Pre-Schools/Kindergartens in Australia
In Australia we have 5,765 Pre-Schools/Kindergartens
The average National Standard Rating (NQS) is Meeting National Quality Standard.
Pre-school/Kindergarten Articles & Tips
An overview of pre-school including what it is, who it is for, how it is different to child care, operating hours, how much it costs and how to find a service
Tips and tricks for planning and preparing for your child's first day at pre-school including what to expect, how to prepare and how to make it special.
Starting school is a transition that's shared by all children. It involves settling into a new routine, navigating a new environment and learning new things. While it’s a universal experience, each child will approach the transition in their own way
In this interview with Dr Kate Highfield from Early Childhood Australia, parents will learn strategies for supporting preschoolers to transition to big school despite absences and disruption caused by COVID-19
Preparing your child for the transition to 'big' school including what to expect, what you can do to help and ideas for improving your child's school readiness
All children are entitled to attend 600 hours of a high quality preschool program in the year before starting school. Learn how preschool varies from long day care and what it costs to attend
Transitioning to pre-school or school from a beloved child care centre is a big milestone for children. Planning and preparation can help ensure a positive experience
Tips and tricks for ensuring your pre-schooler thrives at ‘big’ school, including school readiness, what to expect and how you can support your child
A child's thinking and language skills, emotional maturity and physical health are all used to determine their preparedness for big school, but new research suggests that these individual capacities shouldn’t be the only focus.