Goodstart Early Learning Clayton

Goodstart Early Learning Clayton
42 Prince Charles St, Clayton, VIC, 3168
5.0 Average score
6:30am to 6:30pm, Monday to Friday
Licensed for 67 Children
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Goodstart Early Learning Clayton Centre overview

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Goodstart Early Learning Clayton Centre highlights

  • Our outdoor spaces are an extension of our commitment to holistic learning. With age-appropriate play areas and a mix of natural and man-made features, children explore, discover, and connect with nature while staying active and engaged
  • Feeding young minds and bodies, our onsite cook crafts a diverse menu inspired by cuisines from around the globe. From comforting dahl to savory stir-fried noodles, every meal is a celebration of cultural diversity and nutrition.
  • We honor a tapestry of traditions, celebrating cultural events such as Chinese New Year, Hanukkah, Diwali, and more. These festivities enrich our curriculum, fostering understanding, empathy, and respect for different cultures.
Welcome to Goodstart Early Learning Clayton

Goodstart Early Learning Clayton

Vibrant, multicultural environment

Goodstart Early Learning Clayton is an award-winning centre that nurtures children with inclusive and enriching early learning. With a focus on sensory play-based activities, caring educators foster school readiness and self-confidence. The culinary experience is as diverse as the community, with an onsite cook preparing dishes from around the world.

  • Warm and welcoming interiors with a rich variety of learning resources.
  • Three well-shaded, age-appropriate outdoor spaces with sandpits, a worm farm, vegetable patches, compost bins and forts
  • Play-based curriculum enhanced by weekly excursions to Clayton Library, Bush Kinder, and more
  • Commitment to tailored, culturally diverse education that values family input
  • Sustainability focus, teaching children about eco-friendly practices from a young age
  • Quiet and safe residential location, convenient to shops, local schools, and public transport

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Kindergarten/Preschool Programs

Kindergarten/Preschool Programs

Our high-quality, play based preschool curriculum is delivered by Bachelor qualified Early Childhood Teachers. Our teachers tailor their programs to ensure all children develop the confidence and social and emotional skills needed for a smooth transition to school. Through play, our Early Childhood Teachers facilitate children’s learning of important language, literacy, numeracy and creative skills.

Benefits of Goodstart Kindergarten/Preschool programs:

  • Our programs are planned and led by qualified and experienced Early Childhood Teachers, in accordance with the Early Years Learning Framework
  • Our programs have the tick of approval, meaning they meet (and exceed) Government guidelines around learning in the year before school
  • Strong connections with local schools support our extensive transition to school programs
  • We offer greater flexibility and convenience for busy families with longer opening hours, five days a week, 52 weeks of the year.
  • We offer 9-hour, 10-hour and all-day sessions.
  • Nutritious meals are provided throughout the day, so there’s no need to pack lunch boxes.

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Goodstart Early Learning Clayton
NQS Rating


42 Prince Charles St
Clayton, VIC, 3168
National Quality Standard Rating
Overall Excellent
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Educational Program and Practice Exceeding
Children's Health and Safety Exceeding
Physical environment Exceeding
Staffing Arrangements Exceeding
Relationships with children Exceeding
Collaborative partnerships with families and communities Exceeding
Governance and leadership Exceeding

Centre Reviews

5.0 (57 Reviews)
5.0 All sources (57)
# 5.0 Care for Kids (4)
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As first-time parents it was a difficult call to make when deciding if we should send our 7 month old to childcare but... Read more

Would recommend to a friend
Tom Packham
Jan, 2024

Good Start Clayton consistently delivers great service throughout, demonstrating a deep understanding of each individual child. The center not only provides an excellent environment and... Read more

Response from the owner 15 Jan 2024

Thank you, Dharma & Sravanthi, for your heartfelt recommendation and acknowledgment of the exceptional care provided at Goodstart Clayton. We're thrilled to hear that our team, including the wonderful teachers and educators you mentioned, has made a positive impact on your child's experience. Personalized attention and a deep understanding of each child are core values for us, and we're delighted to have met your expectations. It's an honour to be a part of your child's early learning journey.

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dharma theja
Jan, 2024

Truly a happy place / second home for my daughter, highly recommend Goodstart Early Learning Clayton to all families around the area.

Response from the owner 10 Oct 2023

We're delighted to hear that Goodstart Clayton feels like a second home for your daughter. Creating a nurturing and comfortable environment for children is our top priority, and we appreciate your recommendation to other families in the area. Thank you!

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Aditi Majmudar
Oct, 2023