An outdoor oasis can be a hard thing to find in the CBD, but step into Elizabeth Street Early Learning Centre and you’ll find a sunny outdoor area filled with children exploring, playing and learning.
Centre Manager, Jessie Mar-Lavulo calls the space an “outdoor wonderland” that offers many opportunities and “potential for children’s learning” which is used on a daily basis – regardless of the weather. Read more
In exciting news for Guardian, every Sydney CBD early learning centre – with the exception of our brand new Barangaroo centre, which has yet to be assessed – is now Exceeding the National Quality Standard (NQS). Read more
Do you choose an early learning centre that’s close to home or close to work? It’s a debate that has plagued parents since the beginning of childcare history. While there are arguments for both sides, there’s nothing more exciting for a child than jumping on a bus and heading in to work with mum or dad. And, it turns out, there are several benefits for parents when it comes to choosing a city-based centre. Read more
This June, Sydney CBD childcare centre, Little Steps is turning five. And it’s not every day you turn half a decade so we are celebrating this momentous occasion with a Family Fun Day for all Guardian families, prospective families and friends on Saturday 17th June at Five Dock Park from 10am till 1pm. Read more
There are many benefits in having a childcare centre in the CBD. One such benefit is the seemingly endless options for exciting excursions. From trips to the nearby museum to visits to local businesses, every week presents something new for the children. Recently the children from Margaret Street took a walk to the park which was inspired by one of the books they had recently read. Educator, Joan Richardson, tells us about this excursion. Read more