Specialised Programs

At HEY we offer a number of specialised programs to enrich our educational program. The specialised programs run during school terms and are delivered across all classrooms. A summary of these programs is captured and documented fortnightly on the adjacent page of the Educational Program.
These specialised programs are designed to enhance opportunities for children to learn and engage in a variety of intentional experiences, which can provide children with additional skill sets. These skills are then built on and strengthened within the educational program and beyond.

Playful Music

Little Sport

Your child’s development mentally and physically is important to us. We believe that through active participation in our systematic approach to the basics, your children will have every opportunity to learn a variety of new skills whilst having fun.

As a company, we incorporate aspects of the Early Years Learning Framework throughout our program to ensure we align with your centre’s developmental goals.

We provide a high-quality program with specific attention to detail allowing all children to reach their potential whilst being exposed to and experiencing a range of new sports and activities.

We place great emphasis on developing children’s gross motor skills, understanding that no two children are alike, we provide two coaches for all sessions making sure all children can get the necessary help they require to succeed with the aim of all children actively participating.

Understanding no two children are alike and the need to deliver a flexible, age-appropriate program, we provide a minimum of two coaches to every session. Doing so enables us to provide one-on-one support to children in need while still maintaining a smaller group setting. Our programming is created around the Early Years Framework and endorsed by a Paediatric Occupational Therapist. We endeavour to run a program that helps children tackle the adversities of change and transition. By helping build emotional resilience, confidence and independence, we hope your little sporting heroes will feel like they can tackle any challenge that faces them. Our support extends beyond day-to-day operations in Early Education services to working with local councils, various fundraisers and community events.

Kitchen Garden/Sustainability

The Kitchen Garden and Sustainability Program is designed to give children the tools and knowledge to grow their own food, learn positive eating habits and create a more sustainable world. Our permanent educator, Rachel, plans and implements fortnightly sessions with each classroom and it is also embedded throughout the Educational Program. It is through this program that educators guide and support children’s understandings of sustainable practices, healthy eating (as they explore a variety of recipes), as well as guiding children, educators, and families to establish and maintain sustainable garden areas at HEY and at home.

Mental Wellness

At HEY we understand the important role that early childhood experiences have in supporting children to develop life-long positive social, emotional and mental wellness. With this in mind, the educators at HEY draw on multiple resources and tools to support children’s wellbeing. Some of these include, Be You initiatives, the PALS social skill program, and the Resilience Project. We also have a range of books and resources across the Service that support children as they navigate and manage the normal stresses of life. This program is embedded through the Educational Program and each classrooms’ current focus can be viewed in their Educational Program folder.