New fundamental movement program at St Nicholas Newcastle West IMAGE Early Education

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.

Recognising faces IMAGE Early Education

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.

Speaking in colour IMAGE Early Education

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.

Introducing Kate Berry IMAGE Early Education

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.

That’s heavy! IMAGE Early Education

That’s heavy!

February 13, 2017 Comments Toni Warburton

Children of Yunung Room explore mathematical concepts.

Focusing on emotion IMAGE Early Education

Focusing on emotion

February 09, 2017 Comments Madeline Ingold

In the Creative Cubs room, we have been exploring our emotions.

Wilai Gardens IMAGE Early Education

Wilai Gardens

February 07, 2017 Comments Toni Warburton

Towards the end of 2016 the children planted sunflower seeds in the outdoor garden.