Leichhardt Norton Plaza Childcare & Preschool

Reviews from Google

BBK Aesthetics BBK Aesthetics 1716522782
I’m so glad I chose Only about children Leichhardt. I adore the team! Sarah the manager knows everyone and is consistently very friendly, warm and keep us updated with an open communication. So important as a parent to feel comfortable with all the educators and I feel that way about the nursery. I also respect and feel grateful of the fact that most of the ladies in the nursery are moms. Also the events held for the kids and parents are so well thought of and well executed. Thank you team so much for looking after our kids and keeping them safe and well. Keep up the great work. I know Luca is growing and learning lots when he’s there.

Jessica Jessica 1710499718
Both children have been attending OAC since they were 12 months old, and as a family we are so grateful for the team at Leichhardt. Our son has now moved onto Kindergarten and our daughter has journeyed through to the Preschool room. The attention, care, love and support our children have received is the very reason we have stayed at OAC. They have excelled and developed in their learning, and the educators are passionate about their roles. Thank you to Sarah, Pam, Yessica, Rachel, Nathan, Anu, Abby, Louise, Caitlin - even when Aria moves on we will never forget you all.

Chris p Chris p 1704682906
Our Daughter Was there for around 5 years and she loved it. She had made some great friends and was taught alot of fundamentals that will help her transition into Kindergarten. Low turn over of staff and fantastic Eduactors. Highly recommend OAC.

Alexandra Simmons Alexandra Simmons 1655677118
My children have been going here for 5 years starting from 6 months of age until starting school. We have no complaints. The educators are caring, the food is excellent and the pre school program is great for school preparation.

Priyanthi Devika Dissanayake Priyanthi Devika Dissanayake 1632894984
Wow what a lovely Director Mary and Pamela. They are so kind and very responsive. Can see lots of proper value systems developing and getting established with the new Director. She is very professional and does not wait until someone does the job when needed. She is very dynamic and quite active. The Toddler two staff are wonderful, friendly and cooperative. Thank you for an amazing teamwork and an effort in a daily conduct. Awesome place to work.

Anthony Tabbiche Anthony Tabbiche 1562323698
The best in the inner west!Raquel and her team are so professional, educated and have the most rewarding curriculum for children.I love it!!!
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Campus Overview

Only About Children Leichhardt Norton Plaza is a purpose-built Campus located within Norton Plaza, on level two of the Business Centre, 55 Norton Street.

Families at our Leichhardt Norton Plaza campus enjoy –

  • Three dedicated outdoor play areas – featuring sandpits, a large bike track with bikes and scooters and an edible garden – children can enjoy creating, exploring and leading their own play.
  • Six age-based indoor spaces have been specifically designed to encourage children to learn and grow with a focus on safety and natural elements.  
  • Getting out into our local community through planned excursions and community activities that build on our educational curriculum and the children’s interests. At our Leichhardt Norton childcare centre these include regular trips to Leichhardt Forum, the local library, fire station, nursing home, cafes, local parks and more. We invite local community members, such as storytellers and Indigenous elders, to share with our children on a regular basis. 

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  • Passionate educators and allied health specialists who are focused on creating a learning space where families and children can learn and grow together.
  • A leading nutritionhealth and wellbeing offering which includes a Dietitian designed seasonal menu and fresh meals prepared daily in-house by our campus cooks
  • All-inclusive offering including our daily app diary updates, nappies, formula, bedding, sunscreen and more.

At Only About Children Leichhardt Norton Plaza, we offer More Than Childcare. Our unique approach to early years learning goes beyond education to encompass the health, social development and wellbeing of every child in our care. We call it The OAC Way.

Our innovative play-based Grow Curriculum gives Nursery, Toddler and Preschool 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

Our Grow curriculum is delivered via intentional teaching in dynamic small group learning environments where children’s successes, skills and challenges are monitored on an ongoing basis. 

OAC Flexi (occasional care) is available at our Leichhardt Norton Plaza Campus. This option is for families wishing to utilise occasional or back up childcare at short notice. OAC Flexi is available in 2 sessions, full day or part day and is available for children aged 12 weeks – 5 years old.

Where to find us

Only About Children Leichhardt Norton Plaza is a purpose-built Campus located within Norton Plaza, on level two of the Business Centre, 55 Norton Street, and is just down the road from Palace Norton.

With a number of local parks and reserves within walking distance, and many local cafes, there is plenty of life surrounding our Leichhardt childcare centre! With ample undercover parking in the Plaza and designated parking available, families can enjoy an efficient drop off and pick up every visit. We are located a short two-minute walk from the Plaza entrance to bus stops nearby that have frequent services to the city. Our closest train station is Petersham Station, which is a 15-20-minute walk. 

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.

 

 

 

 

Leichhardt Norton Plaza Nursery (6 weeks – 2 years)

At Only About Children Leichhardt Norton Plaza 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 Leichhardt Norton Plaza 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 Norton Plaza 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

For more information, download the Only About Children Nursery Room Guide

OAC Nursery Room Guide

Leichhardt Norton Plaza Toddlers (2-3 years)

Our Only About Children Leichhardt Norton Plaza 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 Norton Plaza 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.

For more information, download the Only About Children Toddler Room Guide

OAC Toddler Room Guide

Leichhardt Norton Plaza Preschool (3-5 years)

Only About Children Leichhardt Norton Plaza 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.

Leichhardt Norton Plaza Preschool program

  • Provides an innovative curriculum focused on left brain logic and right brain creativity
  • Includes both structured and unstructured play-based learning that considers the child’s individual interests and development
  • Provides an ‘Individual Learning and Development Plan’ for every child with 6 monthly check-ins with families
  • A learning focus from 9am to 3pm to prepare children for typical school hours and routine whilst providing the flexibility of long hours for social development and play
  • Is guided by the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and the National Quality Standard (NQS) for childcare.
  • Includes Health and Social Development support in preparation for school, including complementary Vision Screening
  • Is eligible for NSW Start Strong Preschool Funding

For more information, download the Only About Children Preschool Room Guide

OAC Preschool Room Guide

Helpful Information

Leichhardt Norton Plaza Campus Educators

Sarah Choi Sarah Choi

Sarah Choi

Campus Director

Our Campus Director Sarah has a Bachelor of Teaching (0-5) and has been working in Early Childhood Education for over 7 years.

Sarah believes all children should have the best start in life, especially in their early years!

In Sarah’s spare time, she loves to go on hikes and bouldering. Sarah is also fluent in Korean.

Childcare Subsidy

For more information, visit our Childcare Subsidy Information (CCS)

Contact Us

  • Open hours: Mon-Fri 7:00am – 6:00pm
  • Phone: 138 622
  • Level 2, Norton Plaza, 55 Norton Street, Leichhardt, NSW 2040

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