Guardian Childcare & Education George Street

Guardian Childcare & Education George Street NQS Rated Exceeding by ACECQA

Our centre has been recognised as ‘Exceeding’ the National Quality Standard. This is the highest rating you can receive from a regulatory authority assessment and we are proud to deliver an exceptional service to the children and families who attend our centre.

Welcome to Guardian Childcare & Education George Street Sydney, an inner-city centre, with childhood education programs focused on play-based learning. Our Sydney CBD day care and child care centre provides a nurturing and stimulating environment for children aged six weeks to six years of age, supporting them to discover the world in a safe and secure way.

Our George Street child care centre has an ‘Exceeding’ rating and is conveniently situated for families living, working and commuting within inner-city Sydney. The Centre is immediately accessible via Town Hall train station – so families using public transport can step off the train and walk directly into the Centre without leaving the building.

Our exciting, resource-rich environments include:

  • Passionate, friendly Educators who focus on relationships with children and families
  • Beautifully designed indoor learning spaces to inspire curiosity, fun, and a sense of belonging
  • Engaging play areas with sandpit, to spark discovery and imagination

Supported through a caring and dedicated team of University-qualified Teachers and Educators, our George Street child care and day centre in Sydney city is an inclusive learning environment for children where a personalised approach to learning opportunities ensures children are supported to be bold, creative, and curious in their learning journey.

Children get out and about into the Sydney CBD on fortnightly excursions, and we have a great connection with our local community. Regular trips include walks to Hyde Park, the library, nearby cafes, and our local fire station.

With a diverse range of cultural backgrounds amongst our Educators and families, we love exploring cultural differences, as well as celebrating various events throughout the year.

Our on-site cook prepares five nutritionally balanced meals daily, using fresh seasonal ingredients.

Children have the opportunity to see the same familiar faces as they move on up from our nursery room, into our George Street Preschool program, designed specifically to help prepare your child transition from early learning to primary school.

As part of our unique Visible Learning Program, families will also have the chance to gain an understanding of their child’s learning. Easily accessible for families, our Learning Exchange Display provides the opportunity for our Teachers and Educators to share with you any updates on their progress every day. You will also have the chance to share with us your own personal goals and visions for us to implement, having direct input in your child’s educational journey!

Families will also be given access to our family communication app Storypark, where we will share with you any significant updates in your child’s day, as well as any other important updates that happen in our Centre – ensuring that you’re always connected, even when you’re not here.

If you’re looking to begin the adventure and are wanting to explore, book a tour at our Exceeding Sydney city child care centre in George Street today!

We’re Exceeding! What does that mean? Our Centres are regularly assessed by ACECQA, the national body with the responsibility for monitoring the quality of all registered child care centres in Australia. A rating of Exceeding National Quality Standard means that you can be assured that this Centre is providing an exceptional level of care and attention for your child.

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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 6:30pm
Monday to Friday

Good to Know - What to Bring

What we Provide

  • Hats
  • Sunscreen
  • Five nutritionally balanced meals including: Breakfast, Lunch, Morning and Afternoon tea and a late Snack at the end of the day
  • Nappies
  • Bibs
  • Bedding
  • Formula - S26

What to Bring

  • Soft toy or comfort blanket for nap time
  • Spare change of clothing
  • Water bottle

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.

More about Guardian George Street

Guardian Childcare George Street is an early learning centre that services the Sydney CBD and is rated as exceeding the National Quality Standard for childcare, delivering excellent outcomes for children and families. 

The Centre is conveniently located, being immediately accessible via Town Hall station – so commuting families can step off the train and walk directly into the Centre without leaving the building. This spacious centre has multiple areas expanding across an entire building level, with safe and secure indoor and outdoor play spaces that provide an exciting city backdrop for our early learners and with plenty of room to explore, develop and grow. 

The centre is equipped with the highest quality reggio-inspired learning materials and facilities for all levels of early childhood development. Healthy, nutritious meals and snacks are provided using fresh, seasonal and developmentally appropriate produce. 

Our Sydney CBD child care centres offer a no-fuss, all inclusive service in convenient locations to work and home that provides everything children require during their time at our centres, including team of qualified and caring educators who ensure our children are safe, respected and loved in high quality and naturally-inspired environments. We also offer a unique learning curriculum that focuses on developing children’s natural skills and curiosity to prepare them for success in navigating school, employment and life. 

