Hand in Hand - Families, School and Community

 

Participation

Families are the most important people in children’s lives and have a major influence on their learning.

Staff respect and support these relationships, and encourage participation and sharing of information to develop a partnership, which enhances each child’s learning and development.

The centre welcomes the participation of parents, families, interested community members as well as specialised support, professional services and therapists.

 

 

Singleton Heights Pre-School - About Us

The pre-school offers a safe, friendly environment for children and families, being purpose built and extensively resourced in both the indoor and outdoor areas. It has a large outdoor playground with established trees, outdoor classroom fairy garden, vegetable gardens, dirt patch, camping area, cubby, woodwork shed, bike track, hill, mountain slide, climbing rock wall, large veranda area and huge sandpit.  It is air conditioned / heated, has easy on-site parking and is wheelchair / pram accessible.

We have an experienced, highly qualified caring team, who are committed to ensuring every child has the opportunity to enjoy pre-school, while developing and learning. Our professional team is motivated and continue their professional development through attendance at training relating to current practices, skill development, innovative changes, Work Health and Safety as well as on-site training for all staff.

The centre offers set days of attendance to facilitate learning opportunities and encourage socialisation with groups being:          

Monday / Wednesday 2 day group
Tuesday / Thursday 2 day group
Wednesday / Friday 2 day group
Monday / Wednesday / Friday 3 day group
Monday / Tuesday / Thursday 3 day group
Tuesday / Thursday / Friday 3 day group

The pre-school is committed to practicing sustainability and providing the opportunity for the children to engage in experiences which may be life-long. A water tank provides water for the children to use on gardens and in the sand pit and food scraps are collected for our working worm farms, which provide fertiliser to use in our gardens or yours. Our vegetable gardens provide produce for cooking experiences, encouraging children to develop the knowledge that they are involved in and contributing to our world.

The centre offers a children’s library and parent library with relevant books and information.

The pre-school maintains links with the local community and values its relationships with local services, agencies and specialists. We support community fundraising events including Red Nose Day while also supporting awareness for Down Syndrome and Autism.