Waitara Childcare & Preschool

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

Campus Overview

Our purpose-built Campus is located at 32 Palmerston Road, just a 15-minute walk from both Hornsby Station and Waitara Station, and two doors down from Hornsby Hospital. Waitara Public School is a five-minute walk from this early learning centre. With both street parking and onsite parking available, families can enjoy a problem-free drop off and pick up every visit. There is a bus stop just around the corner with buses travelling in both directions. 

With two dedicated outdoor play areas, featuring sandpits, shaded areas, child-lead gardens, vegetable patches and worm farm, children have lots of space for exploration and creativity. Our two age-based indoor spaces are designed to encourage children to learn and grow, at their age and stage of development, in a secure ‘home away from home’ environment. We love to connect with our local area and community through excursions and activities that feed into children’s interests and learning. At Only About Children childcare Waitara, these include regular excursions to our local parks and gardens. 

At our Waitara 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.

Waitara Preschool

Only About Children Waitara 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 Waitara 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.

Waitara Toddlers

Our Only About Children Waitara 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 Waitara 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.

Waitara Nursery 

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

The Waitara 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 Waitara 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 32 Palmerston Road, just a 15-minute walk from both Hornsby Station and Waitara Station, and two doors down from Hornsby Hospital. Waitara Public School is a five-minute walk from this early learning centre. With both street parking and onsite parking available, families can enjoy a problem-free drop off and pick up every visit. There is a bus stop just around the corner with buses travelling in both directions. 

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

Ashlee Rogers Ashlee Rogers

Ashlee Rogers

Campus Director

What our families are saying

The Educators are amazing and my daughter is very happy. Communication has been great and it is a caring and nurturing environment.

Thank you Waitara Team

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