Why is preschool such an important part of preparing your child for ‘big school’? IMAGE Early Education

Why is preschool such an important part of preparing your child for ‘big school’?

August 26, 2016 Geri Williams

Kendall Lyons, pictured above centre in her Book Week costume, is an Early Education Teacher and manages the preschool program at St Nicholas Early Education, Newcastle West. She shares why she’s so passionate about early education and why it’s important for children to learn social skills in preparation for school life.

Creative Cubs practise social responsibility at St Nicholas, Singleton IMAGE Early Education

Creative Cubs practise social responsibility at St Nicholas, Singleton

August 18, 2016 Comments Madeline Ingold

Recently in the Creative Cubs, we have been focusing on becoming socially responsible and showing respect for the environment. Our journey began by planting a variety of vegetable seedlings in a newly constructed raised garden bed.

When my baby, when my baby smiles at me I go to Rio... IMAGE Early Education

When my baby, when my baby smiles at me I go to Rio...

August 17, 2016 Comments Amanda Mamero

In the Learning Lions Preschool Room at St Nicholas Early Education, Singleton, the educators and children have Rio Olympic Fever!

Henny Penny Hatching program at St Nicholas Singleton IMAGE Early Education

Henny Penny Hatching program at St Nicholas Singleton

August 15, 2016 Comments Amanda Mamero

Again, the Preschool Room at St Nicholas Early Education, Singleton, has the Henny Penny Hatching Program. The program is set up in our room for two weeks. Throughout the program the children and educators watch chickens hatch out of their eggs and then hand raise them when they are transferred into the pen. 

From little school to big school IMAGE Early Education

From little school to big school

August 02, 2016 Kerri Armstrong

Each year the 4-5 year olds in the preschool room at St Nicholas Early Education - Singleton participate in a Transition To School Program with St Catherine's Catholic College.

Stories and songs at Singleton IMAGE Early Education

Stories and songs at Singleton

July 29, 2016 Monica Redgrove

St Nicholas Singleton were lucky enough to have Lee from the local Library come to visit on Thursday 21 July, 2016.

Have you heard the St Nicholas jingle? IMAGE Early Education

Have you heard the St Nicholas jingle?

July 19, 2016 Geri Williams

Have you heard the St Nick’s jingle on the radio?

St Nicholas Newcastle West officially open IMAGE Early Education

St Nicholas Newcastle West officially open

June 17, 2016 Comments Kate Bennett

Bishop of Maitland-Newcastle, Bill Wright, officially opened St Nicholas Early Education, Newcastle West on 15 June 2016. The Newcastle West site is the second for the diocese under the St Nicholas name, following the Singleton centre's opening in May.