One Tree Community Services operates the Puckapunyal Kindergarten. It is conveniently located opposite the Puckapunyal Primary School in the Multi-Purpose Child Care Centre and services predominantly defence children. The kindergarten offers both a pre-kinder program (formally three-year-old kinder) and kindergarten program (four-year-old).
One Tree has over 40 years’ experience of providing early education and care, community services, professional support, and training in rural and remote areas. The program is based on the Early Years Learning Framework and is influenced by the Reggio Emelia and Steiner approaches. The curriculum is play-based and sees children as competent learners.
The children who attend the kindergarten are eligible to participate in the Puckapunyal Primary School Transition to Primary School program, a preparation program identified as exemplary by the Department of Education and Training.
For more information vist the website https://www.onetree.org.au/news/one-tree-puckapunyal-kindergarten/, call 03 5793 1888 or email Puckapunyalkinder@onetree.org.au