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Early Education: Navigating the First Weeks

Many parents are curious about their baby’s experience after commencing care in an Early Childhood setting. In the early weeks, it is best to take things slow and allow time for your baby to process all the learning in our Healthy Beginning Curriculum.

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How We Transition Your Child To A New Room

Transitions can be challenging for some children, Affinity has developed a process that ensures your child transitions smoothly into their next classroom.

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Supporting The Progression To Big School

With Graduation done and dusted, you and your child may be nervous about the transition into Big School. Here are five tips to support your child with this significant milestone and set them up for success.

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Summer Program Sessions

Your child is invited to join us during our Summer Program! Throughout December, we have planned additional exciting activities to help your child continue their early learning journey whilst benefiting from a rich variety of learning opportunities.

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Why friendships before ‘Big School’ are so important

Research continues to highlight the importance of the first five years of a child’s life as the most critical period in the life span for brain development (Fox & Geddes, 2016).

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Why childcare? Guiding your Toddlers future behaviours and relationships

Children express themselves through different behaviours and experiment with ways to build friendships. Read more to find out how we do it!

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The importance of friendships and relationships in childcare

We all know that, in general, having friends is an important aspect of life and one that provides us with some of our most cherished experiences throughout life.

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Get to know your National Quality Standards – Series 1

Our Kids Academy centres are committed to a continuous improvement journey that enriches quality education and care delivery benchmarked against the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) standards.

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Kids Academy put on their lab coats for National Science Week!

Last week, all Kids Academy centres participated in National Science Week, one of our more loved and educational events of the year for our children, educators and teachers!

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What the Child Care Subsidy mean for our families?

On the 10 July 2023, the Australian Government increasing the Child Care Subsidy (CCS) rates for families within Australia, resulting in reduced gap fees for your family.