Guardian Childcare & Education Point Cook West

(Formerly Explorers Early Learning -Point Cook)

Guardian Childcare & Education Point Cook West NQS Rated Exceeding by ACECQA

Our centre has been recognised as ‘Exceeding’ the National Quality Standard. This is the highest rating you can receive from a regulatory authority assessment and we are proud to deliver an exceptional service to the children and families who attend our centre.

Guardian Childcare & Education Point Cook West is bursting with incredible resources in both the indoor and outdoor environments. In addition to light-filled indoor spaces, there are three large outdoor areas for each age group. The Centre offers art, gardening, music and French programs, as well as speech therapy.

Guardian Point Cook West also includes a thriving community garden and a number of loving pets for the children to enjoy and learn from.

As part of our outstanding commitment to high quality care and education, children and families at Guardian Point Cook West 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.

The team at Guardian Point Cook West use the family communication app StoryPark to stay connected and ensure families are kept up-to-date about what’s happening. We share photos, videos and updates about the experiences the children are doing throughout each day, and the learning outcomes delivered from these. This ongoing partnership promotes continuity of learning and ensures our families feel connected to what is happening in the Centre at all times.

As part of our commitment to health and wellbeing, our dedicated on-site chef prepares nutritionally balanced meals using seasonal ingredients every day. The children also have the opportunity to participate in hands-on cooking classes using ingredients sourced from our vegetable and herb gardens.

Begin the adventure at Guardian Point Cook West today by booking a tour to explore the Centre, or chat with our team of Educators to learn more about our high-quality curriculum.

We’re Exceeding! What does that mean? Every six months, our Centres are assessed by ACECQA, the national body with the responsibility for monitoring the quality of all registered child care centres in Australia. A rating of Exceeding National Quality Standard means that you can be assured that this Centre is providing an exceptional level of care and attention for your child.

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

Good to Know - What to Bring

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 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 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.

Reviews from Google (27)

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    we love the Centre i have had all 4 of my children at Explorers/ Guardian, the staff are Amazing and would definitely recommend to other friends and family

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    Kim Verheye

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    The best childcare ever! We have sent our son for more than 1 year! Couldn’t be happier with the centre, especially educators! They are the best at their profession, our ... Read More

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    suman su

    My child has been in this center since 11 months old, and had to leave due to family relocation. He loved this center as i can see how happy he ... Read More

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    Lady Mike

    My child has been here for for the past year, and we as a family love this place. Everyone treats us like a family, my child looking forward to go ... Read More

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    Nouvel Dalton-Alberto

    Love this centre! My daughter started care from 10mos and now she’s two and definitely love seeing and being with her educators n gained friendships! We have been pleased with the level ... Read More

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    My children are well looked after and developing wonderfully thanks to the amazing educators.

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    Parita Vimawala

    Highly recommend. Lovely and caring staff ! New facilities !!!

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    Keit Kahui

    After visiting over 10 different child care centers in the Point Cook area my partner and I found that Explorers Early Learning had immediately won us over. Explorers is warm, ... Read More

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    Kellie Versailles

    Excellent centre. The children are well looked after, supervised and educated. The parents/care givers are kept well informed. The staff and management are trustworthy and approachable, they genuinely help and ... Read More

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    Monica Xu

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    Rachel Sarkis

    Explorers Point Cook is a fantastic centre. The educators and management are amazing - they are always friendly and helpful. The educators really go above and beyond for the kids ... Read More

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    Arpita Bhimani

    Words are not enough to say how grateful we are to find the perfect centre for our beautiful daughter. She has been in the Point Cook centre for 4 years ... Read More

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    Stella Wong

    My younger son is attending EEL PC since July 2019. He loves his room teacher Erin and Sam. Also, he keeps asking us to send him to the Center ... Read More

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    Jennifer Subramanian

    I just moved from Pakenham and was looking at nearly 12 childcares before I got to Explorers. I loved it the mom I enetered it and the staffs are very ... Read More

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    Alex Gillam

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    Carmi Zuniga

    Words are not enough to say just how happy we are with Explorers. My son started very shy and quiet, and has blossomed into a confident and inquisitive young boy ... Read More

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    Sara&Ari de Jong

    This is the best daycare/kinder centre i can imagine! My daughter has been going to Explorers Early Learning in Point Cook since she was just over 1 and the centre ... Read More

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    ashlee watson

    I would highly recommend this centre to any parent looking for a place for their children to grow, learn and experience forever friends. From the educators to the beautifully designed ... Read More

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    Ben Miller

    We've had our daughter here for 2 years and couldn't be happier. Every member of the staff we've encountered is genuinely caring and loves the kids. Our daughter has learnt ... Read More

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    Samantha Katajala

    Amazing centre, staff are so attentive & thoughtful, I have no worries whatsoever leaving my kids in their care. Top notch facilities and the food menu is phenom! Highly recommend!

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    Chrysler M

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    LMD Vlog

    If you want to enroll your kids in this poor management centre, please do yourself a favor and look elsewhere. Utterly disappointing and shocking with management along with their room leader. Rude ... Read More

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