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Blackburn Early Learning Centre

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Blackburn Early Learning Centre is an outstanding child care and early learning centre in Blackburn, VIC. We provide long day care in a secure and comforting environment where young children are nurtured through our nursery, toddler, kinder and preschool programs by our incredibly caring and professional educators.

Children at Blackburn Early Learning Centre have open access to bright, custom-designed spaces, structures and experiences with plenty of room for growing, inquisitive and energetic bodies to play, relax or quietly explore.

We invite you to tour our centre to learn more about our high-quality curriculum and reggio-inspired early learning environments.

Learn More About Our Centre

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

118 Surrey Road
Blackburn, VIC, 3130

Learn More About Our Centre

Blackburn Early Learning Centre offers a friendly and welcoming atmosphere, with an exciting outdoor learning environment that has dedicated spaces for different ages. Children under two have access to a cosy yard with a sheltered verandah and AstroTurf where learning opportunities are planned and set up based on the children’s interests.

The toddler space includes a large sandpit and cubby house, with easels fixed on the fence for children to use in various creative ways. It also has a large hanging tree which provides plenty of shade during summer. Children over three have a large space covered in AstroTurf, complete with climbing and obstacle equipment to continuously challenge children’s growing skills and abilities. There is also a cubby house and a very popular mud kitchen where children enjoy experimenting and creating.

All children have access to our unique ‘Secret Garden’, a fenced off space at the back of the centre that is filled with large trees and plants, a big sandpit and dirt pit, gazebo, and a fruit and vegetable patch created by the kindergarten children. They love picking different products from this space to include in their lunch. Our qualified cook prepares fresh and nutritious meals on-site each day, using a four week rotating menu that changes each season.

Our educators are approachable, knowledgeable and passionate about each and every child in their care. They go out of their way to create strong and trusting relationships with families, so that all children and families feel confident and supported.

Fee Information

Age Group Daily Fee
Under 3 Years $127.00
Over 3 Years $121.00

Good to Know

What we Provide

  • 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

What to Bring

  • Hats
  • Formula and bottles
  • Soft toy or comfort blanket for nap time
  • Spare change of clothing
  • Water bottle

Our Educators

Our educator team are committed and passionate about ensuring your child will be safe, nurtured and cared for every day. With Guardian children are encouraged to engage in interest-led play that creates learning and meaningful experience.

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.

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