Montgomery Park Children's Centre

47 Lawson Street, Essendon

Phone: 9243 1541


Services offered:

  • Long day care
  • Kindergarten program
  • Maternal health nurse onsite

Operating hours: Monday to Friday, 7.15am-6pm (closed public holidays and over the Christmas/holiday period)

Caters for ages: Birth to 6 years

Total places: 85

Total rooms: six

National Quality Assessment Rating: Meeting the National Quality Standard (view full results)

About Montgomery Park Children's Centre

Opened in 1992, Montgomery Park Children’s Centre has been a consistent provider of education and care for local families for many years. Offering long day care and an integrated government funded 4 year old kindergarten program, our centre is a home away from home.

The centre is conveniently located in the heart of one of Essendon’s treasures, Montgomery Park, right next door to Essendon Traffic School and easily accessible by car, tram or bus.

Our educators are highly qualified and experienced professionals delivering an educational and care program across all our rooms and for all children.

Our practices for Children’s Learning and Development are guided by the Early Years Learning Framework Practice Principles.


  • We promote personal and collective acknowledgement of each child’s identity, culture and spirit.
  • We support our early childhood educators to act in the best interests of children.
  • We guide our early childhood educators as they respond sensitively and positively to each child.
  • We work in collaborative partnerships with families and our local community
  • We have high expectations for every individual child
  • We uphold and celebrate Equity and Diversity
  • We support assessment for learning and development through integrated teaching and learning approaches and partnerships with professionals.
  • We provide large natural and landscaped outdoor play space to promote a flexible indoor/outdoor program

What’s provided?

  • Nutritionally balanced planned menu for breakfast, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
  • Nappies
  • Incursions / excursions
  • Sunscreen


  • $133 per day – full fee
  • $120 per day – Health care cardholders 
  • Please note: an enrolment fee of $35 applies for each child

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Last updated: Friday, 21 June 2019, 1:14 AM