Our philosophy

He put a little child in the middle of the room, then cradling the little one in His arms He said ‘Whoever embraces one of these children as I do, embraces Me and far more than Me – God who sent Me’

Mark 9. 36-37


Teaching Practice

We will role-model Christian principles and values.  A stimulating and challenging programme will provide both teacher and child initiated learning opportunities.

Supporting scripture
‘In everything set an example by doing what is good.  In your teaching show integrity, seriousness and soundness of speech that cannot be condemned.’
Titus 2 v 7, 8


Communication

We aim to provide an environment where children’s opinions will be
*heard
*respected
*encouraged
*non-verbal requests and suggestions will be acknowledged

Supporting scripture
‘….take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry.’
James 1 v 9

 

Parent Partnership

We acknowledge parents are the first educators of their child and we aim to support them in the God-given role as parents.

Supporting scripture

‘Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it.
Proverbs 22 v 6

The Environment

We aim to provide an environment that is
*welcoming
*safe
*clean
*stimulating
*developmentally appropriate

Supporting scripture

Jesus said ‘And whoever welcomes a little child like this, in my name welcomes me.”
Matthew 18 v 5

Culture

We aim to role-model acknowledgement, acceptance and sensitivity toward all cultures, providing equal opportunities to all families in the Kindergarten.

Supporting scripture

‘God so loved the world that He gave His one and only
Son, so that whoever believes in Him may not be lost but have eternal life.’
John 3 v 16 [NC Version]