Campbelltown 2560 is a small town south west of Sydney, New South Wales, located around 53 kilometres from the central business district. It has a population of over 12,500 people and it is part of the City of Campbelltown local government area and has a long history dating back to its original inhabitants, the Tharawal people.
Campbelltown is known for the arts, and it is a first-rate precinct with a focus on contemporary art. The Campbelltown Arts Centre is one of the country’s best multidisciplinary programs for performing arts, live art and emerging practices. Also popular in the area are the sculpture garden, the beautiful Japanese gardens, and the Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan’s, which includes over 400 hectares of natural flora and fauna, along with mountain bike and hiking trails.
Education in Campbelltown is varied. The Western Sydney University has a campus here, and there is the Campbelltown Performing Arts High School, along with a number of other public and private school. You’ll find range of options for children of all ages. Young care includes out of school hours care and long daycare, as well as early learning centre, occasional care and family daycare.
Food and activities
When it comes to early learning in Campbelltown, many centres provide meals for children, including a healthy variety of foods for breakfast, lunch, morning and afternoon tea. Each centre has its’ own meals and menus, or families are invited to bring their own. Campbelltown early childhood education centres focus on nutrition, along with other healthy living choices.
The outdoors is paramount for early learning and children at all centres are encouraged to play outside, with full sun protection. A range of activities are provided, from jungle gyms to climbing equipment, sandpits to gardening.
With quality educators on board, children are introduced to an array of activities both indoors and outdoors, including painting and crafts, reading and writing. Every aspect of their day is designed to help them develop their social and gross motor skills.
All childcare services in Campbelltown are provided according to the Early Childhood Education and Care National Regulations and the National Quality Standards and Framework. Education is centred around promotion inclusion of all children, and to encourage leadership and development through play and learning.
Each centre has its’ own link to parents, whether it be through apps, social media or email so parents are able to stay up to date on their child’s progress and activities.
In general, Campbelltown childcare has an abundance of education options that are guaranteed to provide your little one with the educational start they need in life.