A Place the kids will re­ally en­joy

Gatton Star - - Early Education & Education Matters -

KATE’S Place, Heli­don is a small, lo­cally owned child care ser­vice pro­vid­ing high qual­ity early ed­u­ca­tion and care for 68 chil­dren from six weeks to five years and be­fore and af­ter school care.

Staff take great pride in pro­vid­ing a wel­com­ing, fam­ily at­mos­phere, where fam­i­lies and ed­u­ca­tors work to­gether in the best in­ter­ests of chil­dren.

They have a beau­ti­ful land­scaped gar­den with shaded ar­eas, es­tab­lished trees, pets, sand­pits, wind­ing path­ways and a wide va­ri­ety of safe play equip­ment.

Lo­cated at 4 Plant St, Heli­don op­po­site the lo­cal state pri­mary school, the ser­vice is open from 6.30am-6.30pm week­days through­out the year, ex­cept

Staff take great pride in pro­vid­ing a wel­com­ing at­mos­phere...

for pub­lic hol­i­days.

Kate’s Place is staffed by ex­pe­ri­enced, ded­i­cated and qual­i­fied ed­u­ca­tors, en­sur­ing a sta­ble, car­ing and stim­u­lat­ing en­vi­ron­ment for your child.

Ed­u­ca­tors take a holis­tic and in­clu­sive ap­proach to fos­ter­ing each child’s de­vel­op­ment based on in­di­vid­ual ob­ser­va­tions.

The Early Years Learn­ing Frame­work (EYLF) guides cur­ricu­lum plan­ning, en­cour­ag­ing ed­u­ca­tors to en­gage each child.

The fo­cus is on learn­ing through play and fol­low­ing chil­dren’s strengths and in­ter­ests in or­der to keep them in­volved, mo­ti­vated and ac­tive in their learn­ing jour­ney.

The kinder­garten pro­gram is led by a four-year trained early childhood teacher.

Kate’s Place poli­cies and pro­ce­dures sup­port ed­u­ca­tors to pro­vide the best pos­si­ble care for chil­dren dur­ing the cru­cial early years of their de­vel­op­ment in a safe en­vi­ron­ment.

If you work in Toowoomba and live in Gat­ton, Kate’s Place Heli­don will be the most con­ve­nient place for your child’s needs.

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PER­FECT FOR KIDS: Kate's Place, Heli­don pro­vides high qual­ity early ed­u­ca­tion and care.

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