Newland Park Kindergarten is a Department of Education and Child Development Kindergarten located in Erindale (adjacent to Burnside).
We provide a welcoming, caring environment with children and families as our central focus. Children are given opportunities to learn through play and reach their individual potential. Experiences are developmentally appropriate and provide concrete, active learning.
Our grounds have been developed to give children areas to explore. We encourage the children to care for their environment by being part of its development and ongoing care. Our beautiful natural environment which allows children space to play and explore the environment. Tall gum trees play host to many birds and koalas.
Inside offers space to be creative in our art areas, places for small group activities, quiet solitary places and plenty of rich learning.
We Love Nature!
Thank you to one of our parents, Victoria for our new logo design. The inspiration came from a photo of our Frilled neck lizard - Rock and Roll. When he lost his skin a perfect love heart shape appeared on his head. This image was used to reflect our centre philosophy.
2015 Winner - City of Burnside Community Event of The Year
2016 Winner - City of Burnside Garden Awards Competition
Rated as exceeding in all 18 areas of National Quality Standards assessment
Statement of AcknowledgementWe would like to Acknowledge that the land Newland Park Kindergarten occupies is the traditional lands for the Kaurna people and that we respect their spiritual relationship with their Country. We also acknowledge the Kaurna people as the traditional custodians of the Adelaide region and that their cultural and heritage beliefs are still as important to the living Kaurna people today.
We acknowledge that Nature Kindy takes place in an area of cultural significance.
A day at Kindergarten
Children are given opportunities to make choices and direct their learning. We give time for children to play inside and out. Children choose activities and learning experiences based on the National Curriculum - Belonging, Being and Becoming.
Children have input into the curriculum through their prior knowledge and interests. Staff plan weekly to incorporate children’s learning styles, strengths and abilities.
Children are also involved in more formal group times. Children assign their own tasks such as feeding the animals, composting, tending the worm farm, watering vegetables etc. Other group times are rich in literacy, numeracy, music and movement activities.
- Children have a strong sense of identity
- Children are effective communicators
- Children are connected with and contribute to their world
- Children have a strong sense of well being
- Children are confident and involved learners.
The curriculum is displayed for parents and the children’s learning stories are on display, giving examples and celebrating children’s learning.
- To create learning opportunities for children at all levels of development
- To provide a wide range of experiences and resources to meet cultural, interest and abilities of individual children.
- To provide a challenging, safe, secure and positive learning environment, which values the participation of families and children in the pre-school curriculum
- To promote skills for children to develop and gain confidence for future learning.
Information for Parents
|Parent Handbook||1 MB|
|Philosophy Statement||24 KB|
|Nature Kindy Brochure||871 KB|
|Fridays during school term (except the last day of term)||9:30 am to 11:00 am|
Playgroup is a great way to explore and learn at Newland Park Kindergarten. Playgroup is where children and families can become familiar with the environment and staff and helps the transition to Kindergarten. Staff are able to form relationships with individual families in a relaxed play based environment.
- $2.00 per visit
- Families are covered by DECD insurance
- Please bring along a piece of fruit to share.
DECD enrolment policy
All families need to provide a copy of their child’s birth certificate or passport plus a copy of up to date immunisation records.
Priority of access
Families need to live within the zone for enrolment at Newland park kindergarten. Consideration may be given to:
- Prior enrolment of siblings
- School destination
- Regular attendance at playgroup.
None of the above are guarantees. We are governed by DECD policy.
For up to date information about current and future term dates please view the DECD website avaiblable here for your viewing.
Registration of Interest
Please download the Registration of Interest form below and return a copy to the kindergarten via email or by hand to notify us of your desire for your child to attend Newland Park Kindegarten.
|Newland Park Kindergarten Reports|
|Annual Report||840 KB|
|Context Statement||13 MB|
|Quality Improvement Plan Summary||13 MB|
|Newland Park Kindergarten Policies|
|Child Safe Environment Policy||29 KB|
|Administration of Medication Policy||31 KB|
|Medical Conditions Policy & Procedures||46 KB|
|Sun Protection Policy||41 KB|
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|Director||Ms Heather Tozer|
|Phone||08 8431 1313|
|Mobile||0408 853 291|
|Address||46 Lockwood Road
Erindale SA 5066
Feedback and Complaints
Please let us know if you have some feedback or a complaint, or if you want to give us a compliment.
Feedback is valuable as it helps us shape our services to meet your needs. Our parent guide to raising a concern or complaint is available for download here. The Department process is also outlined on their website, viewable here.
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|Phone||0404 881 599|
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