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Early Learning Years at Perth College

A caring and nurturing environment for students to grow and flourish

Why choose an early learning years experience at Perth College for your child?

We offer a warm, caring environment, where children are provided with the opportunity to play, explore and be curious in their learning. Purposefully-planned, rich and engaging experiences ignite a sense of wonder and prompt each learner to develop skills in problem-solving, creativity and critical thinking. Teachers recognise caregivers as a child’s first and most influential educator, working in collaboration to promote positive learning outcomes.

Our program:

  • Ensures all children feel respected, cared for, safe, secure and supported
  • Grows confidence and a positive sense of identity in our little people
  • Promotes learning through play
  • Is responsive to the needs and interests of each child
  • Honours diversity as a contributing factor to the richness of learning
  • Promotes an optimum sense of wellbeing and physical development
  • Encourages children to explore, invent, discover, question and enjoy learning
  • Offers opportunities for children to connect and contribute to our world
  • Is designed and run by a fully qualified early years-trained teacher
  • Values partnerships with families and community connections
  • Supports the development of pre-literacy and early mathematical understandings

Pre-Kindergarten Specialist Experiences

  • Physical Theatre
  • Music
  • Cultural Immersion
  • Involvement in sustainability initiatives
  • InsideOut program
  • sparc program

Kindergarten to Year 2 Specialist Experiences

  • Music
  • Art
  • Physical Theatre
  • Cultural Immersion
  • Physical Education
  • Choir (from Pre-primary onwards)
  • Involvement in sustainability initiatives
  • InsideOut program
  • sparc program

The children in our early learning programs have many unique spaces, with multiple rooms which are creatively designed to encourage exploration and grow curiosity.

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Pre-Kindergarten Program for girls and boys

We offer a choice of 3, 4 or 5 day options for families to choose from. Pre-Kindergarten hours of operation are from 9.00 am to 2.00 pm.

Children must have turned 3 years by 30 June 2021 to enrol in that year, and can only commence attending once they have turned 3.

Families requiring care before 9.00 am and after 2.00 pm can access our Out of School Hours Care (OHSC) program, which will commence from 2.00 pm in 2021.

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Kindergarten Program for girls and boys

Kindergarten families also have a choice of 3, 4 or 5-day attendance, with the option to request particular days that work for them (if available).

Kindergarten hours of operation are from 8.30 am to 2.50 pm.

Families requiring care before 8.30 am and from 2.50 pm can access our Out of School Hours Care (OHSC) program.

Kindergarten Gardening

From Pre-Primary and beyond

The School remains for girls-only from Pre-Primary and beyond, with single stream classes until Year 3. Each year we focus on developing unique programs, tailored to the needs of our early learning students, to spark a love of learning and growth in a safe, caring environment.

If you are interested in learning more about our Early Learning programs, we invite you to visit the Founders Centre for Early Learning to experience our programs with your child, either by joining our PC Playtime group or as a PC Student for a Day. You will be thrilled to see your little person engaging, exploring, creating and having fun!

For more information or to book a private tour, please contact enrolments@pc.wa.edu.au or call +61 8 9471 2104 .