Family Handbook - Policies and Procedures | Goodstart
NQS3 - Physical Environment

Goodstart ensures all centres have safe and comfortable physical environments that actively promote children’s wellbeing, and learning and development outcomes. Our environments encourage children’s competence and independent exploration to enrich their learning and development through play. Goodstart also takes an active role in caring for the wider environment and contributing to a positive and sustainable future. To view our NQS3 - Physical Environment Policy click here.

Key Goodstart policies in this area include the following topic:


We see early childhood as a critical period of time to involve children in sustainability and environment education so they develop lifelong practices that respect and help protect our planet. For children to do this, it is important for them to develop a sense of wonder, belonging to and love of the natural environment, living things and animals.