YP Vets Visit

On Wednesday the 16th of May the Junior Primary, Point Pearce and the Kindy were visited by the YP Vets.

Vet nurse Denae talked to us about how to care for pets, safety around dogs and what they do at the vets.

She also brought in some special friends to share with us including rabbits,...

NGF 6 – Partnerships With the Community

The National Quality Framework is a document which drives continuous improvement in early childhood services. The framework identifies the quality areas, standards and elements which define the benchmark of where Services are operating against the National Quality Standard.

Partnerships...

Why do we play all day?

By Melissa Richards | Head of Early Years

Often as Early Childhood Professionals we are questioned about our play based pedagogy and how children are learning in an environment where there appears to be no structure and children are free to ‘play’?

Structure In...

Meet the Teacher Evening

Meet the Teacher

Our annual 'Meet the Teacher' night attracted many families who attended to receive information about their children's classes, subjects and teachers.

Presentations included informational slides, videos, pamphlets and chalk and talk (though on a whiteboard, not a...

Building Relationships

As we start the new year, the Early Learning Centre program focus has been around building relationships, between children and between adults and children.

We recognise the importance of building positive and trusting relationships to support children’s sense of belonging which in turn...

Christmas On the Green

We had fantastic weather for our second 'Christmas On the Green', held on the Primary Oval on Wednesday, December 6.

Our evening kicked off with the YP Concert Band playing a selection of their showcase repertoire and Christmas favourites.

The Kindy students followed, with two special...

ELC Graduation

The Early Learning Centre celebrated their Graduation on Wednesday 6th December to farewell, Lucas, James, Samuel, Jack, Mia, Lachlan, Mitch, Addison, Amelia, Paige, Spencer, Lucy Mattschoss, Louie, Lucy Sanderson, Hunter, Cameron, Oliver Wheare, and Oliver Whittaker.

I would like to thank...

Inspiring Spaces

Early Years Educators recently attended an ‘Inspiring Spaces’ training. We also had the opportunity to showcase our Centre/JP classrooms and the work we have been doing in creating inspiring spaces for children. We received positive feedback from other Early Childhood Educators from sites...