(03) 9328 3040

35 Canning St

North Melbourne

Victoria. 3051

Our educational philosophy is ‘Learning through play’. Children naturally learn new skills each day simply through playing, but we also use play for structured development and education.

St Catherine’s early learning programs are based on the

early learning framework (EYLF).

For many children this will be their first time away from home and they need to feel secure in their new surroundings. We also want you, as their parents, to have peace of mind that your child is enjoying their day while you are busy with yours.


Our centre is filled with interesting materials, resources and equipment that encourages exploration and promotes your childs physical, social, emotional and cognitive development.


We value open and honest communication and recognise its importance when working with parents to support each child’s learning.


We aim to encourage each child’s independence, self-confidence and respect for self, others and property through guidance, positive reinforcement and role modelling.


The Centre is a Long Day Care Service providing Quality Care and Education for children aged 0-6 years.


We are a 73 place Centre hosting 5 rooms for age groups:


  • 6 weeks - 15 months,

  • 15 months - early two's,

  • late two's - early three's,

  • late three's - early five's.



Child Care Benefit is claimable through our centre.

Early Learning Framework (EYLF)

Monday - Friday

7.00am - 6.30pm

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St Catherine's Early Learning Centre is affiliated with the following organisations:

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The focus of St Catherine’s Early Learning Centre is to provide an environment for children to create, explore and experience the joy of learning.

Registration is now open for all classrooms and all ages

Click here to register


Only few spots left now

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The Department Of Education and Early Childhood Development as

Individual Notice of Rating Department of Education March 14 Calendar of events
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Friday 2nd Clean Up Australia Day

Tuesday 6th - Teddy Bear Picnic - children are invited to bring their favourite teddy bear soft toy for a very special Picnic!!  

Monday 12th - Labour Day


Friday 17th - St Patrick’s Day. 

Come Dressed in Green and celebrate the Heritage and Culture of Ireland  

Wednesday 21st - Harmony Day.

Come in Orange Everyone Belongs, a day of cultural respect for everyone who calls Australia home 

Thursday 29thEaster Bonnet Parade and Egg Hunt 

Friday 30thGood Friday




Monday 2nd -  Easter Monday


Friday 13th - St Catherine’s Commonwealth Games

Wednesday 25th - ANZAC DAY -  Lest we forget




Wednesday 9th – Ladies Night celebrating Mother’s day

Wednesday 16th - Dress up/Crazy hair day, come as anything you like.



Tuesday 5th - Pajama Day Come dress in your Favorite PJ’s

Monday 11th – Queens Birthday


Friday 29th -  Red Nose Day Disco Come dressed in RED and make a gold coin donation to help support SIDS and Kids . We will have merchandise to purchase also.


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