Approved Kindergarten: Monday and Tuesdays
Our Kindergarten service operates in alignment with the National Quality Framework, incorporating the Education and Care Services National Regulation (2011), the National Quality Standards, the Early Years Learning Framework and the Qld Kindergarten Guideline as overarching curriculum documents. Theodore Early Childhood is proud to be affiliated with Lady Gowrie, as our Central Governing Body.
We know that children who participate in a quality early education program enjoy a ‘flying start’ to learning and life. Kindergarten programs offer a safe and caring environment in which children can build confidence in their abilities, extend their skills and have fun while learning. Children who participate in Kindergarten programs discover new learning experiences and establish relationships that create a strong foundation for their future education.
Children learn through play. At Kindergarten your child will participate in play-based learning experiences designed to encourage their physical, social, intellectual, language and emotional abilities.
Under the guidance and care of a qualified early childhood teacher your child will:
Kindergarten will help your child learn early literacy and numeracy concepts as well as develop communication skills that will assist with reading and writing. Most importantly, Kindergarten will help your child learn to enjoy learning and be better prepared to start school.
Limited Hours Day Care: Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
Our Day Care offers quality care for children between the ages of 6 months and 5 years of age. This allows families to leave their children in a safe, child friendly environment.
Our Service offers flexible learning experiences. Each morning the room is set out offering a variety of experiences to meet a variety of interests, however, we remain flexible, adding and changing the play environment. Staff aim to make the most of spontaneous learning experiences with children asking open ended questions and encouraging their creative imaginations.