Welcome

The Annie Dennis Children's Centre is a council-owned, community-run childcare centre and kindergarten. Established in 1929 and located on Rucker's Hill, in Northcote, the Centre provides a caring, safe and stimulating environment that nurtures every aspect of the child. At Annie Dennis the children are respected as individuals and independent thinkers, staff are role models and advocates both for the young children and their profession, and parents and families are an integral part of the learning community. We are very proud of all that Annie Dennis Children's Centre achieves and stands for, and invite you to take the time to look around this site and learn more.


Orientation for 2015

Just as adults are often anxious about meeting new people or starting in a new job, commencing child care and kindergarten can be an anxious experience for you and your child. Let us reassure you that this is completely normal. Our early childhood educators are experienced and can help you and your child settle into the centre.
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National Quality Framework

We are committed to participating in the Quality Improvement Process and continuing to implement processes for the quality improvement at our centre. Annie Dennis Children’s Centre was rated overall at Exceeding National Quality Standards on 24 March 2014.
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Annie D Tees

Our fabulous new Annie Dennis T-shirts have arrived just in time for summer. Featuring images from our creative rainbow room children, the eco-friendly items are bright, colourful and already proving very popular! Choose from red, blue, green or purple and pay just $20 for one or $15 each if you're buying two or more. Sizes 1 to 4 are in stock now, and size 6 will be available in the new year. You can drop by the office and snap up your very own Annie Dennis fashions for the small folk any time.