Dernancourt Kindergarten

Welcome to Dernancourt Kindergarten

At Dernancourt Kindergarten we aim to provide a safe, nurturing learning environment where each child is valued as an individual. Our Kindergarten is a community where educators, families and children work collaboratively towards a program which is socially and culturally inclusive. We foster their learning and creativity through a play based curriculum using the Early Years Learning Framework.

We recognise the importance of self-esteem, building on prior knowledge and the interests of each child in order to experience success. At Dernancourt Kindergarten we encourage children to have fun and discover the joy of learning.

We have a large outdoor area where children can play games, run, ride bikes and be involved in caring for our garden.

We offer a fun educational curriculum that is welcoming and responsive to the needs of children and parents in a smaller community environment. The kindergarten program is based on play and focuses on providing learning experiences based on individual children's needs.

We also have a focus on Numeracy development, use the "You Can Do It" program and the National Curriculum "Being, Belonging and Becoming.

Contact Information

Director: Natalie Stormonth
Phone: (08) 8264 6652
Fax: (08) 8395 3519
Address: 10 Vernons Drive
Region: Northern Adelaide

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Session Times

Monday Sessions: 8:15am – 3:45 pm
Tuesday Sessions: 8:15am – 3:45 pm
Wednesday Sessions: 8:15am – 3:45 pm
Thursday Sessions: 8:15am – 3:45 pm


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Parent Information

Our Parent Handbook will assist you with information about the detailed services and programs we offer at Dernancourt Kindy.

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Kindergarten Information Handbook 2017 558 KB Adobe PDF
Dernancourt Kindergarten Curriculum 760 KB Adobe PDF

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Playgroup Information

Fridays (Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8 & 10) 10.00-12.00 Friday Playgroup children must be accompanied by an adult who is responsible for the supervision of their own child or those in their care. They are also asked to help in the packing up at the end of the session.

Please contact co-coordinator for more details.

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Planning & Reporting

The Context Statement provides detailed information about our preschool.

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Context Statement 2017 280 KB Adobe PDF
2016 Annual Report 782 KB Adobe PDF
Quality Improvement Plan 2017 1.44 MB Adobe PDF

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Site Policy Handbook 2017 - 2019 984 KB Adobe PDF

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For more information regarding policies, please visit the DECD Policies and Procedures webpage for Early Childhood Services.

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Feedback and complaints

Let us know if you have feedback or a complaint, or if you want to give us a compliment. Feedback is valuable as it helps us shape our services to meet your needs.

Raising a complaint with DECD (PDF 116KB)

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