Woodlea Childcare & Kindergarten

Explore our Woodlea Childcare campus and discover how our unique approach to early learning, health and development can help your child reach their full potential!

This campus is accepting waitlists for 2025.

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VIC Gov Free Kinder in 2024 Families can claim Free Kinder at Only About Children Woodlea. The subsidy is up to $2,050 in addition to CCS.

Only About Children Woodlea is a purpose-built campus that provides an abundance of space for your child to learn, grow and explore through every stage of childhood development. Our beautiful Woodlea childcare centre features a range of inspiring, custom-designed environments for children to explore; both our indoor and outdoor areas are aesthetically pleasing, with a focus on safety and development surrounded by age-appropriate natural and recycled materials.

With eight age-specific indoor learning areas and outdoor playing yards, there’s plenty of opportunity and space for adventure and development.

At our Woodlea childcare centre, our passionate educators, allied health specialists, and accredited dietitians are focused on creating a learning space where families and children can learn and grow together. Each day, our in-house chefs prepare nutritionally balanced meals using fresh, locally grown ingredients.

Our nourishing meals are included in enrolment, allowing your child to enjoy seasonal meals with the right nutrition for their growing bodies.

With a team of qualified and passionate Educators, your child will find an early learning environment where they feel safe, nurtured, stimulated, and happy.

Woodlea Kindergarten

Only About Children Woodlea Kindergarten is focused on creating quality experiences that place your child in the best position to begin school. Our nurturing kindergarten educators give special emphasis on building school-ready skills, such as Literacy & Language, Exploration & STEM (Science, Tech, Engineering & Math), Sustainability, Music, Dramatic Play, and Art. We aim to make your child’s transition to school as smooth as possible by providing balanced, small group learning activities that build independence and resilience along with academic skills.

Our team of highly-skilled educators and health specialists work together to create an integrated journey that enhances your child’s learning and development. Individual learning plans are created to empower each child with skills that will help them reach their full academic and social potential.

We use the Kinder Tick at Only About Children Woodlea because we’re an approved provider of a Victorian Government funded kindergarten program. That means our service delivers a play-based learning program, led by a qualified early childhood teacher.

Woodlea Toddlers

Our Only About Children Woodlea campus is focused on giving your child a calm and welcoming environment that balances play, exploration, and learning.
Our Toddler rooms are led by passionate educators who create play-based learning activities designed to provide toddler-aged children with nurturing experiences that encourage growth and development.
Our Toddler rooms are safe, supportive spaces that facilitate creative exploration. Each space is expertly designed to encourage younger children to explore, solve problems, create, construct, and interact with peers.

Woodlea Nursery 

Woodlea Nursery, our passionate educators focus on laying a foundation for enduring curiosity, confidence, and a love of learning. Our Woodlea Nursery caters to the care and development needs of infants aged 6 weeks -2 years.
The Woodlea Nursery focuses on safe sleep practices developed by qualified Family Health Nurses and Consultants. Our nursery is a safe and stimulating environment that encourages your child to explore and play and implements both structure and a nurturing environment with our exceptional caregiving and play routines.

Where to find us

You can find us located across from Frontier Park and Recreation Reserve.
We’re a convenient five-minute walk from Aintree Town Centre, nearby schools include Aintree Primary School and Bacchus Marsh Grammar – Woodlea Campus.
The local bus stop is close-by (only 400m away), providing easy access to public transport. Our campus is a convenient choice for families living in Woodlea, who are looking for quality childcare close to home.

Helpful information

Mett Our Campus Director

Rachael Lahiff Rachael Lahiff

Rachael Lahiff

Campus Director

Rachael Lahiff is an experienced early childhood educator with 14 years of experience, including seven years as a Director. Over the past five years, she has been an integral part of the Woodlea campus community. Holding a Bachelor of Early Childhood, Rachael is dedicated to providing high-quality care and education to young children.

She firmly believes that children thrive in a welcoming environment, and by emphasising the importance of building trusting relationships with educators, Rachael ensures that all families feel as if they are part of the community.

Outside of work, Rachael enjoys spending time with her family and four children of her own.

Book a campus tour today

Explore our campus, meet our educators and learn more about our state of the art curriculum

Book a campus tour today

Explore our campus, meet our educators and learn more about our state of the art curriculum

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