Victoria Street Childrens Centre

About Us

Parkes child & day care centre near me - childcare, daycare, preschool and kindergarten

Nurture One Victoria Street Children’s Centre in Parkes is conveniently open from 7am to 6pm for busy working families and also provides Before and After School Care and Vacation Care Programs for school aged children to 12 years.

We provide nutritious meals daily including morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea as well as nappies, and our outdoor playscapes encourages interaction and growth through different experiences and encourages natural environments and sustainability.

We strongly believe in the benefits of play-based learning and our experienced and qualified educators provide programs based on the Early Years Learning Framework. We offer a specialised School Readiness program taught by a bachelor qualified teacher, aimed at preparing children for school and beyond.

We value the interaction of families with their children, and family involvement is always welcome at our centre. Nurturing our children and helping them to grow and learn during their time with us is what we really love doing and is why our centre is such a happy place.

Thank you for taking the time to learn more about our centre. We look forward to meeting you!


Our childcare centre proudly offers a kindergarten/preschool program to ensure your child is supported for their transition to school every step of the way. With a focus on language, literacy, numeracy, social skills and more your child will become school ready.

Meet the Centre Manager

Katherine Jones

What is your name?

Katherine Jones.

How long have you been working in early education?

16 years.

What is your favourite part of working at the centre?

Watching children grow and achieve their best.

What qualifications do you hold?

  • Diploma and working towards my Bachelor of 0 – 5 years
  • First Aid
  • Child Protection
  • Nominated Supervisor
  • Forest School – Level 3 Teacher

What are you most passionate about?

Ensuring that a suitable program based on an approved learning framework is delivered to all children.

What are you most proud of at your centre?

We are building a strong team moving forward. The way the educators interact with children and working on success

What is your favourite inspirational quote?

“Never give up keep trying”.

What inspired you to become an educator?

Making a difference in young people’s lives.

What values are most important to you in your team members?

To always be inspired and learn.

What is your philosophy about educating children?

I believe every child needs to grow and feel appreciated.

What makes your team/centre special?

Working together to build a better live for young people and offering direction in a positive way.

As a child what did you want to be when you grew up?

A Police Officer.

What is one of your hobbies?

Horses and animals.

What message would you like to tell parents considering your centre?

The aim of the EYLF is to extend and enrich children’s learning from birth to twelve years and through the transition to school. It assists educators to provide young children with opportunities to maximize their learning potential and to establish the fundamental basis for future success in learning.



Our centre provides care for the following age groups:

Joeys Wombats Koalas
6 weeks – 2 years 2 years – 3.5 years 3.5 years – 5 years
6 years – 12 years 6 years – 12 years


Our service provides the following facilities:

  • Nappies included
  • Breakfast
  • Morning tea
  • Lunch
  • Afternoon tea
  • Other meals – late snack/fruit available
  • Sustainability program
  • Veggie garden
  • On-site parking
  • Before School hours 7am to 9am
  • After School Care hours from 2:30 pm to 6:00 pm
  • Vacation Care hours from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Education and care for school aged children to 12 years
  • Assistance with homework provided
  • Local excursions & community visits
  • Extra-curricular activities 
  • SMART Interactive Whiteboard
  • In-house cook
  • Halal meal options
  • Fully air-conditioned
  • Large, natural play environments
  • Water Play area
  • Early Childhood Teacher
  • Government Approved Kindergarten program
  • KindyNow – an app related to your child’s bookings within our centre
  • Kindyhub – a parent communication app that connects families with their children’s progression, development and daily learning

Vacation Care

Our centre also offers a vacation care program for children from 5-12 years old. We make life easier for our parents with extended operating hours and affordable fees. Our vacation care programs has a variety of activities with a focus on fun and learning! Your child will have endless amounts of fun with a mix of in-centre activities, indoor and outdoor play and visits to the community. Don’t miss out on a spot in our vacation care this coming holiday, Enquire today!

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Reviews and Testimonials

See what some of our parents say about our centres:

“Lovely, caring staff = happy child wanting to go to school each week = very happy mum & dad. Great child care facility.”

– Sally


“The educators at Victoria Street always make my children feel welcome. It is a clean friendly and inviting centre, I wouldn’t send my children anywhere else.”

– Maryann


“Always happy and friendly. My child loves it.”

– Sarah

Enquire Now

We’d love to welcome you to one of our NurtureOne Childcare and Early Education centres. If you would like to register your interest in a place at Victoria Street Childrens Centre, please fill out the form below. One of our educators will then be in touch to discuss your needs.

Please note: filling in this form does not guarantee a place. We recommend visiting a centre for a tour and meeting our friendly educators.