Ganeinu Goals

Child Safety

  • All children and families are welcomed in a friendly, trusting and supportive atmosphere.

  • Automated front entry gates for cars and pedestrians are in place to ensure maximum safety and security.

  • Safety checks both indoors and outdoors are carried out daily.

  • Monthly evacuation / lock-down practices

  • All cleaning materials and chemicals are locked and stored away out of the children’s reach.

  • Focused allergy, anaphylaxis and asthma management

  • CCTV

Child Focus

  • We ensure that our children are able to make their needs known and express their feelings.

  • We ensure that our children are able to form trusting relationships with staff and peers.

  • We ensure that our children are able to make choices within the program appropriate to their level of development.

  • We ensure that our children are involved in daily routines, such as packing away and clearing lunch tables.

  • We ensure that our children have their behaviour guided by encouraging self-esteem, promoting a sense of belonging and by using a consistent approach within the centre.

  • We ensure that our children are supported by staff to understand and accept differences in others.

Integrated, Flexible Programs

  • Our preschool and day care programs teach and promote a love of Jewish values, customs and traditions, along with integrated general programs targeted to the development age of the children..

  • We meet the needs of all children as individuals and as part of a group.

  • We provide a child-centred approach which allows for flexibility within daily routines.

  • We include planned activities in which development is fostered in all areas of child development.

  • We aim to provide children with a good understanding of sustainable practice by modelling appropriate behaviours.

Relationships

with Families

  • We provide parents with opportunities and encourage them to become involved in the centre through social functions, information nights, participation and involvement in evaluation. We have an active Parent Committee and enjoy excellent relationships with Ganeinu families.

  • We encourage families to support our educators by sharing experiences and information about their children.

  • We value our parents and grandparents as having unique background experiences and child rearing practices and we enjoying sharing and collaborating with them.