Preschools

Preschools

Council has a number of Preschools. Find Centres via our list of suburbs above and then click on the Centre name for details. St Marys Children's Centre also offers occasional care.

Cambridge Gardens

Rainbow Cottage Preschool

30 Trinity Drive
4732 7844
8.45am - 3pm (including school holidays)
View more details on the Childcare Centres page.

Cranebrook (North)

Grays Lane Preschool

96-98 Grays Lane
4732 7844
8.45am - 3pm (including school holidays)
View more details on the Childcare Centres page.

Penrith (South)

Tandara Preschool

217 Evan Street
4732 7844
9am - 3pm (closed during school holidays)
View more details on the Childcare Centres page.

St Clair

Gumbirra Preschool

97a Cook Parade
4732 7844
8.45am - 3pm (including school holidays)
View more details on the Childcare Centres page.

St Marys

St Marys Preschool and St Marys Occasional Care

7 Collins Street
4732 7844
8.30am - 4pm (closed during school holidays)
Occasional Care (48 weeks per year): 8.30am - 4pm (including school holidays)
View more details on the Childcare Centres page.

Centralised waiting list

Apply to enrol your child in one of our Long Day Care, Preschool, or Out of School Hours (Before and After School Care), Vacation Care or Occasional Care services.

Applying for a Waiting List

Follow the steps below to apply and add your child to a waiting list:

  1. Call the Department of Human Services on 136 150 or visit the Human Services Child Care Benefit website and register for Child Care Benefit / Child Care Rebate.
  2. Click on the relevant centre in the list below that you want to apply for. This will open an application form in a new window.
  3. Follow the prompts and answer the questions
  4. Press the Submit button when complete

A Children's Services Clerical team member will be in contact once a position becomes available.

Please repeat the steps if applying for multiple sites and/or multiple children.

In January and July we will be sending a confirmation letter for you to respond to within the designated time frame acknowledgeing if you would like to remain on the waiting list and that your details are current.

Please contact the administration team if you have any questions on:

Phone: 02 4732 7844
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Facebook: Children's Services' Facebook page

Waitlist application forms

As an alternative to applying online on one of the above links you can download and complete the Centralised Wait List Form. Note: Before completing the form below please call the Department of Human Services on 136 150 to ascertain your Child Care Benefit and Child Care Rebate details.

Send your completed form to: Children's Services, Penrith City Council, PO Box 60, PENRITH NSW 2751.

Call our Children's Services Hotline 4732 7844 for information about how we can help you, including:

  • vacancies
  • fees
  • specialised support services
  • hours of services
  • vacation care bookings
  • upcoming activities

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