Guardian Childcare & Education Freshwater

(Formerly Blueys Treehouse)

Every day is an opportunity for discovery and growth at Guardian Childcare & Education Freshwater (formerly Blueys Treehouse), which is rated exceeding in the National Quality Standard. The Centre is in an ideal location for families living in many northern beaches suburbs, including Freshwater, Queensclilff, North Manly, Manly Vale and Fairlight.

With a range of exciting, resource-rich environments – including beach-themed outdoor spaces – children are encouraged to explore and learn at Guardian Freshwater. The light-filled and spacious Centre also has non-stinging bees, worm farms, a boat, alfresco dining areas, and a range of age-specific ateliers.

Read this review of Guardian Freshwater from Northern Beaches Mums: “The transparency between educators and parents is important, so they use an app called StoryPark. It enables the Centre to provide real time updates to parents, which is important for the parents but also supports open communication between the educators and the parents. The focus is on providing children with plenty of opportunities and set them up for a lifelong love of learning.

Guardian Freshwater also offers a leading Preschool Program, led by Teachers with specialist early learning university degrees – giving your child the full benefits of a daily learning program while you are supported with the longer care hours we provide.

The community-minded team of Educators have been with the Centre for many years, and we’re proud to have a culturally diverse team who celebrate a variety of cultures and holidays. Children get out and about on excursions, so we have a great connection with the surrounding community. We have wonderful relationships with our local businesses, who always offer their support and donations for any events and fundraisers we organise.

Our on-site cooks prepare five nutritionally balanced meals using seasonal ingredients every day. To further explore food at the Centre, our community-focused Educators host cooking classes for the children to get involved in to enhance their understanding of good nutrition.

Begin the adventure at Guardian Freshwater 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 7:30am to 6:00pm
Monday to Friday

Fee Information

Age Group Daily Fee
Less Than 2 Year $187.50*
Between 2 - 3 Years $170.50*
More than 3 years $158.50*

*Price before the government rebate. To calculate what Child Care Subsidy you might get back use the calculator shown below:

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Good to Know - What to Bring

What we Provide

  • Nappies
  • All meals (breakfast, MT, lunch, AT & late snack)
  • Bed linen

What to Bring

  • Formula
  • Nappy cream
  • Hats
  • Water bottles

Learn More About Our Centre

At Guardian Childcare & Education Freshwater, we provide morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and a late snack to help keep active bodies nourished and fuelled. Fresh fruit and water is available throughout the day and our experienced cook provides a hot, nutritionally balanced lunch daily using herbs picked by the children from our herb garden. Rest assured we are a nut free centre and we cater to individual requirements including allergies and cultural or religious preferences.

We believe in preparing children, not only for formal schooling, but for life. Through providing children with plenty of opportunities for exploration, discovery and meaningful play-based experiences, we spark imaginations, ignite curiosity and set them up for a lifelong love of learning.

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.

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