Busy Bees on Ashdale located in Darch welcomes you with large and bright play rooms and spacious outdoor play areas primed for adventure and discovery. Our childcare centre is a warm and inviting place, complete with passionate Educators who work hard to create a safe and secure environment where every child can thrive.
At Busy Bees on Ashdale your child will benefit from:
Lily Jankovska is the appointed Service Manager with 21 year experience in Early Childhood Education and Care. Lily is supported by a team of 25 passionate staff, offering 94 places for children every day in Darch. Conveniently located next to the Darch Plaza, Busy Bees on Ashdale is close to public transport as well as schools, shops and parks.
Our welcoming and culturally inclusive environment gives children and families a sense of belonging. We love to welcome children in their home language to assist with the settling process. Celebrating the cultural heritage of our families is embed within our daily practice and celebration of special events such as Holi, Christmas, Easter, Diwali, National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day, Raksha Bandhan, and Eid Al Fitr.
Busy Bees on Ashdale encompasses an innovative approach which is based on the discovery and exploration of respectful relationships with children. We follow this philosophy and offer children uninterrupted time for play, plenty of freedom, a calm and relaxed environment, cooperative relationships, and our full attention.
We would love to have you join our Busy Bees family on Ashdale. Contact our team to book your tour today.
Assistant Service Manager
Hi, my name is Lily Jankovska and I am the Service Manager at Busy Bees on Ashdale.
I hold a Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care and in the last 21 years, I have had the privilege of working in various roles within the centre with many being a part of the leadership team.
I believe in continuous improvement through professional development opportunities which helps me stay up to date with the ongoing changes within the sector.
Watching children grow and reach their developmental milestones brings me extreme joy. I strongly believe that children learn best when they have a supportive, nurturing and caring environment where they feel safe and secure to explore and lead their own learning.
The team of passionate educators we have at Busy Bees on Ashdale is my biggest strength. As Service Manager, I strive to continuously grow, challenge and connect with each and every member of the team. Together we make sure that the needs of every educator in our Service are met which in return helps us provide inclusive and welcoming environments to all children.
My philosophy aligns with Busy Bees Early Learning’s core values and vision: to give each child the best start in life.
I look forward to meeting your little family and welcoming you to our Hive.
Assistant Service Manager
Hello, I am Annelise Frisina and I am the 2IC at Busy Bees on Ashdale located in Darch. I have been an Early Childhood Educator for seven years and hold my Diploma. As a long-term Educator at Busy Bees on Ashdale, I pride myself on continuing to nurture relationships with children, families, educators and the community.
I believe the first five years of a child’s life are the most important, and what they learn and achieve in these years will give them the best start in life. This is why I am so passionate about creating a space where they feel safe, secure and supported.
In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family creating amazing memories.
I look forward to meeting you and your family!
After only a month, my daughter loves going there and enjoys the time and activities they have on a daily basis. She connected well with her educators and she is developing good habits and responsibilities. The management team is amazing as well, they are genuinely interested in your child’s development and education, and are also open for the feedback. LOVE IT, thank you all so much.
They pay such attention to detail with each individual child. I feel like he has grown and learnt so much; more than what myself as a full-time working mum can give. My son has learnt all the things he needs for a great start in life, he is smart and empathetic. The ladies there are so caring and nurturing. I couldn't ask for better women and men to take care of my beautiful boy. I will be forever grateful to them all.
It makes me so happy to see how much my daughter has changed and grown in the last year. Thank you.
They work really hard to make your child comfortable and feel at home. They acknowledge and appreciate each child's individuality! I just love Busy Bees and we intend to be part of the Hive for a very long time!
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