Our Service participates in and values
the National Quality Framework (NQF), including the National Quality
Standard (NQS), the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and the
We will always strive to achieve and
maintain a high quality of care for the children entrusted to us.
We believe it is essential to provide
educational and developmentally appropriate programs delivered with
the highest quality of care to each child that attends.
We value the role of play in the
children’s development. Through play children learn about the world
around them, they experience various feelings. Play also supports
children’s inventiveness, creativeness and individuality. We also
encourage the use of open ended experiences and for the children to
learn about environmental issues. We value the use of natural
We encourage positive behaviour in our
children by taking into account their developmental stages and
abilities. We use strategies such as re-direction and reminding of
limits to guide children to behave appropriately.
We will provide a learning environment
that is safe, secure and stimulating.
We believe in the importance of
encouraging each child to discover, explore and develop at their own
pace. We feel it is important to allow the time and patience for
skills such as sharing, taking turns and learning about each other to
We believe it is important that
children are provided with quality care regardless of age, special
needs, gender, cultural and religious backgrounds. We promote
positive acceptance of cultural diversity of our families, children
staff and the community.
We believe the communication between
parents and carers plays an important role in the well being of the
child’s growth, learning and development. We value families’
input for our policies, philosophy, programs, menu and we encourage
parents to share special skills and attend our meetings.
We understand that respecting others
and caring for others is a process which develops as children grow.
Therefore we believe it is important for children to express their
emotions freely, laugh, cry, show frustration or be sad as they learn
about each other.
We truly believe that each child has
the right to be treated with the respect and dignity that they each