About Us

Our Objectives

  • To provide children with a nurturing environment where they feel safe, connected and valued as an individual
  • To provide children with a high quality program with opportunities to explore, create and investigate – supporting their learning journey and self discovery
  • To encourage and develop children’s independence; becoming a responsible person through making choices, being aware of their actions and taking consideration for others and their environment
  • To enhance children’s confidence and self-esteem through encouraging them to express themselves
  • To have respect for and be aware of cultural diversity, being sensitive to the differences of children and families at our service and in the community
  • To develop a strong relationship with families, communicating about their child and supporting their parenting role
  • To develop a respected relationship with local schools and build a community partnership fostering children and families

The Pre-School Staff

Our friendly, qualified and experienced Educators are committed to making Preschool a positive, learning environment for you and your child. We believe in meeting the needs of the whole child. Please feel free to discuss your child with any of the Educators who work with them.

Pre-School Director (Nominated Supervisor) – Donna Stirrup – Bachelor of Education, Early Childhood (Based at Wingham District Preschool)

Team Leader (Certified Supervisor) – Kylie Saville – Bachelor of Teaching, Early Childhood

Educators – Melinda Mitchell – Dip Ed, Rebecca Cavanagh – Dip Ed, Prue Vaile – Dip Ed

Administration Assistant – Megan Bisley (Based at Wingham District Preschool)

Please note ALL of the teachers and Educators at Flying Fox Preschool are DoCS’ Mandatory Reporters.


“My family is so happy with Flying Fox preschool. The preschool fosters a great community feel, where every child matters. The weekly programs are exciting and engaging and my daughter absolutely loves her preschool experience” 

Parent August 2018

  “My son loves coming to preschool, always happy and never wants to leave. He’s learnt a lot from being here” 

Parent July 2018

  “It’s lovely to see the children interact in such a beautiful space and of course the great teachers” 

Grandma Jane August 2018

“Thank you for our wonderful school and educators. We are very blessed” 

Parent, August 2018

“I wish I was five again, what a great place to come to., to grow and learn” 

Grandparent, August 2018