All Guardian Early Learning Centres in NSW and Australia are located in custom designed learning environments to nurture young minds and bodies from six weeks to six years old. Our unique play-based learning approach supports families to strengthen their family, work and life balance whilst children are stimulated to reach their full potential through their early years. 

With a range of resource-rich environments, including a dedicated parent’s room, city views, and a range of age-specific play areas, Guardian George Street is city-based childcare that feels like home. At Guardian George Street, children and families also have the added benefit of a Preschool Program led by quality teachers who are there to help prepare your child for the exciting transition to school. 

Our children have the opportunity to get out and about into the Sydney CBD on fortnightly excursions, so we have a great connection with the surrounding community. Favourite locations amongst the children include Hyde Park, the library, nearby cafes, and our local fire station. We have strong ties with our surrounding Sydney CBD Guardian Centres, so the children are a part of a wider community. 

At Guardian George Street our approach to learning is focused on the latest research and insights into how children learn best, focusing in on the specific skills they will need to thrive in the 21st Century. Guardian Teachers and Educators are continually adjusting their ways of thinking to support the children of today who will require the skills to be: 

  • Innovative and adaptable 
  • Creative, critical thinking problem-solvers and decision-makers 
  • Lifelong learners 
  • Able to work in partnership and collaboration with others. 

Read this blog on the benefits of CBD based childcare to understand the many benefits in enrolling your child in a childcare and early learning centre close to your workplace. Some of those benefits include: more time with your child, convenience, unique community excursions, room to move and explore and giving your child the chance to explore the big world around them! 

We’re confident our unique approach to combining education, play and care will be the difference you’re looking for. 

Reviews from Google (18)

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    Elysha Folino-Gallo

    Can I just say that I have bragged and bragged about how amazing your centre is to anyone and everyone. Your teachers are fantastic, the food preparation is done with ... Read More

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    Pashan Punegar

    Great centre with excellent facilities and the most wonderful and caring lot of educators! We are very fortunate to have our daughter grow up in this environment!

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    jing wu

    Love this childcare, they have such loving and caring educators that are attentive to the needs of the children.

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    Jonathan Hendra Hu

    The center not only provide high quality, clean environment for children to learn and grow but also all staffs have been very professional, caring, patient towards children. We have enrolled ... Read More

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    Caitlin Robinson

    My experience at George St has been really positive- I currently have two children attending the toddler and Preschool rooms respectively. You can tell how passionate and caring the educators ... Read More

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    Angeline Lee

    I'd highly recommend Guardian on George St. When our little girl first joined in January 2020, it was a little challenging to settle in given that we have just moved ... Read More

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    Carl Conder

    Fantastic service! Our daughter has been with them since 9 months old, and has 1 year to go. We have never had an issue, the staff are welcoming and friendly. ... Read More

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    Helna S. L.

    My son and I have been fortunate enough to be a part of the George Street community for over a year now. I have experience in the early years sector, ... Read More

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    Thiago Fiorin

    Very professional and receptive team. We had to move your son temporally from another centre due the pandemic and we were very welcome. Our son settled quickly and he very ... Read More

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    Edalin Timtiman

    Guardian George St ELC is a wonderful childcare! Rhiannon and team have taken great care of Trisha. I was first worried about the transition to childcare; but I shouldn't have ... Read More

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    Eva Wu

    Found the centre via careforkids and was initially drawn by the excellent ratings across all areas of the National Quality Standard - but was quickly won over by the open ... Read More

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    stevani yulia

    We enrolled our son when he was 6 months old. This was after considerable research and visits to few other centres in the area. Three years later, we are still ... Read More

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    Hayley Freeman

    My son has been going to George Street for three months now and is loving his time there. The educators are fantastic and the center really caters for his incredible ... Read More

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    Penelope Bowden

    We are have such a positive experience with the George Street Early Learning Centre. It is a big decision to entrust someone with your child, but the staff are fantastic, ... Read More

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    Nemit Shroff

    We were visiting Sydney from the US and needed childcare for our daughters (2 and 5 year olds). We found the George Street Early Learning Centre from the website ... Read More

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    Mingzhu Yu

    The centre has great location and facilities. The staff and management team is very committed and competent in doing their job. As a result of the love and care shown ... Read More

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    Michael Marshall

    We moved from Elizabeth St ELC (Also Guardian) in September 2020 following the closure of that site. With some changes of staff at George St which is always unsettling as ... Read More

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    Miki Tang

    Both my child and I love this centre. She settled down very quickly when she first came to centre. The educators build very strong relationships with my child and they ... Read More

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