Homebased Education


'Little Robins' is our free home-based education programme, which is fully funded and licensed through the Ministry of Education. By joining Little Robins, families with children aged under 5 will be eligible to receive up to 30 hours of government subsidies (ECE) per week, for each child. You will be supported by the Red Robin team & will enjoy a range of benefits. Your nanny/au pair will be supported by their own fully qualified ECE teacher in facilitating the Little Robins home-based education programme*. Families who already have a nanny or au pair in place are also welcome to join the Little Robins programme. With Red Robin, your child has the ability to develop & grow in a home environment that is safe, secure & chosen by you.

*Must be enrolled in Little Robins home-based care for a minimum of 18 hours per week.

If you are based close to our Point Chevalier office the minimum is reduced to 12 hours.

What You Receive

+ Up to $65.00 in MOE subsidies per week, per child

Access to our fantastic educational support programme

+ Subsidised first aid training for your educator

+ Daily Diary and 'Learning Journal' for your family

+ Access to online communication & portfolios with 'StoryPark'

+ Complimentary art and sensory packs for children

+ Complimentary age appropriate monthly activities

+ Invites to regular Red Robin community events

+ Ongoing support from a fully qualified ECE Teacher

+ Comprehensive recruitment support.

Multiple Birth Support


Red Robin has a long history of supporting parents welcoming multiples into their lives. If you have multiples and join our Little Robins programme we will waive our placement fee and offer competitive subsidy rates. Please inquire to learn more about this exclusive offer. 


Families with multiples with an older child under the age of 5 may also be eligible for additional government support, which can be claimed through Red Robin. This funding is non-income tested for. You are able to receive up to 240 hours of subsidised care (for twins) or 1560 hours of subsidised care (for triplets) at a rate of $16.77 ph

Education Review Office

We are excited to provide this service for your family, which ERO confirmed is well placed to promote positive learning outcomes for children.


ERO's findings are summarised and available to read here.