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O'Connor

Overview

Busy Bees at O’Connor welcomes you with warm and inviting learning spaces that feel like home. At O’Connor, two neighbouring houses have been transformed into a fantastic Early Learning Service where children are nurtured and inspired to play, learn, discover and have fun. The spacious outdoor areas incorporate an extensive art studio with access to a wide range of recycled and natural materials, allowing the children to explore their world through art.

Jam packed with challenges for children to play and grow in an innovative and stimulating environment, Busy Bees at O’Connor is a safe place where your child’s individuality can be nurtured by dedicated Teaching Practitioners and Educators.

Busy Bees at O’Connor 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’ve developed the Busy Bees learning program with the help of childcare specialists, curriculum experts and Early Years Advisors at our Centre Support Office. It’s filled with unique and stimulating activities you won’t find anywhere else!

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

At Busy Bees at O’Connor your child will benefit from:

  • Early Learning for ages 3 months to 6 years
  • High-quality early learning facilities
  • Nutritionally balanced meals
  • Experienced and trained Educators
  • High quality education and care
  • Interesting play and learning spaces that stimulate children’s senses

We would love to have you join our Busy Bees family at O’Connor.

Contact our team to Book Your Tour today.

Service Manager

Cumi Odendaal

Hi, My name is Cumi and I am the Service Manager at Busy Bees at O’Connor. After qualifying as a teacher in South Africa, I spent 11 years in the UK, working in several Early Childhood and Primary School settings across the East End of London. This is also where I met my husband and after 11 years in the UK, we decided to return home. In South Africa, I worked in a Reggio Primary School and learnt how important it is for children to construct their own learning, express themselves and engage in meaningful experiences.


Then one day, my husband got a job offer in Perth, Australia and we have been here since 2011. I have worked in several Early Years settings and Primary Schools across WA, NSW and the NT. My most recent role was Head of Early Learning at a school in Darwin. I believe that children are a precious gift and that they hold the future in their hands, we are honored to spend our days with them, guiding them on their learning journey, becoming effective and engaged learners. But we can only do this in partnership with the families. So come on Mums and Dads, the children are our future, but you are our present. Let’s do this together!

Offerings

Learning Spaces

Explorers (6 weeks - 18 months)

Nurturing responsive relationships are our primary focus for our nursery children.

Discoverers (18 months - 2 years)

Your child's keen sense of discovery is supported through the creation of fun environments that ignite their curiosities.

Adventurers (2 years - 3 years)

Your toddler will be encouraged to explore to build resilience, vital social skills and independence in our purpose built environments.

Collaborators (3 years - 6 years)

Teaching Practitioners develop a stimulating approach to learning by supporting the children with an educational program that is challenging, insightful, consultative, giving them a head start as they prepare for school.

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Contact

Phone 1300 851 331
Email enrolments@busybees.edu.au
Address 23-25 Jarvis Street, O’Connor WA 6163
Hours

Monday: 7.00am - 6.00pm

Tuesday: 7.00am - 6.00pm

Wednesday: 7.00am - 6.00pm

Thursday: 7.00am - 6.00pm

Friday: 7.00am - 6.00pm