GEMS Prep School of Early Nurturing | Long Day Care | Bunbury WA
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General Information

GEMS Prep School of Early Nurturing in Bunbury has engaging and adaptative learning spaces. Our centre is divided into three rooms with a maximum total number of children per day being 53.

Room 1

GEMS enrols between 8 and 12 children per day in our Baby.  This room is known as our Ruby Room.

Room 2

The Toddler room enrols between 10 and 15 children per day. This room is known as our Diamond Room.

Room Number 3

This is where we conduct our Pre-Kindy program.  There are two options for this room.  Parents can enrol in the Pre-Kindy Program only which is 8.30 -3.00 and costs $90.  The other option is parents can still access the Pre-Kindy program for their child, but can attend from 6.15am-6.00pm at a cost of $103.00

The layout of the indoor and outdoor spaces provide the perfect learning environment for children, as it radiates warmth, friendliness and safety. The large outdoor area provides the ideal setting for children to explore and learn through discovery, whilst still being involved in fundamental movement skills that are critical for the development of co-ordination, gross & fine motor skills.

All our Educators develop a Holistic approach to their teaching and learning programs where the focus is on developing children’s physical, personal, social,emotional, spiritual and cognitive wellbeing whilst ensuring children have access to natural resources that promote sustainability and a connection with our natural world.

GEMS Prep School of Early Nurturing provides; breakfast before 7.30am, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and a light snack after 5pm. We aim to provide nutritious, homemade and wholesome food, whilst ensuring we cater for individual allergies, religious, cultural and lifestyle choices.

If your child has a confirmed Food Allergy, please provide a GP authorised Action Plan upon enrolment.  We look forward to working with you to provide your child with a healthy and varied menu.

Contact Details

128 Jeffrey Rd, Glen Iris WA 6230
(08) 9725 7839
Opening Hours
6.15am – 6.00pm, Monday to Friday

Enrolment & Fees

Enrolling is easy!  We have a variety of options available to parents. including casual care, half days, full days, before and after school care, school holiday programs and flexible care arrangements (week on, week off) to suit your families needs.  We encourage you to talk to us about your care needs.

Fees are $107.00 per day and $75.00 for a half day. Casual days cost $115 and we are an approved Child Care Benefit Provider. We also charge a once only $50 enrolment fee.  School holiday programs are the same price as a full day.  Before school costs $18.50 and after school is $29.50.

Fees are paid through Direct Debit on a fortnightly basis. The amount taken will be the difference between your Child Care Subsidy  payments from Centrelink and our daily fee. For further information and to see if your family qualifies, please call the Family Assistance Office on 13 61 50 or complete the application via MyGov.

Fees are also paid 2 weeks in advance.

We have an overdue payment fee of $20.00 for all invoices that are not paid within 30 days and all dishonour fees will be your responsibility.

If you cancel your enrolment, 2 weeks notice is required.  Please note that if your child does not attend during the cancellation period then you will not be eligible for your child care benefit or child care rebate and full fees will apply. This is a government regulation not a Gems Early Learning Centre Policy. Fees are subject to change. Any correspondence can be sent to GEMS Prep School, 128 Jeffreys Road, Glen Iris 6230 or email

Call us on 08 9725 7839 to enrol or email us to arrange an enrolment form.