ACT Catholic Preschools

St Francis of Assisi Early Learning Centre* - Calwell

Director: Gabrielle AdamsStreet Address: 120 Casey Cres Calwell ACT 2905Phone: 02 6292 4500 Email: Website:

St Francis of Assisi ELC will provide education in Tuggeranong; for families in the suburbs of Calwell, Theodore, Richardson, Isabella Plains, Bonython, Conder, Gordon, Banks, Tharwa. We offer high quality preschool education for four-year-olds, catering for children in the year prior to school.

St Francis of Assisi ELC invites your child to take their first step into Catholic Education in the Archdiocese of Canberra Goulburn.

At St Francis of Assisi ELC, we offer:

  • Preschool class sizes of 22 children led by Early Childhood qualified teachers and educators.
  • A curriculum based on the Australian National Early Years Learning Framework.
  • A play-based preschool program that includes both intentional teaching and learning opportunities based on the interests of the children.
  • A rich community that focuses on a sense of belonging, pastoral care and support for all children and their families.
  • A facilitated and seamless transition into our Catholic Primary Schools.
  • A program that promotes Catholic values and encourages exploration, independence, and responsibility.
  • The ELC will be registered as long day care service and (pending approval) will attract the Australia Government Child Care Subsidy (CCS).

*Pending Service Approval from Children’s Education and Care Assurance