Your local Early Learning Centre shares the benefits of Kindergarten and how it can help the transition to school life.
We are strong advocates of the benefits and skills that an Approved Kindergarten Program can bring to your child before they transition into early schooling. At your local Early Learning Centre, we strive to give your child the best start when it comes to education, empathy, and enjoying themselves for who they are before they begin their schooling life.
Confidence Building and School Readiness
Our Government Approved Kindergarten Program can make your child’s first year of school seem a lot less daunting. We adhere to these guidelines firstly by providing a routine experience that your child can become accustomed to. This will ease their expectations about the regular attendance that school requires. Not only this, attending our Kindergarten Program means your child will interact with others their age, and will already have a basic concept of friendship forming before school begins.
Numeracy and Literacy Skills
It is a common concern of parents even with young children that their child will struggle to keep up with expected levels of education at school. Enrolling your child in Kindergarten gives them the chance to develop a basic level of literacy and numeracy skills before they even begin first grade. Throughout our Queensland Government Approved Kindergarten Program, we teach these skills through play-based learning, which is both stimulating and educational for your child.
We highly value the importance of allowing children to enjoy their younger years through play but also aim to set them up with the skills they need for the fast-paced experiences of prep and year one.
Social Skills & Conflict Management
Something that every person and child will encounter in life is conflict, and it is essential that management and resolution of it is taught at an early age. In particular, many children’s first experience with conflict is with their peers at school, which can be a trying time for children if they are poorly equipped to manage it.
Kindergarten encourages your child to interact and communicate with others which may at times, lead to conflict. But in a smaller environment than school, and under the care and guidance of our fully qualified educators at your local Early Learning Centre, your child will develop their social and emotional skills, and in turn learn about respecting others and expressing themselves during conflict in appropriate ways.
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