Frequently Asked Questions
We’ve compiled some helpful information that relates specifically to Piptree 8 Mile Plains. If you have any questions that aren’t covered here, email us using the form above, or call us 1300 687 747.
What ages does Piptree Eight Mile Plains care for?
We care for children aged 6 weeks to 5 years, as well as OSHC.
Do you offer OSHC?
Yes! We offer before and after school care for children attending Warrigal Road State School from Prep to Grade 6.
What food is provided?
We provide a nutritious morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea for all children from 15 months. If your child has any allergies or cultural dietary restrictions, please let us know before your child’s first day.
Do I need to bring nappies?
We provide nappies for all children up to 2 years.
Can I take a tour of Piptree 8 Mile Plains?
Yes, we’d love to show you around! To register for a placement or for more information, please fill in the enquiry form. While we welcome visits, please ensure you book ahead for a tour as our Piptree Manager is often busy with the children. By booking ahead, she can give you an uninterrupted tour and answer all your questions.
Do I have to enrol for a minimum number of days?
We recommend a booking of two days per week to ensure your child gains confidence in our Piptree environment.
What if my child is sick?
Please keep your child home if they unwell to avoid passing any illnesses on to other children and Educators. If your child becomes sick during their day with us, we will contact you using the information supplied on your enrolment form.
What happens if I’m late to collect my child?
Your child must be collected from Piptree Eight Mile Plains by 6.15pm each day at the latest. If you collect after this closing time, we reserve the right to impose a late fee of $15 for each 15-minute interval or part thereof.
Do you offer an approved Kindergarten program?
Yes, our Kindergarten program QKLG (Queensland Kindergarten Learning Guidelines) and model of learning and development is based on the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and is delivered to Kindergarten age children by a qualified early childhood teacher. For more information go to http://deta.qld.gov.au/earlychildhood/families/kindy/index.html
What do I need to bring?
Nursery (6 weeks – 2 years)
- Bottles or sippy cups with milk or formula
- Baby food and bibs
- Set of spare clothes
- Set of cot sheets and a blanket in colder months
All other rooms (15 months – 5 years)
- Drink bottle (water only)
- Set of spare clothes
- Set of sheets and a blanket in colder months