Childcare News



QUALITY IMPROVEMENT

Our Centre is continually working on our quality improvement. The aim of our QIP is to constantly self-assess how we function. We also use this as a tool and a measurement to deliver quality education…


WELCOME TO OUR PLAYGROUP!

Our Centre facilitates a FREE playgroup every Friday during school terms for our local community. Parents, caregivers and extended family come together with their babies and young children in a relaxed and friendly environment to…


WORLD ENVIRONMENTAL DAY

In celebration of World Environmental Day on Wednesday, 5th June 2019, our Pikanini room children were encouraged to plant lavender cuttings.  They were also shown how we can replant lavender to become another tree. The…


EMERGENCY SERVICES

We’ve had a very busy month in our Kindy Class. Our students have shown great interest in our Emergency Services, especially the Police. We have focused our programming around this interest, and what a fun…


STEM CONCEPTS WITH OUR BABIES

From birth, children are inquisitive. Our educators nurture early STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) concepts and skills through daily routines, play and exploratory activities. These experiences are provided for babies and children throughout our…



COMMUNITY FOCUS

In preparation for Reconciliation Week, the leadership team has been busy building strong links with the local community as we work towards building a culturally competent and responsive service. These relationships also provide educators with…


OUR BUSY BABIES & TENACIOUS TODDLERS

Obstacle Course Obstacle courses are like carnivals of movement to children. They invite, they challenge and they satisfy while always leaving children begging, “Can we do it again? Can we do it again?” Children learn…




PLAY AN INTEGRAL PART OF OUR BEING

Play is something in which humans of all ages from diverse cultures engage, although the purpose for and the type of play may be different across ages and cultures. Relationships between children and with adults…


CONNECTING WITH FAMILIES

~ Sometimes it is the simplest of things that makes the biggest difference ~ To our wonderful SCBC community, We would like to take this opportunity to welcome all of our families old and new…


VACATION CARE HOLIDAY PROGRAM

Our School of Early Learning has a wonderful Vacation Care Program with many exciting and fun things for the children.  The opening hours will be 6:30am to 6:00pm. The program, including cost and requirements, is…