Core Features

At St Luke’s we have developed a contemporary, innovative and holistic play-based curriculum that consistently inspires self-confident, independent and inquisitive learners. Guided by the principles of Reggio Emilia early learning and underpinned by the Early years Framework for Australia (Belonging, Being and Becoming).

Trusted Anglican education inspired by Reggio Emilia philosophy.

Children are at the heart of everything we do. The child is valued, each child is viewed as unique, competent and capable. Our pedagogical philosophy – Quality intentional play-based pedagogies – is inspired by the educational project of Reggio Emilia. Evidence-based pedagogy that ensures we deliver exceptional teaching / learning outcomes. Using the Early years tool-box methodology which measures young children’s cognitive, self-regulatory, language, numeracy and social development. 

Caring and creative educators focused on your child’s development.

Our staff are exceptional, engaging, experienced, caring and creative educators who genuinely care for your children and their wellbeing. We pride ourselves on the robust selection process, the retention of our staff and investment in their development and continuous improvement. Our aim is to grow a distinctive culture in the provision of high-quality childcare and preschools programs. 

An experienced qualified teacher and senior educator in every preschool classroom.

In years 3 and 4 each room will be limited to 22 children. There will be an experienced qualified teacher and senior educator in each room for our preschool programs.  We set high standards for professional conduct and practice and aim to achieve excellence in all areas.

Purpose-built, modern facilities and engaging environment and play spaces.

Learning and play in natural environments is promoted as an essential part of our offer. Our creative, outstanding architectural designed ELC by Cox partners features amazing outdoor play / indoor connections, rhythm and movement, and flexibility of design driven by the pedagogical strategy that a child’s environment is fundamental to their development. Shared amenities encourage community activity while quiet spaces give opportunities for individual down-time and reflection.

Vibrant, thriving and exceptional communities.

Our children and families will become part of their local St Luke’s ELC community as well as the wider Anglican education system, forging friendships and relationships that will last years, if not a lifetime.

Nutrition program.

Our food is freshly prepared, locally sourced were possible, and healthy eating is a key focus on wellbeing for children and staff. We provide children the opportunity to learn through first-hand experiences where possible to understand the preparation and cooking of healthy food. Giving children opportunities to express themselves.

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