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Centred in a region that boasts over 240 primary schools, 48 secondary schools, 25 private schools, a range of selective and specialist schools, and range of vocational and tertiary institutions – including the University of Newcastle and Hunter Institute of Technology – Waterford’s location in the heart of the Hunter Region means that every keen mind has the chance to be challenged, nurtured and encouraged to turn dreams into reality.

Early Childcare

Waterford Early Childcare Centre

Opened in August 2015, the Waterford Early Childcare Centre caters for the formative needs of 82 children, ages 0-5 years with a focus on providing a safe, enjoyable, natural play environment where children learn, socialise and most importantly, have fun.
For further information, visit their website

St Nicholas Early Education Centre

Opened in September 2017, St Nicholas Early Education Centre is located next to St Aloysius Catholic Primary School and caters for 77 children. Their outdoor area has been designed to create challenging and diverse play opportunities for all ages.
To find out more, visit their website

Primary School

Waterford is home to one of the newest schools in the region: St. Aloysius Catholic School, which offers students from kindergarten to Year 6, the best in modern facilities and education. And with its central location close to the planned village centre, St Aloysius is within easy walking distance from every Waterford family.

Visit the St. Aloysius School website here

Senior School

Providing a smooth and familiar transition from primary to secondary school, Waterford’s newly-opened, co-ed St Bede’s Catholic College is located right next door to St Aloysius in the heart of Waterford, and educates Year 7 to Year 12 students, in new facilities.

Visit St Bede’s Catholic College

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