"I’m excited about how we teach children skills that will benefit them in their own life journeys."
Every day is a new opportunity for discovery and growth at George Street Early Learning Centre, which is rated exceeding in the National Quality Standard. With a range of resource-rich environments, including a dedicated parents room, city views, and a range of age-specific ateliers, children are encouraged to explore and learn.
The light-filled centre is also accessible via Town Hall station, so commuting families can step off the train and walk directly into the centre without leaving the building.
Children 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 are proud to have a diverse team of Educators and celebrate a variety of cultures and holidays, as well as hosting a number of fundraisers throughout the year. We have strong ties with our surrounding Guardian centres, so the children are a part of a wider community.
Our on-site cook prepares five nutritionally balanced meals using seasonal ingredients every day. To further explore food at the centre, our Educators host cooking classes for the children to get involved in to enhance their understanding of good nutrition and explore different cultural dishes.
Begin the adventure at Guardian today by booking a tour to explore the centre, chat with our team of Educators and learn more about our high-quality curriculum.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 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 7:00am to 6:30pm
Monday to Friday
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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.
Our George Street centre is located in the modern HSBC building, conveniently located next to Town Hall station. 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.
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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