Useful Resources

Getting your child started at childcare can be a confusing and emotional time. From choosing the right centre, navigating the enrolments process to finally settling your child in. We understand the difficult decisions parents need to make, so to help we have compiled the below useful resources and guides to ensure a smooth start for your family.

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Family
resources
Our family-focused approach is reflected in all
aspects of our care. We are here to nurture and
grow with all in our network.
Child care subsidy
As a registered childcare provider, families enrolled with us are eligible for CCS benefits.
Orientation at YA
Orientation gives you a glimpse into life at Young Academics, including our early learning programs and facilities.
First day at YA
It’s a big day for both you and your child, so to ease the pressure here’s what to expect on their first day.
FREQUENTLY
ASKED QUESTIONS
We are here to help! Refer to our FAQ session for
common questions families have. If you can’t find
what you’re looking for, we’re happy to have a chat!

Why should I choose Young Academics for my child’s early learning education and care?

Young Academics is one of New South Wales’ leading early childhood education and care providers. What makes us unique and the best choice for your child’s early learning journey is our:

  • Family Feel – we are family-owned, and our family-focused approach is reflected in all aspects of our care. From the relationships with our children, families, educators and wider team, we aim to nurture and grow all within our network.
  • World Class Resources – from our purpose-built facilities to our intentionally-selected equipment and our most valuable resource – our industry-leading educators – we provide our families with quality care and education that is integral to the early years of a child’s development.
  • Expertly Created Programs – including our signature Evolution Program (0-3 years), Transition to School Programs (3-5 years), and Nutrition Program with in-house cooks preparing five delicious dietitian approved meals daily. Our approach sets the foundation for positive lifelong social, physical and academic benefits for our children.
  • Focus on Community – our commitment to create a nurturing community-like environment within our centres, while always striving to positively contribute to our wider communities, has resulted in Young Academics’ exceptional reputation among families, employees and communities.

Can I claim the Child Care Subsidy (CCS) on Young Academics fees?

Visit our Child Care Subsidy page for detailed information and a step-by-step guide on how to claim.

How do you monitor my child’s development?

Each month, our expert educators plan specific learning experiences to help your child reach goals that will align with key milestones within the Transition to School program. Every six months, our educators assess your child’s progress and provide feedback in a formal developmental summary against their goals.

From 0 - 5 yrs,
we’ve got you
covered!
Our passionate educators work in partnership with
families, providing intentional teaching and play-
based tailored programs for each child age group.
Discover more about our approach, programs and
what we provide.
INFANTS 0-2
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TODDLERS 2-3
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PRESCHOOLERS 3-5
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Menu Spotlight: Watermelon Pizza
06 May 2022
Menu Spotlight: Watermelon Pizza

Thanks to The Lifestyle Dietitian, we’d like to share a fun, tasty and nutritious recipe — the watermelon pizza. Slice by slice, each mouthful is full of healthy, fresh goodness, and is a wonderful way to get your children involved in helping to make and master this snack.

PROGRAMS AT
YOUNG ACADEMICS

Young Academics promises stimulating, quality instruction and
child care programs which spark curiosity in your child.

0-3
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Evolution Program
Our signature approach to early learning education programs promotes the development of learning dispositions such as wonder, curiosity and imagination.
3-5
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Transition to School Program
Our Transition to School Program is designed to develop foundational skills, providing fluid transition into Early Stage One of the Australian School Curriculum.