Kinder through to Year 12 Education
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Kinder Information

Kindergarten

"As children move through Kindergarten we want them to be enthusiastic and engaged about life and their place in it, to be developing new skills and growing in confidence.  We want them to begin establishing relationships with each other, and learn to cooperate and share their world with others".  Mary Burgess and Sandy Shand, Kindergarten Teachers

 

Kindergarten is a time for children to:

  • Learn about God's world and how it relates to their lives
  • Feel safe and secure
  • Have fun
  • Establish routines
  • Be themselves, accepted as who they are
  • Discover new things
  • Experiment
  • Develop their natural inquisitiveness
  • Learn to express their ideas
  • Play actively, developing fine and gross motor skills

The Kindergarten program operates 3 days per week, and children must be 4 years old on 1 January to be eligible to start Kindergarten that year.

One of the goals of Kindergarten should be to create a love of coming to school.  We want our children to become brave decision makers, having an inner confidence to meet the challenges before them, in Kinder and throughout their life.  The Jesus Storybook Bible is integrated into all learning, helping the children to understand that God made them as special individuals and loves them for who they are.