Aim of Centre

We are passionate and dedicated to ensuring all children are provided with solid foundations that will allow them to develop into their best selves as they grow. At Thornton ELC, we strive to create a warm and homelike environment where this comes naturally.

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We aim to

  • Establish and maintain open two-way relationships between children and educators
  • Recognise families as a child’s primary influence and work as partners with parents and families
  • Provide high quality care and education
  • Create a positive indoor/outdoor environment that is inclusive, inviting and rich in possibilities
  • Recognise the cultural diversity of our children, their families and the community
  • Provide information, contacts and support for the children, parents and families
  • Offer a program of experiences which will promote the total development and wellbeing of the children
  • Provide a safe, secure, happy and loving environment where children have a sense of belonging
  • Provide experienced and engaged staff