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Bellingen Preschool – New Arrivals

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Bellingen Preschool has three new members – Chickpea, Molly and Daisy …Read more about: Bellingen Preschool – New Arrivals  »

Department of Education & Communities new Funding Model

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Future funding models for Community Preschools are under review by the Department of Education & Communities. Funding will not be made available until every state funded service has completed Annual Funding information on 9th August 2013.  You may like to read more about this issue on the Departments website:
www.det.nsw.edu.au

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School Photos

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Coffs Camera House will be coming in Term 3 week 10 to take Preschool photos of the children. Details are as follows:
Tuesday/Thursday/Friday groups
Tuesday 17th September 2013
If Tuesday is not your child’s day please speak to Robyn regarding arrival times.
Monday/Wednesday group
Wednesday 18th September 2013
Order forms will be sent home as soon as we have them.  …Read more about: School Photos  »

Rest Time Sheets

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According to the National Quality Framework:
2.1.2 Each child’s comfort is provided for and there are appropriate opportunities to meet each child’s need for sleep, rest and relaxation.
In keeping with this Quality area, all children are required to bring a sheet for rest time, to be placed in a separate cloth bag within their preschool bag each day of attendance please.  …Read more about: Rest Time Sheets  »

Bellingen Primary School

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Rachell Pregnall from Bellingen Primary school will be coming on Wednesday 7th August 2013.  Rachael is involved with transition to school.  She will be helping the children become familiar with Bellingen Primary School.
She will be presenting the preschool with a book of information for preschoolers to access at anytime. …Read more about: Bellingen Primary School  »

Starting School in 2014

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Please note if your child is attending kindergarten in 2014, now is the time for you to contact the school and enroll them.
Further details of transition programs will be available at a later date.
Please see Getting Ready for School guide, produced by NSW Education and Communities.  www.det.nsw.edu.au …Read more about: Starting School in 2014  »

St Mary’s Catholic School Visit

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Children from Years 3 & 4 at St Mary’s Primary school will be visiting our preschool on Monday 5th August 2013.  Each child will be given a buddy who will read to them.  This will be followed up some time later by an excursion to St Mary’s. …Read more about: St Mary’s Catholic School Visit  »

Munch & Move

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The Children have been participating in the Munch & Move program of Fundamental Movement.  The children have been practicing 2 skills each week.  These can be seen in the Daily Reflective Journal.
The Much & Move program sponsored by NSW Health has produced pamphlets on children’s health.  In each of the next few newsletters there will be attached some useful information for families.  …Read more about: Munch & Move  »

Young Australia Workshop presents RUBBISH- Reuse, Recycle & Reduce

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Mic Conway – the original Captain Feather Sword – will be presenting a show to learn about the 3R’s in a circus of comedy, magic and mayhem.  The show will commence at 1.30pm and run for 45mins on Friday 24th May 2013.  The show will be fully subsidised by the preschool.
Along with Friday session children, …Read more about: Young Australia Workshop presents RUBBISH- Reuse, Recycle & Reduce  »