Long Day Care
As your child is growing up fast and ready for a little more independence, our educators will help prep them for the next big steps for the perfect introduction into primary school.
Our approach to learning and teaching is through child centered play and education. We have a fully equipped nursery.
Before & After School
With a wide range of activities including arts and crafts, imaginative play and physical activities, our staff will also engage with your children to help with their homework!
Why Kids Patrol Oakey Academy
At Kids Patrol Oakey Academy the early years are the most critical stage of a child’s development and we have a responsibility as Early Learning Educators to enhance their knowledge and growth during their time with us. This is the time where foundations are laid for future health, learning and wellbeing.
Different coloured classrooms stand out from the crowd!
We have different rooms for different age groups, making sure all children are comfortable with their environment, encouraging them to help put their own twist on decorations and artwork. We help tutor and follow up on everyday activities, as well as homework after school!
Kids Patrol Creative Arts Academy
At Kids Patrol it is our responsibility to embrace our multicultural within our community by providing children the opportunity to learn and experience language lessons. We support bilingual children, exposing children to new languages expand the child’s insight of the world in which they live in and helps develop cognitive skills.
Benefits - Children gain confidence in their learning, children flex their brain and tongues and learn about other cultures and children understand diversity and embrace differences.
Auslan embedded in our curriculum providing children sign language also are thought to gain psychological benefits, such as improved confidence and self-esteem. Research shows that sign language speeds up speech development, reduces frustration in young children by giving them a means to express themselves before they know how to talk, increases parent-child bonding, and lets babies communicate vital information, such as if they are hurt or hungry.
Benefits - Accelerate children’s speech and emotional development, Improves child-parent bonding, Improves attentiveness to social gestures of others as well as of themselves.
We engage in yoga/meditation throughout our program as this increases confidence, builds concentration, and strengthens growing bodies. We aim to teach children how to control their emotions, be calm while gaining awareness of their bodies, self-control and discipline. Benefits - Physical development- it gets them moving! Cognitive learning- it improves their focus and concentration, Psychological benefits- boosts confidence and self esteem.
By moving, grooving and dancing to music it improves our gross and fine motor skills. We sing songs to enhance our language and communication skills. We encourage the children’s creative expression and imaginative play through musical arts program.
Benefits - Sparks young imagination and creativity, Gross motor skills, Language and communication development, Promotes healthy physical development, Enhances your child’s cognitive development, Promotes emotional maturity.
Involving children in the kitchen, from a young age, cultivates a habit that will have lifelong benefits. The best way to learn is to experience is why we introduce our children to cooking as early as possible. By introducing Kids Patrol Cooking Academy into their weekly routine, we provide children with life skills by learning the basic skills of cooking. It encourages children to develop an adventurous eater to extend on having a varied taste palette. Benefits - Adventurous eaters Children who are involved in the cooking process are generally more keen to try new foods.
At Kids Patrol we have an ongoing sustainability approach that we in cooperate on a daily basis. We have a high value of giving children the opportunity to explore the outdoor environment. We engage in sustainability practices to ensure our children become mindful and gain responsibilities to enhance their world in which they live in.
Benefits - Bush Kindy engagement with the local community of the bush lands and Oakey Scouts, Caring for their environment, Becoming aware of sustainability practices and embed in children’s learning, Increases empathy.
At Kids Patrol we recognize the critical role that physical activity has on our children’s develop mentality and learning through play. We design physical activity programs to help gain fitness, regardless of the child’s ability. We implement activities that contribute to children’s fitness, teamwork and gross motor movement. It is a fun way for children to stay active while engaged in physical activity that will support their athletic abilities. Benefits - Teamwork and social skills, Boost children’s confidence, Develop agility and coordination.
Our art academy program helps build fundamental skills which will be useful right throughout their life. Our program helps children make sense of their cognitive, physical, emotional, spiritual, creativity development. Children express themselves through arts which emphasis the process. Benefits - Gain control over their emotions, Develop fine motor skills, Children’s spontaneous, creative self-expression increasing their sense of competence and well-being now and into adulthood, Learn literacy, science, and mathematics joyfully through creative arts, Encourages self- expression and decision making.
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