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The Cathedral School Early Learning Centre

The Cathedral School’s Early Learning Centre fosters and supports the personal development of each child. Children are provided with a safe, inclusive, Christian environment – ideal for growing, exploring and expanding young minds. The daily program includes outdoor and indoor play, individual and group experiences, rest time, and both teacher-directed and child-initiated experiences for a well-rounded, fulfilling day of learning and wonder. The Centre is open from 7.00am to 6.00pm for babies from 6 weeks old. 

A 154 Ross River Rd, Mundingburra

P 4722 2000

E elc@cathedral.qld.edu.au

Townsville Grammar Pre-Prep

The Pre-Prep program is the first possible entry point to accessing a Grammar education, and the beginning of a great love for discovery and learning. Delivered at the Early Education Centres at Townsville Grammar School’s Annandale and North Shore Campuses, the Pre-Prep program provides a wonderful foundation year for children to transition into Prep. 

A Annandale Campus

P 4412 4858

A North Shore Campus

P 4412 6601

E (both) cyndi.friend@tgs.qld.edu.au

Mary MacKillop Childcare NQ 

The Catholic Kindergartens are caring learning environments where the potential of each child is met through discovery and real-life engagements. Children are given ownership of their learning, being nurtured to make sure they have the best start to their learning journey and eventual transition to school. Teachers, assistants, counsellors, literacy and numeracy advisors as well as speech pathologists all work together to meet the learning needs of each child. 

A Kirwan, Charter Towers, Deeragun, Shaw, Proserpine, Burdell, Mount Isa, North Ward, Palm Island.

P 4726 3299 Townsville Diocesan Office

E childcare@mmcnq.catholic.edu.au 

St Mary MacKillop Early Learning Centres

All families are welcome to apply for enrolment at the centres, where the education program is delivered in a Catholic environment that values the spirituality of each child. Children receive a quality, professional education program and a loving, safe environment is provided so that children can grow at their own pace. The kindergartens have a strong philosophy of working in partnership with parents, families and carers. They believe that all children are unique and develop at their own level.

A Kirwan, Mundingburra, Rasmussen, Ingham, Palm Island, Mount Isa 

Lady Gowrie Kennedy Place Child Centre

High quality and affordable early childhood services are provided from Monday to Friday 7.30am – 5.45pm. The vision of Lady Gowrie is for children to thrive in enriched and nurturing learning environments. Children learn through play and their knowledge and skills are expanded in the safe, stimulating environment.

A 23 Kennedy Street, North Ward 4810

P 4771 3839

E kennedyplace@ladygowrie.com.au

My Little Feet Childcare 

My Little Feet offers a range of exciting features including an outdoor playground, iPad technology, and regular excursions. Children enjoy learning through playing with other kids, gardening, crafting, and many more fun activities. Educators are committed to providing an environment where children are challenged and encouraged to grow from 6.00am – 6.00pm. 

A 93 Bayswater Rd, Pimlico P 4721 6833 E pimlico@mylittlefeet.com.au 

A 2 – 4 Leopold St, Aitkenvale P 4725 5322 E aitkenvale@mylittlefeet.com.au 

A 7 Holyoak Avenue, Oonoonba P 4426 1804 E idalia@mylittlefeet.com.au

Riverview Play Centre

Riverview Play Centre is a not for profit centre where families, childcare, and education go hand in hand. Children aged 0 – 5 years are given the opportunity to explore the world around them and learn important life skills along the way. Half day sessions, afternoon sessions and full day sessions are available, with the opening hours being 7.30 – 5.30pm. 

A 225 Bamford Lane, Kirwan

P 4773 5474

E riverviewplaycentre@bigpond.com

Little Zebra Childcare and Kindergarten

The rooms of Little Zebra capture a child’s wonder and curiosity and encourages them to discover and learn through playing and exploring. Families are offered nutritious meals prepared in the kitchens, extracurricular activities, free barista coffee and a breakfast for all parents. All centres are open from 6:30am to 6:30pm on weekdays. 

A Mount Lousia, Condon, Early Education Jensen, Allambie Lane

P 1300 001 154

F Little Zebra Childcare and Kindergarten

Milestones Early Learning The Lakes 

This centre is homely and cosy to help your child to feel comfortable in their new environment – where play-based learning is utilised to develop children’s skills. Baby day care, toddler child care, preschool and vacation care are all available. Lifelong Learning Program educators are committed to instilling a love for learning that leads to resilience and growth. The centre is open from 6.00am – 6.00pm weekdays.

