Our curriculum is guided by The Early Years Learning Framework. (EYLF).The Early Years Learning Framework outlines the key principles and significant practices that supports and steers the work and program implementation of all Early Childhood Educators. The Early Years Learning Framework, clarifies current understandings about how young children learn and develop.
Our Curriculum is age appropriate and will differ according to each classroom. These Programs will be on display in each classroom weekly

'Play is the only way the highest intelligence of humankind can unfold'

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Key Features of EYLF

The Early Years Learning Framework, outlines the types of learning environments where children’s learning is facilitated. For example: the natural environment is a key environment for children to be able to develop a sense of belonging and awareness for their surroundings. EYLF creates a benchmark for the knowledge in which Early Childhood Educators should have regarding to skills, attributes and self development.

EYLF focuses on how children’s learning opportunities can be enhanced within their learning environment. It addresses the ways and methods in how to be innovative and creative in intentional and spontaneous teaching.

The main goal of The Early Years Learning Framework is to enrich children’s learning experiences, through purposeful and reflective actions by Educators, working in collaboration with children, families and the wider community.


EYLF Learning Outcomes:

  • Outcome 1: Children have a strong sense of identity.
  • Outcome 2: Children are connected with and contribute to their world.
  • Outcome 3: Children have a strong sense of wellbeing.
  • Outcome 4: Children are confident and involved learners.
  • Outcome 5: Children are effective communicators.


Our Preschool School Readiness Program enables children to be ready for primary school and there are many elements that make a Preschool School Readiness Program work and be successful.

This program is taught to all children aged 3-5 years old. With a strong belief in preparing children for Primary school from age 3, we understand that the transition to Big School is a big step for both children and their families. Therefore we aim to be there the whole time, as we believe the importance of working collaboratively with parents to allow children to maximise their opportunities to learn and develop.

We will be able to work with you to cater to your child’s individual needs and enable you to make the right choice for your child. Within our School Readiness Program, the Teachers and children use a range of digital media, to enhance their learning by providing the latest technology, which include IPads and Bluetooth Headphones. By incorporating these digital medias in our school readiness, we are giving our children the opportunity to discover and explore the digital media world, in an educational way. Within each of our classroom, there are the latest LED Flat Screens - which are connected to Apple TV.

In relation to our learning projects, these media devices, link the children to the real world when studying their learning topics through viewing documentaries that relate to their projects. It allows children to have the exposure to real life occurrences, making their learning topics and projects more meaningful.

The Children’s Spot believes in nurturing and supporting children in preparation for Primary School. Although all learning environments engage in aspects of School Readiness, our Preschool Program in combination with our School Readiness Program is designed specifically for children aged 3-6 years. This program, follows a philosophy that details the theorists and logic behind the necessity of the program and gives reasons for the execution of our program.

When starting Preschool the question becomes relevant to your child, parents and teachers alike, thinking about whether or not children are ready for primary school the following year. There is no simple answer, however there are general developmental milestones that you are able to chat with your child’s educator about to assess and answer this question. Generally the main developmental milestones that we assess are a child’s social and emotional skills. This is due to the idea that socially and emotionally, big school places more demands on these developmental aspects.

The Department of Education and Training, states that children must be 5 years of age by July 31st, in the year of starting school and must attend by the time they turn 6 years old.

Within the Kinda Koalas Preschool room, groups are created, Red Koalas and Blue Koalas. These groups are determined by age, where the children are between 3-4 years and 4-6 years.

These groups enable the Educators to ensure that the children are taught within the preschool program, at an age appropriate level, and exploring Preschool School Readiness activities.

We strive and aim to create loving and nurturing learning spaces, that allow children to feel comfortable, enabling them to be confident learners. We believe and aim in allowing children to build strong relationships and explore every learning opportunity that comes their way. With this, we hold a strong belief in allowing children to choose their learning, through their interests, parent input, and foster these with intentional teaching projects for further development and exploration

Our curriculum is guided by The Early Years Learning Framework. (EYLF). The Early Years Learning Framework outlines the key principles and significant practices that supports and steers the work and program implementation of all Early Childhood Educators. The Early Years Learning Framework, clarifies current understandings about how young children learn and develop. Our Curriculum is age appropriate and will differ according to each classroom. Each age group has sections of learning that are an extensions from the previous age group. These Programs will be on display in each classroom weekly.

Using digital technology to our advantage, we now use Kinderm8, which is a cloud based program that allows all curriculum and programming formats to be documented on. These formats such as the ones below, are sent to parents via an app log in.

To enhance our Preschool School Readiness Program, The Children's Spot use Letterland.

Letterland is a synthetic phonics approach for teaching reading, writing and spelling to 3-8 year-olds. The Letterland characters transform plain black letter shapes into child-friendly pictograms and they all live in an imaginary place called Letterland. Simple stories about the Letterland characters, explain the full range of dry phonics facts so that children are motivated to listen, to think and to learn. These stories explain alphabet shapes, all 44 sounds of the English language, and many common spelling patterns.