Guardian Childcare & Education McKinnon

Guardian Childcare & Education McKinnon
252-254 Tucker Road, Mckinnon, VIC, 3204
5.0 Average score
Monday to Friday 7.00 am to 6.30 pm
Licensed for 140 Children
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Welcome to Guardian Childcare & Education McKinnon

Welcome to Guardian Childcare & Education McKinnon! Our education and care centre in southeast Melbourne is warm and welcoming, with high-quality early childhood education programs focused on play-based learning. Our team of qualified Teachers and Educators provide a stimulating environment for children aged six weeks to six years of age to discover the world in a safe and secure way and develop a lifelong love of learning.

Our McKinnon early learning centre boasts an engaging range of indoor and outdoor environments, including water play areas, a vegetable garden, and natural climbing structures. Our daycare centre in McKinnon is an ideal choice for families in the surrounding suburbs of Bentleigh, Brighton East and Ormond.

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. Our McKinnon education and care centre is full of world-class learning resources and also offers an outdoor music space, French lessons, and weekly cooking classes.

Our on-site cook prepares five nutritionally balanced meals using fresh seasonal ingredients every day. The children and Educators at our childcare in McKinnon often collect vegetables and herbs from the garden to add to the daily meals and use in hands-on cooking classes!

If you’re looking to begin the adventure, start your child care search here and book a tour today at our Guardian McKinnon childcare!

We’re Exceeding! What does that mean? Every six months, our Centres are assessed by . A rating of means that you can be assured that this Centre is providing an exceptional level of care and attention for your child.

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The centre programs revolve around the interests and skills of the children. The educators take a personalised approach to get to know each child, their needs and what interests them most. They then tailor the program to match.

With a mix of structured and unstructured play, the educators embed important foundational learning and skills throughout the day. What may seem like fun and play to the children or even to an outside observer, the educators carefully plan activities with real learning benefits. Whether it’s counting the chairs to put out at lunch or practising social skills through dress up play, the children are always growing, learning and developing.

Community is also a strong focus in the program. The educators make the most of their community connections to plan engaging incursions and excursions for the children to enjoy. This enhances their sense of belonging as they develop an understanding of the world around them.

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How Guardian Childcare & Education McKinnon compares with Mckinnon, 3204
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252-254 Tucker Road
Mckinnon, VIC, 3204
National Quality Standard Rating
Overall Exceeding
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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

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Sara Rezazadeh
May, 2024

Loveful. Cheerful. Friendly team. Thank you to team always. 🥰

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Jul, 2023

As a mum of 4 .. I’ve seen a lot that goes on at many childcare centres. We have been so grateful to have found... Read more

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Amani Soufan
May, 2023