Junior Pre-School Information
Victoria College Day Care incorporates a teacher-led Junior Pre-School and Pre-School class. The Junior Pre-School class is available for girls and boys from 2 - 3 years, in the year before they are due to commence Pre-School. Victoria College Junior Pre-School offers a wide range of enjoyable and stimulating activities covering the six areas of learning, as identified in the Pre-School Curriculum Guidance:
At Victoria College Junior Pre-School, children experience these in a holistic way through play and other experiences including stories, poems and songs. Children also have opportunities to use a range of ICT resources which will motivate them, enhance and extend their learning, and give them opportunities to engage in self-directed learning.
New Junior Pre-School Facilities
We're very excited about our new Junior Pre-School facilities, which opened in January 2014. The Classroom has lots of exciting activities on offer, to stimulate young minds and there is a Quiet Room to give them a comfortable space where they can relax.
Day closes 2pm
Extended option until 6pm
Doors open from 8am; breakfast is available from 8-8.30am, registration is at 8.45am and the day closes at 2pm, with the option of an extended day until 6pm.
The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety has recently announced new minimum standards for all settings and enhanced staffing requirements.
Miss Hamilton is the Day Care Manager and Registered Person. The Junior Pre-School Deputy Manager and Class Teacher is Miss Rachel McErlane. She is supported by 4 Junior Pre-School Assistants.
Throughout the year, a number of visits are organised and a range of educational visitors are made welcome into the Junior Pre-School setting. In December, we enjoy a fun day out at W5 with our friends from Pre-School.