Welcome to Young Phoenix Academy

Young Phoenix Academy is a state-of-the-art early learning centre in Menai that educates and cares for children aged six weeks to six years.

Our approach to early education focuses on supporting children’s social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development to give your child the best start.

Through our innovative Ignite Curriculum, purpose-built learning spaces, and a focus on supportive relationships between educators and families, we provide children with the ideal environment to achieve their potential.

Our Menai Childcare Centre operates long day care hours from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm on Monday to Friday at 591 Old Illawarra Road, Menai NSW 2234. To learn more about our Menai Childcare Centre, enquire today.

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Our Menai Childcare Centre Offers

Young Phoenix Academy provides children with the ideal learning environment. We are open 7:30 am – 6:00 pm Monday to Friday. Enrol and commence before July 1, 2022 to receive your first FOUR WEEKS OF CHILDCARE FREE!

Innovative Ignite Curriculum

Nutritious Catered Meals

Outstanding Facilities

School Readiness

StoryPark Family App

Nurturing Educators

Our Education Programs

Young Phoenix Academy offers dynamic education programs for infants, toddlers and preschoolers aged six weeks to six years. Our programs positively support children’s social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development.


Nursery Program

Our Nursery Program provides babies with a nurturing environment where they learn through movement, sensory exploration, and caring relationships with our team. Our daily fees are $110 before the Child Care Subsidy (CCS is applied).


Toddler Program

Our Toddler Program encourages curiosity, sensory exploration, independence, creativity, problem-solving, and social skills as a foundation for future learning. Our daily fees are $105 before the Child Care Subsidy (CCS is applied).


Preschool Program

Our Preschool Program prepares children with the foundational knowledge and skills that will support them in making a successful transition to school. Our daily fees are $100 before the Child Care Subsidy (CCS is applied).

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Our Menai Childcare Centre features six well-resourced classrooms and four adventurous outdoor play areas. Each age group has their own indoor and outdoor learning space specifically designed to suit their needs and interests.

Your First Four Weeks Are FREE!

Young Phoenix Academy is currently offering new families FOUR WEEKS FREE CHILDCARE! This offer applies to new families who enrol and commence before July 1, 2022. Click the button below to learn more about our terms and conditions.

Our Ignite Curriculum

Our Ignite Curriculum is based on the Early Years Learning Framework and focuses on Identity, Wellbeing, Relationships, Learning, and Communication. Our goal is to nurture children’s learning confidence as the foundation for life-long learning.

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We provide children with meaningful ways to develop a strong sense of identity as the foundation for positive self-esteem and learning confidence.


Children learn about their connection and contribution to our world by exploring diversity, culture, community groups, sustainability, and fairness.


We encourage children to participate in daily movement and wellbeing activities to promote physical development and healthy lifestyle choices.


We provide children with meaningful learning experiences to develop foundational knowledge and skills through play, projects, and intentional teaching.


Children develop communication skills through reading, expression, investigating ideas, and developing an understanding of signs, symbols, and patterns.


Through art, craft, role play, dress ups, and drama children develop their confidence, creativity, and individuality.

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We would love to hear from you to learn more about your family’s early education and childcare needs. We look forward to becoming your child care provider!

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