Southport Campus

224 Queen Street, Southport QLD 4215

Our Southport Campus provides for children from birth to 5 years of age, and are here for you every weekday from 6:30am to 6:30pm. Catering all meals, made from fresh ingredients to nourish children, as we believe that healthy play and learning starts with a healthy body.

Our commitment to Southport and its surrounding communities is to provide meaningful early experiences for our next generation. We are proud to say that our team is made up of the sectors leading educators who are well qualified, professional and most importantly, passionate about early childhood education. Stability, consistency, and sensitivity are the keys to a child’s best early learning journey. Our educators ensure that each child and their families needs are prioritised and catered for, as it is paramount to us that every person in our Campus community feels valued and involved.

We highly value experiential learning, where we provide a hands-on approach for children to also employ their natural curiosity.  Our educational programs are designed to emphasize this experiential learning where we can nurture your child’s sense of self, and understanding of the world.

Contact our Campus Manager Jess to have a discussion about joining us, where great experiences start!

Opening hours
6:30am - 6:30pm
Monday - Friday

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Our Campus Nursery

Our Campus Nursery is designed to support the growth and development of children aged from birth to 12 months.

Our warm Nursery educators understand the anxieties and thought processes that go into leaving your babies in care, for many this being a first-time scenario.  We are dedicated to not only providing quality care to your child, but to also supporting you through this time with expert guidance.

During your child’s time in our Campus Nursery, you can expect to see them learning new skills every day, such as; sitting up, crawling, walking, grasping and throwing, understanding new words, responding to their name, developing sounds, engaging in music, just to name a few.

The environment of each Campus classroom is diligently thought out, inspired by modern day and up-to-date early childhood theories and approaches to create positive dispositions toward learning, where children are encouraged to safely explore and discover, attuned to the appropriate age levels.

In our Campus Nursery you will see:

  • Soft furnishings, such as rugs, to create a home-like environment and comfortable place to enjoy floor time where babies can work on their physical skills,
  • Age-appropriate developmental resources, such as cause and effect toys, which encourage the understanding of concepts like object permanence,
  • Items of interest at the perfect height for a Nursery child such as mirrors and sensory objects which assist with the development of nerve connections within their growing brains,
  • Comfortable feeding chairs for mealtimes as well as soft armchairs for Educators to cradle your child when needed,
  • Well ventilated nappy change facilities with a high level of visibility to aid supervision,
  • A sleep room dedicated to accommodating pleasant and safe rest for your child with comfortable cots, appropriate lighting, and indoor windows for Educators to see the children at all times.

Our Campus Toddlers

Our Campus Toddlers is designed to support the growth and development of children aged from 12 months to two years.

Our caring educators understand that this is the ‘go, go, go!’ phase and are well qualified in caring for your Toddler. We are passionate about facilitating a fun, exciting and safe space for each child to learn and grow during these wonderful early years of curiosity and expansion!

During your child’s time in our Campus Toddlers, you can expect to see them learning new skills every day, such as; running, jumping, using steps, dressing themselves, using their imagination, learning rhymes, and counting, to name a few.

The environment of each Campus classroom is diligently thought out, inspired by modern day and up-to-date early childhood theories and approaches to create positive dispositions toward learning, where children are encouraged to safely explore and discover, attuned to the appropriate age levels.

In our Campus Toddlers you will see:

  • Soft furnishings, such as rugs, to create a home-like environment and comfortable place to enjoy floor time where Toddlers can enjoy mat activities,
  • Age-appropriate developmental resources, such as imaginative play toys, which encourage skills such as story formation, social skills, independent play skills and more,
  • Items of interest at the perfect height for a Toddler such as mirrors and sensory objects which assist with the development of nerve connections within their growing brains,
  • Height appropriate tables and chairs for children to practice their feeding skills,
  • Well ventilated nappy change facilities with a high level of visibility to aid supervision.

 

Our Campus Juniors

Our Campus Juniors is designed to support the growth and development of children aged from two to three years.

Our vibrant educators know that this is the time your child begins to get a taste for independence and are motivated in supporting their personal autonomy, as the Juniors child engages in meaningful play-based learning experiences.

For our Juniors, you can expect to see them learning new skills every day, such as; dressing, running, jumping, learning sentences, taking part in conversations, writing, playing with others, and beginning to understand others feelings, as well as touching on their academic skills such as identifying letters.

The environment of each Campus classroom is diligently thought out, inspired by modern day and up-to-date early childhood theories and approaches to create positive dispositions toward learning, where children are encouraged to safely explore and discover, attuned to the appropriate age levels.

