Our School Readiness Curriculum – In Action

The transition to formal schooling is a big step in a child’s life. It’s important that they’re supported to gain the skills needed for success. Preparing for the transition isn’t only about developing cognitive skills, it also has a big focus on being socially, emotionally and physically ready. School readiness is about whether the child can make…

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Positive Guidance of Children Policy

Two of the biggest challenges children face are learning acceptable behaviour and being able to control their own behaviour. Educators and parents need to understand how to teach children how look after themselves and the world around them. Knowing how to effectively teach children about acceptable behaviour allows them to better cope with these challenges. At…

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The importance of STEM

STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. It is taught in a way that each pillar is integrated together. Instead of teaching math as separate from technology or science, the concepts are taught together to deepen the child’s learning and capability. While STEM is usually part of the primary school curriculum, we believe that…

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Harmony Day at Care for Kindies

Harmony Day is an important celebration across all of our four centres. Some of the children dressed in traditional cultural dress from their heritage and others brought in an item to share and teach others about their culture. We incorporated a lot of orange activities into our learning to reflect the colour of Harmony Day. We explored the importance of…

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Creating positive bedtime routines

The key to a positive bedtime routine is to carry out similar activities in roughly the same way each night. Most research finds that starting around 20 minutes before your child’s bedtime is the ideal timeframe for successful routines. Most bedtime routines include pre-bed tasks like having a bath and brushing teeth, as well as quiet, enjoyable activities like reading a book or…

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