Welcome to Birches Early Learning Centre

Our Vision

Welcome to Birches Early Learning Centre (ELC), where we are dedicated to nurturing your child’s growth and development. Our mission is to provide the highest quality early education and care, ensuring every child reaches their full potential.
At Birches ELC, we embrace the renowned Reggio Emilia approach to learning. This approach supports inquiry and play-based experiences in natural and responsive environments, fostering a love for learning from a young age.
Our learning programs are carefully designed to be emergent in nature. Through regular reflection and observation, we tailor our teaching methods to align with your children’s unique interests and needs. By doing so, we create an environment that encourages curiosity, creativity, and a passion for discovery.
As a team of dedicated educators, we believe that every child is a capable and competent learner, and we strive to create a supportive and inclusive atmosphere for all. By partnering with us, you can be confident that your child’s early years will be filled with joy, growth, and meaningful learning experiences.
Join us at Birches ELC, and together, we’ll nurture your child’s potential, setting them on a path for lifelong success.

About Us

Our Educators

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Our High Standards

Birches ELC is dedicated to creating an environment that feels more like a home away from home for children and parents. We are proud to be a diverse business that embraces all cultures and traditions in our community. We have a strong emphasis on building genuine and long-lasting connections.

At Birches ELC, we follow sustainable practices within the centre, including using clean Solar Energy, fresh garden produce for our kitchen, recycling and sustainable practices throughout.

Our Locations




Carrum Downs


Frankston South

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