Some of the outcomes we focus on include…
Developing skills in numeracy and literacy through intentional teaching
Helping children describe their thoughts, feelings and the world around them
Concepts of quantity, proportions, measurement and classification
Investigating how the world works through games and activities
Respect for the environment through growing gardens and caring for animals and learning about sustainability
Understanding what primary school is by storytelling, games and excursions
Recognise, express and manage feelings
Developing independence skills
Interacting with other students
Safety skills (eg, road safety)
Space to learn & play
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Our focus with these children is in preparing children for the transition to primary school. We want children to be excited about moving forward to Kindergarten.
Developing social and emotional connections with other students through activities aimed to encourage sharing, cooperation, and managing new situations.
Practicing the sort of skills used everyday at school, like sitting at desks, waiting their turn, putting your hand up to ask questions, and looking after their belongings.
Building literacy, numeracy and STEM capabilities in children, including being able recgonise and write their name as well as recognise numbers, count and some arithmetic.
Brief visits to schools where children can experience what it is like, including being able to participate by doing things like sitting in a kindergarten class or eating lunch in the playground.
Preparing For School
We also have a strong focus on working with parents to facilitate this transition and have developed relationships and excursion programs with local schools to gradually introduce the idea of Kindergarten to children. We achieve this by...