Leichhardt Norton Plaza Childcare & Preschool

Our Leichhardt Norton campus is proudly rated as ‘Exceeding’ by the National Quality Standard. Book a tour and learn how our unique approach to early learning can give your child the best start to life.

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Campus Overview

Our Exceeding NQS Rated Only About Children Leichhardt Norton Plaza is a purpose-built Campus located within Norton Plaza.With 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. Our six age-based indoor spaces have been specifically designed to encourage children to learn and grow with a focus on safety and 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 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. 

When your child is enrolled at Only About Children childcare Leichhardt, they are included in our innovative Health Program, with specialist screening and ongoing support in Nutrition, Speech Pathology, Occupational Therapy and Vision. They will enjoy a nourishing seasonal menu, designed by a qualified Dietitian and prepared by our Cooks each day. 

With a team of qualified and passionate Educators at our Leichhardt early learning centre, your child will find an early learning environment where they feel safe, nurtured, stimulated and happy. Our educational curriculum – Oac Grow – gives nursery and preschool children the best opportunity to develop their growing minds, with programs ranging from literacy and numeracy to exploration, technology, creative expression and sustainability. Each day your child will participate in our fun, inclusive programs ranging from our enriching Music Program, to ‘Book of the Month’ and our ‘Spanish Language Appreciation’ and ‘Active’ programs. 

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. 

Leichhardt Norton Kindergarten

Only About Children Leichhardt Norton 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 Norton 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 Norton Toddlers

Our Only About Children Leichhardt Norton 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 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 Norton Nursery 

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

The Leichhardt Norton 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 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 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.

Helpful information

  • Mon-Fri 7:00am - 6:00pm
  • Level 2, Norton Plaza, 55 Norton Street, Leichhardt, NSW 2040

Meet our Campus Director

Domenico Garzarella Domenico Garzarella

Domenico Garzarella

Campus Director

What our families are saying

Only About Children Norton Plaza is an extremely professionally run centre, with wonderful Educators and so many stimulating and educational activities for the children.

Thank you Leichhardt Norton Team

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

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

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