Each week our Educators collaborate with the children to plan meals and activities for the following week. We endeavour to provide a program which reflects our values and those of the children, families and community. We believe in providing healthy & nourishing meals and fun and engaging activities where children can learn through play in a safe and nurturing environment.
Understanding Our program
Educators collaborate with children and families to provide play and leisure opportunities that are meaningful to children and support their wellbeing, learning and development.
Children’s interests: what they love to do
Children’s input: what they choose to do
Family input: based on family input
Community: based on community values, interests & input
Cultural: Based on different cultures
Intentional teaching: what we want to teach them
Extension of learning: further learning based on previous activities
We use the 'Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority' (ACECQA) approved learning framework, "My Time Our Place" to guide us in our practice, ensuring we understand our roles as educators and provide the best possible care for children which supports their learning and wellbeing.
When planning Educators link all meals and activities to these five outcomes: