Peppercorn Early Learning Centre

Inspiring learning for life at Peppercorn early learning centre. Our early learning and long day care centre offers child care in Kew in a modern setting that is perfect for families living or commuting through Kew or nearby suburbs Kew East, Balwyn, Deepdene, Hawthorne and Clifton Hill. We are close to public transport and Kew junction shopping area with some lovely local cafes. 

Our early learning centre in Kew is proudly rated Exceeding in the National Quality Standards by Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA).

When visiting our centre, you will experience a world where children are inspired to explore, learn and grow. Our adventure-filled playgrounds include a sandpit, slide, vegetable garden and a range of engaging play equipment for your child to explore with their friends. Children enjoy uninterrupted time and space to discover the outdoors to test their limits and develop strength, balance, and self-confidence. We have a wonderful, homely environment with multilingual educators in every room. We also have pet budgies and goldfish at the centre.  

Our indoor environments encourage exploration in our innovative and engaging resources and learning experiences. Children wonder, create, and test out their ideas as they play with a range of materials in purposeful play spaces. Our team of experienced educators plan play-based learning experiences around children’s interests and learning goals. Literacy and numeracy concepts are embedded in play-based learning, as children engage as scientists, artists, architects, storytellers and designers.  

Our kitchen is at epicentre of everything we do. We provide nutritious meals created daily by our in-house cook, catering for all dietary requirements. The children enjoy cooking experiences with our centre cook.

A rotating schedule of exciting, specialised programs including Mandarin classes, Kinder fitness, music and movement program which are accessible for your child. These fun and exciting programs enhance the daily program. We regularly present educational children’s shows and welcome special guests to the centre to extend on the children’s learning.

Throughout the year, educators and children venture out on excursions to our local library, community garden and a nearby aged care facility. We regularly present educational children’s shows and welcome special guests to the centre enabling our families to share precious moments with their children at the centre.

Our centre offers a sustainability program teaching children a sense of responsibility and connection to their world. Children learn about sustainability practices through our vegetable garden while harvesting food, weeding, watering, and nurturing the environment with the help of our centre cook.

As members of our Early Learning Services community, we look forward to partnering with you to provide information, support, and high-quality education and care in your child’s formative years. Our Family Support Team are happy to chat through your child care needs. Call them today on 1800 413 885 to book a tour at our centre, meet our team of educators, and learn more about why these first five years are so important for your child’s development.

102 Princess Street, Kew VIC 3101 (03) 9853 5260 [email protected]
Victorian government approved kindergarten

Why you’ll love Peppercorn Early Learning Centre

These are just some of the highlights included in your child’s early childhood education and care experience at our centre.

Meet your Centre Manager
"I enjoy immersing myself in learning with children, and being able to celebrate their learning achievements together. ”

A sneak peek inside our centre

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Take a walk in your child's footsteps

Every day  is a different adventure with children, but there are some key elements that make your child's time so enjoyable at Early Learning Services Centres. Scroll through the below to see what a typical day might look like.

Useful information

Opening hours

Convenient opening hours to support your busy family life!

Monday 7:00am to 6:30pm
Tuesday 7:00am to 6:30pm
Wednesday 7:00am to 6:30pm
Thursday 7:00am to 6:30pm
Friday 7:00am to 6:30pm
More about your centre

Even more reasons why families love our centre: 

  • We offer an interest-based program guided by the national Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and a preschool program taught by a Bachelor-qualified early childhood teacher to prepare your child socially and emotionally for the next step in their early education journey. 
  • You’ll receive daily photos and updates through our all in one family app that will allow you to stay connected with your child and keep track of their learning, nutrition, sleep times and other updates. 
  • On-site parking is available for easy pick-ups and drop-offs.
  • Our sustainability program teaches children a sense of responsibility and connection to the world around them. 

Call our Family Support Team today on 1800 413 885 to chat through your child care needs!  

For your first day
 What we provide What you'll need to bring
  • Hat 
  • Nappies 
  • Wipes
  • Bed linen 
  • Sunscreen 
  • Meals – Breakfast, Lunch, Morning
    and Afternoon Tea, Late Snack 
  • Specialised programs 
  • Bag 
  • Soft toy or comfort blanket for nap time 
  • Spare change of clothing 
  • Water bottle 
  • Bottle, milk or formula if required 



We’re always here to support you on your child’s learning journey. Read more about what to expect on your first day, and how you can prepare. 
Your team
Our team of educators provide an unparalleled early childhood education and care experience for your child. They are trained, qualified and passionate about the importance of the first five years of learning, along with the positive impact this will have on your child’s future. 

The learning programs your child will experience at our centre reflect modern educational research and practices as outlined by the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) which our program is built from. 
Age Group Daily Fee
Nursery $193.00
Toddler $193.00
Kindergarten $193.00

Please note: The Childcare Subsidy can reduce your daily out-of-pocket fee by up to 95% depending on your family’s entitlements. Calculate your estimated subsidy here.  

Start your journey with us

Contact our Family Support Team on 1800 413 885 or book a tour today to see everything we have to offer.

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