Guardian Childcare & Education Wanniassa

Guardian Childcare & Education Wanniassa is one of six state-of-the-art Guardian Childcare Centres in the ACT. The Centre has a strong focus on sustainability, boasting a range of exciting, resource-rich environments including an open-plan outdoor space, vegetable gardens, a compost bin, a worm farm and an active recycling program.

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

Our on-site chef prepares five nutritionally balanced meals using seasonal ingredients every day, often collected by the children from our on-site vegetable gardens. To further explore food at the Centre, our chef runs fortnightly cooking lessons and has a designated spot for children to sit and watch her cook – this helps the children gain a wonderful understanding of nutrition and encourages them to try new foods.

At Guardian Wanniassa we’re confident our unique approach to combining education, play and care will be the difference you’re looking for.  Book a tour or contact our team today.

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Rhythm of The Day

With endless possibilities, there’s never a dull moment at Guardian and no two days are the same. Here’s what a day at Guardian might look like. Please note, this will vary depending on centre opening hours.

Helpful Information

Opening Hours

Open 7:30am to 6:00pm
Monday to Friday

Good to Know - What to Bring

What we Provide

  • Nappies
  • Formula - S26
  • Four nutritionally balanced meals including: Breakfast, Lunch, Morning and Afternoon tea
  • Hats
  • Sunscreen
  • Bedding
  • Bibs

What to Bring

  • Water bottle
  • Spare change of clothing
  • Soft toy or comfort blanket for nap time

Our Educators

Our team of Educators are committed and passionate about ensuring your child will be safe, nurtured and cared for every day. At Guardian, children are encouraged to engage in interest-led play that creates learning and meaningful experiences.

Our Educators seek to optimise diverse learning opportunities and implement the Curriculum as framed by the Early Years Learning Framework.

You and Your Child

All Guardian Centres provide a Centre-to-Family communication platform so families can maintain contact with their children’s experiences through photos, stories and learning outcomes.

Our Centres use Storypark and each family is provided with a secure login to access on their computers, mobiles or apps.

Learn More About Our Centre

Guardian Childcare & Education Wanniassa offers plenty of open space for children to explore, move and play throughout the day. An abundance of natural light floods the open planned centre, creating a warm and bright environment. Outside, the well-kept play yard features natural stones, grassed spaces, trees and sandpits that promote discovery and adventure.

Quality educational resources keep the standard of learning high, with an experienced and established team that are experts in their field. Each and every one of our educators is passionate about helping our children learn, grow and develop confidence in their abilities.

Clear and frequent communication with families is paramount, and we pride ourselves on the strong relationships we have built as a result. Our dedicated resource room provides a private space for educators and families to meet, or for families to relax.

Our on-site cooks prepare delicious meals that are rotated with each new season. All meals are nutritious, balanced, and cater to all tastes and preferences.

Reviews from Google (7)

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    Monique Bush

    - 3 years ago

    My son has been at Guardian Early Learning for 3 1/2 years and he will leave there at the end of 2019 to start a new chapter in his education ... Read More

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    Pedro da silva

    - 3 years ago

    Guardian Wannissa a spectacular early learning centre where not only do our children learn and nourish in an inclusive and caring environment, but who's educators also feel like family to ... Read More

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    Amy Smith

    - 4 years ago

    My child has attended Guardian Wanniassa since she was 7 months old and we love it! She has such wonderful, attentive carers and she has developed so much during her ... Read More

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    Lisa Sedaitis

    - 4 years ago

    Great Center, they encourage childrens indepenace and each childs individuality while providing a nurturing environment for both parents and children. Couldnt be happier about choosing this center for my kids.

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    Anthony Hogan

    - 4 years ago

    Both of our children have loved this centre and their development during thier time there has been amazing.

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    Megan Lennard

    - 4 years ago

    Both of my children now attend guardian wanniassa and I wouldn't enrol them anywhere else. My eldest has been there since they were just newly opened, and any concerns I ... Read More

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    - 4 years ago

    Always so good to the children and happy to help in any way they can in regards to your child's care.

Begin the Adventure at Guardian

To explore the centre, chat with our team of Educators and learn more about our high-quality curriculum, book a tour now.