Contact name: Natalie Callaghan and Carolyn Leis
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About Making A Difference Childcare at Narraweena

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Beautiful Experiences For Your Child - Owned & Run By Caring Mums! 

The first time you walk through our door, we want your family to feel at home. We want mums and dads to feel just as welcome as our children. We provide so much more than day care. We’re a real early learning child care centre where children can thrive. In all three of our sites - Narraweena, Beacon Hill and Frenchs Forest, we provide the best early learning environment for your child.

We offer a safe, welcoming environment where children can play, grow, make new friends and learn with confidence. Our incredible educators are so passionate about their work, and they love creating a warm, nurturing place for children to start their journey towards school.

Loved By Mums Because We Think Like You Do! :)

Your child will be well-loved, well-taught and deeply cared for. We are deliberately small and personal, with a close-knit family of just 43 lovely children so we know our children and families well and no child "gets lost". Children love our separate outdoor playgrounds with trees, sunshine, fresh air and room to run and explore. Our centre is air-conditioned and 2 minutes walk to St Johns Primary or Narraweena Public School. With caring educators and carers, our own chef and lots of resources and equipment we would love to welcome you to have a look around and see for yourself. When would you like to come and introduce your child to their new friends?

National quality standard rating: Meeting National Quality Standard.

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    • Long Day Care
    • $142 /day
    • for ages 6wks to 2yrs
    • Fee includes: Education & Developmental Programs, Meals Provided.
    • Long Day Care
    • $135 /day
    • for ages 2yrs to 3yrs
    • Fee includes: Education & Developmental Programs, Meals Provided.
    • Long Day Care
    • $120 /day
    • for ages 3yrs to 5yrs
    • Fee includes: Education & Developmental Programs, Meals Provided.

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National quality standard rating

Overall Rating - Meeting National Quality Standard (MORE)
Quality Area Rating
Educational Program and Practice Meeting National Quality Standard
Children's Health and Safety Meeting National Quality Standard
Physical environment Meeting National Quality Standard
Staffing Arrangements Meeting National Quality Standard
Relationships with children Meeting National Quality Standard
Collaborative partnerships with families and communities Meeting National Quality Standard
Governance and leadership Meeting National Quality Standard

NQS Rating last updated: 7-Aug-2020

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  • Food Preparation & Nutrition
  • Health & Safety
  • Learning & Developmental Programs
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  • Value for Money
  • Warmth & Empathy towards children

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My two girls have attended MAD for over a year. They demonstrate a great holistic approach to child care, offering well balanced programs that address academics (including French), sports, social skills, and fun/play. I have been particularly impressed with the genuine care, and communication displayed by the staff. In the words of my three year old "can I go again and again and again?!"
I have 2 children at MAD Oceana who have been there for the last 16 months. Natalie and her team do an outstanding job in engaging the kids (and the parents) in child development and their overall well-being. My kids love the space, the activities and their teachers. They have made lovely friends and are really excited to be part of Kindy Tennis this year. Thanks to MAD for all their support over the last 16 months. :)