Journey Early Learning Gumdale is where your child’s journey begins. Children from ages six weeks to six years are surrounded by stimulating learning environments and nurturing educators. It’s a place where children can make a positive start to a life of learning, development, growth and opportunity.
From peek-a-boo to prep, we’re here every step of the way.
School transition is a major focus, and we work hard to ensure this is a smooth process. By providing a safe and secure environment, our children develop confidence, resilience and a strong sense of self for the school journey ahead.
In order to ensure every child is prepared for school, our Kindergarten classrooms are intentionally designed by our Teachers to align with the Journey Standards and the Early Years Learning Framework and Curriculum. Our Government Approved Funded 3 and 4-Year-Old Kindergarten Classrooms are run by ACCEQA approved Early Childhood Teachers and Qualified Educators. Children enrolling in our 4-Year-Old Kinder Program are provided with ongoing support from teachers in preparation for school through our School Readiness Program.
Did you know that your child can attend Journey from 6 weeks to their first day of school?
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Hi, my name is Keziah, the Center Manager at Journey Early Learning Gumdale.
I hold a Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care and have been in the Early childhood sector since 2012.
I am so excited to be leading the team at Gumdale and supporting them to bring the Journey Standards to life in our beautiful centre. There has been so much positive change and growth and I cannot wait to see where this journey takes us as a team. Journey Gumdale has sparked my passion and creativity to build something our educators and families are proud of.
I look forward to providing high-quality care experiences, having meaningful interactions and building strong and respectful relationships with children and their families. Every child deserves to feel safe, confident and secure in their environment and to have the best possible start to learn and explore through play.
I look forward to meeting you at Journey Gumdale!
“We are very happy with the centre and all the staff interactions we have had however one specific staff member I can not rave about enough.
Miss Lauren in the Nursery room at the Gumdale centre is incredible.
We trust her like she is family and it is so nice not having any anxiety about leaving our 1 year old in her care. The other ladies are also great but Miss Lauren not only shows so much genuine care for Theo but she is super vigilant in keeping to his schedule and routine.
Would absolutely recommend this centre!”
The Journey Early
– Bush Kinder
– Music and Movement with Magic Jenny
– Kelly Sports
– Community exploration and visits
– Park visits
Exploring nature-based play
Children love getting out and exploring in nature. It really is the greatest teacher. Nature based play is a core part of our curriculum. That’s because it teaches them vital life skills including confidence, independence, exploration and cooperation. Playing outside also promotes health and wellbeing and teaches them respect for the environment.