From 3 to 6 years

Our Dee why Kindergarten team of caring and qualified teachers offers a full preschool program that helps your child develop their social, intellectual, creative and emotional skills. We aim to give your child the confidence and high self-esteem they need to prepare them perfectly for big school.

Our preschool is divided into three age-based classrooms to help us give our small group activities more focus.

We offer a full program of planned learning activities with a special focus for the older children on preparing them for school. Our program has been developed in collaboration with local school principals and includes:

  • School readiness program
  • Resilience and social skills development
  • Pre-literacy
  • Pre-numeracy
  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)
  • Sustainability and the natural environment
  • Music and movement
  • Fundamental movement program
  • Indigenous education and acknowledgment
  • Construction and manipulative play
  • Dramatic play
  • Visual arts program
  • Mindfulness & Meditation

Your child’s day

Although each day’s schedule varies, the general routine for your preschooler looks like this:

7.00am:  Breakfast
8.00am:  Outdoor play
9.00am:  Morning tea
10.00am:  Indoor play and art
11.00am:  Planned group learning activities
12.00 pm:  Hot lunch
1.00pm:  Nap time or Mindfulness relaxation and Indoor activities
2.30pm: Indoor/Outdoor play
3.00 pm:  Progressive Afternoon tea
4.00pm:  Late snack
4.30pm:  Indoor play

The Preschool program

Our Preschool program reflects the key learning areas and outcomes prescribed by the Early Years Framework.

The framework outlines the learning outcomes for children:

  • Children have a strong sense of identity
  • Children are connected with and contribute to the world
  • Children have a strong sense of well being
  • Children are confident and involved learners

Get in touch

If you’d like to learn more about Dee Why Kindergarten, or want to enrol your child, please contact us, or call us on(02) 9972 9720.

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