A 5 – 7 Martinez Avenue, West End

P 4728 6799

E thelakes@milestones.com.au

World of Learning Centres 

World of Learning Centres put focus on educating future generations and preparing them for school and beyond with a warm, welcoming, and age-appropriate environment – ensuring children can learn and play in a fun, caring setting. Programs are delivered by fully qualified teachers and there is also a focus on social-emotional development. Children aged 6 weeks to 6 years are welcome between 6.00am – 6.00pm weekdays.

A Thuringowa World of Learning, 412 – 414 Charles St, Kirwan P 4773 7155 E thuringowa@worldoflearning.com.au

A Lilliput World of Learning, 61 McLean Street, Gulliver P 4775 5832 E lilliput@worldoflearning.com.au 

F World of Learning

Miniversity 

Miniversity has a program based on the fact that children learn best by ‘doing’ and exploring their world by using all their senses. Play is encouraged where children learn to ask questions and work out their own answers. Children are encouraged to realise their personal best and get a sense of belonging in society. There are four separate rooms which each have a combination of educators. Children are separated into groups of infants from 6 weeks old, toddlers, kindy and pre-school up to 6 years old, and the centre is open from 7.00am – 6.00pm weekdays.

A 36 Ross River Rd, Mundingburra

P 4728 9299

E info@miniversity.com.au

F Miniversity 

Annandale Christian College Kindergarten

The Kindy is located adjacent to Annandale Christian College and is considered an integral part of the college. The program is flexible to support the needs and interests of the children, and this facilitates a smooth transition into Prep. The program runs for five days per fortnight and is planned through child interests and teaching goals. Children experiment and develop social skills, imagination, creativity and much more.

A 104 – 156 Yolanda Dr, Annandale

P 4725 2082

E enquiries@acc.qld.edu.au

F Annandale Christian College

Community Kids Heatley 

There is so much to discover in the spacious indoor and outdoor areas at this kindergarten including playgrounds and sandpits. Children will love to explore and play, inspiring their young minds. Families lives are made easier as breakfast and snacks, nappies, sunscreen, wipes, and fun extracurricular activities are all provided. There is a fantastic dance, music and sports program for the children to learn in a variety of ways. 

A 121 Charles St, Heatley

P 4725 5992

E heatley@communitykids.com.au

F Community Kids 

Amazing Grace Early Learning Centre 

Amazing Grace is a family owned centre providing high quality care and education for children aged 0 to 6 years. Each child’s individual strengths and interests are assessed to enhance their learning through the daily routines and “Holistic Excellence” program. 

Flexible routines are provided so that each child can transition into care, with the centre open 7.00am to 6.00pm weekdays. All meals, nappies and sunscreen are included in the daily fee. 

A 39 Ninth Ave, Railway Estate

P 4420 3074

E info@amazinggraceelc.com.au

F Amazing Grace Early Learning Centre Railway Estate 

Green Leaves Early Learning 

Green Leaves Early Learning centres are warm, large learning hubs that are designed to inspire curiosity and wonder in children. In addition to plenty of exploratory play, the centres provide age appropriate technology that helps prepare children for the digital world. Plus, parents can grab a coffee and get to know each other – building a support network with other families. 

A 15 Elphinstone Drive, Kirwan P 4766 9398 

A 2 Rockingham Drive, Burdell P 4766 9399 

F Green Leaves Early Learning 

C&K Kirwan Community Kindergarten 

This is a beautiful sessional Kindergarten offering places for children aged 3.5 – 4.5 years. The amazing purpose-built kindy is on Kirwan State School grounds. Discounted fees are available for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, Health Care Card and Veteran White Card holders. The kindy is run by university trained teachers and fully qualified educators who believe the environment is the third teacher and pride themselves on building wonderful connections. 

A 21 Burnda Street Kirwan

P 4723 4853

E kirwan@candk.asn.au

F C&K – The Creche & Kindergarten Association Limited 

Goodstart Early Learning Centre 

At Goodstart, they’re all about laying the foundation for a lifelong love of learning through exciting early learning experiences. They focus on the importance of early language and communication and they encourage children to take risks in a safe environment to build confidence and self-belief. Additionally, they help your child develop coordination, creative expression, communication skills and social awareness through dance, creative play and intentional and inspiring learning experiences. 

A 15 various locations in the Townsville region

P 1800 222 543

E enrolments@goodstart.org.au

F Goodstart Early Learning 

C&K Western Suburbs Kindergarten 

With one of the largest outdoor natural play spaces in Townsville, Western Suburbs Kindergarten is a well-recognised and respected Kindergarten that has a tradition of providing high quality education since 1966. Under shade from established trees, Western Suburbs Kindergarten is quiet, safe and convenient – yet right in the heart of Townsville. Western Suburbs Kindergarten provides the best possible start for your children from 3.5 to 4.5 years old. 

A 130 Wellington St, Aitkenvale

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P 4779 3434

E affiliatewesternsuburbs@candk.asn.au