Grammar Early Learning Centre

Grammar Early Learning Centre is an approved long day care service, where the focus is on quality care and early learning experiences.

Providing superior service to families seeking the best for their children, the centre accommodates families’ individual needs by operating a separate Nursery Wing and Kindy Wing. The centre caters for children from 6 weeks to 5 years of age, with an approved Queensland Government Kindergarten Program delivered by Bachelor Qualified Teachers.

A range of enrichment activities and specialist programs are provided including sports, music, dance, language programs as well as library visits to Sunshine Coast Grammar School, in addition to literacy and numeracy sessions.

Together, Grammar Early Learning Centre and Sunshine Coast Grammar School offer families the ‘total education journey’ for their children, and the added convenience of one location for the care and education of children of all ages from babies through to Year 12.

Learn more about the National Law and Regulations here and view our Grammar Early Learning Centre policies here.

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Operation Hours

Monday to Friday
7am to 6pm

Contact Us

Phone: 07 5453 7077

Nursery Program

The Nursery team at Grammar Early Learning Centre welcome you and your child to what we hope will be an extension of your home. We aim to provide a safe, warm and stimulating environment where quality care is of the highest priority.

Kindy Program

Our Queensland Government Approved Kindergarten program ensures a personal learning journey is designed for each child through a wide range of age-appropriate activities that allow our children to explore, investigate, listen and problem solve.

Specialist Lessons

Our rooms are designed to create a positive educational environment and we offer a range of weekly specialist lessons in music, sport, language and literacy as well as provide an additional swimming program to children through our Grammar Aquatic Centre.

Kindy One

Ms Olivia Hardy

Ms Olivia Hardy completed her Bachelor of Early Childhood in Victoria, where she spent her graduate year as a Kindy teacher in Melbourne. Olivia moved up to Queensland in 2015 and has been teaching at Grammar Early Learning Centre ever since.

Olivia prides herself on building supportive and warm relationships with the children and encourages them to explore and investigate through play to build their confidence and independence skills.

Olivia strives to create an environment where children feel happy, safe and challenged. It is important to her to have a place where children feel inspired, motivated and confident to explore experiences and have fun in their learning.

Kindy Two

Ms Joanne Tindall

Ms Joanne Tindall

Ms Joanne Tindall has spent the last five years as a Kindergarten Teacher at Coolum Beach and is excited about her new adventure here at Grammar Early Learning Centre.

Joanne has been a resident of the Sunshine Coast for over 40 years and grew up in the region attending Caloundra High School.  Joanne spent some years travelling and working within the hospitality industry before returning to have her family and study in 2001.

As a teacher, Joanne is passionate about the foundational years and the impact she can make through positive and caring interactions with children.  Joanne enjoys watching each child develop their independence and resilience over the course of the year and gets a great sense of achievement from knowing they are well equipped for Prep.

Kindy Three

Ms Sarah Peterson

Ms Sarah Peterson has been a Kindergarten Teacher at Grammar Early Learning Centre for five years. Prior to her appointment at Grammar, she taught in schools in New Zealand and Scotland. During the duration of her teaching career, Sarah has worked with children from Kindy age to Year 5.

Sarah trained as an Early Childhood teacher at the University of Southern Queensland in Toowoomba and has since completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Digital and Collaborative Learning and Leadership and a Masters of Education (Leadership and Management).

Sarah loves working with children, seeing them learn and grow over the year, and helping them to become curious learners who are excited about trying new things. She is passionate about digital skills and literacy and developing 21st-century learners. Sarah is also the Cultural Leader and one of our Educational Leaders.

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Early Learning Centre Testimonials

We are extremely pleased with ELC’s exceptional care and the significant progress our children have made. The additional effort from the ELC team is evident in their development, with both of them, including Brock, showing remarkable boosts in confidence and readiness for their next educational steps.
Joshua Barton
We have two kids that attend the centre and this is now our 4th year. We did attend another centre for a short period but missed Grammar ELC so much we came back and couldn’t be happier! There are minimal staff changes which means we are familiar with every educator there and they know all the children. The number of…
Brooke & Trevor Smith
We moved to Queensland earlier this year and are in awe of the care and love given to both our children, Jack and Isla. The teachers seem to appreciate my children’s individuality and understand their challenges, the progress we’ve seen in both of them through the year has been wonderful.  We are so grateful to have a safe and fun…
Kate Taylor
We couldn’t want a better place of care and education for our son. We have complete confidence dropping him to Grammar Early Learning Centre that he will be very well looked after and leave each day with a happy child. What more could we want as parents.
Ellie O’Hara
Riley has been at Grammar Early Learning Centre for over 18 months. She loves her teachers and has developed beautiful friendships with the other children. It has been wonderful to experience the warm and friendly atmosphere at the centre, each time we drop off and pick up! The teachers go out of their way for each child and shows genuine…
Liana Simpson