Our Aims & Objective

The Centre

  • To provide a comfortable, fun, and supportive environment for children, parents and staff whilst striving for open communication and relationships between all parties
  • To provide a safe and clean environment
  • To provide a friendly and caring environment
  • To have equipment and facilities that are suitable to the needs of school-aged children
  • To provide opportunities to enhance skill development and learn from others
  • To provide high quality care for children, which values and supports the principles of OOSH

The Children

  • To accept and value every child regardless of race, cultural background, religion, sex or ability
  • To maintain positive communication and relationships between staff and children both in verbal and non verbal ways
  • To encourage individual interests
  • To provide opportunities for self-expression and self direction
  • To foster children’s independence and self help skills
  • To provide an environment that will foster the child’s self esteem
  • To help children develop self discipline skills through positive role modelling and directions
  • To help children appreciate and care for each other and their surroundings
  • To encourage children to be involved in the planning, implementation and evaluation of activities within the service
  • To develop and implement a balanced program that is stimulating, interesting and exciting which allows for opportunities to explore and develop new skills
  • To involve children in the planning and evaluating of the menu
  • To encourage the children to participate in decisions about the service
  • To develop a mixed program which is appropriate to the developmental and leisure needs of all individuals and reflects the service’s cultural diversity

The Family

  • To provide for the need of parents who are working, looking for work, studying or who need care on an occasional basis
  • To make families feel welcomed and valued
  • To accept and value every family regardless of race, cultural background, religion, sex or ability
  • To assist families in feeling confident in the service’s quality care for their child
  • To keep families updated in issues relating to the service
  • To encourage parent involvement in decisions on policy and programming issues
  • To encourage feedback and input from parents in relation to the program, policies and other issues relating to the service
  • To encourage open communication between parents and the service
  • To maintain positive relationships with families and the service
  • To meet the current needs of families through continual update and review of relevant issues

The Staff

  • To create an enthusiastic and positive atmosphere for the staff which encourages personal initiative and cooperation
  • To help develop mutual respect, courtesy and understanding for all
  • To provide support and assistance where needed
  • To provide relevant training and development
  • To ensure staff are aware of all expectations and duties

The Community

  • To provide for the changing needs of the community
  • To be sensitive to the needs of the residents around the services in relation to parking, noise and other considerations
  • To ensure the cultural diversity of our community is valued and respected
  • To maintain open communication between neighbours and other relevant groups in the area
  • To keep up to date with any current issues in the local area
  • To network with preschools and local schools