Harmony Day: Everyone belongs IMAGE Early Education

Harmony Day: Everyone belongs

March 27, 2017 Comments Toni Warburton

On Tuesday, the children of St Nicholas celebrated Harmony Day. The theme this year was ‘Everyone belongs’.

Taking an active role in caring for our environment IMAGE Early Education

Taking an active role in caring for our environment

March 23, 2017 Comments Toni Warburton

Children in the Moane Room have been exploring an interest in cars, garbage trucks and recycling. What began as role play, ‘being the garbage collector’, soon turned into an elaborate learning experience involving many children.

A fresh perspective on child care IMAGE Early Education

A fresh perspective on child care

March 16, 2017 Comments Geri Williams

Emily Skehan is an Early Childhood Educator in the Yunung Room where she cares for children aged 20 months to 2.5 years at St Nicholas, Newcastle West.

St Nicholas Busy Builders IMAGE Early Education

St Nicholas Busy Builders

March 13, 2017 Comments Toni Warburton

The children in the Yunung room have been investigating an interest in construction and vehicles over the past week.

Clean Up Australia Day IMAGE Early Education

Clean Up Australia Day

March 07, 2017 Comments Adette Smith

On our first adventure walk last week, Oliver and Caleb noticed rubbish on the ground and told us that we needed to pick it up. Their interest in keeping our environment clean led us to participating on 2 March in the national "Clean Up Australia Day" initiative

What do your children eat when they’re at St Nicholas? IMAGE Early Education

What do your children eat when they’re at St Nicholas?

March 02, 2017 Comments Madeline Ingold

All our meals are nutritionally balanced and prepared fresh daily. The St Nicholas menu runs over 8 weeks and offers a balanced mix of red and white meat, fish and vegetarian dishes, based on the ‘Good for Kids, Good for Life’ Healthy Eating Guidelines.

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.