As most parents know our Curriculum Plans for all groups are displayed in the main room of our Kindergarten. We, as well as all early years services throughout Australia follow the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF). The EYLF recognises that Curriculum (and children's learning) is about more than the planned things that we do. Routines, transitions and everyday interactions provide valuable opportunities for learning and relationships. The Curriculum plans that are displayed however are mainly intentional experiences /activities for the children that have come from children's interests, parents input and educators teaching goals. They are specific experiences that are planned for, they have a purpose and are also for specific children for that fortnight or a month as for the three year old program.
The EYLF makes it clear that experiences for children should provide balance of child-led, child-initiated and educator-supported learning. In striking this balance, active and deliberate teaching is an important strategy when used alongside play and interest-based approaches to children's learning. If parents have any questions/concerns about our Curriculum plans please feel free to speak to any of the educators, we are more than happy to help.