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Rated Exceeding against the National Quality Standards

An oasis. Your child's home away from home.

Being Lake Haven is passionate about providing holistic support to our families and children in any way we can. We believe that every child is special and welcomes everyone from different backgrounds, cultures and abilities. As the only Exceeding service in our area, we are known for going the extra mile for our families, taking care to ensure that your child’s general wellbeing is looked after, with healthy and nutritious meals prepared daily by our onsite chef, and yearly eye screenings and dentist visits included. Placed across the road Lake Haven Shopping Centre, Being Lake Haven is in a convenient location for families looking for extraordinary child care, daycare, kindergarten and preschool in Lake Haven, Gorokan, Charmhaven and the surrounding suburbs.

Why Being?

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

Sue Simensen

Centre Leader
Sue has 17 years of experience in Early Childhood Education, starting her career as a favour to a friend, she was early on inspired by the way play-based learning experiences and open-ended resources, encouraged a child’s imagination and creativity to grow a develop. Sue is a strong advocate for children’s rights and believes in supporting a child’s mental health, wellness and wellbeing through a holistic approach to learning. Driven to provide every child with access to quality education, Sue’s approach is to empower and guide children to make good choices in their lives.

Fun Fact - Sue’s role model is Audrey Hepburn for her humanitarian work.

    Anna Miocic

    Anna studied art therapy and is passionate about bringing creativity and mindfulness practices to children. She believes that nurturing these skills in the early years will create an empowered future for every child. A future filled with a perspective of endless potential, play, imagination, independence and creativity. 
    “Children inspire me to continue to be myself wholly and completely” 
    Fun Fact - Anna enjoys painting, drawing, cooking or gardening in her free time. 

      Jessica Frankham

      Assistant Centre Leader
      After 8 years in the early childhood education field, Jessica is so happy to have found a home away from home in our Lake Haven centre.
      Supporting and empowering the next generation, and our world’s future is an incredibly rewarding role. Jess is always working to create a safe space where children can truly be themselves and embrace their uniqueness. She hopes to instil that extra bit of wonder, nurturing and joy. Jessica’s favourite part of being an educator is supporting children to reach a goal and watching their faces light up with pride as they can accomplish their goals independently. 

        Other things to look forward to

        Physical Fitness

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

        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.


        We provide all the essentials for your child’s day-to-day, including nappies and sunscreen.

        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.

        Warm, nutritious meals prepared onsite

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

        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.

        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.

        Book a tour

        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. 


        My children are thriving here

        For anyone thinking about starting their children in day care, look no further than Being Lake Haven. The staff are amazing. Not only with the children but with the parents as well. The level of education is fantastic. My children have come so far in the months since they started. They have come out of their shells and have built brilliant social skills and have made friends so quickly.
        - Tahlor

        Helpful educators, wonderful atmosphere

        The educators are extremely helpful and friendly, and the centre has a fantastic atmosphere that caters specifically to the children’s needs.
        - Kylie 

        Map and address


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