St John’s Lutheran Kindergarten Newtown is a place where children love learning.
St John’s Lutheran Kindergarten is a small regional kindergarten located in Newtown, set within our primary school, Geelong Lutheran College, St John’s Newtown Campus.
We have strong ties to our school and wider community and provide three and four-year old sessional Kindergarten.
Our educators provide a nurturing and holistic approach to education where children are inspired to explore, question and challenge the world around them. We treasure the unique nature of each child and strive to foster a child-centred education, providing a personalised approach with a sense of community that resonated throughout our kindergarten and College.
St John’s kindergarten offers a three and four year old kindergarten program with extended hours care.
St John’s kindergarten students have priority entry into Prep.
A FRAMEWORK FOR ALL CHILDREN IN VICTORIA
The Victoria Early Years Learning and Development Framework (VEYLDF) guides early childhood professionals to work together with families in support of their children, embracing and responding to the cultural and linguistic diversity of the Victorian community and diverse approaches to child rearing.
We plan for each child based on their interests and needs, and use the VEYLDF as a guide to ensure a developmentally appropriate and stimulating environment for learning.
EARLY YEARS LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT OUTCOMES:
OUTCOME 1: Children have a strong sense of identity.
OUTCOME 2: Children are connected with and contribute to their world.
OUTCOME 3: Children have a strong sense of wellbeing.
OUTCOME 4: Children are confident and involved learners.
OUTCOME 5: Children are effective communicators.
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