Mount  Evelyn Memorial  Preschool 

 9736 2488 

3 Year old Program

Our 3 year old program is currently divided into 3 groups.The program runs on a rotational roster on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday mornings.

Our 3 year olds have 5 hours of kinder per week broken into 2 x 2.5 hour sessions. The cost of our 3 year old program is $1,355 (incl. $75 maintenance).

 

The program will aim to develop a child's, confidence, independence and self- esteem. Every child has a right to feel safe, secure and is a special person in his/her own right. Positive encouragement is such an important aspect of learning and one, which is so naturally incorporated in every experience at Pre-school.

The program will cater for all areas of development, i.e. cognitive, social, emotional, creative, imaginative, fine and gross motor skills and language and communication skills. Weekly planning allows for incidental as well as learned experiences in all areas such pasting, painting, stories, puzzles etc.

Young children learn best by doing. Learning requires active thinking and experimenting to find out how things work and to learn first hand about our world.

Encouraging children to become active and creative learners, to be independent and self-confident should be a common goal for us all.

4 Year old Program

Our 4 year old program is currently divided into 5 groups.The program runs on a rotational roster on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons and Thursday and Friday mornings.

Our 4 years olds have 15 hours of kinder per week broken into 3 x 5 hour sessions. The cost of our 4 year old program is $1,655 (incl. $75 maintenance).

 

4 year Old Pre-School and your child: The early years are very important because basic attitudes, skills and knowledge are formed, on which your child builds as they proceed with their education.

There are 5 learning outcomes identified in the early Years learning framework which guide the decisions that educators make about their planning for children’s learning and development.

  • Learning outcome 1. Children have a strong sense of identity and key components are children feel safe, secure and supported. Children develop their emerging autonomy, interdependence, resilience and sense of agency. Children develop knowledgeable and confident self identities. Children learn to interact in relation to others with care, empathy and respect.
  • Learning outcome 2. Children are connected with and contribute to their world, and key components are children develop a strong sense of belonging to groups and communities and an understanding of reciprocal rights and responsibilities necessary for active community participation. 
  • Learning Outcome 3. Children have a strong sense of well being and key components are Children become strong in their social and emotional wellbeing; Children take increasing responsibility for their own health and wellbeing.
  • Learning Outcome 4. Children are confident and involved learners, and key components are Children develop dispositions for learning such as curiosity, cooperation, confidence, creativity, commitment, enthusiasm, persistence and imagination. Children develop a range of skills and processes such as problem solving, enquiring, experimentation, hypothesising, researching and investigating.
  • Learning outcome 5. Children are effective communicators. Key components are. Children interact verbally and non-verbally with others with a range of purposes. Children engage with a range of texts and gain meaning from these texts. Children express ideas and make meaning using a range of media. Children begin to understand how symbols and pattern systems work. Children use information and communication technologies to access information, investigate ideas and represent their thinking.