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About Us

Billy Lids Kindy offers kindergarten, long day care, and occasional child care. Locally owned and operated for over 20 years, Billy Lids Kindy is licensed by the Office of Early Childhood Education and Care (OECEC) and accredited by Australian Children’s Education & Quality Care Authority (ACECQA) as a 74 placement centre.

We care for children from birth to 12 years of age. We pride ourselves on providing a safe and stimulating environment to ensure successful development of your children at the most fundamental stages of their life. Best of all, we have a fully qualified Early Childhood Teacher to implement our pre-prep program.

 

Our Philosophy

We believe our role is to help each child develop a positive self-concept through mutual respect, praise and encouragement. As caregiver, our role plays a vital part in the first five years of a child’s life as this is where they do their most important learning. Recognising this, we offer a rich ‘hands on’ environment, no matter what stage of development children are at.

Children learn through play and should be given the opportunity to experience various self-selected play activities.  At Billy Lids, each child’s learning and development is assessed as part of an ongoing cycle of planning, documenting and evaluating.  The learning environment is inclusive, promotes competence, and independent exploration.  The sharing of ideas, culture, abilities and interests are the foundation of our program.

Children are unique individuals and our role is to respect their individuality and provide activities and routines that are suited to their individual needs. We stimulate their learning by catering for each child’s individual needs to assist them in developing to their full potential.

Fostering inclusion, our program encompasses a multi-cultural perspective, recognising that children bring with them specific knowledge and skills they have acquired from belonging to a group of people.  We believe that sharing stories helps children make sense of their own experiences and learn how to tell their own stories.

We work in partnership with parents and the community through our ‘open door policy’ so your ideas, support and input is valued, respected and encouraged.

We look forward to meeting your family!