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Our People

Our People

Our educators at Kids Academy Penrith are warm, friendly and fully qualified. They love working with children and deliver a range of learning experiences that provide a supportive and interesting environment for all children.

Meet our Centre Manager


Nicole Peterson

Years in childcare: 19 Years

Qualifications: Diploma of Children's Services

What makes you passionate about working in childcare? Building connections with families and children.

What is the funniest or most memorable moment you can share from working in childcare? There isn’t one defining moment for me but rather a collection of memorable moments. It’s when a parent thanks you for making their child’s transition to school journey one filled confidence. It’s when a baby holds their chubby little arms out to you at drop off and the look of relief and reassurance on their mum’s face. It’s when you walk into the toddler room and they all run to you and hug your legs. It’s those moments that remind us it’s why we do what we do.

Why do you believe your centre is an excellent choice for parents seeking the best childcare? Experienced and passionate educators, a company that is dedicated to building completely connected communities within our centre and for realising the potential in all our educators and children. Modern, spacious environments tailored to promote and encourage learning through play and discovery.