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Bald Hills Clayfield Elimbah Mango Hill Northgate North Lakes Sandgate Wamuran


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(07) 3256 8449



(07) 3256 8574






83 Oates Parade,

Northgate QLD 4013




Northgate Team

Support Manager 

Hi, my name is Emma Murphy

I am the Support Manager and at Kids Capers Childcare Bald Hills, Clayfield and Northgate. I have my Diploma of children’s services and am currently competing my Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) through the Australian Catholic University.


I have been in the childcare industry since 2008, starting out as an assistant educator at Clayfield and then on to Lead Educator positions with various age groups then into a Centre Manger role and now into a Support Manger Role.


I love every aspect of my position, whether it is guiding my amazing team of Educators, working with the families or building relationships with the children. I am extremely passionate about the Early Years Learning Framework and providing a play-based program for children. I am a strong believer that you must be on the floor of your centre, to know your centre.

Nominated Supervisor and Centre Manager


Hi my name is Hayley,

I joined the Kids Capers Clayfield team in 2009 at our Clayfield Centre. Over the years I worked as an Educator, Educator in Charge, Centre Leader and now a Centre Manager. I have completed my Certificate III and Diploma in Children's Services in this time. 


I believe family is important. I have a large extended family, which is something I hold close to my heart. I enjoy my job and love creating  welcoming and caring environments that are filled with laughter and fun.


As an Educator, I believe that each child is different and it’s my job to provide them with the tools they need to feel comfortable to grow into their own selves.


I look forward to seeing you around the centre.  



 Facilities & Programs

Completed in early 2016, Kids Capers Childcare Northgate incorporates state of the art design with engaging green spaces.  We have used the best of modern technology alongside solar energy, rain harvesting, recycling practices and natural playscapes to create a unique environment for children and their families. All of the rooms open out to spacious verandas and adaptable natural play spaces. 


We encourage children to respect their environment by first appreciating all that it has to offer. We support children to safely explore our environments that contains logs, rocks, sand, dirt, grass and gardens. We have 4 playgrounds all offering a different experience that children can freely explore. We view all children as capable and resourceful learners, our environments and curriculums supporting their emerging autonomy.


The centre includes 6 rooms and provides long day care for children from 6 weeks to school age. We also run a Government Approved Kindergarten Program with a qualified Kindergarten Teacher. Our centre is managed by a team of passionate and highly qualified Educators who either hold a Diploma of Early Childhood or are working towards. Our curriculum is guided by the Early Years Learning Framework, Queensland Kindergarten Learning Guidelines and Our Centre Philosophy.


We look forward to meeting you and your family to become a part of the Kids Capers Northgate community.


Centre Philosophy

Kids Capers Northgate is a community that opens its doors to all families and their children. We offer a safe and inclusive environment that is supporting of children’s and family’s needs.


We view all children in the early years as capable and resourceful learners, our programs support their emerging autonomy. We view each child as an individual on their own unique learning journey to be in the moment, belong to a community and become themselves. We encourage children to build positive relationships with others and support peer-to-peer scaffolding.


Our philosophy and values

  • Care deeply for each child’s health, wellbeing and journey of learning and self-discovery.
  • Appreciate each child’s unique personality and individual needs.
  • Provide a safe, engaging and inclusive environment.
  • Encourage each child’s agency and innate sense of curiosity - to observe, experiment and explore.
  • Recognise, respect and value each other, our families, and their children in our care.
  • Support each child to be in the moment, to belong to a community and to become themselves.


Care – Appreciate – Provide – Encourage – Recognise – Support


Our philosophy was established in collaboration with families, educators, the children and management.


Updated 2/10/18



Opening Hours

6.30am to 6.30pm Monday to Friday