Through their play, exploration and learning experiences, children:

  • Develop the dispositions necessary for lifelong learning – courage, curiosity, trust, playfulness, confidence, responsibly and perseverance
  • Learn about our world and the diverse people who inhabit it, including respect for other cultures, languages and traditions.
  • Learn communication and social skills which develop through working and playing with others
  • Develop numeracy and mathematics skills
  • Learn important literacy skills such as recognising and understanding print and symbols, through story-telling, reading books, and expressing their ideas and thoughts
  • Develop creative thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Explore their ideas and theories about physical and natural sciences, and learn how to express these.
  • Experience self-expression through art, music and drama
  • Share and explore their understandings of people, places things and events.