Open 6:30am to 6:30pm
Monday to Friday
Guardian Childcare & Education Sydenham
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- Leading programs where children aged six-weeks to six years learn and discover through play.
- Highly experienced Educators and degree-qualified Teachers support children to grow and thrive.
- Safe, secure environments that support children’s social and emotional development.
- A specialist two-year kindergarten program that prepares children for school, with the benefits of long day care.
Come and see the Centre for yourself, meet the team and have all your questions answered. Book a tour today.
Take a Look Around
Welcome to our Centre
Guardian Childcare & Education Sydenham provides an incredible learning environment and leading curriculum that promotes holistic development for children across all areas, through our focus on intentional and spontaneous learning.
- Spacious well thought-out indoor spaces
- Expansive yards with natural play structures for the children to explore
- A dedicated dining space for the children to come together to share a meal
- An ‘Invention Room’ for all age groups to explore, problem solve and create
- Gardening spaces to promote awareness of caring for our environment
- A well-stocked Centre Library
- A leading Kindergarten Program
- Vacation Care Program for children aged 5-12
- Modern resources, and a range of age-specific studios and workshops.
Meet our Centre Manager
"At Sydenham we role model positive relationships with children and families by being supportive, approachable and acknowledging everyone as individuals."
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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What we Provide
- Five nutritionally balanced meals including: Breakfast, Lunch, Morning and Afternoon tea and a late Snack at the end of the day
What to Bring
- Formula and bottles
- Soft toy or comfort blanket for nap time
- Spare change of clothing
- Water bottle
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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.
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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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At Guardian Childcare & Education Sydenham your child will enjoy their day in a purpose built conveniently located centre. We want you to feel familiar with our centre and that’s why we offer personal tours and have an orientation program before you commence care. Guardian Childcare & Education Sydenham also offers your child a special program with guest speakers who visit the centre. Your child will love learning in our stimulating environment and will get lots of positive reinforcement and encouragement.
Our early learning centre at Sydenham acknowledges, celebrates and incorporates the diverse cultures of the people within our community and we recognise, appreciate and value the knowledge and commitment of our educators and support their continuing professional development. We offer our children extra-curricular activities at the Centre such as Jump for Joy and Sports for Kinders.Your child will love their day at Guardian Childcare & Education Sydenham with our friendly and passionate team of educators. We have high educator to child ratios allowing educators and families to work together to ensure a happy and productive time whilst children are in our care.
Our educators take the time to provide families with up-to-date information on their child´s day and development progress. Our educators are selected for their qualifications and expertise in the early childhood field and we pride ourselves on the quality of our care and the warm and secure learning environment we provide.
Your child’s learning and development will benefit greatly from the interaction with educators and other children at the centre. We make sure that our curriculum and school readiness program fits within the Commonwealth Government’s Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards.
We cater our services at the centre to make life easier for our busy families. We provide nutritionally balanced meals prepared by our own chef in our centre kitchen. We also provide necessities such as nappies, sunscreen and bedding for nap times.
The first five years of your child’s life are incredibly important when it comes to social and emotional development, and setting them up with a love of learning that lasts a lifetime. That’s why at Guardian we’re focused on teaching children how to learn versus just ticking a box.
Our world-class curriculum is delivered by qualified teachers through exciting and engaging play-based experiences, including a leading Preschool Program for our older children. We combine this with the highest quality care, and communicate it all back to you so you can see how your child is growing and developing every day.
Our Centres inspire curiosity, foster creativity and support discovery with a variety of sensory-rich and sustainable spaces designed for early learning that encourage your child to think, question and do amazing things. All of the classrooms and outdoor areas are filled with the best natural, open-ended materials to inspire your child to be brave, curios and imaginative in their learning.
Guardian Childcare Sydenham is an early learning centre that services a number of local areas, including: Leichhardt, Caterbury, Randwick, Waverley, Woollahra and Rockdale.
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