Why Community Preschool?
When you choose a community based preschool you are selecting one that:
is run by the community for the community;
is not-for-profit with all fees directly benefiting your child's education;
strives to keep fees affordable for families;
employs qualified early childhood teachers;
operates with small group sizes with professional, experienced and well trained educators.
provides a safe and well-resourced educational setting for children and a caring and nurturing environment;
welcomes parent participation and strives to build strong partnerships between families, staff and local community.
encourages ongoing professional development for all staff;
The overall benefits of a quality early childhood education setting for your child helps them to develop in the following ways:
building intellectual skills and a love of learning.
improving language and communication skills.
developing social and emotional maturity and the ability to relate effectively and positively with peers and adults.
working towards development of social play skills, co-operative play and conflict resolution.
encouraging independence, self-esteem and self-confidence.
provision of endless opportunities to explore the world around them and their own creativity through music, arts, crafts and drama.
learning great habits for life such as healthy eating, the importance of physical activity and developing a positive outlook on life.
Term Dates 2022/23
Tuesday 1st February - Friday 8th April
Tuesday 26th April - Friday 1st July
Monday 18th July - Friday 23rd September
Monday 10th October - Friday 16th December
Term 1 - 2023
Monday 30th January - Thursday 6th April
Term 2 - 2023
Monday 24th April - Friday 30th June
Term 3 - 2023
Monday 17th July - Friday 22nd Sept
Term 4 - 2023
Monday 9th Oct - Friday 15th Dec