Education and Care Services National Regulations

Early Childhood Education and Care Directorate

Department of Human Services

Australian Children’s Education & Quality Care Authority (ACEQCA)

Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF)

The National Quality Standard (NQS)

Recommended Minimum Exclusion Periods

Health Direct School Exclusion Periods

Childhood Vaccination Information


As part of our Funding Agreement with the NSW Department of Education, we have an obligation to ensure that information regarding vaccinations, including the childhood vaccines of the NSW Immunisation Schedule, is made available to parents and carers.

A link to the NSW Department of Health website which includes information on all vaccinations including Childhood Vaccination is here: On this page there is a link to the  “Save the Date to Vaccinate” Campaign where you can download an app to your smartphone to remind you, or you can print off your immunisation schedule.

“Starting Blocks” Website

Starting Blocks is a very comprehensive website all about Early Childhood Education & Care created by the Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA)

Links to local schools:

Pennant Hills Public School :

St Agatha’s Catholic Primary School :

Thornleigh West Public School :

West Pennant Hills Public School :

Normanhurst West Public School :

The Resilience Centre, Epping

Psychologists and information about resilience.

Dr Kristy Goodwin – Technology and Children

First Aid E-Book

Download a copy of an up to date First Aid e-book here :

First Aid Survival E-book

Safe Sleeping Guidelines for babies:

Child Safety Online E-book