Artarmon Childcare & Preschool

Rated as ‘Exceeding’ by the National Quality Standard, our Artarmon Campus is committed to providing the best care for every child in a nurturing environment.

The campus currently has no vacancies but welcomes families to join the waitlist for 2023.

Campus Overview

Our purpose-built Campus is located in the heart of Artarmon, at 86 Dickson Avenue, Artarmon, 2064, directly off the Pacific Highway. With underground parking onsite, and lift access available, families can enjoy a smooth drop off and pick up every visit. We are conveniently located near public transport with bus stops nearby that connect to St Leonards Station and the city or Chatswood. It is a five-minute drive to both Artarmon and St Leonards Station from Only About Children childcare Artarmon. 

With an immaculate covered outdoor play area featuring wonderful spaces including slides, tunnels, sandpits and bike tracks, children have plenty of space to explore, create and lead their own play. Our five age-based indoor spaces are designed to encourage children’s development, with a focus on natural elements. We enjoy getting out into our local community through planned excursions and community activities that build on our educational curriculum and the children’s interests. At Only About Children Artarmon this includes activities with Artarmon Public School and Chatswood Public School and engaging with our local indigenous community who have helped us build our Reconciliation Action Plan. 

At our Artarmon 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. Our educational curriculum – Grow – gives Nursery, Toddler and Kindergarten children the best opportunity to develop their growing minds during their early years. It includes

  • Left Brain Logic – Literacy & Language, Exploration & STEM (Science, Tech, Engineering & Math) and Sustainability
  • Right Brain Creativity – Music, Dramatic Play and Art
  • Health and Wellbeing – Physical Activity and Nutrition
  • Social Development – Trust, Respect & Relationship and Resilience & Mindfulness

With an innovative play-based curriculum we stand out by delivering intentional teaching in dynamic small group learning environments where children’s successes, skills and challenges are monitored on an ongoing basis. 

Artarmon Preschool

Only About Children Artarmon Preschool 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.

Our Artarmon Preschool program includes:

  • Age 3-5 years appropriate indoor/outdoor learning environments.
  • Dietitian designed menus with all meals and snacks included.
  • Small group learning activities for individual attention.
  • Special focus on school readiness and skill development.
  • Balanced structured and unstructured play-based learning – Grow curriculum

Artarmon Toddlers

Our Only About Children Artarmon 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.

Our Artarmon Toddler program includes:

  • Age 2-3 years of appropriate learning and playing environments.
  • Balanced structured and unstructured play-based learning – Grow curriculum
  • Small group learning activities.
  • Dietitian designed menus with all meals and snacks included.
  • Calm sleeping and resting rooms.

Artarmon Nursery 

At Only About Children Artarmon Nursery, our passionate educators focus on laying a foundation for enduring curiosity, confidence and a love of learning. Our Artarmon Nursery caters to the care and development needs of infants aged 6 weeks -2 years.

The Artarmon 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.

Our Artarmon Nursery Program includes:

  • Age 6 weeks -2 years appropriate indoor/outdoor learning environments.
  • Sleeping rooms with a focus on positive sleep practices.
  • Dietitian designed baby menus with all meals and snacks included.
  • Baby essentials such as nappies, cots, linen, and sunscreen.
  • Balanced structured and unstructured play-based learning – Grow curriculum

Where to find us

We are located at 86 Dickson Avenue, Artarmon, 2064, directly off the Pacific Highway. With underground parking onsite, and lift access available, families can enjoy a smooth drop off and pick up every visit. We are conveniently located near public transport with bus stops nearby that connect to St Leonards Station and the city or Chatswood. It is a five-minute drive to both Artarmon and St Leonards Station from Only About Children childcare Artarmon. 

Interested in learning more? The best place to start is with a tour or call today us on 138 622.

Helpful information

Meet our Campus Director

Nathan Quinlan Nathan Quinlan

Nathan Quinlan

Campus Director

What our families are saying

The Educators at my campus are an extension of our family. So friendly, caring and approachable. They always answer questions and genuinely care about my babies.

Thank you Artarmon Team

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