About Us

We operate 50 weeks of the year from Monday to Friday, between 7.00am and 6.00pm.


We close for a two-week period over the Christmas period and public holidays during the year.

Our Broadmeadow centre provides care and education for up to 78 children aged from 6 weeks to 5 years.

Broadmeadow

Age Groups

Ragged Blossoms

For children aged 3-5 years:

Anne - Diploma of Teaching (Early Childhood) (Part time: Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday)


Brooke - Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) (Part time: Monday & Friday)


Michelle - Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)


Sharelle - Diploma in Early Childhood Education & Care


Natasha - Diploma in Early Childhood Education & Care

    • Focused on learning in a social context to promote holistic development in readiness for the school years.


    • A balance between child-centred exploration, play-based learning, intentional teaching (educator-led activities) and sustained shared thinking.


    • An environment that is inclusive and promotes a sense of belonging, agency and independence.


    • We actively promote children’s learning through meaningful and challenging learning environments and interactions to foster high-level thinking skills.

Our Ragged Blossoms educators:

Ragged Blossoms

For children aged 3-5 years:

Snuggle Pots

For children aged 2-3 years

Brooke - Diploma in Early Childhood Education & Care


Lisa - Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)


Jessica - Working towards Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care (also works with Cuddlepies)


    • Our Snugglepots children are encouraged to explore, play and discover as they learn to interact with care, empathy and respect.


    • We cater for different learning capacities and learning styles through flexible, open-ended learning environments that promote curiosity, cooperation and persistence.


    • Children develop their emerging autonomy, inter-dependence, resilience and sense of agency as they take increasing responsibility for themselves, their health, and hygiene and begin to explore their world more independently.

Our Snuggle Pots educators:

Snuggle Pots

For children aged 2-3 years

Cuddlepies

For children aged 2-3 years

Georgina - Diploma in Early Education and Care


Katelyn - Working towards Diploma in Early Childhood Education & Care


Taylor - Working towards Diploma in Early Childhood Education & Care


Jessica - Working towards Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care (also works with Snugglepots)

    • Our Cuddlepies children are encouraged to explore, play and discover as they learn to interact with care, empathy and respect.


    • We cater for different learning capacities and learning styles through flexible, open-ended learning environments that promote curiosity, cooperation and persistence.


    • Children develop their emerging autonomy, inter-dependence, resilience and sense of agency as they take increasing responsibility for themselves, their health, and hygiene and begin to explore their world more independently.


Our Cuddlepies educators:

Cuddlepies

For children aged 2-3 years

Cupids

For children aged 12-24 months

Katrina - Diploma in Early Education and Care


Isabella - Working towards Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care


    • A safe and secure environment for children growing in linguistic and physical independence


    • A supportive environment for the achievement of key developmental milestones


    • Frequent outdoor play to encourage exploration, curiosity, risk taking and physical growth.


    • A place where self-identity and belonging begins to emerge creating confident and involved learners.

Our Cupids educators:

Cupids

For children aged 12-24 months

Cherubs

For children aged 6 weeks-12 months

Jasmine - Diploma in Early Education and Care


Jessica - Diploma in Early Childhood Education & Care


Sabrina - Working towards Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care


    • An inviting and flexible early learning and care environment for infants


    • A warm and caring environment is provided to ensure each individual daily routine is supported, just as it would be in the home environment


    • A wide variety of activities for early development milestones in a sensory rich environment


    • Comfort, care and nurturing is primary to encourage secondary attachment with our educators provides warm, trusting relationships, predictable and safe environments creating a sense of comfort and belonging.

Our Cherubs educators:

Cherubs

For children aged 6 weeks-12 months

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The Little Unicorn on Honeysuckle

Early Education & Preschool Centre


24 Honeysuckle Drive
Newcastle NSW


+61 2 4929 4451


Monday to Friday
7.30am–6.30pm

Early Education & Preschool Centre


78–82 Brunker Road
Broadmeadow NSW


+61 2 4962 1788


Monday to Friday
7.00am–6.00pm

The Little Unicorn Broadmeadow