St Leonards Childcare & Preschool

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

Campus Overview

Only About Children St Leonards is located at 44-46 Pacific Highway, in the heart of St Leonards, and close to the Royal North Shore Hospital (RNSH). With underground parking spaces, and a pram bay available, families can enjoy a smooth drop off and pick up every visit. We are conveniently located near public transport with St Leonards Train Station a five-minute walk away, and bus stops near the front door. We have several local schools in the area, including Artarmon Public, Greenwich, St Mary’s Catholic, North Sydney Public, Cammeray Public and St Thomas. 

Flexi Care (occasional care) is available at our Only About Children St Leonards Campus.

With dedicated outdoor areas, children have plenty of space for creativity, exploration and self-lead play. Our nursery area has a large ball pit and a sand pit for children to crawl and discover safely. There are many pushing toys, balls, a baby gym, a soft area and a home corner for older babies to explore and challenge themselves. Our toddler area has a sandpit, slide and monkey bars, a large bike track and a cubby house. Children can see how their food is prepared through the window to our kitchen. Our preschool area is partially covered on the top level, with a beautiful view of the Sydney Tower and Sydney Harbour Bridge. Preschoolers enjoy a slide, a large bike track, a cubby house and a home corner outside. Our six age-based indoor spaces are specifically designed to encourage children to learn and grow with a focus on safety and natural elements.  

We enjoy connecting with our local community through planned excursions and community activities that build on the children’s interests and education. At Only About Children childcare St Leonards, these include trips to the local shops, the local cafe and the Gore Hill Oval. We enjoy hosting monthly visits to build connections with our families. These include Grandparents Day, Mother’s DayFather’s Day and National Pyjama Day. Our children love to invite local police officers and firefighters to talk. We celebrate with school photos, preschool graduations and Christmas Parties! We have also been working with Breadtags for Wheelchairs, and The Pyjama Foundation to assist children and people who need additional support. 

At our St Leonards 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.

St Leonards Preschool

Only About Children St Leonards Preschool 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 St Leonards Preschool 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.

St Leonards Toddlers

Our Only About Children St Leonards 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 St Leonards 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.

St Leonards Nursery 

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

The St Leonards 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 St Leonards 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

We are located at 44-46 Pacific Highway, in the heart of St Leonards, and close to the Royal North Shore Hospital (RNSH). With underground parking spaces, and a pram bay available, families can enjoy a smooth drop off and pick up every visit. We are conveniently located near public transport with St Leonards Train Station a five-minute walk away, and bus stops near the front door.

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

Jessica Salt Jessica Salt

Jessica Salt

Campus Director

What our families are saying

Our son loves going! The carers are patient and loving. We constantly see the positive changes in our sons growth and development from attending daycare.

Thank you St Leonards 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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