Twinkle Tots Cottage Frequently Asked Questions.
Facilities and provisions
Our facilities offer care from ages 0 to 5 years old. From our cot room to toilet training facilities, we nurture children’s growth in a safe and inspiring environment.
Nutritionally Planned Meals are provided throughout the day and prepared by our in house chef– Breakfast, Morning Tea, Lunch, Afternoon Tea and Late Afternoon Snack. For babies we supply nutritional healthy baby food as well. Milk is provided to all children, however parents can bring in any bottles or preferred milk for us to serve. All allergies and dietary requirements are catered for by the service. If you wish to provide your child your own meals, we are more than happy to serve this too.
Enquires and Enrolment Process
Contact us directly on 02 9943 2095 to speak with our Director who will be able to answer any queries you may have on enrolling your child at our service.
We are also contactable via our Contact Us page..
Once your Contact Us form has been submitted, the centre Director will be able to contact you shortly via phone call or email (as preferred) to answer your queries. Moving forward, if you wish to enrol or join our waitlist, we can assist you with your enrolment at Twinkle Tots Cottage.
Enrolment at Twinkle Tots Cottage begins when you book a tour with us and/or join our waitlist. We strive to be environmentally conscious, which is why our enrolment platform is now digitally based. To enrol at our service a waitlist must first be completed via the XplorHome app.
To enrol online, please submit a waitlist application first. There is no waitlist application fee.
Once completed, if there is a vacancy available for your child, you will be prompted to complete your enrolment form online to join our service. Our centre Director and Family Support Team are happy to assist you with this process.
Our waitlist is based on your child’s age and preferred days. If a vacancy becomes available in your child’s age group for the days you have requested, you will contacted regarding the position. Once contacted, the position will remain reserved temporarily until a response is received by you on acceptance of enrolment.
We understand enrolment needs for families can change throughout your enrolment at our centre. Twinkle Tots uses the platform XplorHome to allow families to easily manage their enrolment. Any changes to personal details, casual day bookings and managing your attendances can by done on XplorHome.
Our centre policies incorporate casual days, change of days bookings and change of choice of sessions (9 Hourly, 10 Hourly and Full Day Sessions). Any requested changes to your enrolment require a given notice period. The centre Director can assist you with any of your requests.
Fees and Benefits
Fees are dependent on things such as the number of days in care, the age of your child as well as your eligibility for any government subsidies. Our daily fees are inclusive of many provisions including nutritional meals and expertly designed curriculum. Daily rates for each age group are listed below (excluding any eligible subsidy):
· Preschool (3-5yrs) – $115 (All meals included, Professional Pre-school readiness program)
· Toddler (2-3yrs) – $121 (All meals included, nappies)
· Babies (0-2yrs) – $131 (All meals included, nappies)
Twinkle Tots Cottage offers 9 Hourly, 10 Hourly and Full Day choice of sessions. These sessions can offer families the potential to reduce their out-of-pocket childcare fees and make the most out of their childcare subsidy. Visit our Fees and Childcare Subsidy page for more information.