Distinguished Kindergarten School

Woodlands is a Distinguished Early Childhood School, Childcare, and Kindergarten Recognised by the Federal and State Governments of Australia.

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Woodlands Kindergarten.

We’re a team of great humans, teachers, and educators dedicated to children’s development and Kindergarten Education.

Woodlands Kindergarten Education

Woodlands Kindergarten Educational & Development Programs.

Every child is born full of creativity. Nurturing it is one of the most important things childhood educators do. Creativity helps your child to become a better communicator and problem solver. It prepares them to thrive in today’s world — and to shape tomorrow’s.

Our Kindergarten Educational Programs

🎓 Discover Woodlands Kindergarten Educational Programs & Curriculum.

We understand that education is the key to success, so we strive to give your child the best educational experience they can get while also developing social skills, emotional intelligence, creativity and problem-solving abilities. With our comprehensive educational programs, your child will benefit greatly in numerous aspects of growth.
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Woodlands Education, Development, and Curriculum 3 to 4 Year Old Kindergarten.

At Woodlands, we believe access to two years of a full-time Kindergarten Program in the years proceeding school is better than one which is why we provide 3 and 4-Year-Old Kindergarten programs 5 days a week. At Woodlands, we provide high-quality Kindergarten programs that are specifically designed and delivered to ensure that children are academically and emotionally ready for their transition to Primary School. Our Bachelor Qualified Teachers and passionate Educators are dedicated to the development of the whole child through allowing time for a focused indoor curriculum and a focused outdoor curriculum where children discover and learn new skills in all aspects of their development. Woodlands value the importance of meaningful partnerships between Families and Teachers.

We recognise that this requires continuous collaboration. Upon your child’s first day, their Teacher will spend time getting to know you and your Preschooler. We will complete a personal profile about your child, including any dietary requirements, rest requirements, interests, dislikes and events that are important to your family. This ensures that your child’s transition into care and education at Woodlands is positive and familiar.

Woodlands 3-4-Year-Old Kindergarten classrooms are thoughtfully designed to inspire a love of learning, encourage children to extend social groups, and build emotional confidence. Our experienced Early Childhood Teachers design and implement engaging, child-centered environments and experiences that embrace the individuality of each child by extending skills without limits to ensure that your child has every opportunity to reach their full potential and develop their physical, emotional, social, and cognitive skills before they begin Primary School.

At Woodlands, we truly care about the development of your child, which is why our kindergarten program runs, 8 hours a day, 5 days a week with Bachelor Qualified Teachers and qualified additional educators.

Furthermore, our Kindergarten Program offers a wide range of extra programs to actively involve children in meaningful learning experiences, including early literacy, numeracy, physical activity, music and movement, creative programs, and excursions.

Woodlands Kindergarten sets children up for a bright future, supporting health and wellbeing, developing strong social skills, scaffolding a love of learning, and inspiring independent and confident learners who are ready for school. Woodlands achieves this by setting up learning spaces in ways that;

Encourage self-help, independence, and agency
Promote opportunities for small and large group experiences
Promote physical activity and fine/gross motor development
Promote social skills
Focus on numeracy and literacy skills
Exposes children to new concepts and ideas
Promotes emotional resilience
Promotes 21st-century thinking skills
Promotes communication, teamwork, and problem solving
Intentional and spontaneous teaching and learning
Support self-awareness and regulate
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Woodlands Education, Development, and Curriculum 4 to 5 Year Old Kindergarten.

At Woodlands, we believe access to a full-time Kindergarten Program in the years proceeding school provides children with the best opportunities to thrive. At Woodlands, we provide high-quality Kindergarten programs that are specifically designed and delivered to ensure that children are academically and emotionally ready for their transition to Primary School. Our Bachelor Qualified Teachers and passionate Educators are dedicated to the development of the whole child through allowing time for a focused indoor curriculum and a focused outdoor curriculum where children discover and learn new skills in all aspects of their development.

