About Shinetime

Choosing the right school can be one of the most challenging decisions every parent has to face. Here are three perspectives on what Shinetime Early Learning Centre has to offer your child.

Children learn from birth and their learning and development at each stage of life forms the foundation for the next. During the period from birth to eight years, children experience more rapid brain development and acquire more skills and knowledge than in any other period in their lives. By the time they enter school, children have already developed key communication, learning and thinking skills; learned to build and maintain relationships; and formed a strong sense of their own identity. These skills and knowledge are the foundation for learning at school, and for lifelong learning.

It identifies five Early Years Learning and Development Outcomes for all children:

  • Children have a strong sense of identity
  • Children are connected with and contribute to their world
  • Children have a strong sense of wellbeing
  • Children are confident and involved learners
  • Children are effective communicators.

All activities at The Shinetime Early Learning and Kindergarten are guided by extensive, well-documented policies and procedures that have been formulated and approved by the Committee of Management of the centre. Parents are encouraged to provide feedback to the committee or to the Director on any of the policies outlined below as.

The Centre is committed to continuous improvement, and policies and procedures are regularly updated. The aim of the policies is to ensure that there are well thought out and documented guidelines that ensure that the care and education provided to the children at the centre is of the highest quality.

The Practice Principles are arranged into three categories: Collaborative
1] Family-centred practice
2] Partnerships with professionals
3] High expectations for every child Effective
4] Equity and diversity
5] Respectful relationships and responsive engagement
6] Integrated teaching and learning approaches
7] Assessment for learning and development Reflective
8] Reflective practice.

Some of our Policy’s as below:

  • 3 day attendance
  • Behaviour guidance policy
  • Ceasing care & change of day policy
  • Child collection policy
  • Clothing policy
  • Code of conduct (parents) policy
  • Collection of sick child and fever management policy
  • Delivery and collection of children
  • Enrolment bond policy
  • Enrolment procedure
  • Family concern and complaint policy
  • Fees policy
  • Food and nutrition policy
  • General information
  • Incident, injury, trauma and illness
  • Inclusion and equity policy
  • Infectious diseases policy
  • Interactions with children policy
  • Late collection of child policy
  • Late fee policy
  • Management and governance
  • Management of asthma policy
  • Medical condition policy
  • Parent involvement policy
  • Preference for four year old funded places
  • Staffing policy
  • Sun-smart policy