Kradle 2 Krayons Management

The Management Team of Kradle 2 Krayons Child Care Centre are very passionate about providing a safe and nurturing environment for children, in addition to supporting families and their immediate needs. Our Director and Nominated Supervisors are family orientated and therefore provide ways to ensure that children take priority, and their individual needs are being met. To ensure that children get the best of nutritional needs we have an on-site Chef, who prepares daily, fresh meals that offer the best nutritional options to children. In addition to the Centre providing all meals, we also provide formula, nappies, and sheets.

Kradle 2 Krayons Staff

Kradle 2 Krayons long day care centre is blessed with the staff and educators we have on board and are passionate about the early childhood sector. Our current staff enjoy working here and consider our centre as their second home. Our Staff have loving and nurturing relationships with our children and their families; this is something we take pride in. We have a range of educators with whom learn, support and guide each other to providing the best learning environment. We feel fortunate to have such a diverse team and always look forward to working closely with our children and families.

Curriculum


Kradle 2 Krayons supports nationally approved Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) ensuring that the fundamentals of the framework are based on children Belonging, Being and Becoming (inform booklet can be obtained at the Centre and in each program). EYLF focuses on learning through play where each activity is linked to the learning dispositions and 5 relevant learning outcomes which are tailored to the holistic developmental of children at an early age.


Every child develops at their own stage and their journey is individual. In our School Readiness Curriculum, we focus on the skills and the sequence of development required to increase each child’s strengths in preparation for school and a lifelong journey. The School Readiness Curriculum is divided into 4 different sections, which are completed termly.


Term 1- Strong Sense of Self

Term 2- Strong Social Sense

Term 3- Pre-Literacy and Pre-Numeracy

Term 4- Applied Literacy and Numeracy

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Philosophy

  • Kradle 2 Krayons Long Daycare Centre acknowledges the traditional owners of our land, the Darug Nation and their knowledge and traditions that exist within their culture.

Educational Program

  • We believe the early years are a vital stage in a child’s life and children have the right to receive high quality education that lays the foundation for future learning.
  • We believe in providing a strong play-based learning philosophy that is focused on children’s development and growth, and their strengths and interests.
  • We recognise children as involved learners who are encouraged to explore their environment, make decisions, and contribute to their classroom curriculums.
  • Our play-based programs are implemented by early childhood staff to support learning in all areas of the indoor and outdoor curriculum.
  • Our learning environments provide places where children are given the opportunity to explore their interests, construct their own identities and understandings of the world around them.
  • We ensure classroom curriculums support and identify anti-bias attitudes and include multicultural experiences which promote greater understanding of other cultures.

Environment and Sustainability

  • At Kradle 2 Krayons we believe in a sustainable environment, and the importance of teaching children about sustainability while working within a co-constructing environment.
  • At Kradle 2 Krayons we believe in encouraging all staff, children, and families to be environmentally responsible and show respect for our environment and resources.

Families and Communication

  • We recognise parents are a child’s first teacher and believe in building and working in partnership with all families to support their child’s needs.
  • We encourage and welcome family involvement and feedback and are committed to working with families to create high quality learning environments for their children.
  • We understand the importance of families within a child’s life and strived to create secure, respectful, and reciprocal relationships with all family members.
  • We understand the importance of families within a child’s life and strived to create secure, respectful, and reciprocal relationships with all family members.

Educators

  • Educators are committed to providing the best possible environment for all stakeholders, taking on feedback, reflecting on practices, and attending professional development courses.
  • Educators at Kradle 2 Krayons are expected to create a strong sense of teamwork and collaboration, building positive and respectful relationships with one another, and modelling these to the children and families.
  • Educators at Kradle 2 Krayons are expected to create a strong sense of teamwork and collaboration, building positive and respectful relationships with one another, and modelling these to the children and families.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you provide meals ?

Yes, we provide all the meals and guidelines are followed from Government’s initiative of Munch and Move program, which encourage healthy eating habits in children. Kids Gourmet Foods caters to our needs and provides alternative foods and options to all children’s requirments.

We have a kitchen hand that prepares all foods to each program for morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.

Is your centre open during the Christmas Period ?

Yes, we are open 52 Weeks/Year except public holidays, and or pupil free days, so you need not worry if you are working as well during the holiday period.

Do you provide Before, After and Vacation Care ?

Yes, we do provide Before, After School and Vaction Care programs.

We would suggest that parents book early to secure your place in all 3 programs due to the demands of these programs.

Do you have a school readiness program ?

Yes, we do have a separate School Readiness for the children who will be going to school in the near future, as we believe it is important to assist with their transition to ensure a smooth transition. However, additional opportunities are embedded into our daily Pre-school program to encourage children who are 3-4yrs to; early literacy, developing social competences through more structured group times, and further independance.

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