Early Learning Centre (ELC)
Our dedicated Early Learning Centre (ELC) caters for preschool children aged three to five and encourages them, through play, to explore, discover and learn. Importantly, it prepares them for transition to school.
ELC is a part of the Junior School structure. Marking the start of the ‘formal’ journey for our youngest children, the ELC provides an education that is both exciting and fun. It reflects the Reggio Emilia philosophy of children's education; the early learning program is based on the School's principles and values of respect, responsibility and community. The focus is on the natural development of every child and the relationships they share in a happy and secure environment.
Hunter Valley Grammar School is a candidate school for the Primary Years Program. This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World
School. IB World Schools share a common philosophy - a commitment to high-quality, challenging, international education - that we believe is important for our students.
The ELC encourages curiosity, promotes confidence and an enthusiasm for discovery - the foundations for life-long learning.
Preschool Term Dates 2018
Term 1: Monday 29 January - Friday 13 April
Term 2: Monday 30 April - Friday 6 July
Term 3: Monday 23 July - Friday 28 September
Term 4: Monday 15 October - Thursday 13 December