Learning Programs

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Kindergarten

The Queensland Kindergarten Learning Guide (QKLG) aims to specifically enrich children’s learning in the Kindergarten year, which is the year before the transition school.

The Guideline states that “throughout the Kindergarten Year, children’s right to experience the joy of childhood is fundamental and learning is promoted through play, and emergent and planned learning experiences and interactions.”

The QKLG outlines 5 areas of children’s learning and development:

  1. Identity
  2. Connectedness
  3. Wellbeing
  4. Active Learning
  5. Communicating.

For a copy of the QKLG please go to https://www.qcaa.qld.edu.au/downloads/p_10/qklg.pdf

To find out about the Kindergarten program at Chatterbox contact us today.

 

3-5 year olds

Experiences offered in the early years form the basis for development, learning and wellbeing for your child for the rest of their life. In these age groups your child will continue to be offered a safe and secure environment with respectful relationships.

Your child’s thoughts and contributions to the group are valued, providing a sense of belonging and in turn enhancing their self-esteem and confidence as an individual.

Our 3–5’s program places a strong focus on meaningful and respectful conversations and interactions by children with both peers and educators. This further develops language skills and deepens understandings of your child’s current knowledge as well as challenge further thinking. There are many opportunities for play experiences in which children will learn and develop.

Planned and spontaneous experiences across all areas of development, including numeracy and literacy will challenge the children’s curiosity, problem solving skills and promote exploration and investigation. Throughout these activities, your child will learn from other children and educators while appreciating these contributions and the joy of working collaboratively. Your child will be exposed to a variety of learning materials, equipment and resources which will be used in many different ways to support and stimulate creativity and imagination.

Independence is supported and encouraged – toileting, hand washing, eating, dressing, caring for belongings are all important self-help skills and opportunities are provided to practise and develop these. Your child will also be encouraged to take on an active role in managing their own behaviour and to value and show care for others in the group.

Contact one of our educators today on to find out more about what we can offer your child.