Guardian Childcare & Education King Street

Guardian Childcare & Education King Street is rated exceeding in all seven areas of the National Quality Standard. Guardian King Street also has a leading Kindergarten Program, led by university-qualified teachers. This program is for children aged three and up and is designed to help children get ready for the exciting transition to primary school.

Guardian King Street is big on space, with a number of special and inspiring environments for the children to explore. These include art studios and workshops, water play areas, native gardens and natural play structures. The children also have the opportunity to learn about wellbeing and have recently been enjoying morning yoga classes.

Children at Guardian King Street also get out and about on regular excursions, and because of this, we have a great connection with the surrounding community. With the Brisbane Showgrounds on our doorstep, we attend the Royal Queensland Show (EKKA) each year and often explore the camping, boating and fishing shows too.

Our on-site cook prepares delicious meals and snacks every day and also hosts hands-on cooking classes for the children to help extend their knowledge of nutrition.

Begin the adventure at Guardian King Street today by booking a tour to explore the Centre, or by speaking to our friendly team.

“Every child has the right to belong to an environment where they are valued. Where they feel secure and confident to explore and become active participants in their learning journey”

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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 6:00pm
Monday to Friday

Good to Know - What to Bring

What we Provide

  • Hats
  • Sunscreen
  • Five nutritionally balanced meals, cooked on site, including: Breakfast, Lunch, Morning and Afternoon Tea and a late Snack at the end of the day
  • Bibs
  • Nappies
  • Bedding
  • Formula
  • Water Bottles

What to Bring

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

More about Guardian King Street

Guardian Childcare & Education King Street is located in the heart of the Brisbane Showgrounds community and is just a few minutes’ walk from The Greens and The Yards residential buildings, as well as KingsGate and KingsCo-Op commercial buildings. Accessible via Gregory Terrace and St Paul’s Terrace, the Centre is a short 1.6Km drive to the Brisbane CBD and offers short-stay car parking for pick-up and drop-off as well as pram parking. 

Guardian Childcare & Education King Street is big on space, with a number of special and inspiring environments for the children to explore. These include art studios and workshops, water play areas, native gardens and natural play structures. 

The children and educators make use of the Centre’s rooftop garden in the late afternoons; playing in the wonderful warm Brisbane breeze. The team at Guardian King Street have a number of activities available for the children. 

Our ‘Out and About’ program includes excursions to the local park and into the King Street Community. Children at Guardian King Street get out and about on regular excursions, and because of this they have a great connection with the surrounding community. With the Brisbane Showgrounds on our doorstep, we attend the Royal Queensland Show (EKKA) each year and often explore the camping, boating and fishing shows too. 

On-site cook Gill prepares delicious meals and snacks freshly every day and also hosts hand-on cooking classes for the children to help extend their knowledge of nutrition and encourage them to try new foods! The children and educators also tend a vegetable garden on the Centre rooftop. 

Guardian King Street has a leading Kindergarten Program, led by qualified teachers. This program is for children aged three and up and is designed to help children get ready for the exciting transition to primary school. Recently, the Kindergarten children have been exploring making meaning through the arts by exploring the work of artists such as Jackson Pollock! 

Our Baby Ambassador Karla has lovingly crafted a welcoming and nurturing environment for our 0-15month aged children. Learn even more about our approach to care and education for babies. 

Guardian Childcare King Street is an early learning centre that services a number of local areas, including: Fortitude Valley, Newstead, Teneriffe, Spring Hill and Herston. 

Reviews (8)

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    Jessica Jay Swaze

    - 2 years ago

    I couldn’t recommend a place more than this place. I have kept in touch with other parents and they all agree when I say that guardian really set our children ... Read More

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    Jacqui MM

    - 2 years ago

    The supportive, kind, warm and knowledgeable educators are always focused on providing great learning experiences and excursions that have helped our child develop fine motor skills, language and friendships beyond ... Read More

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    Mikki Richardson

    - 3 years ago

    My son has been attending King Street for almost a year now and is loving every minute of it - to the point where sometimes it's hard to ... Read More

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    Sarah Hawkins

    - 3 years ago

    Since transferring my son from a previous daycare that was not living up to my expectations, I set the standard high when I started him at Guardian on Kings Street ... Read More

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    Owen

    - 3 years ago

    My kid loves the place and his educators and I do too. Thanks Mel and awesome crew of educators!

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    Nicole Miller

    - 3 years ago

    Our son was one of the first children enrolled at Guardian Early Learning Centre (GELC) King Street and he has loved every minute of his first year there. The ... Read More

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    Louise McMahon

    - 3 years ago

    A fantastic childcare centre in Bowen Hills! The Guardian approach to care and early learning is brilliant. My two little ones thrive in the open plan layout and the child-led play ... Read More

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    Brisbane Mum

    - 1 year ago

    Excellent facilities, very modern, large with great toys and activities for the children. Beautiful natural light from floor to ceiling windows and outings/excursions for the kids. Sean and Maddie are ... Read More

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