Child Side Playgroup

and School follows

child protection and

protective behaviour

processes.  We deliver

the Keeping Safe: Child

Protection Curriculum.



is inspired
by the

practices of

which are
woven into a
flexible & organic
style of education
designed for

What We Offer
High adult to child ratio

each child is well-known, cared about and unlikely to slip through the cracks

Small by design

we can seriously personalise learning and academically challenge every child and humanise the process

Highly researched

innovative practice relevant to living in the 21st Century, connecting children to the world rather than isolating them behind four walls and a door; children who can cope and thrive with modern living and its requirements


work place conducive for all children to ‘be, belong, become’ – engaged and responsive children enjoying their childhood and education


This website has been purposely designed to provide you with a short and concise understanding of the context, philosophy and approaches offered by Child Side School; this includes:

A current thinking, 21st century place of personalised learning through authentic work for active children;

High adult to child ratio to ensure each child is well known, cared about and not likely to slip through the cracks;

Small by design so we can personalise learning and academically challenge every child and

Stimulating workplaces conducive for all children to be engaged and responsive, enjoying their childhood and education.

For more information about our school we have produced many resources that have been provided in this section of our website. These resources have been split into four categories:

  • Newsletters – regular updates are provided throughout the term by educators and the Parent and Friend group.
  • General Information – information packs with a wealth of detail about who we are and what to expect.
  • Policies – legal and school initiated regulations and rules to ensure we are all accountable and responsible.
  • Media – wider publicity generated to celebrate our achievements and partnerships.
  • Reports – the school’s annual report, which is a federal government requirement.
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