Latest Research Data Reveals Bardon’s Top 3 Childcare Centres

Looking for a centre-based child care service provider? Here are Bardon’s top three childcare centres, as ranked by a childcare search and compare platform.

Based on KindiCare Rating data released in May 2022, Bardon ranks among the top Qld suburbs offering quality childcare, with six childcare centres in the area having a combined average rating of 9.06.

Here are the top three early childhood learning and care providers (9 or higher) in Bardon based on real-time KindiCare Rating data.

Bardon Community Kindy Inc. 

Bardon Community Kindy Inc. received a KidiCare rating of 9.7 compared to an average rating of 8.8 for the Bardon area. The not-for-profit organisation is licensed to provide care for up to fifty children.

 Bardon Community Kindy Inc.
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In August 2021, Bardon Community Kindy Inc. also received the National Quality Standard (NQS) rating of Exceeding NQS, which means its service went above the requirements of NQS in at least four of its seven quality areas.

Location: Bowman Park, 247 Simpsons Road

Opening Hours: 7.15 am to 5.40 pm, Monday to Saturday

Phone: 07 3369 4697

Ithaca Creek State School P&C Association OSHC 

Ithaca Creek State School P&C Association OSHC received a 9.5 KindiCare rating and is also rated as Exceeding NQS standards. The centre is licensed to provide centre-based child care for up to 120 children. 

Location: Ithaca Creek State School, Lugg Street

Opening Hours: 7 am to 8.45 am and 3 pm to 6 pm, Monday to Friday; Holiday hours are from 7 am to 6 pm

Phone: 07 3368 1060

Communify Childcare Qld 

Communify Childcare is a Long Day Care Queensland Government-approved Kindergarten Program provider. The 21-children-capacity centre received a KindiCare rating of 9.3 and an Exceeding NQS rating.

Location: 180 Jubilee Terrace

Opening Hours: 7.30 am to 5.30 pm, Monday to Friday

Phone: 07 3510 2711

The four other facilities rated by KindiCare are:

  • St Joseph’s Bardon Outside School Hours Care – 8.8 rating
  • PCYC Inala – Bardon School Age Care – 8.6 rating
  • Little Ducks Childcare Bardon – 8.6 rating
  • Eden Academy Bardon – 7.9 rating

About KindiCare Rating

KindiCare is a two-sided marketplace platform for parents and guardians in search of early childhood education and care providers. Their KindiCare Rating is a unique rating system designed to show the relative quality, performance and customer satisfaction of individual childcare centres or service providers as compared to all childcare centres and services in Australia.

To assess the providers, factors including government service quality audits and reviews, community feedback collated from various sources and the type of childcare service as well as the characteristics of their offering were considered. 

The KindiCare numerical ratings, with 10 being the highest, are as follows:

  • 9.0 and above: Excellent
  • 8.5 – 9.0: Very Good
  • 7.5 – 8.5: Good 
  • 5.0 – 7.5: Fair 
  • 5.0 and below: Poor
  • NR: Not Rated