About Goodstart Oxenford Riversdale Road
Goodstart Early Learning Child Care Oxenford Riversdale Road offers care for children aged six weeks to five years old in a caring and nurturing environment. We have a great team of educators within the centre, who have been working with us for a number of years, and who are all qualified and dedicated to the children in our care.
We offer an enquiry-based learning program and our early childhood teacher runs the Queensland Government Approved Kindergarten Program, which focuses on skills such as numeracy and literacy. Run in conjunction with Oxenford State School, the program aims to prepare children for school.
Programs on offer at Oxenford are developed using the Early Years Learning Framework and the Queensland Kindergarten Guidelines which support children to become resilient, independent, imaginative and confident learners. Our aim is to empower children to explore and engage in their own learning through a play based curriculum with the guidance of mature, caring and knowledgeable educators.
Our rooms – Nursery to Kindergarten – as well as our outdoor play areas are all designed and set up daily to present children with a wonderful array of stimulating and fun experiences. We have a vegetable patch with two orange trees, two lemon trees, and cucumber and capsicums currently growing.
The recent introduction of the online platform Storypark allows educators to document and share children’s learning with families easily and efficiently whilst providing real-time opportunities to connect and communicate with families.
Our centre is working towards implementing sustainable practices, taking part in tree planting days, and recycling. Extra-curricular activities include Ginger Sport soccer and Little Ripper athletics.
We would love to welcome your family to our centre. Please come along and say hello.
We provide early learning & care to these groups:
Natalie Norman Centre Director
Hi, my name is Natalie Norman and I am the Centre Director here at Goodstart Oxenford Riversdale Road, I hold my diploma in children’s services and have worked for Goodstart for the past 15 years.
Since starting with Goodstart I have worked with all age groups and I have had two children of my own a son and a daughter, I feel as having a family of my own helps me to have the ability to assist families on a personal and a professional level.
Here at Oxenford Riversdale Road we are committed to our families and our children. Our focus is to guide and encourage the children to be the best they can be. Through stimulating, inviting and exciting experiences our staff are there to nurture and extend the children’s own capabilities as well as providing a fun, safe and friendly environment to grow.
I look forward to meeting you and helping your little ones to develop and grow their own creativity.