SCHOOL READINESS PROGRAM

Joey’s Cottage Preschool offers a school readiness program which is integrated daily into our curriculum. The preschool program focuses on building each child’s self-esteem and confidence as they learn valuable social skills for school.

Joey’s Cottage receives positive feedback from our local schools and past parents each year on how confident and socially competent our students are, making them successful learners.

JOEY'S COTTAGE PROMOTES & FOCUSES ON THE FOLLOWING AREAS:

★ Exploring key language, literacy and numeracy concepts and processes.

★ Investigating science and technology, engaging in hypothesis and problem solving.

★ Expressing themselves through music, drama and the arts.

★ Experiencing learning through modern technology-smart boards and ipads.

★ Developing knowledgeable and confident self-identities

★ Enhancing children’s independence and self-help skills.

★ Building on children’s social interactions and positive turn taking skills.

★ Empowering children to make choices, problem-solve and cope with change.

★ Encouraging children to follow and extend on their own interests.

★ Transition to school programs.

★ Networking with our local area primary schools.

★ Liaising with the Department of Education.