In our Campus Juniors you will see:

  • Age-appropriate developmental resources that facilitate the learning connected to literacy and numeracy such as a wealth of books and pattern-centric resources as they begin to understand mathematical concepts and other play-based learning activities,
  • Designated learning areas such as dramatic-play corner to assist with imaginary-play and a dedicated art and craft area to support the children’s creative expression,
  • Children’s artwork displayed in a meaningful and respectful manner to encourage a child’s inner sense of pride as well as sense of belonging to the classroom.
  • A curriculum designed to prepare children for their transition to kindergarten,
  • Assigned areas for smaller group work where children are given more opportunity for 1:1 connection and small group work with their educators,
  • Initiatives to encourage children’s independence and autonomy,
  • Extra-curricular activities based on the children’s group interests and projects.

 

Our Campus Kindy (Kindergarten)

Our Campus Kindergarten is designed to support the growth and development of children aged from three to five years.

Our proficient educators are dedicated to supporting our Kindergarten children through their final years of early childhood education as they begin to prepare for the rest of their schooling life.

During your child’s time in our Campus Kindergarten, you can expect to see them learning new skills every day, such as; independent self-help skills, strengthening gross-motor skills with running and jumping, expanding sentences and taking part in conversations, academia skills such as literacy and numeracy, nourishing social skills and beginning to understand others feelings, to name a few.

The environment of each Campus classroom is diligently thought out, inspired by modern day and up-to-date early childhood theories and approaches to create positive dispositions toward learning, where children are encouraged to safely explore and discover, attuned to the appropriate age levels.

In our Campus Kindergarten you will see:

  • A curriculum designed to prepare children for school, with the inclusion of facilitating relationships with local schools to assist with your child’s transition to formal schooling, and our connectedness to the local community,
  • Age-appropriate developmental resources including a wealth of books and other play-based resources to encourage a Kindergarteners enthusiasm and innate learning capabilities,
  • Designated learning areas such as dramatic-play to assist with imaginary-play and a dedicated art and craft area to support the children’s creative expression,
  • Children’s artwork displayed in a meaningful and respectful manner to encourage a child’s inner sense of pride as well as sense of belonging to the classroom,
  • Assigned areas for smaller group work where children are given more opportunity for 1:1 connection and small group work with their educators,
  • Initiatives to encourage children’s independence and autonomy,
  • Extra-curricular activities based on the children’s group interests and projects.

What Our Families Say

“Junior Campus is an amazing centre! My son loves going here everyday, always so excited as we drive in to the car park. He has the best educators that are all so caring and kind, and provide the best learning experiences for his learning and development. I couldn’t recommend Junior Campus any more!!”

5 Stars
Jessica K

“So grateful we found Junior Campus! From the moment you walk in, you know your child is safe and taken care of. The staff are very helpful, caring and they are always happy. Thank you all for your beautiful service 💜 PS, the kid’s menu is next level 😋”

5 Stars
Rocio A

“Junior Campus has been absolutely amazing looking after two of our kids. From day one they have been fantastic with our kids. Making their transition into a new Campus seamless. All of the educators are so welcoming and friendly. I would highly recommend anyone to send their child. They make education fun and enjoyable for all of the children which will only benefit them for years to come.”

5 Stars
Darren M

“I am so glad I found Junior Campus, my daughter loves going each day and I love how happy it makes her. The staff are warm, welcoming and friendly and the communication is second to none. Couldn’t recommend this centre enough!”

5 Stars
Caroline

“We love this daycare, the educators are lovely and professional.
They are always planning fun and stimulating activities for the children.
My daughter comes back home super happy every day she attends to the centre.
Thanks for your hard work and dedication guys!”

5 Stars
Flor C

“Junior Campus is the most amazing group of educators. They are all caring, accommodating, loving and exceptional educators.
I would and do recommend Junior Campus to anybody!”

5 Stars
Grace C

“I couldn’t be more happy about having my son at this kindy. I have noticed some very big improvements in his communication skills, problem solving skills and his overall enjoyment in going to kindy is a bonus. Thanks Junior Campus for making it easier in leaving our son in your care.”

5 Stars
Shane H

“What an excellent kindy! My daughter attends five days a week and loves coming! The staff are so welcoming each and every day, it feels like we are all part of a family. I especially enjoy all the live updates and photographs of my girl.”

5 Stars
Tait R

“Junior Campus is such a kind, loving and professional team. Morning are never the easiest but they make drop off easy and stress free with lots of cuddles for our Lachie bear 😊”

5 Stars
Kym S

“Junior Campus is an absolutely amazing place, my daughter is going there they are so kind and loving. I was extremely hesitate to send my daughter to childcare as a mother but feel good now. Staff is so caring and lovable. Highly recommended 👍😊”

5 Stars
Inderjit K

“Everything about Junior Campus is great. All of the kids have a lot of care and respect for their teachers – this is because of how attentive and caring every teacher is. The communication between the teachers and the parents and the staff is excellent. Thank you for everything Junior Campus.”

5 Stars
Giovanni P

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    Address
    224 Queen St, Southport QLD 4215

    Phone
    (07) 5681 0086

    Email
    [email protected]

    Opening Hours
    6:30am - 6:30pm
    Monday - Friday

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