Guardian Childcare & Education Oakleigh East

(Formerly Coco's)

Guardian Childcare & Education Oakleigh East is one of more than 40 incredible Guardian Childcare Centres across Victoria. The Centre is big on space with four incredible outdoor areas where children are encouraged to explore and learn.

The light-filled and homely Centre is a home-away-from-home for the children, with a wooden cubby house, herb and vegetable gardens, fruit trees, pet bunnies, weekly Mandarin lessons and yoga classes as part of our commitment to wellbeing. These spaces encourage the children to learn about the world around them through a play-based approach, with the added benefit of a Kindergarten Program led by university-qualified teachers who are there to help prepare your child for the exciting transition to school.

Children at Guardian Oakleigh East also have the opportunity to get out and about on weekly excursions, so we have a great connection with the surrounding community. We visit various locations in the area, including the local nursing home, park, and local primary school, which is an important part of our Kindergarten Program.

Our on-site chef at Guardian Oakleigh East prepares nutritious and delicious meals every day, using seasonal ingredients – some harvested by the children from our very own vegetable and herb gardens. To further explore food at the Centre, our chef and educators host regular hands-on cooking classes to enhance the children’s’ knowledge of nutrition and to encourage them to try new foods.

Begin the adventure at Guardian Oakleigh East today. You can book a tour or speak to one of our team below.

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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 6:30pm
Monday to Friday

Fee Information

Age Group Daily Fee
Under 3 Years $140.00*
Over 3 Years $138.00*

*Price before the government rebate. To calculate what Child Care Subsidy you might get back, click here.

Learn More About Our Centre

Our Oakleigh East centre provides a warm and welcoming environment that enhances early learning for children through meaningful play-based learning experiences. Our centre boasts:

  • Friendly educators with low staff turnover
  • Music and movement programs
  • Yoga
  • Multicultural programs and events
  • Cooking classes
  • Herb and vegetable garden

We foster children’s learning through a rich array of experiences that caters to each child’s unique interests.

We invite you to book a tour to meet our friendly staff and to see the centre for yourself!

Reviews (9)

  • K

    koutro vella

    - 6 months ago

    Have had my son enrolled in the nursery since January this year. The staff has been nothing but supportive at all times. ... Read More

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    Lisa Jonga

    - 10 months ago

    Really happy with the support, communication and feedback that is provided at Cocos (Guardian). All questions are answered in a timely manner. Most importantly my child is happy here and ... Read More

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    Nicole Perera

    - 10 months ago

    Fantastic childcare centre!!! My daughter has been there for over 2 years and loves it. From the very beginning they supported me and my daughters journey. She comes home each ... Read More

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    Michael Chitham

    - 10 months ago

    My two boys love going to daycare here! The educators are great and both boys are engaged in the program, coming home full of information to share with us. Would ... Read More

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    Maria Herrera

    - 4 years ago

    Coco's Caulfield has been the best start on my baby's life, Michelle and the educators are really caring. We love the time spent there and recommend the centre to all the ... Read More

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    Uyen Tran

    - 4 years ago

    Staff are friendly, and the facilities are clean and vibrant. My son loves going there as there is always something new to explore

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    Loren Narkiewicz

    - 4 years ago

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    John Clark

    - 4 years ago

    Our children go here and they enjoy it, as parents we have complete confidence in the staff. We couldn't ask for more. Highly Recommended

  • R

    Robin B

    - 5 years ago

    nice place for kids

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.