Explorers Ashwood

At our beautiful Ashwood childcare Centre, we provide high-quality education and childcare for children aged six weeks to six years old. Our Reggio Emilia inspired curriculum promotes exploration and curiosity, creating a strong foundation for lifelong learning. To ensure each child's individual needs are met, our experienced Educators work closely with families, and we offer an integrated Government-funded Kindergarten program to prepare children for the next steps in their education journey.

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Explorers - Ashwood

205 High Street Road, Ashwood VIC 3147

Centre Hours

Monday to Friday
6:30am - 6:30pm

Centre Highlights

Explorers Ashwood is conveniently located on High Street Road, just a stone’s throw from Electra Reserve. Our state-of-the-art childcare Centre is purpose-built, complete with eight rooms, two storeys, beautifully landscaped outdoor play spaces and a central piazza for collaborative learning and development.

Welcome to Our Centre

Welcome to Explorers Ashwood! Our Centre is designed to provide a warm and stimulating atmosphere for you and your Little Explorer. Your child will enjoy our beautiful classrooms, a central piazza, and our landscaped outdoor areas that have been designed for exploration and play. Our team of nurturing Educators are dedicated to delivering exceptional early childhood education and care, offering unique and intentional learning experiences.

We are committed to assisting your child in learning, developing, and exploring in a secure and nurturing setting.

We appreciate your interest in our Reggio Emilia inspired program and we can’t wait to meet you and your family.

Lizzie and Alex – Centre Directors

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Our curriculum and environments are rooted in the Reggio Emilia approach, while also aligning with the Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework (VEYLDF) and the National Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF).

Our educational programs are tailored to meet the unique needs, interests, strengths, and developmental levels of each child. Additionally, we offer a government-funded Kindergarten program for three- and four-year-old children, taught by bachelor qualified Early Childhood Teachers.

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Outdoor Play & Exploration

Children have access to large outdoor play areas that are designed specifically for each age group.
Our Educators create intentional learning experiences in both indoor and outdoor environments to encourage children to explore and learn through play.

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Enrichment Program

We’re pleased to offer an exciting extracurricular program for your Little Explorer called the Enrichment Program.

Our Enrichment Program has been created to enhance your child’s experience and provide opportunities for learning in specialised areas, taught by qualified Educators.

All children are welcome to participate in this program at no additional cost to our families.

The Enrichment Program includes:

  • One World, One Planet
  • Little Impressionists
  • Little Linguists
  • Active Explorers
  • Prep for Prep
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Join Our Team

Our Educators and employees play a vital role in the learning and development of each child within our Centres.

We are always looking for people who are passionate about shaping the lives and minds of young children.

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