A multi-level outdoor play area and a program that supports sustainable practices has helped earn Our Lady of the Rosary Kindergarten at Kenmore an ‘exceeding’ rating under the National Quality Framework.
New 2023 Kindergarten Funding
Understanding how the new Queensland Government funding can make kindergarten more affordable and more accessible for families.
Gatton children discover power of gratitude
Our Lady of Good Counsel Kindergarten and Outside School Hours Care services work together to help children grow spiritually and discover the power of gratitude.
How to support children with change
Strong relationships and resilience are the key to successful transitions for children. Here are five tips for families to help manage change in their child’s life.
Hands of Commitment for reconciliation
This National Reconciliation Week children contributed hundreds of hands of commitment for reconciliation.
Helping children to grow respectfully and socially
By developing an understanding of their own unique place in the community, and the world around them, children develop a sense of self, as well as respect for others, the community and the planet.
How kindergarten runs in long day care
Both sessional kindergarten and long day care kindergarten provide the same approved kindergarten program, delivered by qualified early childhood teachers, but long day care kindergarten comes with some unique advantages.
Helping children grow spiritually
We respect and nurture the individual spirituality of all children within our care. In all of our centres, we acknowledge and celebrate all faiths, mark special days and learn about different religions throughout the year.
What a day in the nursery is like for babies and toddlers
Long Day Care
From activities and learning, to healthy food and rest time, a day in the nursery delivers everything your child needs to develop and grow.
Getting settled in the nursery
Long Day Care
Our educators are dedicated to ensuring the introduction to the nursery is smooth and enjoyable for children and parents.
Why developing social skills is important for young children
In this article we look at the importance of developing a range of social skills from a young age, to equip children with the skills they’ll need later in life.
What Christmas means to me in 2020
As we approach the end of the year we asked children and educators to reflect on, 'What Christmas means to me in 2020'.
The meaning and spirit of Christmas
As we celebrate Advent and approach the Christmas season this year, it is perhaps more important than ever to embrace the joy of Christmas and share with children the meaning and spirit of the season.
Celebrating inclusion during Book Week
During book week, we are celebrating differences by dressing up as Bear who has been diagnosed with ASD and his mother wrote a children’s book about his experiences.
Practicing care and kindness
The children’s story, ‘Have you filled a bucket today?’ has inspired a kindness project in kindergarten prompting children to consider how their words and actions impact others.
Preparing for prep – kindergarten 2021
The first five years of a child’s life are a critical time in their development and what they learn in kindergarten will help them flourish through their prep and primary school education.
A brand new hub for St Joseph’s Kindergarten + Outside School Hours Care
A lot of excitement in the year as the team prepares to move into their new space ready to create new and engaging learning experiences for the children
Focusing on connection and routine
Connection, routine and wellbeing, the focus for Catholic Early EdCare kindergartens during at home learning.