13 Vipont Street
Footscray VIC 3011
Phone: 9689 9844
Co-Ordinator: Samantha Barba
Educational Leader: Jodie Wadden
National Quality Standard (NQS) Rating:
QA1: Educational program and practice – Exceeding NQS
QA2: Children’s health and safety – Meeting NQS
QA3: Physical environment – Meeting NQS
QA4: Staffing arrangements – Meeting NQS
QA5: Relationships with children – Exceeding NQS
QA6: Collaborative partnerships with families and communities – Meeting NQS
QA7: Leadership and service management – Exceeding NQS
Overall rating: Meeting NQS
Long Day Care Operating Hours
Monday to Friday: 7.00am – 6.00pm
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.
2022 Long Day Care Fees
Daily: $128.00 per day
Weekly: $610.00 per week
Funded Kindergarten Programs
2023 Long Day Care Integrated Kindergarten Program
We offer an integrated 3 & 4 year old funded Kindergarten Program.
4 year old kindergarten – 15 hours per week
3 year old kindergarten – 15 hours per week
2023 Sessional Kindergarten Program
Mixed aged group 4 and 3 year old kindergarten – 15 hours per week
Monday: 9.00am – 2.00pm
Wednesday: 9.00am – 2.00pm
Friday: 9.00am – 2.00pm
Tuesday: 9.00am – 4.30pm
Thursday: 9.00am – 4.30pm
2023 Sessional Kindergarten Fees
4 year old kindergarten –
All 3YO and 4YO Kindergarten fees in 2023 are FREE.
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 ensures 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.
Centre Room Information
We offer full time and part time quality care:
- Gumnuts Room: 6 months – 2 years
- Banksia Room: 2 years – 3 years
- Wattle Room: 3 years – 4 years
- Waratah Room: 4 years – 5 years
All registration inquiries can be directed to:
- Central Registration Officer
- Phone: 9688 0116
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information please visit the Maribyrnong Council website: