13 Vipont Street
Footscray VIC 3011
Melways Ref: 42 E3
Phone: 9689 9844
Fax: 9689 2513
Co-Ordinator: Melanie Sykes
Educational Leader: Melanie Sykes
National Quality Standard (NQS) Rating:
QA1: Educational program and practice – Meeting NQS
QA2: Children’s health and safety – Meeting NQS
QA3: Physical environment – Meeting NQS
QA4: Staffing arrangements – Meeting NQS
QA5: Relationships with children – Meeting NQS
QA6: Collaborative partnerships with families and communities – Exceeding NQS
QA7: Leadership and service management – Meeting NQS
Overall rating: Meeting NQS
Centre Operating Hours
Monday to Friday: 7.00am – 6.30pm except for Public Holidays and the Monday before Melbourne Cup Day.
On this day staff will be attending professional development. BPA has a strong commitment to ensure that all staff are presented with opportunities to enhance their skills and knowledge, thus insuring that the program offered to your child is of the highest quality.
The centre is closed for 2 weeks over the Christmas/New Year period.
About the Centre
We are a Not for Profit Community Childcare Centre located in Footscray. We run early learning programs including Kindergarten and Long Day Care. A Maternal and Child Health Centre is also located in the building.
We as a team provide challenging and stimulating programs that aim to develop each child’s own self worth and respect for each other as individuals within all developmental stages.
We will recognise and strive to provide a quality service that allows opportunities for choice, a world full of discovery, different multicultural opportunities, creating the best possible care and meeting the needs of individual children.
We provide a healthy focus on all activities and the centre ensure’s safety, security and acceptance of all children.
We as professionals aim to make a positive difference in the lives of everyone involved in our community. We work to create a nurturing atmosphere and a stimulating environment where children are free to broaden their individual horizons.
Possum Room: 6 months – 2 years
Koala Room: 2 years – 3 years
Kangaroo Room: 2 1/2 years – 4 years
Wombat Room: 4 years – 5 years
Kindergarten Program runs Monday – Friday 9am till 2pm
We offer full time and part time quality care.
All registration inquiries can be directed to:
Central Registration Officer on 9688 0116 or email@example.com
For further information please visit the Maribyrnong Council website: