Wonder Kidz is a child-safe organisation with zero tolerance for abuse or neglect. We celebrate and value the diversity of our families as we seek to help young people achieve their personal best. We recognise the traditional custodians of the land on which we enjoy our adventures. If this email is not intended for you, please delete it and any attachments, and contact the sender.
Staff readily interact with children in an age-appropriate and respectful way • Children are treated as individuals, and staff strive to understand each child’s particular interests and needs • Staff encourage the children’s participation • Children are supported and comforted appropriately, consistent with the child’s wishes.
Staff accept it is their role to protect children involved with their service • Staff accept there is a difference in power between a child and an adult • The service maintains appropriate staff-to-child ratios • Policies are in place to minimise the risk involved in one-to-one situations with a child • Equipment and activities appear appropriate for the activity and age of the children • Information about children is treated confidentially.
The service is accessible to all children • Staff relate to all children in a respectful and developmentally appropriate manner • Policies are in place to guide the physical and psychological care requirements of all children.
Staff and other children acknowledge and show respect for Aboriginal culture, encouraging positive cultural identity (in particular of the local area in which the service is located) • Program planning includes regular experiences that encourage diversity for all children and consideration of the cultural heritage of others • Families are encouraged to identify their Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander heritage at enrolment, through a question on the child’s enrolment record or at the specific service in which their child/ren is attending.
Cultural diversity is welcomed and celebrated • Activities offered are representative of the cultural and religious mix of the local community • Staff and other children acknowledge and show respect for the diversity • Families are encouraged to identify their cultural heritage at enrolment through a question on the child’s enrolment record or at the specific service in which their child/ren is attending.
Wonder Kidz acknowledges the traditional owners of the land on which we gather. We respect their elders, past, present and future, for they hold Aboriginal Australia's memories, traditions, cultures and hopes.