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Schools and Education



At Blakes Crossing, your children will be able to play and learn close to home



The Blakes Crossing Childcare Centre is now open.

Stepping Stone is 100% owned and operated by South Australians, with an established reputation for providing quality local service, education and care.

You can visit the brand new centre at 12 Boucaut Avenue, Blakeview. Ph: (08) 7231 1774, or visit their website at www.steppingstonesa.com.au/centres/blakeview

Craigmore Road Early Learning and Kinder is now open. To enquire or make a booking please contact earlylearningandkinder.com.au/centre/craigmore/

Nido Early School is your family’s home away from home. To find out more about Nido Early School’s premium child care offering, get in touch today on 7078 2629 located 5 Main Terrace, Blakeview.

Imagine Childcare and Kindergarten Blakeview is currently under construction and will be opening later this year. Located at 67 Hayfield Avenue, the Imagine brand brings an exceptional childcare and early education facility to the families in the Blakes Crossing community. Imagine aims to give all children the best possible start to their educational journey, and their new centre is being developed in line with the brand’s core values. The state-of-the-art centre boasts modern classrooms equipped with carefully selected educational resources and interactive whiteboard technology. Beautifully landscaped outdoor play areas are complete with sandpits, vegetable and herb gardens, and a custom adventure fort. Families will enjoy a number of excellent benefits included in the daily fee. The centre provides all children with nutritious meals, prepared daily by the centre Chef in the onsite kitchen. Parents can enjoy a free barista coffee every morning upon drop-off too.
Keep up to date with the progress of this exciting new centre on Facebook at Imagine Childcare and Kindergarten Blakeview, or on their website at www.imagineelc.com.au/blakeview/ Phone 1300 001 154 to register your interest in the centre.


Opened in 2014, Blakes Crossing Christian College is now a part of the thriving Blakes Crossing community. 

The College is nearing completion and is now accepting enrolments for Reception to Year 11.  The school will eventually cater for around 700 students, Reception to Year 12 in 2021.

In addition to the college, there are a number of schools in the local area including Blakeview Primary and private school Trinity College.

The nearest Catholic Education South Australia primary school is located within easy walking distance of the main shopping precinct at Blakes Crossing. Catherine McAuley School provides families with affordable non-government education to the families of Blakes Crossing, Blakeview, Craigmore, One Tree Hill and surrounding areas. Providing high quality education to Year 7, Catherine McAuley School also offers an on-site Out of School Hours and Vacation Care program and hosts Elizabeth Community Connections, which runs playgroups, toddler music programs and parent support groups. Visit www.cms.catholic.edu.au for more information.

For more information on childcare and education at Blakes Crossing contact us.

TAFE and Tertiary Education

The TAFE Elizabeth and TAFE Gawler campuses are both conveniently located close to Blakes Crossing.