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