Children Start School Ready to Learn

Our Goal:

  1. Children and young people have equitable access to the resources they need to reach their full potential
  2. Children and young people are safe, healthy, flourishing and secure in their cultural identity
  3. Children meet their holistic development milestones

Children are healthy and happy and are developmentally on track

Measure:
Proportion of children on track for physical health and wellbeing
Status:
DECREASED

Quotes/Key Findings:
  • Below NSW and National average for the first time in 9 years

Ultimate Outcome: Becoming 6

Measure:
Proportion of children developmentally on track
Status:
No significant change


Ultimate Outcome: Becoming 6

Measure:
Proportion of children vulnerable on two or more domains (aim of 5% reduction)
Status:
No Significant Change between 2015-2018


Ultimate Outcome: Becoming 6 & Becoming 7

Measure:
Proportion of children identified by teachers as needing further assessment (e.g. medical and physical, behaviour management, emotional and cognitive development)
Status:
Increased


Ultimate Outcome: Becoming 6

Measure:
Proportion of children vulnerable on one or more domains
Status:
No Significant Change


Ultimate Outcome: Becoming 6 & Becoming 7

Reduce the number (%) of children vulnerable on two or more domains when they start school. 5% reduction by 2021

Measure:
Proportion of children vulnerable on two or more domains (aim of 5% reduction)
Status:
No significant change between 2015-2018


Ultimate Outcome: Becoming 6 & Becoming 7

Improved Rates of Developmental Health Checks for all families in the Blue Mountains (aim of 20% increase in 2019)

Measure:
Rates of developmental checks for families in BM
Status:
Comparative data available at end of 2019

Increased equitable access to quality early childhood education services

Measure:
Data not yet available