"THROUGH OTHERS WE BECOME OURSELVES"
LEv VYGOTSKY -CHILD DEVELOPMENT THEORIST.
Kids & Co Pre School is a standalone and boutique centre based Pre School environment to support children and their families prepare for a smooth transition to school.
Kids & Co Pre School is licensed for twenty five children (25) each day, and can cater for five children from two to three years of age within these numbers. Kids & Co Pre School operates from 8am to 5pm, forty eight weeks each year.
Every child at Kids & Co Pre School participates in a Pre School program lead by two NESA accredited early childhood teachers daily. Early childhood teachers lead and mentor educators and staff daily to provide an award winning, state and nationally recognised early childhood environment for children and their families.
Working as a united and collaborative team, over regulation requirements in relation to ratios, qualifications, resources and training ensures an educational, innovative, safe, caring, healthy and happy learning environment for all children.
Kids & Co Pre School's exceeding rating with children, families and the community is what we are proud of. We believe maintaining one high quality Pre School environment enables our best efforts to be provided to children, families, educators, our local community, and early childhood education .
In addition to our award winning educational program, we have been proudly selected to participate in a second language learning pilot program, Early Learning Languages Australia (ELLA). Owned by the Australian Government, Department of Education and Training, this innovative program is now offered to selected early childhood services throughout Australia.
The Director, and Kids & Co Pre School have been selected as a National ELLA Champion for 2017, and 2018. This leadership role involves mentoring educators who are now implementing the ELLA program.
Children the year before school at Kids & Co Pre Schoolare learning Mandarin in 2018.
Rebates are currently available through Family Assistance for Child Care Benefit (CCB) and / or Child Care Rebate ( CCR) for eligible families. Further detail is provided during our inclusive orientation program for new students ready to embark on their journey at Kids & Co Pre School.
The New ChildCare Package will commence from the second of July 2018.
NSW Department of Education Funding- Start Strong
Start Strong funding has been offered to our service as we are offering a high quality Pre School program.
Leadership at Kids & Co Pre School
Jennifer is Director/ Nominated Supervisor and NESA accredited early childhood teacher who is qualified with a Master of Education, in Early Childhood Education.
Michelle is Assistant Director/ Educational Leader and NESA accredited early childhood teacher who is qualified with a Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Education.
Kids & Co Pre School opened in 1991 in the sunny suburb of Illawong in Sydney with a vision to provide excellence in Early Childhood Education and to support learning outcomes for children to transition smoothly to formal schooling. Now located in Sydney's leafy suburb of Hurstville Grove, Kids & Co Pre School is keeping true to this vision.
At Kids & Co Pre School, we take grasp of new research and technology with creativity and innovation. This has seen Kids & Co Pre School recognised with local awards, as well as, State and National recognition for Excellence in Early Childhood Education. We strive to continually contribute to children's development through research in early childhood. Our support extends with families through community support, and charities, nationally and abroad, to provide further support to young children.