Woodlands value the importance of meaningful partnerships between Families and Teachers. We recognise that this requires continuous collaboration. Upon your child’s first day, their Teacher will spend time getting to know you and your Preschooler. We will complete a personal profile about your child, including any dietary requirements, interests, dislikes, and events that are important to your family. This ensures that your child’s transition into care and education at Woodlands is positive and familiar.

Woodlands 4-Year-Old Kindergarten classrooms are thoughtfully designed to be stimulating and challenging for children as they prepare for primary school. Our experienced Early Childhood Teachers design and implement engaging, child-centered environments and experiences that embrace the individuality of each child by extending skills without limits to ensure that your child has every opportunity to reach their full potential and develop their physical, emotional, social, and cognitive skills before they begin Primary School.

At Woodlands, we truly care about the development of your child, which is why our kindergarten program runs, 8 hours a day, 5 days a week with Bachelor Qualified Teachers and qualified additional educators.

Furthermore, our Kindergarten Program offers a wide range of extra programs to actively involve children in meaningful learning experiences, including phonics, numeracy, physical activity, music and movement, creative programs, and excursions. Woodlands has made connections with local schools to support the transition to school process and towards the end of the year closely mimics the routine of a school day.

Woodlands Kindergarten sets children up for a bright future, supporting health and wellbeing, developing strong social skills, scaffolding a love of learning, and inspiring independent and confident learners who are ready for school. Woodlands achieves this by setting up learning spaces in ways that;

Encourage self-help, independence, and agency
Promote opportunities for small and large group experiences
Promote physical activity and fine/gross motor development
Promote social skills
Focus on numeracy and literacy skills
Exposes children to new concepts and ideas
Promotes emotional resilience
Promotes 21st-century thinking skills
Promotes communication, teamwork, and problem solving
Intentional and spontaneous teaching and learning
Support self-awareness and regulate
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Woodlands Sports & Yoga Program.

Woodlands believe sport and yoga has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire and unite people. Woodlands is wholeheartedly committed to the knowledge that sports and yoga develops lifelong skills in children and that this program is offered free of charge to all Woodlands Families. Our Sports and Yoga Teacher is employed by Woodlands specifically for Woodlands.

Woodlands teaches children 1 – 6 years old, the skills, technique, and fundamentals of sport and yoga. Balance, throwing, kicking, coordination, running, self-control, right down to the precise motion and technique. Incorporating reflective learning of colours, shapes, numbers and letters through exciting games and guided exercises.

All teachers are actively involved and participate in the class to role model, co-teach, and bond with children as they learn new skills and develop existing physical, cognitive, and communication skills through sports and yoga.

Woodlands Employees its Own Sports & Yoga Teachers
Weekly Sports Program
Weekly Yoga Program
Sports teaches children camaraderie and partnerships with other children
Yoga teaches children discipline and reduces impulsivity.
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Our Woodland Chefs Cook Fresh Food Daily.

The Woodland Campus Chef’s cook and prepare fresh meals every day for children. Our Campus chef also prepare specifc meals for children with dietary preferences and allergies.

At Woodlands, meals are served at different times depending on the classroom age group and routine. Below is guide of all our meals served everyday at no additional cost.

Our Chef’s manage childerns food preferences and allergies by preparing and cooking individualized meals for children with specific food requirements.

We manage children’s information via our Xplor Playground App which has extensive information about all children including medical information, food preferences and dietary requirements. We also use a backup online database as another method to ensure children’s information is current and available to the Woodlands team.

Absolutely, our Chefs assess the design of the menu based on children and use the Healthy Eating Advisory Service as guide to ensure all meals are healthy and are meeting Healthy Eating standards of Australia.

Breakfast - 6:30am to 8:00am
Morning Tea - 9:30am to 10:30am
Lunch - 11:30am to 12:30pm
Afternoon Tea - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Late Snack - 5:30pm Onwards
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Collaboration is Great Education

How Woodland educators and teachers document and communicate your child's educational growth and development.

