learning Framework. We encourage each child to develop a sense of being, belonging and becoming.

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