our School we follow the ratio guidelines stipulated by the Department
of Social Development for Early Childhood Development
Services. They are as follows:
Baby Class - 2
adults: 8 children
Toddlers Class - 2 adults:
2 - 3
years - 2 adults: 16 children
3 - 5
years - 2 adults: 18 children
Within these guidelines, we also attempt never to exceed 18 children per
classroom and where possible we have employed more staff than needed to
allow for the best possible care and education for your
The role of the
parents to support children’s transition from home
with parents and with other professionals involved.
other staff to identify any needs so that appropriate referrals
about any issues or concerns for individual children can be made.
staff have access to quality training and are committed to ongoing self
development in the best interests of children and
The Care and Educationion of the children is the responsibility of every staff member.
Partnership with Mommies, Daddies and/or Carers
know that Parents/Carers are children’s first and most influential
teachers and keeping this in mind we like
to work closely
with you and your child.
strive to build a happy and strong link between home and school.
Sharing information exchanging knowledge that may have an
affect on your child’s performance at the nursery or home
for example an illness of a parent or extended family member, an
argument or disagreement or possibly an issue with a brother or sister,
absence of staff members and issues or events arising at the
centre. Each child receives a communication book that goes
home daily. This contains information about your child’s day
– nappie changes, eating and sleeping habits. We ask that you
sign all notices that go home. Feel free to write back to us
* Explore how children learn in preschool.
* Encouraging positive
all who are at the Centre, Children, Fathers, Mothers and
visiting non-professionals and professionals.