In 2017 Dominic College commenced our Launch into Learning program for pre-kinder children and their parents.
This program recognises and reinforces our philosophy that parents are the primary educators and that the nature and quality of children’s experiences in the first phase of their life, before they commence school, are critical to their healthy development as learners.
Why join Launch into Learning?
A body of longitudinal research now highlights the effectiveness of Launch into Learning programs as significantly supporting children to achieve success as they commence and continue formal schooling.
Our Launch into Learning will support transition into our Kindergarten through a range of physical, social and emotional development activities and early literacy and numeracy experiences.
What can you expect?
Parents and carers can expect a warm and welcoming environment where their children will:
Who’s who in Launch into Learning?
The program is open to pre-kinder children and parents who want to enjoy a family centered environment. Grandparents are welcome to bring their grandchild if parents are working or ill.
In 2019, LIL will be run by Mrs. Linda Douglas, an Early Years educator with over 25 years’ experience, who will take the Thursday and Friday sessions. Parents, grandparents, or relatives must accompany the child to the sessions
Terms 1-4, 2019:
What are the benefits of Dominic Launch into Learning?
You and your child will be involved in activities that will:
Launch into Learning will prepare your child for school – parents and children together will make friends for life at Dominic College.
Are there costs?
There are no costs for attending the program. Parents are asked to bring snacks for their children. Tea and coffee for parents are provided for a gold coin donation.
How do I enrol?
Register your interest by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or contact our College Registrar, Tammy Hancock, on(03) 6274 6010.
Registration forms are available at each session or you may pre-register by completing the registration form and bringing it along to your first Launch into Learning session.