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.

Growing kindness IMAGE Early Education

Growing kindness

February 07, 2017 Comments Madeline Ingold

The Learning Lions have begun this year focusing on our social and emotional wellbeing.

Celebrating Chinese New Year in the Moane Room IMAGE Early Education

Celebrating Chinese New Year in the Moane Room

January 31, 2017 Comments Toni Warburton

This week, children from the Moane room at St Nicholas Newcastle West have all been celebrating and learning about Chinese New Year. This traditional festival has been celebrated for more than four thousand years.