Ulverstone

Ulverstone Early Learning Centre is located in Buttons Avenue, across from Sacred Heart Primary School and within walking distance of East Ulverstone Primary School. The service has been purpose built to provide an innovative and dynamic learning environment, including a central hub room which brings children together and creates a sense of community and belonging.

Our service is a valued part of the local Ulverstone community and educators have well developed and meaningful connections with families and children. This enables opportunities for children to grow and learn in an environment where they are connected to people and community in a purposeful way.

Ulverstone Outside School Hours Care, including After School and Vacation Care, operates from the Sacred Heart Primary School multi-purpose hall, opposite the centre. The Before School Care program operates from Ulverstone Early Learning Centre. We welcome children from other local schools with delivery and collection arrangements available.

P: 6425 1388

E: ulverstone@discoveryelc.com.au

24 Buttons Avenue, Ulverstone, Tasmania, 7315, Australia

Meals

The service employs an experienced cook to prepare nutritional meals, including morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea. Seasonal rotating menus are designed to take into account children’s likes and dislikes, special dietary requirements and the Australian Dietary and Infant Feeding Guidelines.

Ulverstone Early Learning Centre is a Move Well Eat Well accredited service.

Transport

Ulverstone Early Learning Centre and Outside School Hours Care has a dedicated service bus that enables a daily home and school pick up and drop off service. The service is also available for children from other local primary schools in the Ulverstone 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

MOVEMENT TO MUSIC

Ulverstone Early Learning Centre participates in the Discovery Movement to Music program. A local music therapist attends the service each week to help children in areas of development including: fine motor skills through action songs and instrument playing, gross motor coordination through dance, and development of rhythm.

Excursions

The Discovery bus enables 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 also have the opportunity to enjoy regular walking excursions to a variety of locations. Our excursions include visits to local parks, the library, local businesses, the Eliza Purton Home, the Ulverstone Adult Day Centre, the beach and local bush land.

Hours

Full day session

6:30am
6:30pm

Long Day 1

6:30am
4:30pm

Long Day 2

7:30am
5:30pm

Long Day 3

8:30am
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
    Heather Nicholson

  • Assistant Director
    Narelle Hughes

Programs

Early Learning

clock 0 to 5 years

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

Preschool

clock 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

clock 4 to 12 years

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