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C&K West End Scott Street Community Kindergarten

Operating Hours

Our program operates during Queensland State School Terms and is closed on public holidays and pupil free days. The centre is open:

Monday - Friday

8:30am - 2:45pm

Groups

Group 1A: Monday, Tuesday, alternate Wednesdays, 8:30am - 2:45pm

Group 1B: alternate Wednesdays, Thursday, Friday, 8:30am - 2:45pm

Welcome

West End Scott Street Community Kindergarten (formerly West End Sussex Street Kindergarten) has been part of the fabric of West End for over 60 years. In 2008, the Kindergarten moved to new state-of the-art premises in Scott Street, West End across the road from West End State School.

For more information, please visit https//www.westendscottstkindy.com.au.

Curriculum and Staff

West End Scott Street Community Kindergarten offers a Kindergarten program based on the C&K Building waterfalls and National Early Years Learning Framework curriculum. 

Director/Teacher and Educational Leader is Angela Moynihan. Angela is supported by long standing staff members - Ingrid Bierton (Teaching Assistant) and Kerrie Pattison (part time administration assistant). We also have a weekly music program run by special music teacher Cavel McIntyre.

For your child, this means…
Their thinking and problem solving skills will be developed though a variety of stimulating experiences.
Their language and listening skills will be developed through almost every experience and enhanced books, stories and songs.
Their emotional development will be fostered by the Centre’s warm and supportive environment.
Their social skills will develop as they interact with their peers, exchange ideas and learn to accommodate each other in play.
Their balance and co-ordination will be developed and practiced through many physical activities.
These developments are achieved though an open-ended and flexible program that allows children to develop at their own pace.
Each child’s learning and development is enhanced by this curriculum devised by professional staff using their specialist early childhood knowledge and is shaped by observing each individual child.

Enrolment Process

Enrolments are taken throughout the year on a first in basis. Please contact us on 3844 8089 for a waiting list form or make an appointment for a visit to our centre.

What age should my child attend kindy?

This table shows the year the Queensland government recommends your child attends kindergarten. Children aged 4 years old by June 30 in the year they attend kindy are also called 'Eligible age' or 'Target age'.

Year Born Kindy Year
1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015 2019
1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016 2020
1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017 2021
1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018 2022
1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019 2023

 

 

Kindergarten, also known as pre-prep or preschool, is a program for children in the year before they attend school. When places are available, 3 year old children can attend.

 

C&K’s kindergarten programs are guided by university-qualified teachers and support children to be curious, capable, and collaborative learners.

At C&K we know that children do not learn in isolation – for us learning is partnership between teachers, children, parents, and communities.

All C&K centres feature Listening and Learning Together: The C&K Curriculum Approach. The learning outcomes in our approach align with both The Early Years Learning Framework for Australia (EYLF) and the Queensland Kindergarten Learning Guideline (QKLG). The learning outcomes for children are:

  1. Children have a strong sense of identity
  2. Children are connected with and contribute to their world
  3. Children have a strong sense of wellbeing
  4. Children are confident and involved learners
  5. Children are effective communicators

Our approach continues the longstanding traditions and philosophical commitments of C&K to our children, families, and communities. Read more about the history of C&K.

Learning through play is an integral part of our education program. We respect that children use many different 'languages' or other ways of expressing thinking. The role of the educators is to provide an environment which stimulates curiosity, creativity, to question and discover. We extend children's ideas and provide them with time and space for them to problem solve, experiment and test out theories.

We have designed our indoor and outdoor spaces to ignite imaginations, nurture healthy minds and bodies, as children explore, experiment, play, and learn.

Your child’s learning journey is shared with you via conversations with your child’s educators, through written documentation in your centre and through StoryPark (an app and website).

Read more about C&K’s education program.

Events

Term 3 

  • PLEASE SUPPORT OUR FUNDRAISING at Grill'd West End with the Local Matters program for the month of August 2020
  • Henny Penny Chicken Hatching Program

All year

  • Museum Loans Program

West End Scott Street's daily fees are:

  • $36.88 in 2020
  • $39.00 in 2021

This is inclusive of sunscreen, digital portfolios, weekly specialist music teacher and all incursions. Please contact us for more information.

Government subsidies may be available - if you are eligible, you may have low or no out of pocket fees. Please contact your Director to find out if you are eligible. 

For more information, please visit https//www.westendscottstkindy.com.au.