Highest Quality Ratings
Our Centre has been rated as Exceeding the National Quality Standards in every possible way. We received a perfect score in all 58 elements from our last Assessment process.
All Child Care Centres which attract Child Care Subsidy to offset the amount of fees paid by parents, have been visited regularly over the last 20 years, by the national authorities for Child Care Quality.
Over this time, both our Centres, Brooklyn Park Private Kindergarten and Childcare Centre, and Glandore Private Kindergarten and Childcare Centre, have always achieved a rating which exceeded the National Quality Standards.
The current Regulatory Authority is the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA).
This is administered in South Australia by the Education and Early Childhood Services Registration and Standards Board SA.
The National Quality Standard has 7 key quality areas that the authority believes are important to outcomes for children.
The National Quality Standard contains 18 standards with two or three elements in each quality area.
These standards are high-level outcome statements. Under each standard sit elements that describe the outcomes that contribute to the standard being achieved. There are 58 elements in total. A high emphasis is placed on children’s health and safety, and the educational program.
All staff must be trained in safe food Handling Practices.
We are also subject to all the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, and we must ensure that children, staff, families and visitors are safe on our premises.