Educators at Gardner Farm Child Care view children as capable and competent, recognising and responding to every child’s individual strengths and supporting children’s learning by engaging them in experiences that reflect their interests and their lives. We believe that every child has a right to childhood, that children should have long periods of uninterrupted time to investigate, experiment….
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We view children as worthwhile citizens who at any age have the right to a voice and to be heard. Every child has a limitless potential, brings with them prior life experiences, family values and ideas that are recognised and respected within the centre. Children have the ability to teach the staff as much as the staff can teach the child and it is this shared learning journey that we look forward to taking with every…
The educators of our centre show a commitment to “Belonging, Being and Becoming; The Early Years Learning Framework”, The National Quality Framework and The National Quality Standards. These guide the policies and decisions made at the centre on a daily basis as we aim to provide a service that meets and exceeds the National Quality Standard.
Gardner Farm Child Care takes a very progressive approach to school readiness. We believe that each stage and age of a child’s life is to be celebrated for the accomplishments made and not be only about preparation for where they are going next. If we spend our whole life preparing for the next stage we never get to truly enjoy being in the moment.