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Children First – Balmoral Street Preschool and Occasional Care

Preschool for 3-5 year olds | Occasional Care for 0-5 year olds | 8am – 4pm | Blacktown

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Balmoral Street Preschool and Occasional Care is a nurturing and stimulating environment where every child is encouraged to learn and have fun. We cater for 60 Preschool children and 10 Occasional Care places each day, welcoming children from diverse backgrounds and of all abilities. 

Our prime location in the heart of the Blacktown CBD means we’re close to shops, TAFE and public transport. 

Children are provided with amazing opportunities for exploration and discovery in our adventurous outdoor play spaces and fun playroom environments.

Our large outdoor adventure playground gives children the chance to explore our natural environment and work together in social play. 

Each indoor playroom inspires creativity in a fun learning environment. Our friendly and qualified educators encourage all children in play-based learning using the ‘Early Years Learning Framework’, giving your child a great start to their education. 

We pride ourselves on creating a welcoming home-away-from-home that is fun, caring, safe and secure.

Children First values family input so be assured, you are as important to us as your children are. Come on in and see for yourself how we can assist you and your child through this amazing time of life.

Preschool or Occasional Care - which is right for you?


  • Available for children aged 3-5 years
  • School readiness program
  • 2 large, dedicated Preschool rooms
  • No charge for public holidays
  • Permanently secure the days you require 
  • Build your child’s social, physical and creative development

Benefits of Occasional Care:

  • For children aged 6 weeks to 5 years
  • Flexible child care to suit you
  • Pay by the hour – book only the time you need
  • Perfect for parents who study or shifts cross over
  • Convenient for attending an appointment or shopping
  • Will also build your child’s social, physical and creative development


Preschool Program
3-5 year olds

Occasional Care
6 weeks to 5 years

Free Public Holidays

Early Years Learning Framework

Inspiring Playrooms

Huge Adventure Playground

Convenient Location

Suncream provided

Margaret, Centre Manager, Children First Alpha and Balmoral Street Preschool, Blacktown

Margaret Vassallo, Centre Manager

I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself as the Centre Manager of both Children First Alpha Street Preschool and Balmoral Street Preschool and Occasional Care.

I’m passionate about being part of children’s early learning experiences and love getting to know all our children and working in partnership with their families.

The early years form such a critical period in a child’s life where foundations are laid for the future and our Educators provide you and your child with a wonderful and memorable time that you can look back on fondly for years to come.

I love popping into the rooms and seeing the children’s wonderful creations, especially art or construction. Sometimes they come up with such wonderful ideas that I could never imagine myself. I don’t mind an impromptu dance with the children either! I definitely connect with this age group the most and love the way everything is new and wonderful to young children.

I encourage an open-door policy and welcome you to come chat, share feedback or suggestions with me or your child’s educator at any time.

I look forward to welcoming you to Children First and seeing your child reach their full potential with us.

Get in Touch

Visit us at 24-26 Balmoral Street, Blacktown
(opposite Westpoint)

Phone: (02) 9831 5066 
Email: [email protected]
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Children First acknowledges the traditional custodians and their continued connections to Country and culture throughout Australia.
We pay our respect to these diverse communities and to Elders both past and present.

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