Benefits to your school

Benefits to your school

  • Families become familiar with school grounds and routines
  • Work to overcome barriers to entering education spaces
  • Enhance staff knowledge on engaging with families
  • Opportunity for children and families to meet school staff
  • Encourages trusted relationships between families and schools
  • Enhances family-school-community partnerships.

Other advantages Play Steps will bring to your school include:

  • strengthening links between families and other local childhood services
  • opportunity to connect with first-time parents or parents new to the area
  • engaging families who are from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds

Play Steps Playgroups provide a mechanism to foster social capital and to build capacity within families to actively participate in school communities.