Child Care and Kindergarten for families in Black Rock and Sandringham

Quality early childhood education and child care provides the foundation for learning for life.
Let your child’s learning story begin with us

Customised Daily Routines

Black Rock Early Learning provides customised daily routines to suit each child

Child Oriented Curriculum

Black Rock Early Learning provides child orientated curriculum is that is based on family and child input.

Family Involvement

We encourage involvement with all aspects of our service including parent helpers within the service.

Safe Environments

We have a safe and friendly atmosphere where children are welcomed as individuals and feel a sense of belonging.

Nutritional Meals

Our healthy and nutritional menu considers cultures and dietary requirements of each child.
  • We provide extra-curricular programs each week including yoga and a sport program for all ages.
  • Passionate long term educators who are creative, nurturing and passionate in the way the children are educated.
  • Our qualified chef creates freshly cooked, healthy nutritious meals with the best of produce with rave reviews from both children and families.
  • An approved Kindergarten program led by our ECT is also run with child and educator initiated projects full of investigating, navigating and furthering learning each day.

Tailored Learning and Curriculum for each age group

Story House Black Rock and Sandringham Child care


We partner with you to provide a safe, quality, family-centred learning environment where every child is respected and nurtured. We continually develop our skills and explore new ways to enrich your child’s early learning experience.

Toddler Child Care in Black Rock and Sandringham


Indoor and outdoor play based experiences are an integral part of our program. Educators plan a diverse range of experiences to create opportunities for your child in both structured and spontaneous play.

Black rock and Sandringham Early learning


Our programs are inspired by the wisdom and teachings of early childhood theorists and the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF), and aim to develop children’s emotional, social and cognitive intelligence.

Story House Black Rock Kindergarten room


The Kindergarten curriculum continues to emphasise play based learning, however offers additional intentional learning times where the focus is on literacy and numeracy, socialisation, self-regulation and independence.


What led you to a career in the childcare industry?
The idea of shaping the curious minds has always appealed to me as I help shape the engineers of our future.

What are your favourite memories within the workspace?
Building strong and trusting relationships with our educators to showcase their development and growth.

Who Inspires you and why?
My family- as they are always always pushing me to do my best and develop my skills in any which way.

What are you passionate about?
Educating and caring for children and families

What type of leadership style do you have?
Hands on approach by being there for, educators, child and families

What makes your service such an amazing service?
My relationships with all stakeholders.

What are your goals for the service over the next 12 months?
To develop a high quality education and care service for all children and families. To provide ongoing support and guidance for my team to allow them to grow and develop to their full potential. 

Story House Day Care manager for Black Rock

Latest News from Story House Black Rock

Black Rock Welcomes New Service Manager

This week, Story House Black Rock welcomes new Service Manager, Cristina D’Ambrosio. Cristina joins Story House with seven years’ experience in the Early Childhood sector and holds a Diploma of Children’s Services.

Our Service is located in the beautiful bayside suburb of Melbourne south-east of Melbourne’s central business district.

Story House Early Learning Black Rock

Our centre welcomes families from surrounding suburbs including Sandringham, Beaumaris, Mentone and Hampton. We offer a state-of-the-art facility boasting beautifully renovated environments, spacious play areas, and modern educational materials.

Our aim is to provide a secure and happy environment where children can develop their intellectual, social, emotional, physical, and language skills to become competent and confident individuals. And for you to feel safe knowing that your child is receiving the best possible care.

Where To Find Us

We are situated in Black Rock North, nestled between the Sandringham Hospital, Tjilatjirrin Reserve, the Sandringham Golf Links. And a stones throw from the beautiful Bayside Beaches where you’ll sometimes find us going on a beach kinder excursion.

Story house Black Rock Child care

173 Bluff Road Black Rock VIC 3193
 03 9598 4103  |   [email protected]
Open  Monday to Friday 6.30am to 6.30pm

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