Guardian Childcare & Education Bentleigh

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Guardian Childcare & Education Bentleigh is a child care centre teaming with learning experiences for children aged from six weeks to six years. Guardian Childcare Bentleigh is located on Boundary Road between South Road and Centre Road, which means drop-off before work has never been more accessible. 

The light-filled and multi-level Centre has a mix of indoor and outdoor learning environments where the exciting programs and practices come to life. Our stunning Childcare Bentleigh Centre highlights our natural environment, and we have designed resource-rich environments where children are encouraged to explore and learn. Our outdoor learning environments include herb gardens, a water play area, bike paths, natural play structures, and age-specific play areas.

Our passionate Educators value the role of families as a child’s first teacher. We’re committed to developing trusting relationships with children and their families by listening and responding to all aspects of their child’s learning and development. So, our approach is focused on the latest research and insights into learning programs and our children’s learning journey, best and the specific skills they will need to thrive.

As a way to stay connected to families, families will have access to our family communication app StoryPark. Here, we will share with you any significant updates on your child’s day in our Bentleigh Childcare and Kindergarten. We will also share any other important updates that happen in the Centre to make sure you are always informed of our excellent quality of child care and any upcoming days of note. 

Children and families at Guardian Bentleigh also have the benefit of a Kindergarten Program led by quality Teachers who are there to help prepare your child for the exciting transition to school.

At Guardian Bentleigh, our children are also excited to get out and about on regular excursions, so we have a great connection with the surrounding community. We often walk to our local shops, post office and primary school, where the children visit the library and get to experience life at ‘big school’ first hand. These real-world experiences build familiarity, help with emotional development and help the children make that exciting transition to primary school.

With a community-minded and culturally-diverse team of Educators who have been with the Centre for a long time, we celebrate a variety of holidays throughout the year. To build on our community spirit and teach the children about the world around them, we also host fundraisers for a range of local causes.

Our on-site cook prepares four nutritionally balanced meals using seasonal ingredients every day. To further explore food at the Centre, our Educators host cooking classes for the children to enhance their understanding of good nutrition and to encourage them to try new foods and flavours.

Begin the adventure at Guardian Bentleigh today by booking a tour to explore the Centre. You can also speak with our team of Educators to learn more about our high-quality curriculum.

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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.

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Opening Hours

Open 7:00am to 6:30pm
Monday to Friday

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Supported by a team of passionate Educators, your child will love the custom designed internal and external spaces and abundance of resources to explore and play with. Our centre also boasts:

  • Spacious and light-filled rooms
  • Three outdoor play areas
  • Fresh and nutritious meals made on site
  • Cooking classes
  • Yoga
  • Dance and music classes

Our meaningful play-based programs are designed to foster children’s development in a positive and nurturing way. We invite you to book a tour to meet our friendly staff and to see the centre for yourself!

Reviews from Google (23)

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    Izabella Frattezi Ramos

    I would highly recommend this childcare. My 9 months old loved to go there and you could see they really love children in there. They have great daily activities and ... Read More

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    Kiran Brar

    For me, as a mother of one daughter the most important thing is to feel that my child is safe when she not with me and that's the way I ... Read More

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    Kate McKay

    I cannot recommend Guardian Bentleigh enough. We have been so happy sending both of our kids to this center over the years. We are moving away and the thing we will ... Read More

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    Karen and the crew have been amazing in the 4 years that we've been bringing our boys in. The carers consistently provided exceptional service and support. Karen has been fantastic about ... Read More

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    andrew barnett

    Amazing, nurturing and professional educators who go the extra mile. Wonderful work environment, great management and wonderful families. Also offer funded Kinder program with extended hours so no need to ... Read More

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    Georgia Allyse

    Beautiful state of the art centre. From the moment we became part of this centre, we noticed the huge emphasis on community focus and that parents are listened and heard. ... Read More

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    Atar Sofer-Wright

    We had all 3 of our kids in this wonderful centre. We couldn’t have been happier with the care and attention each of children received. From the great educators, the ... Read More

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    Lisa Mann

    If you want high quality care for your child. Then guardian Bentleigh is a great centre Clean facility’s, caring staff and great management. Could not recommend a better centre

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    Fantastic place for care and education. The educators are very caring and professional. They listen to the individual needs of the children. Centre manager Karen is the best! Always there ... Read More

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    Lisa Cosentino

    This is more than just a childcare facility. There’s a real sense of family community and I only have positive things to report. Very pleased with the high level of ... Read More

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    Monique McCorry

    We moved our 2.5 son after over a year at another centre and from the second we walked in there we hit the jackpot! The staff were fantastic and the ... Read More

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    Laura Etyngold

    UPDATED REVIEW: My original review below is over 18mths old and so much has changed for the better since I penned it. At the time we had a very significant turnover of ... Read More

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    Sassy Hy

    Couldn't be more happier with the place. Every staffs in the room know our kids name and always inform us on what our kids have done on the day when ... Read More

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    Jenny Boymal

    Had the most wonderful experience at this centre!! The Centre Manager Karen is absolutely amazing. Her care factor is off the charts. We felt like we were part of a ... Read More

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    Kelly A

    As a first time parent, I was extremely anxious about sending off my baby to childcare. The team at Kids Time Bentleigh East put my mind at ease from the ... Read More

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    Margaret Carroll

    As a grandparent I was so impressed by the graduation concert on Thursday. Impressed by the educators skill in organising 4 or 5 year olds to sing in French and ... Read More

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    Rachel SIFRIS

    I can't imagine sending my daughter to any other kinder. The staff are well experienced and look after my child as if she were their own. Every single day I ... Read More

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    Leanne Peters

    My kids have been coming to this Centre for the last six years and we love it. We even followed them when they moved premises. Staff are great ... Read More

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    Ben Kushnir

    Kids Time bentleigh East has amazing facilities and a great educational program. It is clean tidy and my daughter has excelled in Kinder since coming across from another centre.

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    Rachel Sifris

    This would have to be the best Kinder anyone could ever hope for or imagine. The staff are amazing, the other families are friendly and the quality of care and ... Read More

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    Katia Zak

    For me, mother of two little boys, the most important thing is to feel that my kids are safe when they not with me and that's the way I feel ... Read More

Begin the Adventure at Guardian

To explore the centre, chat with our team of Educators and learn more about our high-quality curriculum, book a tour now.