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Raymond Terrace Early Education

20a Kangaroo St, Raymond Terrace, 2324
(02) 4988 5200 Book a tour Enquire now
Children and educator interacting inside at Raymond Terrace early education centre

About St Nicholas Early Education Raymond Terrace

St Nicholas Early Education Raymond Terrace is a 110-place early education and care centre that has been rated as ‘Exceeding’ the National Quality Standard by the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA). Our Raymond Terrace centre places a great deal of importance on working closely with children and families to tailor their programs to the unique needs, strengths and interests of each child. 

Some notable features of our Raymond Terrace centre include its warm and home-like indoor-outdoor learning environments, the intergenerational partnership with Raymond Terrace Gardens Aged Care across the road and dedicated and highly-qualified team of educators. 

Our Raymond Terrace centre offers its services to all families of the Port Stephens community, inclusive of Williamtown RAAF families. 

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Children and educator painting together at Raymond Terrace early education centre
Children and educator reading together at Raymond Terrace early education centre
Child and educator painting together at Raymond Terrace early education centre
Educator putting a child down for a nap at Raymond Terrace early education centre
Educator and children in a group time together at Raymond Terrace early education centre
Educator and children playing with play dough together at Raymond Terrace early education centre
Educator and child tending to gardens together outside at Raymond Terrace early education centre
Educator and children in sandpit together outside at Raymond Terrace early education centre
Children playing with blocks together at Raymond Terrace early education centre
Educator and children building together outside at Raymond Terrace early education centre
Fees

Munni (0 – 2 years) – $143.00
Wila (0 – 2 years) – $143.00
Tookun (2 – 3 years) – $139.00
Keewong (3 – 4 years) – $134.00
Yurra (4 – 5 years) – $134.00

For personalised fee information, you can contact our friendly Admin and Client Services Team on (02) 4979 1110

Inclusions
  • Meals
  • Onsite parking
  • Nappies
  • Cot linen
  • Sunscreen
  • Transition to School program (Preschool only)
  • Natural outdoor play environments
  • Breast feeding areas
Out-of-pocket cost 

It only takes a few minutes to estimate your Child Care Subsidy. Use Services Australia’s Child Care Subsidy estimator to find out how much your family could claim – click here.

Centre Director – Kristy Holt

Kristy Holt brings 22 years of exceptional experience in the Early Childhood profession as the dedicated Centre Director of St Nicholas Early Education Raymond Terrace. Throughout her extensive career, Kristy has immersed herself in various roles within long day care settings, preschools and even ventured into owning her own Family Day Care Business. For the past year and a half, she has been serving as a Director, showcasing her exceptional leadership skills. 

Kristy’s qualifications include a Bachelor of Early Childhood Teaching, which she successfully completed in 2011. Her educational background and continuous commitment to professional growth provide her with a solid foundation for understanding and implementing best practices in early childhood education. 

Working with children holds a special place in Kristy’s heart. She finds immense joy in learning alongside them, witnessing their awe-inspiring expressions when they discover something new for the very first time. Creating a warm and welcoming space for children is paramount to Kristy, as she believes it is essential for them to feel loved and supported in order to reach their full potential. Embracing the ever-changing nature of each day, Kristy finds fulfillment in the uniqueness and excitement that comes with working in early childhood education. 

Kristy feels privileged being a part of a child’s life from as early as their very first days at just 8 weeks old. Watching them grow and develop over the years, providing care and guidance and witnessing their journey until they transition to “big school” fills her with a deep sense of fulfillment. Knowing that she has played a significant role in shaping their lives is a testament to Kristy’s dedication and passion for her work. 

With her wealth of experience, educational background and unwavering commitment to the growth and well-being of every child, Kristy Holt leads with compassion and excellence as the Centre Director of St Nicholas Early Education Raymond Terrace. Her dedication to creating a nurturing and stimulating environment ensures that children and families feel valued, supported and empowered throughout their early education journey. 

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