Community

At Walker Street Community Kindergarten we:sandpit_chat

  • Believe that a sense of community is fundamental to a positive educational experience
  • Acknowledge that we belong to both a global and a local community
  • Value the role of families by encouraging them to contribute and help evaluate the program and centre’s policies
  • Recognise, respect and celebrate family diversity
  • Work together with families regarding their child’s development and wellbeing
  • Value reciprocal relationships and shared decision making between families and educators.

OUR VALUED COMMUNITY PARTNERS

community partners

 

USEFUL LINKS FOR FAMILIES

Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (DEECD):
http://www.education.vic.gov.au/Pages/default.aspx

DEECD Kindergarten Information:
http://www.education.vic.gov.au/childhood/parents/kindergarten/pages/default.aspx

DEECD Starting Primary School:
http://www.education.vic.gov.au/school/parents/primary/Pages/starting.aspx

School Readiness Information (Royal Children’s Hospital):
http://www.rch.org.au/uploadedFiles/Main/Content/ccch/CPR_Vol14No3_PS_SchlRead.pdf

Children’s Health (Royal Children’s Hospital – Centre for Community Child Health):
http://www.rch.org.au/ccch/resources_and_publications/Parent_fact_sheets/

Healthy Eating Information:
http://raisingchildren.net.au/nutrition__fitness/preschoolers_nutrition.html
http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/bhcv2/bhcarticles.nsf/pages/healthy_eating_for_kids

Maternal and Child Health Services (City of Yarra):
http://www.yarracity.vic.gov.au/Services/Family-and-Children-Services/mch/

Immunisation Information (City of Yarra):
http://www.yarracity.vic.gov.au/Services/Health-and-Safety/immunisation/

Toy Library (City of Yarra):
http://www.yarracity.vic.gov.au/services/Family-and-Children-services/toy-libraries/

Family Support Services (City of Yarra):
http://www.yarracity.vic.gov.au/Services/Family-and-Children-Services/family-support/

Child Car Restraints:
http://www.vicroads.vic.gov.au/Home/SafetyAndRules/SaferVehicles/ChildRestraints/

* Please note: details and information contained in links and third party websites are subject to change without notice.