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Harmony Day

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As part of Harmony Day celebrations we will be asking the children to come dressed in orange. The days are Tuesday 18th March, Wednesday 19th March & Thursday 20th March 2014. The theme of Harmony Day is “Everyone Belongs” so with this in mind the children will be helping to cook pumpkin, sweet potato and carrots. …Read more about: Harmony Day  »

Fundraising

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Fundraising in Term 1 will be an Easter Raffle. The 1st prize will be a $100.00 gift voucher from Target. We are asking families to donate Easter items this year for extra prizes to be given. Tickets will be sent home with your child in the coming weeks. Raffle drawn Wed 9th April 2014. …Read more about: Fundraising  »

Portfolios

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Bellingen Preschool use the Early Years Learning Framework & document daily learning in the Daily Reflective Journal. Please write a story about your child for their portfolios. Parents and family members can “round out” our understanding of the child by painting a picture of their lives outside preschool. Staff will continue to write observations and document children’s activities at preschool and you are welcome any time to view your child’s portfolio – we will send them home for you to keep at the end of the year. …Read more about: Portfolios  »

Annual General Meeting

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The AGM will be Tuesday 4th March at 3.30pm, and will be held at the preschool.  All positions will be declared vacant.  We must have 7 committee members to legally operate, so please consider volunteering some of your time.  Responsibilities of the Office Bearers (President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer) are adjacent to the sign-in sheet along with nomination forms.   …Read more about: Annual General Meeting  »

Expressions Tea Towel Fundraiser

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We sent off the children’s designs before the holidays and are awaiting a designed template to be approved.  We have had many orders, and are looking forward to receiving our finished product.  We will keep you updated. …Read more about: Expressions Tea Towel Fundraiser  »

Bellingen Primary School

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Nicky and Rachel from Bellingen Primary School will be bringing a small group of year 5 buddies to preschool on Wednesday 23rd October.  The buddies will read to the children and allow our children to ask questions regarding kindergarten in 2014. …Read more about: Bellingen Primary School  »

Bellingen Preschool Accreditation

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As part of the National Quality Standards, which came into force in 2012, we have now completed the accreditation process.  The Early Childhood Education & Care Directorate will have their report available in 6 weeks time. …Read more about: Bellingen Preschool Accreditation  »

Kathy Possum Show – Mon/Wed group only

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Multi-award winning songwriter for children, Kathy Possum, is currently on her 4th tour with her all new show something Very Fishy.  Kathy will be appearing at Bellingen Preschool on Monday 18th November at 9.30am.
The cost of this show is $8.00
Children can continue to enjoy the music from this fun, educational and interactive show with Kathy possum’s new CD: Something Very Fishy for $13. …Read more about: Kathy Possum Show – Mon/Wed group only  »

Healthy Harold – Mon/Wed group only

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Trained educators will be delivering a program which encourages children to be responsible for their own personal hygiene, safety and nutritional needs.  Children are introduced to the need to exercise, sleep, and sun safety also.  This is a hands on show with dance, drama and creative expression presented in a 40minute session.  Wednesday 18th December.
Please complete slip attached to newsletter. …Read more about: Healthy Harold – Mon/Wed group only  »

Open Day

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Bellingen Preschool will be holding an Open Day for new families wishing to enroll a child in 2014.  The date  will be Thursday 7th November 2013 2pm-3pm.  Families already attending preschool and wishing to return in 2014 need to advise staff which days you would like your child to attend as days will fill up quickly – please see form attached to newsletter. …Read more about: Open Day  »