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Little Zak's Academy Shellharbour

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Little Zak's Academy Childcare Centre & Preschool

Childcare Centre in Shellharbour

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    About Us

    Little Zak’s childcare centre in Shellharbour is equipped with a dedicated team of educators who provide early education to teach kids good manners and engage them in fun activities. We only employ qualified, highly experienced and trustworthy professionals you can trust your kids with.

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    Why Little Zak's Shellharbour?


    • Bachelor Qualified Teachers
    • Sustainability Gardens
    • Diverse, Allergy Aware Menu
    • Reading Eggs
    • Proud sponsor of Tomma the Hawk
    • Proud sponsor of Shellharbour life saving club
    • Split level, providing designated learning spaces for age groups


    • Nappies, Wipes, Sunscreen
    • All Meals Provided including Snacks
    • Plenty of On-Site Parking
    • Open Door Policy for Families
    • Amazing location in heart of Shellharbour, providing easy access for local residents and businesses


    • Regular Themed Celebrations
    • 2 Spacious outdoor areas for 0-2 and 2-5 ages
    • Program for prep school aged children
    • Free Birthday Cake and Party
    • Enrolment Starter Pack (Backpack, Hat and Bottle)

    Meet LAURA DELL,
    our Centre Director

    16 years of experience in the field, with a Diploma of Early Childhood and Care.

    Start Strong for Long Day Care 2024

    Start Strong Preschool 2024

    Little Zak’s Shellharbour preschool program is a recipient of funding under the NSW Department of Education’s ‘Start Strong for Long Day Care 2024’ Program.

    • Fee relief of up to $2110 per child for children aged 4 and above, and up to $500 per year in fee relief for children aged 3.
      • To be eligible for 4YO+ Program Payment and 4YO+ Fee Relief Payment funding under Start Strong, a child will need to be the age of 4 years old on, or before, 31 July 2024 (the child’s birthdate must be on, or before, 31 July 2020)
      • To be eligible for 3YO Program Trial Payment and 3YO Fee Relief Trial Payment funding under Start Strong, a child will need to be the age of 3 years old and not yet 4 years old on, or before 31 July in 2024 (the child’s birthdate must be on, or between, 1 August 2020 to 31 July 2021)
    • Families are required to fill the ‘Families Declaration Form’ to receive the relief. (Available at the service)
    • Relief is calculated weekly based on the number of weeks the service is open.
    • Families that do not receive CCS are eligible for the program.
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    Happy Parents

    Really happy with Little Zak’s – the staff are absolutely wonderful, the rooms are fantastic, clean and very well put together and my little person loves the outdoor area. It’s second to none and I highly recommend. It was hard putting my only child into care but they are excellent and I cannot fault them! Keep it up guys – really happy to be a part of this centre.

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