Story House Doreen - a new childcare and kindergarten

Opening 2020 // Child Care and Kindergarten in Doreen

Story House Doreen is a brand new child care centre scheduled to open soon in Doreen.  We welcome local families living in Doreen and the surrounding suburbs of Mernda, South Morang, Nutfield, Diamond Creek and Arthurs Creek. Register your interest and you’ll be the first to be notified when we’re ready to open our doors. You’ll get the opportunity for an advanced show-through, and be first in line when we’re ready to start offering places.

A New Purpose-Built Child Care Centre

Our purpose built child care facility offers a natural environment with soft tones and lots of natural light. Providing a calm and welcoming space for children to feel at home, whilst offering engaging and fun learning opportunities. Our outdoor spaces offer lots of space to get active, whilst ensuring plenty of shade.

Keep up to date with construction progress on our Facebook page.

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

All Meals Provided

We provide our children with fresh, nutritionally balanced meals, prepared on-site by our very own chef.

Quality Educational Programs

Our dynamic, vibrant and inspiring programs are designed by our experienced early childhood educators.

Sunsmart Centre

Story House Doreen ensures sun-safety by providing shaded play areas and SPF30+ broad-spectrum sunscreen.

Tailored Learning and Curriculum for each age group

We believe that the value of play is of utmost importance to children as it is their way of learning about their world.  While children play they are able to experiement with new ideas, test theories and their understanding of concepts, express their creative ability, release their emotions and share their feelings.  While engaging in play children are developing across all domains and creating the building blocks for their future.

Baby Nursery 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.

Child Care Toddler Room


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.

Pre Kindergarten and early Preschool


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.

Kindergarten and Preschool


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.

Where to Find Us

We’re situated in the Doreen, Melbourne Victoria.  Our centre is currently under construction on the
corner of Painted Hills Road and Bridge Inn Road (just west of Yan Yean Road).

Doreen Childcare

1 Whitford Way, Doreen VIC 3754
  03 9071 0277  |   enquiries@shel.edu.au
Opening June 2020