Tillys Play and Education Centre - Rutherford

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Mon-Fri 6:30AM - 6:30PM
71 Mustang Dr, Rutherford

Included in fees

Breakfast, Morning Tea, Lunch, Afternoon Tea

Education Programs

About Tillys Play and Education Centre - Rutherford

Tillys Play and Development Centres are privately owned child care centres owned and operated by Ron and Donna MacIntyre and their family. Donna and Ron MacIntyre currently own and operate Long Day Care Centres at Abermain, Bolwarra, Cardiff, Greta, Muswellbrook, Rutherford, Singleton and two at Waratah. Donna and Ron have also previously owned centres at Largs, Dungog, Mannering Park & Tamworth.

All our centres are Long Day Care Centres, open between 49 and 51 weeks of the year (except Public Holidays) with operating hours varying from 6.00am to 6.30pm.

The centres care for children between the ages of 0-12 years and are approved for between 28 and 174 children a day. Our centres at Greta, Bolwarra and Rutherford have separate OOSH care centres for between 30 and 60 children before and after school and vacation care.

All Tillys Play and Development Centres are licensed by the NSW Regulatory Authority, the Department of Education and Communities (DECS) and operate within the regulations of the Education and Care Services Regulations and the Education and Care Services National Law.

The centres also offer Child Care Subsidies (CCS) to eligible families and must abide by regulations set out by the Commonwealth Government.

All Tillys Play and Development Centres are rated by Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) under the National Quality Standard.

The approved provider and educators implement The Early Years Learning Framework and ‘My Time, Our Place’ the Framework for School Age Care into all aspects of Tillys Play and Development Centres Programs.

Tillys College of childcare was established in 2010 to raise the bar in the early childhood field of education. Tillys CCC is a unique training college as it is the only training college in the Hunter and Newcastle areas in which students study within a working childcare centre.

Availability & Fees

Age6wks - 12mths


$115.00 a day per child

Fees for Tillys Play and Education Centre - Rutherford may vary based on rebate availability. You may be eligible to a rebate of up to 85% of your childcare fees.

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Reviews for Tillys Play and Education Centre - Rutherford

Brie Lintonover 1 year ago

For anyone putting there child/children into care for the first time or moving from other centres or having some other difficulties surrounding childcare do not hesitate for one moment to call Tillys Rutherford . Brynna and all of her staff are nothing short of amazing ! I could not be happier ! My little one had a lot of trouble leaving me for the day and like wise for myself leaving her . But I receive photos and updates through out the day . I get a run down of her day at the end of every visit from her teacher which is amazing and so informative . 10000% would recommend to anyone I know .

Location of Tillys Play and Education Centre - Rutherford

71 Mustang Dr, Rutherford
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Rutherford suburb information

Rutherford is a suburb located in New South Wales. There are approximately 13 child care centres in Rutherford.

How much is child care in Rutherford? On average, the cost of child care in Rutherford is $117 per day. This breaks down to $117 per day for babies, $117 per day for toddlers and $115 per day for kindergarten.

Rutherford sits just below the national NQS Rating & the average rating of centres is «Meeting NQS».

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Centres near Tillys Play and Education Centre - Rutherford

There are 2 centres nearby that Toddle recommends, with Little Miracles Preschool and Long Day Care Rutherford being our top recommendation.