The Kindergarten - 51-53 North St, Kempsey NSW 2440 (02) 6562 8144

Our Philosophy


Below is a précis of the influences scaffolding our philosophy and pedagogy:-

The philosophy holds at its core the unique and important time that is childhood.

Our priority is to ensure that each child feels safe, secure and supported, fostering a sense of belonging and the opportunity to flourish.

Our philosophy is influenced by three important factors:

  • The National Curriculum for Early Childhood Education and Care: Early Years Learning Framework
  • the Reggio Emilia approach to education
  • The Kindergarten is built on land traditionally owned by the Dunghutti people.

It is a philosophy that anticipates children, teachers and parents alike will always be exploring, growing and learning together. The Kindergarten acknowledges that the parent is the child’s first and most important teacher.

All staff will guide, teach, advise, mentor and facilitate each and every learning opportunity:……

A printed version of the Centre philosophy is available upon enrolment