Thomas Carlyle Children's Centre

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Thomas Carlyle Children's Centre (TCCC) provides quality full day care and occasional care for young children in a stimulating, safe and nurturing environment. We aim to promote self-esteem and positive attitudes to learning in an atmosphere of emotional and physical security. We encourage choice, fun, growth and active participation!

We're proud to have also been rated as Exceeding in all 7 Quality Areas of the National Quality Standards.

Please call 9424 0326 to arrange a tour of our centre, or to ask any questions you may have.

What we provide

Environment

A stimulating, safe and nurturing environment, seeing play as an essential part of the child's day.

Age

Care and education for children six weeks to 5 years of age.

Staff

All our staff are trained or currently studying. We currently have five Early Childhood Teachers, three Diploma Teachers and four Certificate 111 Educators.

Program

Developmentally appropriate, child-centred education programs.

Capacity

55 care places every day.

  • Nursery room 12 children aged 0-2 years;
  • Junior room 20 children aged 2 - 3 years;
  • Preschool room 23 children aged 3 - 5 years.

Opening hours

Our centre is open Monday to Friday from 7.30am to 6pm for 50 weeks of the year.

We are closed between Christmas and New Year, as well as on all Public Holidays.

Rated as Exceeding in all Quality Areas

We are proud that TCCC has been rated as going above and beyond  'Exceeding' in all 7 Quality Areas against the National Quality Standards.

Our centre was commended for its achievements to provide quality outcomes for children. In particular, careful planning, reflective practice and willingness to collaborate with families and other community organisation to enhance children’s learning and wellbeing, demonstrating the commitment to quality by the Educators. 

View our rating on the ACECQA website

Fees

We provide affordable and quality care. Our cost structure has been updated, effective 3 July 2017

  • Nursery and Junior room $124 per day for long day care.
  • Preschool room $114 per day for long day care.
  • Enrolment fees $100 per enrolment.
  • Waiting list fee $36 per application.

How to enrol

To enrol your child in our care, you first need to download and fill out our waiting list form and email to tcarlyle@kmc.nsw.gov.au or post to 2c Carlyle Road, East Lindfield 2070.

On the waiting list your child will be prioritised based on when we receive the form, as well as on our centre’s policy and the Department of Family and Community Services provisions.

Once your child’s name has been accepted we will contact you and provide an enrollment form to complete.

Application for waiting list form (pdf. 394KB)

Parents section

For parents with children already enrolled, have a browse through the below pages to stay up to date with what's happening in our centre.

TCCC Advisory Committee

Policies and forms

News and media

Mini Messenger Winter 2018 newsletter (pdf. 2MB)

Media release - Thomas Carlyle Children's Centre shines in national accreditation rankings

Contact us

2C Carlyle Road, East Lindfield NSW 2070

02 9424 0326

02 9424 0228

tcarlyle@kmc.nsw.gov.au