Punchbowl is a large south-western New South Wales suburb, situated about 17 kilometres or a 25-minute drive from the Sydney CBD. The area has a population of around 20,236 people and is a safe, comfortable area to live.
The suburb’s interesting name comes from the circular valley located in nearby Belfield. The area features a large, modern shopping centre and restaurants offering diverse cuisine. Residents get around easily with regular bus services and a train line linking the suburb to Sydney’s Central Station.
In terms of child care, Punchbowl has plenty to offer, including long daycare, out of school hours care, family daycare, and occasional care services.
Food and activities
Childcare services in Punchbowl emphasise healthy eating and an active lifestyle, promoting positive brain and body development. Some centres ask parents to provide nutritious meals, while others include in-house meals in their daily fees.
At all Punchbowl early learning centres, your child will enjoy stimulating activities like creative play, reading, writing, arts, crafts, and fitness.
There are several public and private primary and high schools in the Punchbowl region and approximately 12 early learning centres. These centres are spread largely around the northern half of the suburb.
Many centres in the area have both casual and permanent vacancies usually available. Childcare fees sit at around $98 per day, which is below the state average.