Ratio – 1 Educator : 11 children (maximum group of 19)
The children in the Jnr Kindergarten Room at Bay House are aged from 3 – 4 years old. The children are taking part in an educational program to prepare them for the Kindergarten Room.
The children are learning the alphabet, the names and phonetics of letters and pre-writing skills. Oral Language is a major focus of the Kindy program to develop confidence in communication. The reading of stories develops more with literal comprehension emphasized and interpretation from visual clues.
The children explore basic math’s concepts including sorting, matching, classification and numeration. Counting is practiced, as is the basic concept of addition. Social and emotional development is of importance as children learn to communicate and co-operate with their peers and carers. The children are developing more independence and responsibility of belongings.