Macquarie Park Station Childcare & Preschool

Our Exceeding NQS rating is one of the highest ratings for outstanding early years education in our community.

Campus Overview

Our Exceeding NQS Rated Only About Children Macquarie Park Station Campus is located at 35-41 Waterloo Road, in the Goodman Building, part of the Waterloo Business Park. Located a short walk from Macquarie train station as well as plenty of frequent bus stops right outside the building. Minutes from Macquarie Shopping Centre and Macquarie University this is the perfect childcare centre location for all the services and businesses in the area.

With the largest outdoor playscape in the area – Only About Children Macquarie Park childcare has 3 large dedicated outdoor play areas featuring a large sandpit, a cubby house, fixed learning areas, a climbing structure with slide and a bike track.  Children are well-resourced with plenty of shaded space to create, explore and lead their own play. Our seven age-based indoor spaces are designed to encourage children to learn and grow with a focus on safety and natural elements.  At Only About Children childcare Macquarie Park, we love to connect with our local area and community through excursions and activities that feed into children’s interests and learning. 

Flexi Care (occasional care) is available at our Macquarie Park Campus.

As part of their enrolment at Only About Children childcare Macquarie Park, children have access to our Health Program, with specialist screening and support in Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Vision and Nutrition. Our dietitian-designed seasonal menus are prepared daily by our Cooks, from breakfast through to evening snack so your child is well-nourished throughout their day, every day. 

At our Macquarie Park early learning centre you will find a team of qualified and passionate Educators ready to help your child feel stimulated, safe, nurtured and happy. Our educational curriculum, known as Oac Grow, specifically supports the development of growing minds in Nursery and Preschool aged children. We cover numeracy and literacy, technology, creative expression, exploration and sustainability. Every day, your child will take part in a range of experiences exclusive to Only About Children. Our teaching is delivered in a fun, inclusive environment, with programs ranging from ‘Book of the Month’ to our enriching Music program and our ‘Spanish Language Appreciation’ program. Our ‘Active’ program helps children learn gross motor skills and improve their strength, endurance, flexibility, balance and coordination. Children who are here for occasional care will also enjoy being a part of these experiences.

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

Macquarie Park Kindergarten

Only About Children Macquarie Park 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 Macquarie Park 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.

Macquarie Park Toddlers

Our Only About Children Macquarie Park 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 Macquarie Park 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.

Macquarie Park Nursery 

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

The Macquarie Park 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 Macquarie Park 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 Macquarie Park Campus is located at 35-41 Waterloo Road, in the Goodman Building, part of the Waterloo Business Park. Located a short walk from Macquarie train station as well as plenty of frequent bus stops right outside the building.

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

Lyndsay Mighten Lyndsay Mighten

Lyndsay Mighten

Campus Director

What our families are saying

My son loved to go to school everyday which in itself speaks volumes. The Educators were amazing and teach kids in a very friendly manner. Only About Children has become an extended family for us.

Thank you Macquarie Park Team

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