Our centre is independently owned and operated and licenced to cater for 77 children aged from 6 weeks to 6 years. We have four groups: Seashells (0-2 years), Starfish (2-3 year olds), Sandcastles (3-4 year olds) and Dolphins Preschool Programs (4-6 year olds).
Our staff include: Centre Owners and Approved Provider, Nominated Supervisor and Educational Leader, Early Childhood Teachers, Diploma and Certificate 111 qualified educators.
All staff hold a current and valid Working with Children check, maintain current first aid, asthma and anaphylaxis training and are rostered to ensure that appropriate staff:child ratios are maintained at all times according to the Regulations.
Little Coasties Kindergarten is assessed against the National Quality Standard for Early Childhood Education and Care, and these ratings have been awarded in accordance with the Education and Care Services National Law Act 2010. This is an ongoing process of Quality Improvement where Staff and Management work with families to ensure that their needs and expectations are being thoroughly met with the service we provide.
We recently went into the process of Assessment and Rating, with the goal of improving on our rating of ‘Working Towards’ received in 2013.
We are VERY proud to announce the result of our 2017 Assessment and Rating as EXCEEDING!!!
We have an amazing team here at Little Coasties Kindergarten, and we work hard every day to maintain this high level of early education and care.
Specifically, we received the following rating for each Quality Area of the National Quality Framework:
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Thanks for another great year. We appreciate all you do in helping us to look after and encourage Mitchell to be the best he can be. We know you are all a special part of our family - David, Sarah, Emily and Mitchell
A little something to say a very big thankyou for the services you provide for us as parents and our children. Your care and compassion surpasses all. The atmosphere of kindy and the skills of all the staff ensure my children have a wonderful learning experience all day. Keep up the hard work - the Ellis Family
Our family only joined your family this year, but what a year Tuscany has had, Through your education, teaching, fun and care Tuscany is now ready for school. Your centre and staff is always professional, and your program always relevant. We have loved every minute of it. We thankyou you all for your commitment to your job and bringing your warm personality to everything you do. - Canone Family