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Jenny Wren Early Learning by Busy Bees

Jenny Wren Early Learning by Busy Bees

Rated Exceeding National Quality Standard
Centre Details
7:30am – 6:00pm | 
Monday – Friday

Jenny Wren Early Learning by Busy Bees located in Mawson features beautifully designed open plan rooms and a spacious outdoor setting — with a fort, bike path, slides, swings and vegetable gardens — where children are encouraged to ignite their curiosities and sense of discovery.

Our prize-winning day care was crowned the ACT winner of the 2022 Kindicare Excellence Awards for our 9.5 rating. We were also recognised as a Finalist in the 2022 ACT Education and Care Awards for designing and delivering best-practice learning experiences that give every child the best start in life.

At our Mawson preschool, your child will benefit from:

  • Early Learning for ages birth to preschool age
  • Long-standing team of highly qualified Educators from diverse multicultural backgrounds
  • Nutritionally balanced meals made in our on-site kitchen by our Qualified Chef
  • Preschool program led by qualified Early Childhood Teachers, preparing children for their transition to school
  • Dedicated music room for all ages to explore
  • Spanish lessons for our preschool children and multicultural songs are sung for all ages
  • Community library to support your child’s learning at home
  • Dedicated inclusion support plan in which we work alongside occupational therapists, speech and NDIS services

Conveniently located in a quiet street surrounded by a residential community, close to the heart of Mawson and situated close to the local business community gives us an idyllic location. Our Mawson preschool was developed to ensure that children are being provided with exciting opportunities and challenges for them to play and grow in an innovative and stimulating environment where their individuality can be nurtured by dedicated educators.

Jenny Wren Early Learning by Busy Bees 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.

Quality early learning does more than just prepare children to become eager school students—it builds resilience, vital social skills and independence.

We would love to have you join our Busy Bees family at Jenny Wren Early Learning. Contact our team to book your tour today.

Effey Mastoris, Service Manager at Jenny Wren Early Learning by Busy Bees

Effey Mastoris

Service Manager

Buzz Bee dressed as a Busy Bees Educator

Rebecca Greig

Assistant Service Manager

Effey Mastoris, Service Manager at Jenny Wren Early Learning by Busy Bees

Effey Mastoris

Service Manager

Hi, my name is Effey Mastoris and I have been working in the Early Childhood Education and care sector for 20 years. I have worked at Jenny Wren specifically for the last 15 years both in learning environments and in a management role.

I am passionate about the work we do, at Jenny Wren, as a team and having worked for so many years alongside so many amazingly passionate Educators I see the greatest benefits in utilising the skills and knowledge of each of them as individuals. This allows our service to nurture all children and families in a holistic manner. Mentoring young educators to reach their utmost potential is one of my passions and necessary in providing children with the care and education that they all deserve.

I am extremely proud of our outdoor environment and am passionate about the learning that occurs within our natural surroundings. I am inspired greatly by the workings of Clare Warden who said “If we really want children to thrive we need to let their connection to nature nurture them.”

Buzz Bee dressed as a Busy Bees Educator

Rebecca Greig

Assistant Service Manager

Hi, my name is Bec Greig and I am the Assistant Service Manager at Jenny Wren Early Learning by Busy Bees.

I joined the team here in February 2005 at only 18 years of age. I had always had a passion for working with children, with the intent of becoming a “teacher” from a very young age. After completing work experience opportunities within a school and studying a unit related to children’s services during my college years, I knew my path would continue in early childhood education.

Only months after finishing year 12, I started on the team at Jenny Wren Early Learning by Busy Bees with no qualifications, quickly completing my Certificate III, Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Children’s Services and moving my way from Assistant Educator, Lead Educator, Educational Leader and 2IC. I am currently nearing the completion of my Bachelor of Early Childhood Education.

In my 18 years, I have been lucky enough to work across all age groups and loved them all equally. I am particularly driven by, and feel lucky to play a part in, the beautiful growth of each child as they develop their own unique identities. I have a passion for leadership and mentoring, which I get to engage in within both my roles as 2IC and Educational Leader. I feel very lucky to be part of a strong team of Educators, many I have worked alongside for more than 10 years.

I am a wife and mother to a nine-year-old boy, and our favourite thing to do as a family is to attend the Canberra Raiders games throughout the NRL season.

What's Included

Bedding

Hats

Languages

Library

Meals Provided

Music

Nappies

Parking

Qualified Educators

Storypark

Sunscreen

Vegetable and Herb Garden

Our Fees

0-1 Years
$168 per day
1-2 Years
$168 per day
2-3 Years
$167 per day
3-4 Years
$166 per day
4+ Years
$166 per day
  • The above fees are based on a full day session at the Centre.
  • Please note that different combinations of days or sessions may result in an increase or decrease to the daily rate.
  • Please contact our Family Support Team on 1300 851 331 for personalised fee information for your child.
  • We can also help you calculate your Childcare Subsidy using our super friendly Childcare Subsidy Calculator.

Reviews

Katherine Dutkiewicz
google-review
5
Wonderful staff, great outdoor play space, easy parking for drop off/pick up.
Michael Ferguson
google-review
5
Highly recommend this day care. Always a good experience with all three of my children.
Randa Farag
google-review
5
Great early learning centre!

We’d love for you to join our family at

Jenny Wren Early Learning by Busy Bees

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