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INTRODUCTIONWelcometoTheBeachEarlyLearningCentreErina.FindinganewEarlyChildhoodServiceforyourchildcanbeadauntingtask.AtTheBeachEarlyLearningCentreErinaouraimistoprovideasecureandhappyenvironmentwherechildrencandeveloptheirintellectualsocialemotionalphysicalandaestheticskillstobecomecompetentandconfidentindividualsandforyouasaparentguardiantofeelsafeknowingthatyourchildisreceivingthebestpossiblecare.OurContactdetailsarePh0243651192Emaildirector.erinathebeachearlylearningcentre.com.auWebsitewww.thebeachearlylearningcentre.com.auOpeningTimes7.00am-6.00pm50WeeksperyearOURPHILOSOPHYTheBeachEarlyLearningCentreisarichlystimulatinginnovativeandcaringenvironmentwhichfostersachildsnaturalcuriosityandthirstforknowledge.TheenvironmentandprogramdrawsfromtheverybestearlychildhoodteachingpracticeswithemphasisontheEarlyYearsLearningFramework.Itoffersapurposefulexperiencethatestablishesineachchildaloveoflearningandastrongsenseofself.Reflectiveplanningallowstheopportunityforbothintentionalteachingandspontaneousplayensuringthatchildrenaresuccessfulcompetentandcapablelearnerswhohaveaclearunderstandingandconnectiontotheirsenseofselfthecommunityandtheworldaroundthem.TheBeachEarlyLearningCentreprovideslearningopportunitiesthatbuilduponeachchildsstrengthswhilechallengingthemtoexploretheirpotential.Childrenareencouragedtoaskquestionsastheybuildanunderstandingoftheworldandtheirplaceinitwhilelearningtoliveandplayhappilyandpurposefullywithothers.Weactasanextensionofhomeandprovideanenvironmentwherechildrenfeellovedacceptedandsecureaswellasbeingaplacewherechildrenareencouragedtoachievetheirbestsociallyemotionallyandacademically.Wehaveamoralandsocialobligationtothechildrentheirfamiliesandthegreatercommunitytoprovidethechildrenwithacorefoundationthatwillsupportthemthroughlifetobecomeactivemembersofthecommunity.TheBeachEarlyLearningCentrefostersstronghome-schoolpartnershipscreatingasmoothandcaringtransitionfromhometothecentre.Parentparticipationisencouragedandeducatorsworkinpartnershipwithparentsinoptimisingthelearningofeachchild.Weplacegreatvalueondevelopingstronglinksbetweenhomeandschool.Atalltimeswestrivehardtodeveloppartnershipsbasedonmutualunderstandingsmutualrespectandcontinualdialoguepromotingsharedlearningandcollaboration.FilePathHOTBELCEQA5ParentHandbookV14.7Page3TheBeachEarlyLearningCentreErina