At Toolamba Preschool we believe that early childhood is a time to foster children’s learning through acknowledging each child’s individual characteristics of belonging, being and becoming in an environment that is play based providing learning experiences that take into account children’s interests, skills and abilities.
The staff believe that strong collaborative relationships between the children’s families, educators, professionals, culture and the community empowers children to develop their own voice and understanding of their world.
Toolamba Preschool educators are friendly, caring and supportive of the emotional, physical and intellectual development of the children. We believe that play is a child’s work and as such is respected and valued as worthwhile and meaningful in providing them with the foundations for further learning.
At Toolamba Preschool we aim to provide a learning environment that recognises the uniqueness of each child and family, and endeavors to build relationships based upon trust, respect, open communication and is inclusive of all children and their families.
We also aim to develop a collaborative partnership with each family and provide immense opportunities through play for children to build relationships, knowledge and learning through exploration, investigation and meaningful engagement of the environment with both their peers and educators.
Play based curriculum for independent choices.
Opportunities for children to solve problems and extend upon their own ideas through exploration, discovery and experimentation.
Each child is safe, secure and has a sense of belonging.