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All About Kindergarten 

Kindergarten – a great place for little people!

The word Kindergarten can be loosely translated as meaning “a garden for children” – a place where children learn through play.

During their time at Kindergarten, children discover and develop a wide variety of skills and experiences. Our trained teachers and co-workers provide a stimulating and nurturing environment that encourages and fosters children’s individual development.

They support children to become more aware of the world or which they are a part. Time at kindergarten strengthens a child’s confidence and personal skills and provides an opportunity for all children to develop a strong sense of self.

National Regulations and a National Law Act underpin all our practices. The National Quality Framework, in conjunction with the Victorian Early Years Framework forms the basis for our programs. These tools help children

  • develop a strong sense of identity
  • make them feel connected with and contribute to their world
  • develop a strong sense of wellbeing
  • become confident and involved learners
  • become effective communicators.

 

The early years are critical in laying the foundation for children’s achievement in schooling and into adulthood.

There is now a wide body of evidence showing that children’s education and care affects a child’s health, wellbeing and competence throughout their lives.

Quality learning experiences provide the basis from which literacy, numeracy, learning behaviour and future opportunities can be developed.

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