"Although I teach children everyday, I really feel like I’m the one learning from them."
Guardian Childcare & Education Maroubra East is rated as exceeding in the National Quality Standard. Our approach to high-quality education and care is a great choice for local families in and around Mascot, Botany, Kingsford, Randwick and Coogee.
With a range of exciting, resource-rich environments, Guardian Maroubra East is a spacious and light filled Centre where children are encouraged to explore and learn in their own unique way. The Centre features vegetable gardens, a worm farm, a newly refurbished nursery and a range of age-specific play areas where our exciting programs come to life.
These programs include a leading Preschool Program for those older children preparing for the transition to primary school, led by university-qualified teachers.
Our on-site chef, Rebecca, prepares five nutritionally balanced meals using seasonal ingredients every day. Rebecca has a Certificate III in Childcare as well, which allows her to bond with the children both in the kitchen and in the wider Centre. Rebecca hosts cooking classes for the children which helps to extend their knowledge of nutrition and encourages them to try new foods and flavours. The children enjoy their meals either indoors or outside under the trees whilst socialising with their friends and educators.
At Guardian Maroubra East we get out and about on regular excursions, so we have a great connection with the surrounding community. We visit the local nursing home, St Brigid’s Green, to visit the elderly residents every month. The children adore this experience and it brings so much joy to everyone involved.
Begin the adventure at Guardian Maroubra East today by booking a tour or speaking to one of our friendly team.Read More
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.
Handover time with children, families and our friendly Educators. There’s a chance to share what’s important for the day and any news from home.
Breakfast time where families are welcome to stay and enjoy breakfast with the children.
An opportunity to play and discover with open-plan play in family groups and multi-age groupings.
Planned experiences. This is where the Guardian difference comes to life. Alongside our Educators your child’s exploration leads to learnings in numeracy, literacy, language, critical thinking, problem solving, leadership, social skills, technology, creative arts and much more.
An opportunity for children to come together for a healthy snack, often they help prepare their food alongside our carers and cook.
Individually tailored to your child’s needs and curiosity the planned experiences continue, this includes both indoor and outdoor programs.
Another nutritious meal expertly prepared by our cook. Families are invited to join the children for meals and excursions if they wish.
If your child wants to, or needs to sleep, it’s time to rest and recharge. For children who don’t need to rest the planned experiences continue, in most cases outdoors.
Another chance for the children to come together and re-fuel in small groups or with siblings. There is also an opportunity to rest or play together and reflect on the day.
As you arrive to pick up your child, there’s a chance to speak with our Educators and share news about the day. Our Storypark App also allows you to stay in touch 24/7 wherever you are.
End of day
Your child is encouraged to grab a light snack before they leave the centre. We’re mindful of how routines vary, throughout the day if we notice your child looking tired food will be provided.
Open 7:30am to 6:00pm
Monday to Friday
|Age Group||Daily Fee|
|Under 2 Years||$145.00*|
|2 to 3 Years||$142.00*|
|Over 3 Years||$137.00*|
*Price before the government rebate. To calculate what Child Care Subsidy you might get back, click here.
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.
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.
Guardian Childcare & Education Maroubra East is an outdoor wonderland! We offer a very large, natural space for the children to run, ride bikes, complete obstacle courses, and engage in arts and crafts. They love playing on the large pebbles and tree trunks, and getting messy in the dirt and wet sand. Our beautiful trees and sail also provide shade for more relaxing experiences, like quietly exploring a book or eating a meal outdoors. Tending to the vegetable garden is also a popular pastime, and children are welcome to pick herbs and vegetables to add to our meals.
Our centre was the winner of the ‘Sustainable Schools Award’ in 2014 – a competition where early education centres and schools in the Randwick, Waverley and Woollahra Council areas are rewarded for their outstanding sustainability achievements. The children love playing with recyclables such as empty cardboard boxes, milk bottles and tins, and have been known to create large and elaborate robots to show off to family and friends!
Our team of educators are as professional as they are passionate. We enjoy creating strong bonds with families, who trust that their child is in safe and capable hands. Communication is paramount, and we make sure you are informed about your child’s learning, progress, interests and wellbeing every step of the way.
Our menu meets the Australian dietary requirements for young children, and families are encouraged to share their favourite home recipes with us. Meal times also serve as a learning opportunity, where we discuss the ingredients, where the food comes from, and the importance of healthy eating.
Please contact us for more details about our award winning centre.
- 2 years ago
Really lovely staff. Happy kids. Our kids attended before we moved house. Liked that the kids were in different groups but still saw and played together every day. Unlike some ... Read More
- 3 years ago
This is a great centre and the staff are thoughtful and caring.
- 3 years ago
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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Running for approximately 30 minutes, touring a centre is a great way to explore the exciting environments, chat to our Educators and see our high-quality curriculum come to life. It’s also a great opportunity to ask any questions you might have.
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“It’s not easy to leave your child in the care of someone else, however, from day one I can comfortably say that your staff have always provided the best care for both my children. I always see all the great things they do with the children but most importantly they are always there to comfort the children and take such great care of them.”
– Ivana Dusenjko, Mickleham Road, Vic
"The transition into childcare was made easy by the supportive and compassionate staff. Daily communication (both email and verbal) kept me up to date with my daughter's progress socially, emotionally and intellectually. The 'child centred' approach is amazing; for my child to make connections to her own world and experiences. She loves going.”
– Sarah Collingwood, Jacaranda – Sunnybank, Qld
"“The team are passionate about being early childhood Educators. The environment is filled with many indoor and outdoor activities allowing a child-led development by following their natural interests (inspired by Reggio Emilia). A philosophy we follow in our home. My four-year-old daughter’s language and social skills have improved greatly.””
– Angela K, Lane Cove, NSW
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