Rose Bay Childcare & Preschool

Explore our Rose Bay campus and discover how our unique approach to early learning, health and development can help your child reach their full potential!

Limited Mid-Year Enrolments Available. Join Our Waitlist for 2025.

Our purpose-built two-level Rose Bay Campus is situated at 70-74 Dover Road, not far from Old South Head Road. With onsite parking available, families can enjoy a smooth drop off and pick up every visit. We are conveniently located near public transport with our closest bus stops only a 2-3-minute walk in either direction. Rose Bay Public School is two-minute drive or a seven-minute walk from our Rose Bay childcare centre. 

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

With recently renovated, expansive outdoor play areas, each dedicated to different age groups, children have plenty of space for adventure, exploration and play. Our children enjoy a bike track with bikes, worm farms, a compost bin and an edible farm! Our eight age-based indoor spaces are split over two levels. These spaces have been specifically created to encourage children in their learning and growth, with a focus on safety and natural elements.  

We have a bilingual team of educators who can speak Portuguese, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Korean, Tagalog/Filipino and Swedish. We enjoy connecting with our local community through planned excursions and community activities that build on the children’s interests and learning. At Only About Children childcare Rose Bay, these include regular trips to our local shops and cafes and parks. We also plan time at Our Big Kitchen and Rose Bay Public School to explore themes in our curriculum and as part of our school readiness program. Our children love to host visits from the local fire brigade and police. 

At our Rose Bay 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. 

Rose Bay Preschool

Only About Children Rose Bay 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 Rose Bay 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.

Rose Bay Toddlers

Our Only About Children Rose Bay 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 Rose Bay 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.

Rose Bay Nursery 

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

The Rose Bay 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 Rose Bay 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 70-74 Dover Road, not far from Old South Head Road. With onsite parking available, families can enjoy a smooth drop off and pick up every visit. We are conveniently located near public transport with our closest bus stops only a 2-3-minute walk in either direction.

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 Directors

Leah Espino Leah Espino

Leah Espino

Campus Director

At Only About Children Rose Bay we believe that children are the heart of everything we do. We strive to ensure we provide a safe, nurturing and caring environment where our children and families feel empowered to make decisions and to build a strong sense of identity. We reflect on our surrounding community to ensure we are creating a holistic environment for everyone to learn.

What our families are saying

I am so happy with the Rose Bay Campus. All the carers are kind, warm and friendly. It is very daunting putting your child into day care for the first time but we have immediately been put at ease.

Thank you Rose Bay Team

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