OUR PROGRAM

We're more than just ABC's & 123's

OUR PROGRAM

we strive to help children Thrive by 5

Ready Set Grow

Our caring educators

sprinkle the perfect blend of

love encouragement and

guidance daily to help

children blossom and thrive.

Did you know

The size of a child's brain reaches 90 per cent of an adults's by the age of FIVE.

These early years are critical for lifelong learning and wellbeing. Talking, reading, playing and singing with children during their first five years helps shape thinking and emotional patterns for life, influences learning, relationships and resilience.

Attempting to build a house on an unstable foundation is fraught with danger and considered dangerous. The extraordinary cost of repair, would discourage you from buying such a house.

 

So why do we make more conservative decisions on a purchase of a house than our precious children's future?

Starting school without a solid foundation is also fraught with danger with far more serious consequences than those relating to a house. 

22 per cent of children start PRIMARY SCHOOL 

developmentally vulnerable

Our SKThrive Program

helping children develop a solid foundation so they can THRIVE by 5

Our program enables us to transform little acorns into mighty oak trees

Our program enables us to transform little acorns into mighty oak trees

as we do attending to creating a beautiful rich canopy.

We spend just as much time developing deep strong roots

Children will have a strong sense of wellbeing
Children will feel they are connected with & can contribute to the world
Children will become confident and involved learners
Children will develop a strong sense of identity
Children will become
effective communicators
Physical Health &
Wellbeing
SOCIAL
COMPETENCE
EMOTIONAL
MATURITY
LANGUAGE &
COGNITIVE SKILLS
COMMUNICATION SKILLS &
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE
From a tiny little acorn
A mighty oak will grow at SK 
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Curriculum Outcomes

Creating a rich beautiful canopy

Developmental Areas

Developing deep strong roots 

At SK,
we teach children to
Stand tall and proud
Sink their roots into the earth
Appreciate their natural beauty
Go out on a limb
Drink plenty of water
Remember their roots
Enjoy the view

Development Domains - The Roots

helping children develop strong deep roots

The PHYSICAL HEALTH & WELLBEING element of our program, aims to assist children overcome problems to physically cope with the school day.

When children graduate our SKThrive by 5 program, they are generally independent, have excellent motor skills, have the strength and energy levels that can get them through the school day.

Physical Health &

Wellbeing

The SOCIAL COMPETENCE development element of our program, aims to assist children overcome problems getting along, working or playing with other children.

When children graduate our SKThrive by 5 program, they are respectful of adults and their peers, self-confident, able to follow class routines and capable of helping others.

Social

Competence

The EMOTIONAL MATURITY development component of our program, aims to assist children overcome display of aggressive, anxious or impulsive behaviour.

When children graduate our SKThrive by 5 program, they will have the concentration required to focus at school and assist peers who may need a little assistance.

Emotional

Maturity

The LANGUAGE & COGNITIVE element of our program, aims to assist children to develop an interest in books, reading, writing and numeracy. They will be able to count and recognise numbers and shapes.

When children graduate our SKThrive by 5 program, they will have developed the language and cognitive skills to comprehend and follow simple instructions required for school.

Language &

Cognitive Skills

The COMMUNICATION SKILLS & GENERAL KNOWLEDGE element of our program, aims to assist children develop their communication skills.

When children graduate our SKThrive by 5 program, their expressive language is at a stage where they are able to tell a story and communicate easily with both adults and peers.

General Knowledge &

Communication Skills

creating a beautiful and rich canopy

Learning Outcomes - Our Canopy

The DEVELOPING A STRONG SENSE OF IDENTITY outcome of our program, aims to assist children feel safe, secure and supported. They will learn to develop their emerging autonomy, inter-dependance and resilience. They will develop knowledgable and confident self identities as they learn to interact in relation to others with care, empathy and respect.

All these attributes will ensure they are confident and comfortable to branch out at school and beyond. 

Children become connected with and contribute to their world

Children develop a strong sense of identity

The BECOMING CONNECTED WITH & CONTRIBUTING TO THE WORLD outcome of our program, aims to assist children develop a sense of belonging and to develop an understanding of the reciprocal rights & responsibilities necessary for effective participation.

Children learn how appreciate and respond to diversity with respect. They will become aware of fairness, socially responsible and learn to show respect for the environment which are necessary for a successful transition to school.

The DEVELOPING A STRONG SENSE OF WELLBEING outcome of our program, aims to assist children become strong in their social and emotional wellbeing.

In our nurturing and nourishing environment and with the love and support of our educators, the children learn to take increasing responsibility for their own health and physical wellbeing necessary to successfully cope with a long school day.

Children develop a strong sense

of Wellbeing

The BECOMING CONFIDENT AND AN INVOLVED LEARNER outcome of our program, aims to assist children develop dispositions for learning such as curiosity, cooperation, confidence, creativity, commitment, persistence and imagination just to name a few.

The children will develop a range of skills and processes such as problem solving, enquiry, experimentation, hypothesising and investigating which are necessary so they can resource their own learning.

Children become confident

and involved learners

The EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATOR outcome of our program, aims to assist children to interact verbally and non-verbally with others for a range of purposes.  Children are encouraged to engage with a range of texts and to gain meaning from these texts.

Children are inspired to express their ideas and make meaning using a range of media. They begin to understand how symbols and pattern systems work.

 

Children use information and communication technologies to access information, investigate ideas and represent their thinking. 

Children become effective communicators