St Mary's School

Northampton

26 Mary St
Northampton WA 6535
PO Box 138
(08) 9934 1112
admin@smsn.wa.edu.au

 

 

St Mary's School

Northampton

 

 

Early Childhood Education

National Quality Standard (NQS) 

The National Quality Standard (NQS) sets a high national benchmark for early childhood education and care and outside school hours care services in Australia.  The NQS includes seven quality areas that are important outcomes for children.  The seven quality areas are:

Quality Area 1 – Educational Program and Practice
Quality Area 2 – Children’s Health and Safety
Quality Area 3 – Physical Environment
Quality Area 4 – Staffing Arrangements
Quality Area 5 – Relationships with Children
Quality Area 6 – Collaborative Partnerships with Families and Communities
Quality Area 7 – Governance and Leadership


National Quality Standard (NQS) at St Mary’s School

The staff in the early years at St Mary’s School has spent time looking at our areas of strength for each of the Quality Areas.  Please click on each area below to view our noted strengths.

Quality Area 1 – Educational Program and Practice
Quality Area 2 – Children’s Health and Safety
Quality Area 3 – Physical Environment
Quality Area 4 – Staffing Arrangements
Quality Area 5 – Relationships with Children
Quality Area 6 – Collaborative Partnerships with Families and Communities
Quality Area 7 – Governance and Leadership