Marion St Only About Children Leichhardt

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

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Campus Overview

Our Exceeding NQS Rated childcare centre, Only About Children Leichhardt Marion Street is an intimate Campus, with a dedicated outdoor play area – featuring a cubby house, a sandpit, a sensory path and a bike track – children have the freedom to create, explore and lead their own play. We also have a vegetable patch, which our children are very proud of! Indoors, we enjoy spacious rooms, beautiful high ceilings and leadlight windows. Our three age-based indoor spaces are designed, with natural elements and safety in mind, to encourage growth and learning amongst our children. 

We love to connect with our local area and community through excursions and activities that feed into children’s interests and learning. Norton Street has an abundance of local business. At our Leichhardt childcare centre we love to take our children out into the local community and enjoy going out to our well-known local cafe for a treat. We also enjoy exploring the local nursery, book store and local park. 

At Only About Children childcare Leichhardt, enrolment includes access to our innovative Health Program. Your child is supported through specialist screening and ongoing attention in Speech Pathology, Nutrition, Vision and Occupational Therapy. We provide daily nutritious dietitian-designed meals, prepared fresh by our cooks, from breakfast through to evening snack, so your child is well-nourished through their entire day. 

You will find a team of qualified and passionate Educators at our Leichhardt early learning centre, ready to provide a safe, stimulating, happy and nurturing space for your child. Our Oac Grow educational curriculum directly supports Nursery and Preschool aged children through the development of their growing minds. Each day, your child will take part in a range of experiences that cover teachings from numeracy and literacy, to exploration, technology, sustainability and creative expression. We provide a learning environment that is both fun and inclusive, with programs ranging from our ‘Active’ program, to a fun ‘Book of the Month’ offering, as well as our Music program and our ‘Spanish Language Appreciation’ program. 

Our dynamic play-based curriculum allows us to deliver consistent teaching in small group learning environments where we regularly monitor children’s skills, challenges and successes. 

Leichhardt Marion St Kindergarten

Only About Children Leichhardt Marion St Kindergarten is focused on creating quality experiences that place your child in the best position to begin school. Our nurturing educators give special emphasis on building school-ready skills, such as reading, writing, numeracy, and technology. 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 Leichhardt Marion St Kindergarten program includes:

  • Age 3-6 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 – with exclusive Music/Spanish Language/Active/Book of the Month programs offered each day.

Leichhardt Marion St Toddlers

Our Only About Children Leichhardt Marion St 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 Leichhardt Marion St Toddler program includes:

  • Age 2-3 years of appropriate learning and playing environments.
  • Balanced structured and unstructured play-based learning – Grow curriculum – with exclusive Music/Spanish Language/Active/Book of the Month programs offered each day.
  • Small group learning activities.
  • Dietitian designed menus with all meals and snacks included.
  • Calm sleeping and resting rooms.

Leichhardt Marion St Nursery 

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

The Leichhardt Marion St 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 Leichhardt Marion St 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 – with exclusive Music/Spanish Language/Active/Book of the Month programs offered each day.

Where to find us

Only About Children Leichhardt Marion St is located at 2 Marion Street, Leichhardt, is situated in a beautiful heritage church building on the corner of Renwick Street and Marion Street, in the heart of Leichhardt, and a three-minute walk from Leichhardt Public School. With plenty of surrounding street parking available, families can enjoy a smooth drop off and pick up every visit. We are conveniently located right next to Norton Street, with frequent buses heading in all directions. 

We have 3 childcare centres located in Leichhardt, please view our Leichhardt Campus page to see more

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

Helpful information

Meet our Campus Director

Amy Thompson Amy Thompson

Amy Thompson

Campus Director

What our families are saying

The communication that we get from the carers is amazing, my child is really happy with her Educators and I also think that the work they are doing to prep for kindergarten is also great.

Thank you Marion St Team

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