Garden Street Early Learning Centre

Every day is an opportunity for discovery and growth at Garden Street Early Learning Centre, which is rated exceeding in the National Quality Standard. With a range of exciting, resource-rich environments including vegetable gardens, a water pump, creek bed, natural play structures and a range of age-specific ateliers, children are encouraged to explore and learn.

The light-filled and spacious centre has a mix of indoor and outdoor learning environments where the exciting programs and practices comes to life. In addition to hosting a range of visitors throughout the year, the children go on regular excursions out into the community and love going our sister centre, Maroubra Early Learning Centre.

Our on-site cook prepares five nutritionally balanced meals using seasonal ingredients every day. With an open-plan setting, the kitchen is the hub of our centre. Children are able to interact and watch the chef cook all meals, which enhances their understanding of good nutrition.

Begin the adventure at Guardian today by booking a tour to explore the centre, chat with our team of Educators and learn more about our high-quality curriculum.

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Rhythm of The Day

With endless possibilities, there’s never a dull moment at Guardian and no two days are the same. Here’s what a day at Guardian might look like. Please note, this will vary depending on centre opening hours.

Helpful Information

Opening Hours

Open 7:00am to 6:00pm
Monday to Friday

Good to Know - What to Bring

What we Provide

  • Centre Hats
  • Sunscreen
  • Five nutritionally balanced meals including: breakfast, Lunch, Morning and Afternoon Tea and a late snack at the end of the day
  • Nappies and Wipes
  • Bibs
  • Fitted Cot sheets
  • Blanket
  • Cot Top Sheet
  • Fitted Toddler Bed Sheet
  • Toddler Top Sheet
  • Formula of your choice
  • Bottles (Avent is the brand in which we use)
  • Sudocream

What to Bring

  • Spare change of clothing
  • School Bag
  • Comforter (eg. Soother, Teddy etc)

Our Educators

Our team of Educators are committed and passionate about ensuring your child will be safe, nurtured and cared for every day. At Guardian, children are encouraged to engage in interest-led play that creates learning and meaningful experiences.

Our Educators seek to optimise diverse learning opportunities and implement the Curriculum as framed by the Early Years Learning Framework.

You and Your Child

All Guardian Centres provide a Centre-to-Family communication platform so families can maintain contact with their children’s experiences through photos, stories and learning outcomes.

Our Centres use Storypark and each family is provided with a secure login to access on their computers, mobiles or apps.

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Caring for the environment is a big passion for a lot of our children, and they enjoy taking on outdoor responsibilities like watering the plants and tending to the garden. They take pride in watching things grow, and this helps to create a feeling of responsibility and belonging.

Our wonderful cook makes nutritious, home-style meals, using fresh ingredients from the garden where possible. The children love visiting the kitchen to watch the cook in action! Our menu has been reviewed by Nutrition Australia, which ensures all the daily requirements are being met. Bake sales are always a fun experience, with all proceeds going directly to the Starlight Foundation.

We believe in treating children as individuals, and encourage them to create their own learning experiences under the guidance of our friendly and engaging educators. Open communication helps to build strong relationships with families, and this begins before your child’s first day. New families are encouraged to attend orientation prior to the start date in order to meet our team and become familiar with the centre.

Once in our care, our open door policy means you are always welcome to come and visit your child. There are many opportunities to see the learning that takes place each day, and you can also book discussion times with an educator to develop shared goals for your child.

To find out more about what we have to offer, please contact our friendly team.

Begin the Adventure at Guardian

To explore the centre, chat with our team of Educators and learn more about our high-quality curriculum, book a tour now.