Students at Mount Carmel College are encouraged to make discoveries, develop theories, imagine, explore and interpret. Our indoor and outdoor programs, based on The Early Years Framework, “Belonging, Being, Becoming,” promote a love of learning, independence, co-operation and confidence.
The Learning for Life Program, Long Day Care and Kindergarten are housed in a specially-converted property adjoining the College. Boys and girls are provided with exceptional opportunities to seek and make meaning through play-based learning. Our pedagogy is underpinned by a commitment to helping children experience the wonder and awe of God in their lives and the world around them.
Learning for Life
Children from Birth to 5 years of age and their parents are invited to attend our Learning for Life Program that runs every Tuesday morning from 9:30am until 10:45am in the Kindergarten building.
Our fun and energising play-based program is at no cost and is facilitated by our Early Years Specialists.
Learning outcomes are most likely to be achieved when early childhood educators work in partnership with families. Educators recognise that families are children’s first and most influential teachers. (Belonging, Being & Becoming, The Early Years learning Framework for Australia)
The program is designed to offer parents practical support and insight into play-based learning, to build connections between families and young children and to support each child to begin their individual learning journey. The program is filled with play-based learning experiences, exploration and storytelling. The weekly sessions include gross motor, fine motor, sensory, imaginative experiences, as well as activities including song and dance, story-time, art, craft, drama and movement, outdoor play, bikes, ball games, themed sessions and water play activities.
Parents and carers are required to supervise their children at all times. Please bring a water bottle and a snack, including a piece of fruit, a sunhat and comfortable clothing.
We look forward to welcoming you into our Mount Carmel College community. For easy parking, we recommend the Wrest Point Casino car park.