Types of Childcare
Early childhood service or childcare service is a broad term which refers to any childcare service which your child may attend including – crèche, nursery, day care, preschool, playgroup, montessori etc.
Children usually attend services on one of the following basis:
Full day – 5+ hours per day
Part time – 3.5 to 5 hours per day
Sessional – Upto 3.5 hours per day
Most Full day care services will cater for children in each of these categories, however many preschool services only operate for sessional ECCE.