Learn Smart Early Learning Centre – Lyndhurst is located in the heart of Lyndhurst, surrounded by primary schools, parks, shops and a short walk down the street from Lyndhurst train stations.
This purposely built centre consists of 5 rooms and is approved for 90 children per day. We have 2 large outdoor play spaces where all children can explore natural and man-made materials.
Since we opened in July 2015, we have grown into a tight community with many families attending.
Four year old Kindergarten is a vital program prior to schooling as it provides juveniles with the opportunities to attain necessary dexterity for life. The intention is to support children’s learning and development, social skills, language, literacy and numeracy skills, and exposes them to new ideas and concepts, by encouraging them to be
Research exhibits that the kindergarten teacher is responsible for positively influencing a child’s brain development by meeting the children’s needs and interests, and developing a desire to learn. The children are more involved in the activities carried out in the centre. The idea is to adopt a learning while playing approach that suits the developmental requirements of individual children.
Evidence depicts that two years are better than one when it comes to early learning. Taking part in a quality kindergarten program at an earlier age leads to positive effects on child development. It has even greater benefits for children who need extra support or are in vulnerable circumstances. Children are free to explore whatever attracts them in the centre (room allotted to the children) under the supervision of experienced educators.
The educational program reflects and builds on the knowledge, strengths, ideas, culture, abilities and interests of each child. It is guided by the approved Early Years Learning and Development Frameworks and the National Quality Framework to achieve the five key learning outcomes of: