The Kindergarten program at Puckapunyal Kindergarten is based on the Early Years Learning Framework. The frameworks vision is for all children to experience play based learning that is engaging and builds success for life.
The Early Years Learning Framework describes childhood as a time of belonging, being and becoming. Belonging, being and becoming is a philosophy that embraces a holistic approach to enhance children’s learning outcomes.
The Program aims for children to become involved and confident learners through literacy and numeracy, to have a strong sense of identity and well being and to be effective communicators and feel connected to their world.
Puckapunyal Kindergarten offers 15 hours a week to all 4 year olds. Children attend 3 fixed days a week for 5 hours on each day (9:15am-2:15pm).
The Kindergarten teacher is Kerry. Kerry is assisted by Sharon (Monday to Thursday) and Carly (Friday).