Location: Borrowdale Close, Bentleigh Park
Traditional Country: Yidinji
Began PaL: 2012
The program is delivered to families with diverse backgrounds and needs by all staff of this integrated early childhood service. PaL programs (ReadnPlay and BookStart) are also being delivered to the Gordonvale Early Years Centre through CEYC. The response to the program has been very positive in the South Cairns region with approximately 60 families participating each year.
Boopa Werem Kindergarten
Boopa Werem Kindergarten began delivering the PaL BookStart program to children and families in 2016 and have an ever increasing number of participants each year. The feedback received from families has been overwhelmingly positive and the children take great pride in having ownership and responsibility.
Kuranda Kindergarten began deliveries of the PaL BookStart program late in 2016 and have settled into a regular routine of delivery to a small group of families.