Communication between Kindergarten educators/teachers and parents is essential for a child’s education, especially in the early childhood years. A strong bond will help education professionals better understand the needs and potential of each child, allowing them to create an environment and education plan that is tailored specifically to their development.

Xplor Home App
Xplor Home App

Daily learning observations, photos, and videos.

Weekly Interviews
Weekly Interviews

Weekly parent and teacher interviews/meetings.

Pick/Drop Off Periods
Pick/Drop Off Periods

Quick updates and chats with educators.

Assessment Reports
Assessment Reports

Report of your child’s progress (6-months).

Parent FAQ'S?

For any parent looking for the best education and care for their child, Xplor Home is the perfect solution and companion. From the efficient enrolment process to comprehensive account managementt, this platform offers a hassle-free way to stay informed of your child’s education, care and development while attending Woodlands Long Day Care & Kindergarten.

Woodland’s weekly partnership meetings bridge the gap between teachers, educators, and parents in providing education for your child. These meetings provide an open forum to discuss education-related topics in an environment where opinions are respected and valued. With these discussions, we can communicate effectively on promoting healthy education and development specifically tailored to each unique child’s needs and interests. Parents have the opportunity to take part in their child’s education and growth by engaging in conversations led by experts with knowledge about how young learners learn best. At Woodland, we believe that education and childcare should go hand-in-hand for everyone to succeed.

Woodlands childcare provides parents with education and development opportunities for their children. Parents can have discussions with experienced teachers and educators at the times of pick up and drop off, ensuring their child’s education reflects their individual needs. The ability to substantiate any concerns or ideas through dialogue proves invaluable in creating the best possible education atmosphere for each child. Woodlands childcare is a vibrant learning hub for all participants, providing parents and educators with an opportunity to jointly support their children’s education.

The Summative Assessment at Woodlands Childcare provides a comprehensive education and development plan for children. It identifies gaps that can be used to provide further learning opportunities and allows teachers to determine which learning outcomes require extra focus in the future. The Victorian Early Learning Framework combined with parental feedback offers a clear reference point which helps to create an accurate picture of your child’s progress and journey through education.

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We believe in the power of Early Childhood Education to shape a child’s life and future, so we are fully committed to this cause. Our team doesn’t just achieve success through hard work, but also by utilizing innovative ideas and creative problem-solving techniques. We constantly strive to develop new methods that ensure children get the highest quality education and development opportunities that they need to reach their full potential. With our dedication and passion, we strive to make a difference in the lives of children everywhere!

We partner with you in your child's education and development journey.

We pride ourselves in partnering with you as parents in your child’s education and development journey. Through our experienced team of education experts, we provide the childcare services necessary for developing your child in all aspects of their life. So don’t delay, let us assist your family in setting the path forward for your child’s success today!

Education is at the core of parenting, and it is essential for a child’s development. Whether we’re discussing daycare, kindergarten or school, education plays a key role in preparing our children to provide them with the skills they need to succeed in life. We understand that education should go beyond the basics and encompasses both tangible knowledge and intangible attitudes shared amongst peers, and this is reflected in why families love and choose Woodlands Long Day Care & Kindergarten. It goes beyond just providing childcare – education here helps to shape children into insightful individuals who are equipped with the right tools to thrive in life.

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Stay Connected With Your Child.

For any parent looking for the best education and care for their child, Xplor Home is the perfect solution and companion. From the efficient enrolment process to comprehensive account managementt, this platform offers a hassle-free way to stay informed of your child’s education, care and development while attending Woodlands Long Day Care & Kindergarten.

Xplor Home.

Providing Woodland parents a helping hand with bookings, photos and videos, paying statements, and key health information about their child.

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Since the beginning, weʼve focused on providing the best early learning education for all families.