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Lambert Avenue

Mon - Fri | 7am - 6pm
0-6 years old
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Rated Exceeding against the National Quality Standards

Ermington's most awarded preschool

Being Ermington Lambert Avenue started as Platypus Preschool and has received repeated nominations for early childhood education and care Service of the Year awards. Placed right across the road from Ermington Village, Being Ermington Lambert Avenue is in a convenient location for families looking for Exceeding child care, daycare, kindergarten and preschool in Ermington, Newington, Rydalmere, Dundas, Melrose Park, West Ryde and the surrounding suburbs. Being Ermington maintains its original facade with modern learning environments, allowing for high-quality education delivered in nature and with charm. By working together with local schools, we provide the highest quality preschool program in the area to all the children in our care.

Ermington's most awarded preschool set in a charming, sustainable environment.

Holistic early learning for school and life

At Being, we believe that every child is a powerful, capable and responsible leader ready to emerge. Our expert early childhood educators empower your child to develop outside of their age and stage in a fun, nurturing and supportive environment.

Meet the Educators

Ajantha Randeniya

Centre Leader
Ajantha has been in the sector for 30 years, taking lead roles as Centre Manager, Area Manager and Educational Leader. After having her own children she shifted her interest from science to Early Childhood, establishing her first centre in 1998. 
Since then, Ajantha has successfully led two Exceeding quality services in Ermington. She is passionate about creating meaningful relationships with children, educators, families and the community. Creating sustainable and natural dynamic learning environments for children to foster a love of learning is her passion. 
Fun fact - Ajantha was born in Sri Lanka.

    Zinat Fail

    Zinat loves working in the fun and playful environment of early education, and the positivity that this brings to her day-to-day. She believes that the early years of a child’s life are some of the most important and finds fulfilment in supporting families and children through this time. 
    Zinat is proactive in creating new learning experiences and is very caring and nurturing by nature. She is well-loved by educators, families and children. 
    “Children are limitless, capable and active contributors to their community and society.” 

      Lisa Young

      Assistant Centre Leader
      Lisa has been teaching in Ermington the area for many years and is well regarded in the community by educators, parents and children. She is passionate about providing high-quality early education and care. 

      Lisa believes that the first 5 years are critical to a childs development in the many years to come, and loves that her role as an educator in the early years gives her an opportunity to have a positive impact on every child in her care.

        Other things to look forward to

        Warm, nutritious meals prepared onsite

        Healthy, seasonal menu cooked by our onsite cook. Our menus are developed in consultation with nutritionists and Munch & Move.

        Vision Screening, Dentist and Allied Health

        Yearly eyesight testing for every child 4 years and older. Yearly clean, scale and fluoride under Medicare benefits scheme. Our service also supports access to other allied health services.

        Inclusion Support Programs

        By working alongside KU, we provide an inclusive environment that meets the needs of children with a range of additional needs.

        Physical Fitness

        We work with Playball and Munch and Move, to engage your child in physical education that inspires and motivates.

        Excursions & Community Engagement

        By working with local schools and community centres, we are up-to-date on community activities and co-ordinate excursions and learning activities to align.

        Rated Exceeding!

        Rated as ‘Exceeding’ by the National Quality Standard, we are committed to providing the best care for every child in a nurturing environment.

        Daily Update

        You will receive daily updates and pictures of your child's adventures at the service as they happen straight to your mobile device through StoryPark. In addition, Xplor will  keep you updated on your child’s daily routines from nappy changes to sleep time and more.

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        Explore our centres, meet our educators, and find out more about what makes us so different from other childcare, preschool, daycare, and early learning centres. Don’t let lockdown stop you from finding an early learning centre that is right for your family. We are looking forward to meeting you. 


        I had a wonderful experience here.

        They have great management and wonderful educators, that care about the community, parents and children. They also encourage children to learn while playing, talk and present their news, dance, sing and celebrate. The excursions are wonderful and I love that my daughter is learning more about the area and environment through them. - Mays

        Passionate educators with a personal approach.

        My son attends the centre and loves the learning experiences provided here. The educators are very passionate about children's development and pay close attention to how they are performing with personalised development plans. - Vibhor

        Map and address


        Free onsite parking at the centre. Please follow the signs.