TAS Early Learning Centre
Kindergarten Enrolments
Program Overview
Enrolment Process
Kewarra Beach ELC Enrolments
White Rock ELC Enrolments
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Program Overview

At TAS Early Learning Centre (ELC), we recognise the importance of each child’s unique qualities.

The kindergarten year provides continuity between the child’s prior experiences and their future learning, supported by the underlying principles of independence, social learning, health and physical development, and language development.

An understanding of early literacy and numeracy, the ability to think and solve problems, the development of imagination and creativity, and a positive approach to learning, all provide a balanced, integrated curriculum for young children.

At TAS ELC, we:

  • provide rich, stimulating and challenging programs that are based upon the principles of the Queensland Kindergarten Learning Guidelines (QKLG)
  • foster a warm, caring and nurturing family atmosphere
  • have dedicated and experienced staff who are committed to, and have a passion for, early childhood education
  • have an open, spacious indoor learning environment that supports learning for young children through play, real‐life situations, investigations, focused learning and teaching, and routines and transitions
  • integrate modern technologies into the teaching and learning program including the use of iPads and Interactive White Board
  • have secure outdoor playground areas with well-equipped resources for age-appropriate skill development
  • have Library, Buddies and PMP (perceptual motor program) sessions integrated into the program
  • further enhance learning experiences through excursions and incursions
  • participate in school activities with the Primary School, where applicable
  • have an integrated process to prepare students for Prep
  • encourage strong partnerships with parents and families through regular communication
  • have access to a variety of Primary School resources and facilities
  • adopt a growth mindset to encourage children to choose a challenge, find a solution and use good strategies
  • provide explicit teaching of numeracy and literacy with differentiation to cater for varying abilities
Want to enrol your child at a TAS Early Learning Centre?
01. Determine when your child is eligible for Kindy
The first step is determining when your child is eligible for Kindergarten. If they are eligible to start Kindy in the next calendar year jump to step 3. If they are not eligible for a few years, then please complete a waitlist form as detailed in the next step.
02. For children born after 30 Jun 2021
If your child is not eligible for Kindergarten for a few years, please fill out a waitlist form linked at the bottom of the page. We will contact you the year prior to your child starting Kindy to begin the enrolment process.
03. For children born before 30 June 2021
Contact the TAS Admissions team to discuss any questions you may have and book a tour of our centre if you wish.
04. Enrol your child
Once you a confident that TAS is the Kindy for your child, complete an enrolment form for the Kindergarten program linked at the bottom of this page.

Places and group allocation is subject to availability. To ensure your best opportunity for a place at TAS Kindergarten, we recommend you apply as soon as possible, and before the 5th of June 2023
05. Letter of offer
Subject to availability, successful applicants will be sent a Letter of Offer. To secure a place at TAS, you will need to sign and return the letter before the due date.
06. Onboarding
In the months prior to your child beginning at the TAS Early Learning Centre, you will receive onboarding information and be invited to attend a number of information sessions and familiarisation days to ensure a smooth transition for you and your child into the TAS community.
07. Welcome to the TAS community
Now that the enrolment process is complete, your journey with TAS begins. We look forward to sharing in the education of your child as they begin their learning journey.
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“The best Kindy program ever! Our son wanted to spend the night at Kindy because of all the fun!”


Jones Family
TAS Kewarra Beach Early Learning Centre

Kewarra Beach Campus is a compassionate eco-school surrounded by natural beauty. It is rich in school spirit and proudly promotes sustainability. Children attending the Kindergarten Program in our Early Learning Centre also benefit from the extensive resources of the integrated primary school.

Our team of dedicated, qualified educators view school readiness as a holistic objective, and the early years are seen as a valuable opportunity to instil a lifelong love of learning. As an accredited Nature Play Education provider and Bush Kindy, we inspire curious learners through the hands-on play and inquiry-based discovery that promote social, cognitive, physical and emotional development.

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“We’d just like to say ‘Thank you’ to TAS ELC. We’ve really noticed a positive difference in our daughter since being here. Her confidence has improved, and we’ve seen such a difference in her personality as a result of the time and effort invested in her by the educators.”

Lauter family
TAS White Rock Early Learning Centre

White Rock Campus (WRC) is a short 15-minute drive from the Cairns CBD, located at the intersection of urban and rural Cairns.

Our team works in partnership with you to ensure your child ‘graduates’ to Prep as a confident learner, equipped with the values of our school as tools for success.


Our centres are currently full for 2023, to be on the waitlist please contact the admissions team.
Enrol your child in the 2024 and beyond Kindergarten Program