Thomas Carlyle Children's Centre

As the only Council-run childcare centre in Ku-ring-gai, Thomas Carlyle Children's Centre in East Lindfield provides quality full day care for young children in a stimulating, safe and nurturing environment. It caters for children aged from 6 weeks to 5 years of age. All our staff are trained or currently studying. We currently have five Early Childhood Teachers, three Diploma Teachers and four Certificate III Educators.

Rated as ‘Exceeding’ in all Quality Areas

Thomas Carlyle Children's Centre has been rated as going above and beyond 'Exceeding' in all 7 Quality Areas against the Australian Children's Education & Care Quality Authority's National Quality Standards

How to enrol

To add your child to the waitlist please register below on My Family Lounge.



Once you have registered on My Family Lounge and to proceed your waitlist application, a $40 waitlist fee is required. View next steps.

Opening hours

Open Monday to Friday from 7.30am to 6pm for 51 weeks of the year. Closed between Christmas and New Year, as well as on all public holidays.


55 care places every day.

  • Nursery room 12 children aged 0-2 years.
  • Junior room 20 children aged 2-3 years.
  • Preschool room 23 children aged 3-5 years.


Email Thomas Carlyle Children's Centre or call 9424 0326.