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Guardian Childcare & Education Thornbury


Fees & Availability

$147 80
Vacancies Avg. price/day Approved places

Long Day Care

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6 mths to 2 yrs


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Price $149 /day

2 yrs to 3 yrs


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Fees Approved service for CCS
Price $149 /day

3 yrs to 5 yrs


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Fees Approved service for CCS
Price $145 /day

Occasional, Casual or Flexible Care

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6 wks to 5 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 Thornbury directly.
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Pre-school

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6 mths to 2 yrs


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2 yrs to 3 yrs


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

3 yrs to 5 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.
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About

Guardian Childcare & Education Thornbury is one of more than 40 high-quality Guardian Childcare Centres across Victoria. The spacious and light-filled Centre boasts a range of resource-rich environments, including spacious outdoor areas, natural climbing structures and alfresco dining where the children enjoy meals alongside their peers and educators.

Guardian Thornbury also features a beautiful old tree, high ceilings, a wooden cubby house, herb and vegetable gardens, worm farms, pet chickens, and a range of age-specific play areas where our exciting programs come to life and children are encouraged to play, explore and learn.

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 Thornbury we’re focused on teaching children how to learn versus just ticking a box. This approach to education comes to life in our Kindergarten Program, which is led by qualified teachers who are there to help prepare your child for the exciting transition to school.

Our on-site cook prepares nutritious and delicious meals using seasonal ingredients every day, and the children have the opportunity to participate in regular hands-on cooking classes using ingredients harvested from our very own herb and vegetable gardens.

Begin the adventure at Guardian Thornbury today by booking a tour. 

Service Features

Allergy Aware
Bottles Supplied
Education & Developmental programs
Meals Provided
Nappies Supplied
Sun Safe Aware
NQS Rating

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 Thornbury

Gray star Gray star Gray star Gray star Gray star Overall (22 reviews)
Gold star 4.5 Care for Kids (10 reviews)
Gold star 5.0 Google (12 reviews)
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Shannon Bakker image
Smith St has always felt like a community and a warm, supportive environment for my child, who has been going 3x a week since 9mths. The educators know all the children so well and my child thrives there with the learning experiences.

mieken grant image
I couldn't rave more about Guardian Thornbury Smith St daycare more. My child loves all the educators and has formed really close bonds with a few. I always know she will be cuddled when she needs it, looked out for a reassured. With a change in our family dynamic this year the staff have been supportive in helping Rosa adjust to 2 households and I couldn't thank them more. Best educators ever

Rachele Pipe image
We loved Guardian Thornbury as soon as we visited, and our 2.5yo daughter has blossomed there. The staff are warm, kind and genuinely invested in each child; they know their preferences, habits and temperaments, and engage with them as individuals in carefully planned learning activities. The indoor and outdoor spaces are beautiful and homely; the management is excellent; and there's a real sense of community. An exceptional centre!

Monique Pattison image
We are so pleased with Smith Street. Our 4 year old and 2 1/2 year old boys have been going since 18 months old and they both love going each week. We love the variety of activities they have everyday and the care they are given. The staff are welcoming, kind and have been amazing over the years. I would recommend this childcare to anyone in the area.

Liam Whitley image
My wife & I loved this Childcare centre from the moment we first visited. Our son has been going there for a year now and has enjoyed every minute of it. The Centre Manager is so friendly, accommodating & responsive to our family's needs. The Educators are all really lovely and work closely with all of the children to attend to and develop their individual needs. The outside play area is great and has had a recent upgrade. Would highly reccommend!

Rebecca Ward image
Very caring and professional educators, lovely outdoor spaces, engaging activities for children, well managed and a great community for families. My daughter has attended the centre for three years and has loved the experience. I would highly recommend.

Ashlee Walsh image
Our one year old has been going to Smith street dance he was 6months old, abut wasn’t long before he settled in! He loves going twice a week and we can’t speak highly enough about the educators and management. Would recommend to anyone!

Kirstin Hackel image
My kids love going to daycare here, the educators are great and it feels like a big family. The centre itself is lovely with a huge outdoor area for the kids to play.

Kate Sheehy image
Excellent childcare centre. The educators are kind, patient and fun. Our kids love their time here and we love being part of this community.

Mary Federici image
Absolutely love sending my child here. Educators are caring, respectful and really cater for every child's needs. Definately recommend ✅

How Guardian Childcare & Education Thornbury compares with Thornbury, 3071
Price
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This centre $147
Thornbury $140
Reviews
This centre
Gray star Gray star Gray star Gray star Gray star 4.6/5
Thornbury
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National quality standard
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This centre Meeting
Thornbury Meeting
VIC Thornbury Guardian Childcare & Education Thornbury
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