An enriching life of openness, confidence, curiosity and independent thinking begins at Billanook.
The Billanook College Early Learning Program for three and four year old children invites them to participate in an open learning community where their natural wonder, curiosity and questioning is guided through play to exploration and discovery, all whilst developing social connections and skills that prepare them for their Primary School years.
We recognise every child will take a unique learning path during their growth and development. The Early Learning Program at Billanook, know as our ELP, will nurture and develop individual needs, interests and abilities, whilst developing important communication and language (literacy) skills.
We have a strong belief that environment influences our wellbeing, so learning spaces are flexible and stimulating, and incorporate the natural world in a communal setting which is safe, secure and caring.
Each child will be supported at every stage of their learning and development, and will receive the personal care and attention required in order to develop their full potential. Our Program will provide a strong foundation for your child to:
The design of our learning areas is far removed from that of conventional ‘box-like’ classrooms. Innovations in learning and teaching and the physical environment have grown out of contemporary understanding about children and learning, and from the school’s strongly-held belief that children have a right to the highest quality of social and learning experiences. The learning environment is a diverse and flexible area where learning and design are closely connected.