Helpful Resources

Starting preschool

From Australian parenting website, raising children starting Preschool

Starting preschool

NSW Department of education booklet on getting ready for preschool.

Welcome to preschool

This has been translated into 35 languages, to view these click the below link

Welcome to preschool – translated

Every child benefits

From NSW Government website – Education – Highlighting the importance of Early Childhood Education – Every child benefits

This video illustrate the diverse and valuable impact early childhood education can have on children, including the importance of learning through play.

Video link:

Transition to school

From NSW Government Education website- on how to support children in their Transition to Big school – Transition to school

Safety and Quality

All approved services in NSW are monitored, regulated, assessed and rated by the department to ensure children are kept safe and secure. Click the links below for more information on this.

Safety and quality

ACEQCA’s Starting Blocks External link website also contains factsheets for parents and families on:

Child Care Ratings


Tips for families on how to stay safe online

e-safety for parents

Good food guide

Tips on what to pack in a healthy lunch box

Balancing the lunchbox