Childcare and Early Learning Centres in Sydney North Shore

At Guardian, we put children at the centre of their growth, becoming curious and creative learners as they develop their sense of self. By helping each child to explore their world in a safe and secure way, we support them to have the best start in life.

Are you looking for high quality childcare in Sydney’s northern suburbs or north shore? Find your perfect fit from our amazing Guardian centres in the area! Each Centre is uniquely different.

Centres near you


Artarmon has an abundance of space, which is on display with a herb garden, water play area, and a wooden cubby house. Inside you’ll find learning spaces with an array of high quality resources.

Arthur Street

Arthur Street has a unique multi-age program, which invites all age groups to share a space and participate in our buddy system between the preschoolers and babies. The Centre offers water play and a creek bed outdoors, along with other engaging play structures.


Gladesville is located near both Victoria Road and Ryde Aquatic Centre, with a renewed oasis outside complete with garden beds, water pump, two-tier climbing net and a beautiful indoor/outdoor environment.


Hornsby has a welcoming, homely feel. Indoors are beautifully designed spaces to inspire curiosity; the engaging outdoor environment includes a water pump, vegetable gardens, and a creek bed.


Kellyville is proud of its great connection with the local community. It boasts two natural outdoor yards, including a creek bed, a water pump, mud pits, vegetable gardens, guinea pigs and a range of age-specific studios and play areas.

Macquarie Park

Macquarie Park features an art studio, lighting experiences and backs onto a quiet, leafy reserve which children love. Outdoors is a thriving vegetable patch, wooden pallet climbing frames, natural structures and a range of play areas.


Marsfield has a spacious open-plan interior where all of our exciting play-based learning programs come to life. As the Centre is within the grounds of Eastwood RSL and Rugby Club, educators and children often walk to the rugby fields for picnics and ball games.

Child and Educator interacting outdoor at Pymble


Pymble boasts an expansive outdoor area with shady trees, luscious garden and engaging play structures. The centre is very open, with lots of natural light and four indoor learning spaces set up for age-appropriate experiences.

Children and water play


Roseville is set in a beautiful garden with a 100-year-old magnolia tree as our centrepiece that sets off our heritage listed house. The Centre also features engaging natural outdoor areas with water play, a worm farm, alfresco dining spaces, outdoor reading nooks, and vegetable gardens to spark exploration and learning.

St Ives

St Ives is a beautiful new purpose-built Centre, with six beautiful, light-filled indoor learning spaces and three architecturally-designed outdoor play spaces.

Educator interacting with children at Wahroonga inside


Wahroonga is situated on the grounds of the Sydney Adventist Hospital and has a welcoming, homely feel. With a range of exciting environments, including a teepee, vegetable garden, water pump, creek bed, worm farm and multiple play areas, children are encouraged to explore and learn each day.

Walker Street

Walker Street is in the busy North Sydney district; home to a spacious outdoor area – including alfresco dining for the children, a stage, an obstacle course, and troughs for water play. An art studio is central among the resource-rich indoor spaces.

Each of our Centres in Sydney’s northern suburbs and north shore offer engaging, resource-rich environments for children aged six weeks to six years.

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