The 3 and 4 year old programs we teach at Great Start Kindergarten are based on sound principles of child development and education, following the Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework. This all-inclusive learning program provides practices, principles and outcomes for your child, their family and educators – all of who contribute to your little one’s further development. The EYLF has a strong emphasis on play based learning and our centres encourage and facilitate this wherever possible. Throughout our programs each child’s knowledge, ideas, culture, abilities and interests are the focus and the basis to ensure they have an interest in and a want to participate in the exciting experiences.
But best of all, it encourages your child to learn while having fun.
Children’s learning is made visible by the curriculum plan, children’s portfolios, Reflections journals, newsletters and project displays.
Our programs are designed to be flexible allowing every child to develop at their own pace and to reach their full potential. We understand that children learn best through active participation in real life experiences. Our programs aim to provide learning environments that nurture each child’s learning style in a warm, friendly and relaxed day care surroundings.
Parent participation is a large part of our curriculum and we provide many opportunities for parents to seek feedback on their children’s progress by way of parent information evenings, program surveys, parent contribution stories, learning stories, children’s journals and verbal communication about each child’s day.