Open 6:30am to 6:30pm
Monday to Friday
Guardian Childcare & Education Oakleigh East
- Large, spacious and modern Centre featuring beautiful learning spaces and four outdoor play areas with a wooden cubby house and vegetable garden.
- Convenient location on Ferntree Gully Road and close to Amsleigh Park Primary School and Christ Our Holy Redeemer Primary School.
- Incredible learning programs in a long day care setting, including Mandarin language and yoga
- High-quality two-year kindergarten program that prepares children for school with the benefits of long daycare. Plus get up to $2,050 for 3 and 4yr olds in fee support on top of the Childcare Subsidy to help with the cost of kindergarten.
Come and see the Centre for yourself, meet the team and have all your questions answered. Book a tour today.
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Welcome to our Centre
Welcome to Guardian Childcare & Education Oakleigh East, a modern, inviting childcare centre in south-east Melbourne.
- Passionate Educators and university-qualified Early Childhood Education Teachers who focus on relationships with children and families
- Beautifully designed learning spaces, Mandarin lessons and weekly yoga inspire curiosity, fun, and a sense of belonging
- Four outdoor play areas with a wooden cubby house, herb and vegetable gardens, fruit trees and pet bunnies
- Nutritious meals and snacks are prepared fresh, on-site by our amazing Cooks and Chefs
- Our Centre provides nappies, SPF 50+ sunscreen, high-quality formula, and bed linen
Meet our Centre Manager
"My name is Arvin and I have been working in the pre-school education sector for 14 years. I am passionate about providing children and their families with the best first school experience in their early years"
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.
Handover time with children, families and our friendly Educators. There’s a chance to share what’s important for the day and any news from home.
Breakfast time where families are welcome to stay and enjoy breakfast with the children.
An opportunity to play and discover with open-plan play in family groups and multi-age groupings.
Planned experiences. This is where the Guardian difference comes to life. Alongside our Educators your child’s exploration leads to learnings in numeracy, literacy, language, critical thinking, problem solving, leadership, social skills, technology, creative arts and much more.
An opportunity for children to come together for a healthy snack, often they help prepare their food alongside our carers and chef.
Individually tailored to your child’s needs and curiosity the planned experiences continue, this includes both indoor and outdoor programs.
Another nutritious meal expertly prepared by our chef. Families are invited to join the children for meals and excursions if they wish.
If your child wants to, or needs to sleep, it’s time to rest and recharge. For children who don’t need to rest the planned experiences continue, in most cases outdoors.
Another chance for the children to come together and re-fuel in small groups. There is also an opportunity to rest or play together and reflect on the day.
As you arrive to pick up your child, there’s a chance to speak with our Educators and share news about the day. Our Storypark App also allows you to stay in touch 24/7 wherever you are.
End of day
Your child is encouraged to grab a light snack as they leave the centre. We’re mindful of how routines vary, throughout the day if we notice your child looking tired food will be provided.
Open 6:30am to 6:30pm
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Guardian Childcare & Education Oakleigh East provides a warm and welcoming environment that enhances early learning for children through meaningful play-based learning experiences. Your child will run smiling through our doors each morning – and greet you excitedly every afternoon with tales of what they’ve done that day. Because at Guardian, it’s all about fun, play and what they learn along the way.
Guardian Childcare & Education Oakleigh East boasts:
- Friendly, dedicated educators supporting your child to learn, grow and thrive
- Music and movement programs
- 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. And we offer a range of additional benefits to help support you day-to-day.
Regular communication with you – The transparency between educators and parents is important, so we use an app called Storypark. It enables the Centre to provide real time updates to families, which is important for you but also supports open communication between the educators and the families. The focus is on providing children with plenty of opportunities and set them up for a lifelong love of learning. You’ll be kept up to date on our unique Visible Learning Program, which gives you a great understanding of your child’s learning for the day at pick up. It will give you plenty to talk about with them on the drive home!
Community connections – Fun and confidence-boosting local excursions for all ages, plus a wide range of cultures represented in our Centre to help you feel welcome.
Learn through play – With great resources and amazing indoor and outdoor spaces, your child will have the room to explore and flex their curiosity and creativity.
The best care at every age and stage – We welcome babies as young as six weeks, and work with families through the age stages until finally preparing our older children for the exciting transition to primary school with our leading Preschool Program. In fact, we have an amazing Nursery Team that includes a ‘Baby Ambassador’ who specialises in the developmentally appropriate care and learning of babies. One-on-one time and cuddles are prioritised for your baby, with the security of always having a familiar Educator close by who knows your baby.
Easy for families – Ample on-site parking, bus stops on our doorstep and a short walk to Caringbah train station, all adds up to convenience for those busy mornings and afternoons.
All the extras – Long care hours, support with the Child Care Subsidy and an on-site chef who prepares fresh and delicious meals each day.
We invite you to book a tour to meet our friendly staff and to see the centre for yourself!
Guardian Childcare & Education Oakleigh East is an early learning centre that services a number of local areas, including: Springvale, Moorabbin, Glen Waverley, Camberwell, Malvern, Prahran and St Kilda.
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.