"Although I teach children everyday, I really feel like I’m the one learning from them."
Every day is an opportunity for discovery and growth at Guardian Childcare & Education Maroubra East, which is rated exceeding in the National Quality Standard. With a range of exciting, resource-rich environments – including a soon-to-be opened renovated yard – children are encouraged to explore and learn. The spacious and light filled centre features vegetable gardens, a worm farm, a newly refurbished nursery and range of age-specific ateliers where our exciting programs come to life.
Our on-site chef, Rebecca, prepares five nutritionally balanced meals using seasonal ingredients every day. Rebecca has a Certificate III in Childcare, allowing her to bond with the children both in the kitchen and on the floor. Children can enjoy their meals either indoors or outside under the trees whilst socialising.
Children 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, once a month, which the children adore.
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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 for conversation to share what's important for the day/what's happened the night before at home.
Breakfast time where families are welcome to stay and enjoy breakfast with the children.
As children are arriving and families are coming and going, there's an opportunity for play as well as family grouping, open-plan play and multi-age grouping.
As the children come together, planned experiences begin. This is where the Guardian programs and practices come to life. Examples of learning include numeracy, literacy, language, critical thinking, problem solving, leadership, social skills, technology, science, creative arts, curiosity and more.
There's an opportunity for children to come together and enjoy morning tea.
Following morning tea, the planned experiences continue. This includes both indoor and outdoor programs.
There's an opportunity for children to come together for lunch. With an open-door policy, families are able to join the centre for meals and excursion if they wish.
For children who want to, or need to, there's an opportunity to sleep, rest or relax. For children who don't need to rest, there are planned experiences, which are more likely to be outdoors.
Children come together for afternoon tea in small groups or with siblings (they can also rest and play together, too). This time also presents an opportunity to reflect on the day.
End of the day
As families arrive to pick up children, there's an opportunity to speak to Educators and share information about the day.
End of the day
Some centres offer early tea or light snack at the end of the day, which they can grab as they leave the centre. We’re mindful of how routines vary at home, so if throughout the day, we notice children look tired, food will be provided.
Open 7:30am to 6:00pm
Monday to Friday
|Age Group||Daily Fee|
|Under 2 Years||$138.00*|
|2 to 3 Years||$135.00*|
|Over 3 Years||$130.00*|
*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.
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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