Quality Childcare and Preschool in Young

Your best choice in early education, childcare and Kindergarten.

Address

58 Thornhill Street, Young, NSW, 2594

Open Hours

Monday - Friday
6:30 am to 6:30 pm

Ages

0-5
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Early Learning Young

Welcome to Milestones Early Learning Young, quality child care in Young for ages 0-5.

Our passionate educators and teachers are trained and accredited in the Lifelong Learning Curriculum by Affinity Education Group, Australia’s leading provider of early education and child care.

Here at Milestones Early Learning Young, we pride ourselves on creating strong, positive bonds with children, and providing them with the individual care and attention that is essential in early education. We nurture a lifelong love of learning through a combination of play-based and intentional teaching experiences, which helps your child develop social connectivity, emotional confidence, foundational learning, and physical health and wellbeing.

Milestones Early Learning Young has a range of inspiring environments for children to explore. Our centre rooms are set up based on the children’s current level of development and their interests. Our centre also includes a spacious outdoor play area that encourages children to test their limits, build strength, and develop self-confidence.

Our days incorporate messy play experiences, allowing children to use their natural curiosity and engage their senses. Your child will be introduced to literacy and numeracy through fun learning games, and investigate science, technology and the arts. We also offer a range of health and wellbeing activities, and nurture a love of animals, nature and the environment.

Milestones Early Learning Young provides nutritionally balanced meals cooked daily by our onsite chef, an inclusion that is unique to Affinity Education Group child care centres. All nappies are included, plus you can stay connected with your child’s progress and receive updates about their day through our Storypark platform.

We know you’re busy and that deciding on child care and early education is a huge task. We are here to help you though! Our dedicated Family Support Team is available to answer any questions you may have about our programs, services, and subsidies available to your family.

Contact us today at 1800 24453 2273 or fill in our online form to book a tour of our Young child care centre, meet our team of experienced and caring educators, and learn more about the Milestones Early Learning’s difference.

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Our Lifelong Learning Curriculum Includes:

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    Language Lessons
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    Yoga
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    Sustainability
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    STEAM
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    Multi-sport
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    Performing Arts
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    School Readiness
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    Cooking

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Milestones Early Learning Centre Outdoor Playground for Kids

Outdoor Play Equipment

Outdoor play is an essential experience for young children as it plays a vital role in their physical, cognitive, social and emotional development.

Each Milestones Early Learning Centre features an exciting outdoor play area for children to explore, build confidence, and develop friendships. The outdoor play area is different at each Milestones centre, but all include a large playground, sandpit and space to run, jump, balance and climb.

Milestones Early Learning Centre Outdoor Playground for Kids
Our onsite cook prepares fresh meals for children daily

Meals Prepared Onsite

Each day our Centre Cooks prepare a wide variety of nutritious meals and purees onsite for the children and babies in our centres, taking the time to involve the children in meal preparation and healthy food education.

Creativity is essential when satisfying a number of young food critics every day, as is care, to ensure children's daily nutritional needs, and any individual cultural or dietary requirements are being met.

Note: A small number of our centres do not provide meals. The Centre Manager will let you know when you meet the team prior to enrolment though.

Our onsite cook prepares fresh meals for children daily
Affinity Expands Lifelong Learning Curriculum Through Partnership With Wandana Aboriginal Education

Reconciliation

We have partnered with Wandana Aboriginal Education to deliver a purpose-built Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural education program for children.

This unique program is an immersive cultural learning experience for all students and teachers, and includes weekly classroom activities, as well as an authentic Aboriginal handmade artefacts and education kit.

 

Affinity Expands Lifelong Learning Curriculum Through Partnership With Wandana Aboriginal Education
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Our Lifelong Learning Curriculum

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Healthy Beginnings

Babies aged 0-1 years

Your baby will start their lifelong learning journey in a safe, nurturing environment. Educators will:

  • Develop strong, positive bonds;
  • Encourage confidence to explore new surroundings;
  • Spark curiosity through sensory experiences; and
  • Establish helpful routines that support health and wellbeing.
Toddlers | Child Care for Children Aged 1-3 Years | Early Experiences

Early Experiences

Toddlers aged 1-3 years

Your toddler will enjoy an exciting environment in which to explore and experiment as their confidence and social skills emerge. Educators will:

  • Introduce literacy and numeracy through learning games;
  • Support self expression through language skills; and 
  • Develop social and friendship skills in group settings.
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School Readiness

Children aged 3-5 years

Your child will be given the very best start before they begin Primary School where they will delve into enquiry based project work, and literacy and numeracy programs. Educators will:

  • Guide self-awareness, self-help skills and socialisation;
  • Investigate literacy, mathematics, science, technology and the arts;
  • Stimulate creativity, deeper thinking and problem solving; and
  • Prepare children for classroom environments through play-based preschool and kindergarten programs.
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Meet out Centre Manager, Hayley Coddington

Years in Childcare: 20 years

Qualifications: Diploma

What makes you passionate about working in childcare? What makes you passionate about early childhood? I am so passionate about the future of Australia and that future includes children that we are teaching in our wonderful, small, home-like centre at milestones early learning Young. Every day I come in to work and see the children’s faces with big smiles, hear their laughter and the discussions that take place, either spontaneously or through our Educators intentional teaching and scaffolding, it is by all means the best start to the day! It is such a privilege to be a part of children’s early years and guide them from 6 weeks until they are ready to begin their primary school education at 6 years old. We as educators play such an important role in a child’s development and it gives them a head start for a lifelong love of learning.

Why do you believe your centre is an excellent choice for parents seeking the best childcare? Our centre is so different from most long day care’s in Young; it is a small (59 placed) centre that has been remodelled from and old giving it a homely feel. It is very open to providing opportunities for constant communication and discussions for educators and children alike. All educators are fully trained by government organisations and are passionate about their careers and the important roles they play in your children’s lives. At milestones we provide all meals ranging from morning tea to afternoon tea that are nutritionally based meals and super tasty. The educators find new idea’s to promote the love of learning for each child’s individual learning needs and use their interests and knowledge to do so. Our centre offers so much more and the best way to understand this is to come down and visit us! We always welcome walk throughs or booked tours and are proud to show everyone what our beautiful centre has to offer!

Fun fact about you? I love water skiing!

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Our Centre Gallery

Before you book a tour of our early learning centre and meet our wonderful team of educators, you can take a look at our rooms and environments below.

What our families say about us

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Milestones' onsite cook prepares fresh healthy meals daily for children

Fresh Healthy Meals

Milestones centres feature an onsite cook who prepares healthy meals for the children daily, including breakfast, lunch and several snacks throughout the day. The weekly menu can be found in your centre, and is also often published on Facebook (so be sure to follow your centre!).

Milestones' onsite cook prepares fresh healthy meals daily for children
Health, safety and wellbeing at Milestones

Health, Safety & Wellbeing

At Milestones Early Learning Centres, we believe that child safety is everyone’s responsibility. We are committed to upholding the safety, rights and wellbeing of all children and promote a culture of child safety with a zero-tolerance approach to child abuse and harm.

Health, safety and wellbeing at Milestones
Family participation and communication

Family Participation & Communication

Verbal face-to-face communication is important to us and helps to establish our relationship. Communication will also take the form of emails, newsletters, displays and notices in the centre and digital forums such as Facebook, SMS and Storypark.

Family participation and communication

Get in touch with one of our friendly team and start your journey with Milestones Early Learning Young