Green Point

Green Point Early Learning Centre is located near Bridgewater. This state-of-the-art, regional centre caters for families from the wider Northern Midlands and Northern Suburbs.

Discovery has been operating in this municipality for 30 years and has strong connections with the local area. Green Point is involved in many community programs, supporting families to access services available to them and encouraging connection to support networks.

Green Point has a team of highly experienced and qualified early childhood educators to ensure that the highest quality of care and early education is available to children. The service offers a number of extracurricular activities including movement programs, local community excursions and other regular outings on the Discovery bus.

The centre features an extensive nature-based outdoor environment that fosters children’s natural curiosity, and desire for exploration. The service has a dedicated, purpose built Outside School Hours Care Room that provides Before School Care, After School Care and Vacation Care, with delivery and collection arrangements available from schools in the local area.

P: 6263 7809

E: greenpoint@discoveryelc.com.au

15 Hurst Street, Hobart, 7030, Tasmania, Australia

Meals

The service has a qualified chef to prepare nutritional meals, including breakfast, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea. Seasonal rotating are designed to take into account children’s likes and dislikes, special dietary requirements and the Australian Dietary and Infant Feeding Guidelines.

All Discovery Early Learning Centres work towards being Move Well Eat Well accredited services.

Transport

Green Point Early Learning Centre and Outside School Hours Care has a dedicated bus that enables a daily home and school pick up and drop off service. The service is also available for children from all local primary schools in area. If you require assistance with transport, please speak with the Director.

Discovery Early Learning Centres is accredited with the Tasmanian Department of Transportation as a public passenger vehicle service.

Additional Programs

RECONCILIATION

Discovery is committed to reconciliation and inclusion. Greenpoint will continue Gunn Street's work with Tagari Lia (Bridgewater) Child and Family Centre to support a community rich in culture, history and diversity. Our service regularly attends their Little Mob playgroup to experience cultural connections and help build our knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal culture and history. Creating a culturally safe environment supports children to develop a strong sense of self identity.

MOVEMENT TO MUSIC

Our service participates in the Bridgewater Library Rock & Rhyme sessions. These sessions help children develop fine motor skills through action songs and instrument playing, gross motor coordination through dance, and development of rhythm.

GYMNASTICS

Our service visits the Hobart Gymnastics Academy every month, providing children with further opportunities for physical activity, building confidence and self-esteem, strength, flexibility and coordination.

INCLUSION SUPPORT

We have developed a nationally recognised inclusion support program for children with additional needs. Our educators are trained in the delivery of specific programs assisting children with their development of social skills, resilience and a creating a sense of belonging in a supportive and inclusive environment.

Excursions

The Discovery bus will enable regular opportunities to go on excursions and strengthen links with the local community. These excursions expose children to a range of different experiences and enable them to further connect with their community. Children will also have the opportunity to enjoy regular walking excursions to a variety of locations.

During Vacation Care, school age children will participate in a range of excursions within the local community and the greater Hobart area.

Hours

Full day session

6:30am
6:30pm

Long Day 1

6:30am
4:30pm

Long Day 2

7:30am
5:30am

Long Day 3

8:30am
6:30pm

Long Day Early

6:30am
5:30pm

Long Day Late

7:30am
6:30pm

Short Day

8:00am
2:00pm

Morning session

6:30am
12:30pm

Afternoon session

12:30pm
6:30pm

Before School care

6:30am
Start of school day

After School care

End of school day
6:30pm

Vacation care

6:30am
6:30pm

Leadership

  • Director
    Letitia Dillon

    Letitia has worked with the Green Point team for 5 years in various roles, including Assistant Director. Letitia has well-established relationships with children,
    families and the local community. Letitia is committed to ensuring that Green Point continues to provide the highest quality of education and care and meets the needs of the local community.

  • Assistant Director
    Tam Nguyen

    Tam has been with Discovery since 2019 and holds a Graduated Diploma of Early Childhood Education. Tam believes that early childhood education is the foundation for lifelong learning. Her passion is supporting and leading children's learning and development through educational programs and practices as well as guiding and developing educators’ and families’ understandings about play and leisure-based learning. Outside of work, Tam loves spending time with her family and travelling, exploring the world.

Programs

Early Learning

0 to 5 years

Our Early Learning Centres offer play based learning in a safe, nurturing environment.

Preschool

3 to 5 years

Our preschool program focuses on the importance of developing life skills in preparation for entering primary school.

Outside School Hours Care

4 to 12 years

Including Before School Care, After School Care and Vacation Care.