Our Programs and Curriculum

Play let’s children develop at their own pace.

We believe learning in early childhood is through play, so we provide lots of opportunities to explore different forms of play.

To children, play is important and it’s their ‘work’ just as you have yours.

They’re quite right. Our program makes play purposeful and goal-centred, so they learn without being aware of it.

Play allows each child to grow at their own rate and make exciting discoveries about themselves and the world around them.

In the broader context of our curriculum, we recognise the importance of the parental role and our primary focus is on the individual child within the context of his/her family.

Our beliefs about learning

Our program is based on these principles:

  • Children are unique individuals who have different ideas, skills and perspectives on life and learning
  • Every child should be valued and nurtured at every stage of learning
  • Every activity should be driven by the needs of the child and provoke their curiosity and natural desire to learn
  • Learning programs should be flexible enough to adapt to the evolving needs of the child

On the following pages you can find out more about the EYLF and the National Quality Standard which we’re guided by in our program design.

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We'd love to hear from you

Contact Nash Street

106 Nash Street, Sandgate Q 4017
Phone: (07) 3269 7895
Email: adminns@sandgatekids.com.au

Contact Brighton Road

132 Brighton Road, Sandgate Q 4017
Phone: (07) 3269 1937
Email: adminbr@sandgatekids.com.au

Contact Kindergarten

132 Brighton Road, Sandgate Q 4017
Phone: (07) 3269 9537
Email: kindyadmin@sandgatekids.com.au

This website was supported by Brisbane City Council Building Stronger Communities Grant Program.

Sandgate Kids Early Learning Inc. acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work. We pay our respects to them and their cultures, and to the Elders both past and present.

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