Kingston 2604 is considered a great place for families to live, and is a suburb of Canberra, located just 4km from the CBD. According to the 2016 census the population was 4,424 and the suburb was established in 1922. It has several heritage listed areas and in recent years, the suburb has seen some major redevelopment, particularly for the residential property market. There are parks, shopping precincts, and communal spaces for everyone to enjoy.
There is a primary school, high school and a College servicing the suburb, as well as a variety of childcare alternatives, including long daycare, family daycare centres, occasional care and out of school hours care.
What’s on offer
Kingston provides a multitude of possibilities for early learning centres and other forms of daycare. Each Kingston childcare centre has its own curriculum, with the goal of educating children with the knowledge and skills they need for school and life in general. Language and communication abilities are emphasised, as well as gross motor skills. The diversity of outdoor play areas and open areas stimulates physical activity, while shade umbrellas protect children from the sun.
Many centres provide nutritious meals and snacks for children, while others require them to bring their own. Local childcare centres encourage open communication with parents and guardians and offer a number of feedback and support alternatives.
Kingston is a thriving community with numerous early learning centre alternatives for local families.