Early Learning and Childcare for children aged 6-weeks to Kindergarten.

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High quality, full-service early learning facility, part of the wider St Joseph’s Nudgee College Community.


At Mary Rice Early Learning Centre, our method of learning and care focuses on partnership, independence, mutual trust and respect. It places importance on both individual achievement and collaboration, while developing the minds and hearts of all.

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Mary Rice Early Learning Centre provides a natural and sustainable environment that promotes respect, compassion, wellbeing, and a love of learning in every child.

Our Rooms

Our centre has 9 beautifully appointed rooms for 3 different age groups,  catering to children from 6 weeks to Kindergarten.

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Our Facilities

We have shared performance space, art studio, library demonstration kitchen and outdoor spaces to drive the imagination.

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Our Mission

Our mission is to provide excellence in early childhood education and care for all children in partnership with families. 

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Enquire about a place for your child, now. 

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Learning through Play


Mary Rice Early Learning Centre supports children development by following a play-based learning philosophy as we believe pre-primary education is an essential tool for improving learning and education outcomes for life.

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Come and see what’s on offer – it’s like nowhere else!

Mary Rice Early Learning Centre is a special place where children are respected, play is valued, and community is key.

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