Developing abilities, skills and confidence.
A smart start to lifelong learning.
Smart Start is a unique and innovative early learning program provided free of charge at Boggabri Public School each Monday and Thursday during school terms.
Smart Start is available to children who are turning 4 years of age before July 31 in the year prior to Kindergarten.
Features of the Smart Start program include:
- A bright and happy space specifically designed for early childhood learning activities and fully equipped with the latest resources to cater for BPS Smarties.
- Exciting and enjoyable learning activities are designed to align with both The Early Years Learning Framework for Australia and the NSW Department of School Education's Best Start Program. Ongoing assessment ensures learning activities are developmentally appropriate.
- Explicit teaching of Literacy, Numeracy, Science, Art, Craft, Physical Education, Health and Personal Development, reflecting best practice in accordance with Quality Teaching.
- Implementation by a highly qualified and experienced early childhood teacher, and supported by a Student Support Learning Officer (SLSO) who is accredited with Certificate III in Children's Services.
This program is currently funded through both the Country Areas Program and National Partnerships Program.