Child Care and Preschool for families in Putney and Ryde

Quality early childhood education and child care provides the foundation for learning for life.
Let your child’s learning story begin with us

Customised Daily Routines

Story House Early Learning Putney provides customised daily routines to suit each child

Child Oriented Curriculum

Story House Early Learning Putney provides child orientated curriculum is that is based on family and child input.

Family Involvement

We encourage involvement with all aspects of our service including parent helpers within the service.

Safe Environments

We have a safe and friendly atmosphere where children are welcomed as individuals and feel a sense of belonging.

Nutritional Meals

Our healthy and nutritional menu considers cultures and dietary requirements of each child.
  • Quality educational programs
  • Preschool readiness program
  • Local incursions and excursions
  • Mandarin, cultural dance and sports classes
  • Two large playgrounds; 1 that caters for 0-2 years and 1 that is split level that caters for our 2-5/6year group, along with an extra level that has garden beds
  • Freshly cooked, healthy and nutritious meals provided daily by our service chef. Our produce is supplied by our community butcher and fresh fruit and vegetable shop.

Tailored Learning and Curriculum for each age group

Baby Nursery at Story House Putney


We partner with you to provide a safe, quality, family-centred learning environment where every child is respected and nurtured. We continually develop our skills and explore new ways to enrich your child’s early learning experience.

Toddler child care at Story House Putney


Indoor and outdoor play based experiences are an integral part of our program. Educators plan a diverse range of experiences to create opportunities for your child in both structured and spontaneous play.

Early Preschool age group at Story House Putney


Our programs are inspired by the wisdom and teachings of early childhood theorists and the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF), and aim to develop children’s emotional, social and cognitive intelligence.

Preschool at Story House Putney


The Pre-School curriculum continues to emphasise play based learning, however offers additional intentional learning times where the focus is on literacy and numeracy, socialisation, self-regulation and independence.

Meet Our Service Manager Kathryn Mikan

What led you to a career in the childcare industry?
I have always taken an interest in caring for others, especially young children. I started off being a casual babysitter before becoming a nanny which then led me to further my skill set by completing my Diploma in Early Childhood. Whilst studying I worked part time and then full time as this allowed me to put my training and knowledge into practice. I have always had a passion to work with children, to watch them learn, develop and grow is what makes my job so rewarding.

What are your favourite memories within the workspace?
Meeting the new families as their children begin their learning journey. Watching the educators as they prepare and set up there rooms for the year.

Who Inspires you and why?
My inspiration comes from my husband, my family, my friends, my co workers, the families and of course the children. They push me to always do my best as I continue to grow and develop more knowledge within the industry.

Story House Putney Child Care Centre Manager

What are you passionate about?
The children – The moment by moment interactions with children that make them feel loved and cared for and help develop who they become. Educators –  Watching them focus on the individuality of each child and watching them make each child and each other feel like they belong. Families – Chatting and endless open communication about there child/children along with feedback

What type of leadership style do you have?
Hands on- Being motivated and always happy to help out and lend a hand (even if that means changing a dirty nappy). Efficiency: Always on time Task oriented: Always making sure tasks are completed efficiently

What makes your service such an amazing service?
Families, Educators, Community and most importantly the children and being able to make a difference in every child’s growth and development Having the support system from head office which allows me a a service manager to make decisions and always know that there is support.

What are your goals for the service over the next 12 months?
Continuing to work hard and gain more knowledge and experience as a service manager. Always maintain the communication with families and educators and for them to know that they can come to me for anything. Continue to try different approaches for family feedback . To have continuous good quality relationships with educators. Gain more community involvement.

Latest News from Story House Putney

Comprehensive early childhood programs for Growing Children

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We offer a comprehensive health and wellbeing program that includes regular dental, hearing and eye sight assessments and talks by qualified professionals.

Our aim is to provide a secure and happy environment where children can develop their intellectual, social, emotional, physical, and language skills to become competent and confident individuals. And for you to feel safe knowing that your child is receiving the best possible care.

Where To Find Us

Story House Early Learning Putney is situated in the heart of Putney village, nearby local shops and primary schools. And conventiently located to families living in Ryde, Gladesville, and Tennyson Point, with an on-site drop-off and pick-up zone that makes accessing the centre safe and easy.

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79 Charles Street Putney NSW
  02 9808 5288  | [email protected]
Open  Monday to Friday 7.00am to 6.00pm

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