Guardian Early Learning – South Melbourne

Every day is an opportunity for discovery and growth at Guardian Early Learning – South Melbourne. With a range of exciting, resource-rich environments – including new indoor and outdoor spaces – children are encouraged to explore and learn.

The light-filled and open-plan centre also features a rooftop garden, central atrium, water play areas, a vegetable garden, and natural climbing structures.

We are proud to have a culturally diverse team and celebrate a variety of cultures and holidays. Our community-minded team also hosts family breakfast each morning in our dedicated piazza.

As part of our community focus, we’re planning to launch our excursion program later in 2019, to locations such as local parks, South Melbourne Market, Emerald Hill Library and the Botanical Gardens.

Our on-site cook prepares five nutritionally balanced meals using seasonal ingredients every day. The open kitchen allows children to interact and watch the cook prepare all meals, which enhances their understanding of good nutrition. Children then enjoy their meals in the piazza while socialising.

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.

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The open plan kitchen area allows children to interact with the cook as they prepare the food – encouraging children to build a love for food and discovery through tasting new flavours and textures. Whilst the adjoining piazza is a place where children can socialise over meals and our ‘Family Breakfast’ program provide an opportunity for children and families to bond over a healthy breakfast.

Children at the centre enjoy five nutritionally balanced meals each day, prepared by the on-site cook using fresh and seasonal ingredients and who cater to all dietary and cultural requirements for even the most pickiest of eaters.

Centre highlights include:

• Central Atrium providing natural light to all age tiers.
• Piazza where both parents and children can enjoy starting the day together over breakfast.
• Pram parking on-site to help ease the commute.
• Five nutritious and delicious meals are created daily by our onsite cook in the commercial grade kitchen.

How to find us:

Conveniently located only 10 minute’s drive from Melbourne CBD or a 300m walking distance of both Park Street and Sturt Street light rail stations and adjacent to both Dorcas Street Tram stops.

Fee Information

Age Group Daily Fee
Under 3 Years $138.00
Over 3 Years $130.00

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 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.

Opening Hours

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

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.