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St Nicholas Busy Builders

March 13, 2017 Comments Toni Warburton

The children in the Yunung room have been investigating an interest in construction and vehicles over the past week.

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Clean Up Australia Day

March 07, 2017 Comments Adette Smith

On our first adventure walk last week, Oliver and Caleb noticed rubbish on the ground and told us that we needed to pick it up. Their interest in keeping our environment clean led us to participating on 2 March in the national "Clean Up Australia Day" initiative

What do your children eat when they’re at St Nicholas? IMAGE Early Education

What do your children eat when they’re at St Nicholas?

March 02, 2017 Comments Madeline Ingold

All our meals are nutritionally balanced and prepared fresh daily. The St Nicholas menu runs over 8 weeks and offers a balanced mix of red and white meat, fish and vegetarian dishes, based on the ‘Good for Kids, Good for Life’ Healthy Eating Guidelines.

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New fundamental movement program at St Nicholas Newcastle West

February 24, 2017 Comments Toni Warburton

The children in the Moane Room at St Nicholas Newcastle West have been excited to begin a new fundamental movement program. Working in partnership between the diocese and St Nicholas Early Education, we drew upon the expertise of Helene O’Neill.

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Recognising faces

February 24, 2017 Comments Jae Brown

In the Angels Room at St Nicholas, Singleton, we have placed photos of the children engaging in play.

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Speaking in colour

February 22, 2017 Comments Kerri Armstrong

On Tuesday evening St Nicholas Newcastle West and Singleton educators came together for training on Aboriginal perspectives in early childhood by Cherie from Speaking in Colour. This was an informative professional development session on the holistic immersion of the Aboriginal culture for our services and provided some great resources on creating a culturally diverse program.

Utilising Resources – We made rosemary salt! IMAGE Early Education

Utilising Resources – We made rosemary salt!

February 17, 2017 Madeline Ingold

During outdoor play experiences, many of the Creative Cubs were very curious about the gardening that Lisa was doing outside. Upon asking, we learned that Lisa was cutting sprigs of rosemary off the rosemary plant in order to make it healthy and to keep growing – just like when we get haircuts.

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Introducing Kate Berry

February 14, 2017 Comments Kate Berry

Hello, my name is Kate Berry and I am the new Educational Leader and Class Teacher of the Preschool room at St Nicholas, Newcastle West.