St Vincent’s Outside School Hours Care

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Understanding the changes to child care subsidies

Vacation Care

As a result of recent changes to child care subsidies, outside school hours care is now a more affordable option for families.   

Looking after your family’s wellbeing at Christmas

Kindergarten

Centacare's specialist family and relationship care practitioners offer some tips to help you combat end of year stress and look after your family's wellbeing at Christmas.

How to support children with change

Kindergarten

Major milestones such as the move from kindergarten to prep mean many new experiences for you and your child. Here are four things you can do to support your child with change.

Four things to look for when choosing a kindergarten for your child

Kindergarten

Finding a high-quality early education program, with plenty of opportunities for your child to freely explore, discover and connect with the world will give them a great foundation for life.

Healthy benefits of outdoor play for children

Kindergarten

Catholic Early EdCare services provide children with plenty of opportunities to explore, discover and connect with the natural world.

Exploring shared culture part of everyday at kindergarten

Respectfully

Whether it’s through play, art, song, stories or daily rituals, our educators are led by the natural interests of children, to know more about Australia's First Nation's history, culture and language in ways that are meaningful for them.

Under Eights Week highlights strong community connections

Socially

Under Eights Week highlights strong community connections as schools and services came together to celebrate play.

The Speedy Sloth, National Simultaneous Storytime 2023

Kindergarten

Children from Catholic Early EdCare services have joined millions of students and teachers across the country to read ‘The Speedy Sloth’, as part of 2023 National Simultaneous Storytime. 

Our Lady of the Rosary Kindergarten exceeding

Kindergarten

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

Kindergarten

Understanding how the new Queensland Government funding can make kindergarten more affordable and more accessible for families.

Gatton children discover power of gratitude

Spiritually

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.

Hands of Commitment for reconciliation

Respectfully

This National Reconciliation Week children contributed hundreds of hands of commitment for reconciliation.

Helping children to grow respectfully and socially

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

Kindergarten

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

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

Socially

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.