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Little Zak's Academy Thornton

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Little Zak's Academy Childcare Centre & Preschool

Childcare Centre in Thornton

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    About Us

    Little Zak’s childcare centre in Thornton is equipped with a dedicated team of educators who provide early education to teach children social skills and engage them in fun and educational activities. We only employ qualified, highly experienced and trustworthy professionals to care for your child(ren).

    Our renowned childcare program focuses on improving children’s social skills, confidence and thinking ability before they start primary school. We believe in providing physical, mental, and emotional growth for our kids and design childcare programs according to their unique needs.

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    Why Little Zak's Thornton?


    • An experienced chef onsite 5 days a week
    • Quality educational program – valuing children’s and families’ voices
    • Natural and artificial aspects in both indoor and outdoor spaces
    • A passionate team of educators to enhance your child’s development and skills
    • Community library
    • Strong connections with children and their families


    • Nappies and wipes provided
    • Sunscreen supplied
    • All meals are provided including religious, allergy, intolerance or family values food options supplied
    • Newly renovated learning environments
    • Community garden


    • Outdoor Bike Track
    • Graduation and Christmas celebrations and gifts
    • Free birthday cake
    • Large outdoor learning environment
    • Enrolment pack – bag, hat and bottle
    • Orientation gift- Plush toy – breathing buddy and an activities booklet
    • Interactive experiences for children to care for and gain knowledge on animals – Chickens, Guinea pigs

    our Centre Director

    I’ve got 5 years of experience and spent 1.5 years working for Little Zak’s Academy at the Chisholm service. I have now transitioned into the centre director here at Thornton to share my passion and knowledge for the Little Zak’s Ways and Philosophy.

    Start Strong for Long Day Care 2023

    Little Zak’s Thornton preschool program is a recipient of funding under the NSW Department of Education’s ‘Start Strong for Long Day Care 2023’ Program.

    • Fee relief of $2110 per child for 2023
    • The child must be 4 years old on or before 31st July, 2023
    • 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

    We love the centre and the staff, we are so happy with the new director who has started. My children enjoy coming to school everyday.

    The facilities and staff at Little Zak’s are incredible. I feel at ease knowing my little one is in a safe environment, nurtured and happy in their care.

    Great environment and culture at Little Zak’s. Staff and director are so friendly and professional.