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Guardian Childcare & Education South Yarra


Fees & Availability

$178 164
Vacancies Avg. price/day Approved places

Long Day Care

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6 wks to 18 mths


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Fees Approved service for CCS
Price $178 /day

18 mths to 2 yrs


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Fees Approved service for CCS
Price $178 /day

2 yrs to 3 yrs


Availability
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
Fees Approved service for CCS
Price $178 /day

3 yrs to 4 yrs


Availability
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
Fees Approved service for CCS
Price $177 /day

4 yrs to 6 yrs


Availability
This service doesn't have any vacancies right now. To add your child to the waitlist or enquire about vacancies you'll need to contact Guardian Childcare & Education South Yarra directly.
Fees Approved service for CCS
Price $177 /day

Occasional, Casual or Flexible Care

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6 wks to 18 mths


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Fee information is not available. Please contact the service directly for information.

18 mths to 2 yrs


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Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
Fees Approved service for CCS
Fees POA
Fee information is not available. Please contact the service directly for information.

2 yrs to 3 yrs


Availability
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
Fees Approved service for CCS
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Fee information is not available. Please contact the service directly for information.

3 yrs to 4 yrs


Availability
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
Fees Approved service for CCS
Fees POA
Fee information is not available. Please contact the service directly for information.

4 yrs to 6 yrs


Availability
This service doesn't have any vacancies right now. To add your child to the waitlist or enquire about vacancies you'll need to contact Guardian Childcare & Education South Yarra directly.
Fees Approved service for CCS
Fees POA
Fee information is not available. Please contact the service directly for information.

Pre-school

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6 wks to 18 mths


Availability
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
Fees Approved service for CCS
Fees POA
Fee information is not available. Please contact the service directly for information.

18 mths to 2 yrs


Availability
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
Fees Approved service for CCS
Fees POA
Fee information is not available. Please contact the service directly for information.

2 yrs to 3 yrs


Availability
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
Fees Approved service for CCS
Fees POA
Fee information is not available. Please contact the service directly for information.

3 yrs to 4 yrs


Availability
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
Fees Approved service for CCS
Fees POA
Fee information is not available. Please contact the service directly for information.

4 yrs to 6 yrs


Availability
This service doesn't have any vacancies right now. To add your child to the waitlist or enquire about vacancies you'll need to contact Guardian Childcare & Education South Yarra directly.
Fees Approved service for CCS
Fees POA
Fee information is not available. Please contact the service directly for information.
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About

Every day is a new opportunity for discovery and growth at Guardian Childcare & Education South Yarra (formerly River Garden). With a range of resource-rich environments – including a spacious rooftop garden and yard – children are encouraged to explore and learn.

The light-filled and modern centre also features a water pump, a creek bed, natural climbing structures, a Wellness Centre with a daily yoga program, an Invention Centre and a range of open-plan ateliers.

Children get out and about on excursions, so we have a great connection with the surrounding community. Favourite locations include the Rockley Gardens, Como Park, Prahran Markets, Chapel Street and our local library.

We are proud to have such a culturally diverse team and plan to celebrate a variety of cultural events and holidays throughout the year.

We work with an esteemed catering company, that prepares five nutritionally balanced meals using seasonal ingredients, and brings them up to the centre every day. Children enjoy their meals in the dedicated piazza while socialising.

Begin the adventure at Guardian today by booking a tour today

Service Features

Allergy Aware
Bottles Supplied
Meals Provided
Nappies Supplied
NQS Rating
Sun Safe Aware

Services - what are the different

  • Long Day Care (Child Care Centre)
  • Occasional, Casual or Flexible Care
  • Pre-school

Location

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National Quality Standard Rating

What the National Quality Standard Ratings mean for families
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AREA NQS RATING
Overall Meeting
Educational Program and Practice Meeting
Children's Health and Safety Meeting
Physical environment Meeting
Staffing Arrangements Meeting
Relationships with children Meeting
Collaborative partnerships with families and communities Meeting
Governance and leadership Meeting
NQS rating last updated 29-Jun-2022

Reviews for Guardian Childcare & Education South Yarra

Gray star Gray star Gray star Gray star Gray star Overall (23 reviews)
Gold star 4.9 Care for Kids (5 reviews)
Gold star 4.6 Google (18 reviews)
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  • Food Preparation & Nutrition Gold starGold starGold starGold starGold star
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  • Learning & Developmental Programs Gold starGold starGold starGold starGold star
  • Management Staff & Supervision Gold starGold starGold starGold starGold star
  • Value for Money Gold starGold starGold starGold starGold star
  • Warmth & Empathy towards children Gold starGold starGold starGold starGold star

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The staff and management of this day care are fantastic. They respond so well to my children's needs and have supported us as a family for 3 years. The community of educators is fantastic with a special shout out to Aimee, Ollie, Alicia, Sunny, Tina and Valery. These staff members have gone above and beyond to encourage my kids in their areas of interest and help them develop confident personalities. Thanks so much to the whole team- including Shane in the kitchen who is a magician getting these kids to eat veggies!

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Everyday my child comes home with an injury.It's either because this childcare is not safe for children or due to educators negligence.

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We loved being a part of the River Garden family! High quality facilities and educators. Admin staff always went above and beyond also, including being very flexible and accommodating. I could not have felt more comfortable sending my child to River Garden and am thankful for the wonderful time we had as a part of the community.

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We have been in river garden for 2years already, it’s the best childcare in Melbourne. Really friendly staff and educators with love in the heart. The educators is stable not as other private cahildcare. Best environment , always have new and up to date toys come. The price is high but it’s worth it. Highly recommended

How Guardian Childcare & Education South Yarra compares with South Yarra, 3141
Price
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This centre $178
South Yarra $178
Reviews
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South Yarra
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National quality standard
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This centre Meeting
South Yarra Exceeding
VIC South Yarra Guardian Childcare & Education South Yarra