Within our close-knit community, Middle Park Kindergarten nurtures and inspires young learners to unlock their full potential. Our passionate teachers draw on their experience and the National Quality Framework to deliver a kindergarten program with four key areas at its heart.

Children at Middle Park Kindergarten:

  1. Feel Empowered
  2. Receive Quality Education
  3. Belong to a Strong Community
  4. Respect their Surroundings
  1. We believe all children can be successful, competent and capable learners
  • Middle Park Kindergarten provides a nurturing and safe environment in which young children are valued and respected.
  • We encourage children to explore, to investigate new ideas of interest and to play a variety of activities with friends.
  • We treat children as capable learners, encouraging their desire to construct meaning and to develop a deeper understanding of how the world works.
  1. Our teachers guide our children to be active inquirers and to develop independence
  • Our teachers have a holistic view of the child and acknowledge that all areas of development are interrelated.
  • Our teachers provide activities to empower children to discover positive ways to express themselves and to problem solve.
  • We support further education and training opportunities for our teachers and attract the best staff for the benefit of the children.
  1. Relationships between children, parents, teachers and the wider community are essential for a child’s learning and development
  • Our kindergarten fosters enduring and respectful relationships between children, families and the wider community. We celebrate diversity, we value giving back to the community and we teach our children social awareness.
  • We help to develop each child’s sense of identity through indigenous, language, sport and music programs.
  • We have close relationships with local schools, including Middle Park Primary, to enable a seamless and supported transition into primary school for each child.
  1. Our children learn to respect their surroundings, where they explore and play in a safe and sustainable way.
  • We provide a supportive natural environment with a variety of learning of areas.
  • We actively encourage children to take responsibility for caring for the environment and their personal health. We plant, water and care for our fruit and vegetable gardens, worm farm and compost, and teach healthy eating habits and oral hygiene.
  • We are committed to sustainable environmental practice across all aspects of the kindergarten. We use natural materials, recycle everything we can, and opt for paperless methods of communication.