Aspire Bendigo Childcare Centre

Aspire Early Education & Kindergarten Bendigo

At Aspire Early Education & Kindergarten Bendigo, we are dedicated to providing quality care and education for children aged 6 weeks to 6 years. With plenty of room to play, learn and explore, your child will soon feel at home amongst their peers throughout our kindergarten preschool program. Our experienced educators help our families feel safe, confident, and happy as their kids undergo the transition from the kindergarten program to school.

Ideally located between La Trobe University Bendigo Campus and Strath Village Shopping Centre, Aspire Early Education & Kindergarten Bendigo is ideal for busy parents living and/or working in the Bendigo area. Our new Bendigo childcare and early education centre is modern and easily accessible, and we cater to infants, toddlers and kindergarteners.

Aspire Early Education & Kindergarten Bendigo has a fully equipped nursery on site, along with a commercial kitchen, learning rooms and a lush green space. With a strong emphasis on community values and emotional support, we aim to foster a lifelong love of learning and a sense of belonging within every child. Our play based educational program is complemented by literacy and numeracy workshops. Your kids will develop the social skills they need to achieve excellence. The indoor rooms connect seamlessly to the outdoor environment which features a large cubby house for children to explore.

The centre also runs a Bush Kinder Program for its Four-Year-Old Kinder children. Aspire Bendigo's Bush Kinder is a program run in kindergartens and early education centres that brings the classroom outside. Children learn through experimentation due to their natural disposition for curiosity. The number of learning opportunities multiply immensely when the classroom is taken out of the building. Bush Kinder gives children the space and freedom to explore and be creative in a natural environment.  

Bendigo Details

New Enquiries: 1800 978 429
Existing Families: (03) 5441 1362
Mon – Fri 6:30 AM to 6:30 PM
Ages: 6 weeks – 6 years
Programs: Auslan Program, Cooking, ELLA Program (Mandarin), Music, Sports, Community Walks, Bush Kinder Program
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Indoor-Outdoor Environments

Our indoor rooms are spacious yet homely, with plenty of natural light and specific learning spaces that cater to each age group. Children are given every opportunity to engage with our daily programs, which include language classes, reading, sport, and more. Outside, there is no shortage of things to explore, with sand pits, cubby houses, bike paths, vegetable gardens, and more to discover. We also regularly run outdoor programs, ranging from environmental education, local community walks, to sport activities.

Everything Provided, Nothing to Worry About

All daily necessities such as nappies and linen are provided, and there are no hidden or extra costs. Our qualified cook prepares morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea, following Nutrition Australia's Dietary Guidelines. Your child will also have the chance to participate in a range of extracurricular activities such as language and music, as well as physical education programs. This not only enhances their cognitive development but also contributes to their physical and mental health.

Meet the Centre Manager for Bendigo

My name is Kara Massara and I am the Centre Manager at Aspire Early Education & Kindergarten Bendigo.

My role as the Centre Director is to provide the best quality care for each child and to also support the Educators that I work alongside.

Working in the Childcare industry provides an opportunity to make a real difference in the way a child approaches learning for life. You also encourage, nurture, and support positive outcomes in children’s health, wellbeing, and learning.

Aside from endless career opportunities and working with like-minded people, when working in Early Childhood Education and Care services, you share in children’s experiences, see them grow, learn, and develop under your care.

My role as the Centre Manager will further be supported by the team around me, I will continue to learn every day and keep those important and continuous relationships with the children, families, and educators.

Kara Massara

Centre Manager at Bendigo

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What Our Families Have To Say

We have been over the moon with Aspire! Both our children are excited to attend and always have a smile on their faces at drop off and pick up. The staff are always willing to listen to any issues that may arise and do their best to solve these. The educators are caring, creative and enthusiastic. A great experience so far.


We are so happy sending our little boy to Aspire. The educators and staff are amazing. I feel content going off to work knowing that my baby is in good hands and being cared for like family. They’ve also been really responsive to our son’s specific diet which has been such a relief. We love being part of the Aspire community and will send our boy here until he goes off to prep.


Aspire Bendigo is like a second home for our family. We are welcomed with open arms and warm smiles each day. Our daughter's changing needs are always met and she is very comfortable with all of the educators. The facilities at this centre are wonderful. we highly recommend Aspire to anyone who will listen!


We can’t praise Aspire Bendigo enough. Our little one started going a couple of days a week from about 10 months old and we felt welcome from the beginning. The staff have always been professional, caring, informative and look after our little one like their own. Knowing our child is in the best care was so important to us and we can’t thank everyone enough. Highly recommend.


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