Child Care Centre in Gungahlin Canberra ACT 2912

About Gungahlin Montessori Academy – Opening Early 2019 Pending Service Approval | Marketplace Gungahlin Child Care Centre ACT 2912

Gungahlin Child Care & Early Learning Campus Overview

Gungahlin Montessori Academy is an exceptional Montessori long day care catering to children aged 0 – 6 years. The centre is currently under construction and expected to open in early 2019 pending Service Approval. The campus is located at Suite One, Level One, Gungahlin Marketplace 33 Hibberson St, Gungahlin ACT 2912.

Most unique about Gungahlin Montessori Academy, is our scientifically based approach to learning that is focused on the holistic development of the child. We believe that every child is a natural born scientist, and that the world is their laboratory.

Through the Montessori Method of Education, we deliver hands-on learning experiences tailored to each unique child. We believe that our role as Montessori Educators is to provide our students with the educational support, learning opportunities, and tools that they need to master the knowledge and skills that will help them achieve their full potential.

Ultimately, our goal is to activate each child’s own “inner teacher” so that they actively participate and embrace education as a foundation for life. To learn more about the Montessori Philosophy of Education, and how it guides our principle and practice, book a tour today by calling 1300 000 162.

Our Philosophy

Gungahlin Montessori Academy’s philosophy is “Excellence in Early Childhood Education.” We are driven by an unwavering commitment to excellence in all aspects of service operations, including: facilities management, childcare centre operations, education, programming and practice, family care, community involvement, and staff training and development. Our mission is: “Preparing children for school and life.” Our primary purpose is to deliver an education experience that empowers students with the knowledge, tools, and skills that will unlock a life-long love of learning.

Our Team

Our Gungahlin child care centre team are currently in training at our existing Montessori Academy early learning centres that were rated Exceeding the National Quality Standards. They are passionate about Montessori education, and are committed to delivering an exceeding standard of early childhood education and care. Staff qualifications range from Montessori Diploma trained Teachers, to Bachelor qualified Early Childhood Teachers, through to Diploma and Certificate III Educators, and Trainees. All Montessori Academy staff attend regular training sessions to invest in their ongoing professional development and ensure that they have the most current knowledge of the Montessori Philosophy and the Australian Government’s National Quality Framework.

Classroom and Outdoor Play Facilities

Gungahlin Montessori Academy boasts five Montessori classrooms that are fitted out with a full suite of Montessori materials, child-sized furniture, and extensive learning resources. Each classroom has been specifically designed to provide developmentally appropriate learning opportunities to nurture, inspire and engage young minds. Outside the classroom, our two dynamic outdoor play area hosts an array of gross motor and creative learning experiences. Key activities include: forest play space, dramatic play area, home corner, construction area, reading corner, sand pits, music and art corner, and soft play area.

Montessori Learning Materials

Gungahlin Montessori Academy provides students with the opportunity to work with best-in-class Montessori learning materials covering five curriculum areas, including: Practical Life, Sensorial, Mathematics, Language and Culture. Each material is designed with a visual control of error which allows children to discover the outcome of the material through repetition and practice.

Key Campus Features

Especially unique about Gungahlin Montessori Academy:
Montessori Education Program
Curriculum covering: Practical Life, Sensorial, Mathematics, Language, Art, Science, Geography and Culture
Full suite of Montessori learning materials
Two exceptional outdoor play areas
Prepared Montessori classroom environments
Passionate and highly trained teaching staff
School readiness and transition to school program

Gungahlin Montessori Education Program

Gungahlin Montessori Academy delivers a Montessori early education and preschool program for children aged 0 – 6 years in a long day child care format. Our mission is: “Preparing children for school and life.”

Through our unique learning environments, Montessori materials, and teaching philosophy, we facilitate hands-on learning experiences designed to support each child’s sense of belonging, confidence, independence and agency.

Our approach to education is grounded in the belief that children have a natural desire to learn and that each child should be nurtured and respected. This is why we create individual learning programs to suit each child’s developmental needs and interests. This is how we empower our students with the knowledge, tools, and skills that that will unlock a life-long love of learning.

Gungahlin Campus Features | Gungahlin Child Care Centre ACT 2912

Montessori Materials
Munch and Move Program
Five Classrooms
School Readiness Program
Extra Curricular Activities
Nutritious Meals
Montessori Extended Day
Exceptional Teachers

Find Gungahlin Montessori Academy | Gungahlin Child Care Centre ACT 2912


Suite One, Level One, Gungahlin Marketplace 33 Hibberson St, Gungahlin ACT 2912

Hours of Operation

Opening early 2019 pending Service Approval

Phone Number

1300 000 162

The child is both a hope and a promise for mankind
Doctor Maria Montessori
Early childhood education is the key to the betterment of society.
Doctor Maria Montessori
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Doctor Maria Montessori
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Doctor Maria Montessori
The child who concentrates is immensely happy.
Doctor Maria Montessori
Help me to do it myself.
Doctor Maria Montessori
Montessori is an education for independence, preparing not just for school, but for life.
Doctor Maria Montessori
The goal of early childhood education should be to activate the own child's desire to learn.
Doctor Maria Montessori

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