Curriculum Themes for Prep
The focus in the Prep year is to provide the most appropriate environment for the children's bodily development and to facilitate opportunities for leaning through imitation, the natural means of learning in young children. Cognitive, social, emotional and physical skills are all afforded equal value and many different competencies are developed. Creative play and imitation of adult activities, through the role model provided by the teacher, are the focal point of the curriculum.
Children thrive physically and emotionally in the security of a predictable daily, weekly and seasonal rhythm. While this rhythm will vary according to the needs of a specific group of children, it will contain the following essentials:
Daily Activities in Prep Room
Healthy Water for Life
As part of the ongoing development of our growing school we entered the South East Water 'Healthy Water for Life' competition to win a grant that would help us to improve the gardens in our Prep playground. We were lucky enough to win second prize and will soon be starting works on building a trickle stream and upgrading our existing garden beds. Thank you South East Water!