About St Nicholas Early Education

St Nicholas Early Education is our region’s leading provider of child-led, play-based early education and care for children aged 0-5. 

We ensure high-quality early education and care by supporting children’s learning, development and wellbeing in inclusive, nurturing environments, in partnership with families and communities. 

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      Nursery program (0-2 years)

      St Nicholas’ Nursery program is focused on supporting children aged 0-2 as they take their first steps on their lifelong learning journey.

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      Toddler program (2-3 years)

      St Nicholas’ Toddler program is designed to support children aged 2-3 as they begin to develop a sense of identity, become confident and involved learners, and understand the world and their place within it.

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      Preschool program (3-5 years)

      St Nicholas’ Preschool program provides children aged 3-5 with the foundations necessary to embark on the next stage of their learning journey at school.

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      ‘The best early childhood centre around. We’re over the moon with the quality provided by St Nicholas.’

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      ‘Brilliant early education. The educators are the best we have experienced.’

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      ‘The quality of care is amazing and the staff are warm, friendly and welcoming’

      Jo Early Education Parent

      ‘My child loves the environments and experiences that St Nicholas provides.’

      Leanne Early Education Parent

      ‘All of my children went through St Nicholas and I couldn’t be happier.’

      Leigh Early Education Parent

      ‘We are so thankful to St Nicholas for always making our family feel welcome and supported.’

      Lisa Early Education Parent

      ‘Everyone greets us with a smile and knows us by name. It’s great to be part of such a caring community.’

      Paul Early Education Parent

      ‘St Nicholas has exceeded our expectations in every possible way. We couldn’t be happier.’

      Sandy Early Education Parent

      ‘I trust that my children are not only learning, but are also having a lot of fun.’

      Therese Early Education Parent

      ‘We truly appreciate the meaningful relationships the educators have developed with our children.’

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