Birches Early Learning Centre Carrum Downs

We are thrilled to share the exciting news about our newest centre in Carrum Downs! As a family-owned and operated service, we eagerly look forward to serving the community and providing exceptional care and education to families in the area.

Located in the heart of Carrum Downs, our beautiful centre is nestled amidst lush gardens and natural play spaces. We have created an organic, nurturing environment to inspire children to learn, grow, and thrive. Surrounded by nature’s wonders, our centre offers endless opportunities for exploration, imagination, and hands-on experiences.

At our family-owned childcare centre and kindergarten, we believe in the power of learning through play. Our passionate educators create engaging and stimulating experiences, fostering a love for learning in every child. We encourage children to develop their unique talents, curiosity, and social skills through carefully designed programs and age-appropriate activities.

We invite you to contact us and book a tour of our purpose-built centre. We understand the importance of finding the right early learning environment, and we are excited to offer our exceptional services to families in Carrum Downs.

We cannot wait to welcome you and your child into our warm and nurturing environment, where they will embark on a journey of growth, discovery, and endless possibilities.

Centre Highlights

Nappies Supplied
Parent Engagement App
Sports Programs
Music Programs
Qualified Educators
Meals Provided
Community Connection
Incursions / Excursions
Our Philosophy

At Birches Early Learning Centre, we strive to elevate the standard of early education, and our dedicated team works tirelessly to provide high-quality care and education to every child, every day. We adopt the widely respected Reggio Emilia approach to learning, which emphasizes enquiry and play-based learning experiences in natural and responsive environments. Our educational philosophies are anchored on this approach to provide an engaging and stimulating learning experience for children.

Our learning programs are designed to be flexible and emergent in nature, and they are guided by the interests and needs of the children. We are committed to reflective practices, which enable us to continually improve and refine our programs to ensure that they are effective in fostering learning and development in children. At Birches Early Learning Centre, we believe that every child deserves the best possible start in life, and we are passionate about creating an environment that supports and nurtures their growth and development.

Regular documented learning is provided in the form of:
  • Daily Communication Book
  • Daily Reflection
  • Group and Individual Learning Stories
  • Group/wall displays
  • Regular management communiques
  • Parent and educator interviews
Qualified, Experienced and Dedicated Staff

At Birches Early Learning Centre, we recognize that our team of Early Childhood educators is one of our most valuable assets. We believe that we couldn’t achieve our goals or honour our philosophies without their knowledge, support and hard work. Our educators understand the importance of their role and are dedicated to ensuring that every child receives the best possible learning and developmental opportunities.

We take a team approach to ensure that the individual and collective needs of the children are met in a harmonious and friendly environment. By maintaining a consistent and professional team of staff, we facilitate continuity and familiarity for the children and their families.

Our team consists of highly qualified and experienced individuals who have been carefully selected through a rigorous recruitment process. All our team members hold the required certifications, including:

  • Working With Children Check
  • First Aid
  • CPR
  • Emergency Anaphylaxis Management and EpiPen administration
  • Emergency Asthma Management
  • Food Handling and/or Food Supervisor Certificate

We are committed to ensuring that our team remains at the forefront of their profession through regular professional development, mentoring, and first aid training. Additionally, all our team members hold (or are actively working towards) an early childhood qualification.

At Birches Early Learning Centre, we maintain educator-to-child ratios that adhere to the required ratios to ensure high-quality care and supervision. We proudly offer a team that provides minimum staff turnover and maximum fun for the children. We proudly offer a team that provides minimum staff turnover and maximum fun for the children.

Meet the Centre Manager

Have you met our Centre Director Michelle yet? Here’s a little about our her!

I am from Malaysia and have been in Australia since 2013.

I have a passion for educating and nurturing children which is the reason I have worked in child care for the past 9 years.

I hold a Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care.

I am passionate about my career in Early education and feel I provide an education, fun, compassionate and empathetic environment for the children at the service.

I believe that each child is a unique individual, and that all children develop through their own pattern of growth and development and ongoing communication with families is necessary to continue to meet the needs of children in our care.

I look forward to seeing you around the centre and getting to know more about your family.

57 McCormicks Rd,
Carrum Downs, Melbourne


Carrum Downs - Book a Tour

"*" indicates required fields

MM slash DD slash YYYY
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Have You Estimated Your CCS?

The Child Care Subsidy has made child care more affordable, flexible and accessible to Australian families. Use our free Child Care Subsidy Estimator Calculator to calculate how much subsidised care you could be eligible to receive.

Our Locations

38-40 Dalmor Ave,
Ormond VIC

Ormond - Book a Tour

"*" indicates required fields

MM slash DD slash YYYY
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.