A Few Words About Us

At MELC we understand that all families have unique needs - and we pride ourselves on catering for the individual needs of our children and their parents.  

We are all passionate about learning and ensuring we provide a fun and safe environment for all those in our care - babies, toddlers, preschoolers and 'big school' children.

MELC Philosophy

At Maraylya Early Learning Centre, we aim to provide a friendly, caring and educational environment for children, parents and staff.

We will achieve this aim by providing the following.


  • Safe, secure and welcoming
  • Stimulating for the children and promotes co-operation, creativity, investigation, independence, and decision making while building self confidence and self esteem.
  • Respectful and tolerant
  • Founded on honesty and integrity
  • Building awareness of sustainable practices

STAFF members who:

  • See their role as caregivers, educators and role models
  • Understand children, value their differences and enjoy their work
  • Continue to build and extend on their professional development
  • Support families by encouraging open, two-way communication
  • Plan and develop programs, observations and reflections based on the principals and outcomes of The Early Years Learning Framework
  • Incorporate play based learning and literacy and numeracy programs into all aspects of the children’s day
  • Incorporate Early Childhood Australia's Code of Ethics into daily practice


  • Children to explore and develop an understanding and respect of each other’s culture
  • The Centre to support the local community and develop positive working relationships
  • Families to contribute to all aspects of planning, policy review and decision making

What Our Clients Say About Us

Nicky, Annangrove

I am comfortable with the teachers, it's such a warm, caring environment.  

May 2017
Monica, Maraylya

I trust the staff and feel confident that my children are happy, safe and learning. 

Feb 2017
Jo, Pitt Town

We made the decision to move to MELC because of the Prep Program and the commitment staff have to children of all ages.

Jan 2017
Jessica, Riverstone

I feel confident that my child is ready for school and I am amazed at how much he knows! 

Dec 2016

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