Room 1 - Kindy - Mrs Bassett



The Kindergarten program at Pingelly Primary School builds upon all of the wonderful things that parents and carers have taught their child at home.

It supports important foundations for your child’s future success at school. This first step into the education system will shape your child’s love and enthusiasm for learning and will have a significant impact on their future emotional, social and educational development.

Kindergarten is guided by the Western Australian Kindergarten Curriculum Guidelines, the Australian Early Years of Learning Framework, and the National Quality Standard (for WA Schools). These departmental documents describe what children will know, understand, value and be able to do as a result of their learning.

The children are guided into their own levels of independence and encouraged to discover themselves as a unique individual. Play is a vital means of guiding children into the enjoyment of learning and is an integral part of our total program. It is important to note that not all Learning Areas are of equal importance.

In Kindergarten there is a strong emphasis on Literacy, Numeracy, Science, Physical Education, Individual Creativity and Social & Emotional development. The children are actively involved in both planned and incidental multi-sensory learning experiences that help them to grow physically, socially, emotionally, creatively and mentally through participation, in group and individual experiences. Kindergarten is a prime time when social skills are developed.

The program is designed to assist your child to:












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