Learning with Love’ is our motto. A motto which has enabled us to educate hundreds of children during our schools existence. We take great pride in creating a friendly and warm environment where our children will thrive, away from the harsh clinical business models of modern schools. Many of our Ferndale Nursery School alumni are still in contact with us and enjoy reminising about their school days at FNS.
– FNS was established more than 50 years ago – warm home-like environment – GDE registered with full academic program that follows GDE themes – first aid trained – highly qualified staff – all staff are criminal record free – experience with school readiness – includes grade R – small classes – individual attention – nurturing environment – each child is encouraged to reach their full potential. – 12 months until 6 years
Our Education At FNS our qualified and experienced staff ensure development of core educational areas to promote above average skills in: – gross motor – fine motor – sensory – speech – play – social development – numeracy – literacy Our daily activities are carefully designed to incorporate these areas. This enables your child to learn while having fun.
Nutritious meals & extramurals offered We offer a hearty breakfast each morning. A delicious and healthy lunch is provided daily with a seasonal fruit for desert. Afternoon snack is given to children who stay full day. All meals except morning snack, are included in the monthly fees.
Weekly intramurals for the Hedgehog class are Music, Dance Tots and Baking. Giraffe’s weekly intramurals are either Computers or Dance Mouse, depending on the child’s age, Music and Baking. Crocodile’s weekly intramurals are Computers, Music and Baking. These activities are covered in the monthly school fees.
Some of the extramurals we offer are Karate, Tumbling Tigers, Dance Mouse and Stimuzone Computers. Children that would like to do addaitional activities can select from the list above. These activities are optional and paid directly to the service provider.
Times and Terms
We are open week days for half day and full day care.
Half day – 6:30 to 13:00 Full day – 6:30 to 18:00 We follow a four term system and are conveniently open throughout the government school holidays. Our exciting and fun holiday program is at no extra cost. We are only closed for Public holidays, December and January holidays.