Kids Academy Preschool believes in reinforcing good eating habits from an early age. We make health and nutrition part of our learning program by having discussions with children and creating health-related incursions with the much-loved character, Healthy Harold the Giraffe.
Working from a four-week rotating menu, our passionate on-site cook creates nutritious meals for your child each day so they can maintain their energy and focus. We provide breakfast, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and a late snack if required. Some of the children’s favourite meals include sandwiches, sausages and mash, nachos, salad and chicken chow mein.
We also happily cater for dietary needs including intolerances, allergies and cultural requirements. Please notify us of your dietary preferences when enrolling your child.
Physical exercise is also an important component of healthy living and Kids Academy Preschool provides plenty of opportunities for your child to get active! We have an outdoor obstacle course set up each day and the children can also play ball games, climb frames and ride bikes. Our music and movement program provides an active, positive way for children to express themselves physically.
Kids Academy Preschool celebrates diversity, culture and adventure. Below is a list of some of the fun activities we provide:
- Cultural learning activities
- Health Harold the Giraffe incursions
- Music movement program
- Outdoor obstacle course, ball games, climbing frames and ride bikes
Annual special events:
- Chinese New Year
- Diwali Festival
- NAIDOC Week
- World Food Day
Children with Additional Needs
We welcome all children with a wide variety of abilities, backgrounds or needs. If your child requires extra medical, emotional or learning support, we will tailor our care for them and work closely with you to ensure they have a smooth transition into our centre. This includes seeking support from other networks or professionals to bridge any gaps in our service delivery.
Some of the additional needs and support which can be provided at our centre include but are not limited to:
- English as a second language
- Autism spectrum
- Physical disabilities
- Minor or serious medical conditions
- Emotional issues
Our team cultivates a warm atmosphere of inclusion through continuous improvement and open communication. We are confident that your child will benefit from our dedicated approach to care and education.
Please speak to our staff about your child’s individual needs and how we can accommodate them.
Together we can create a plan to help them reach their full potential.
Child Safety & Welfare
All aspects of our operations are in line with the National Quality Standards and the Early Years Learning Framework. This includes our Health and Safety policy. All educators follow our health and safety policies and procedures and have access to these online.
We understand that leaving your child in someone else’s care is a difficult thing to do. We assure you that safety is our top priority and our educators follow safety practices every day.
At all times, we ensure that our centre is secure and free of hazards, both inside and out. Fire drills and UV checks are a regular part of our informed approach to safety. We emphasise safety education by creating an atmosphere of safety awareness in all aspects of the day. You will see visual safety guides around our centre, such as our sun smart posters. These tools support our lessons about safety, which we discuss as part of the curriculum. We take every opportunity to act as role models, pointing out tripping or slipping hazards and putting hats and sunscreen on for outdoor play. We talk about stranger danger so that children can build awareness and can freely talk to us if they are scared or worried. We aim to teach children to think about their own safety habitually too.