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VACANCIES

PAGEWOOD
Kiddie Cloud Early Learning Centre enrol now, limited vacancies

RANDWICK
Centennial Park Early Learning Centre enrol now
St Jude's Early Learning enrol now limited vacancies

ST PETERS
St Peters Community Preschool still have a few vacancies for 2020, children 3-5yrs.
Please contact Laurel on (02) 9519 1248 or email

WATERLOO
Reggio Academy enrol now

CHECK OUT Local Job Vacancies


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RESOURCES FOR PARENTS
PROFESSIONALS FOR CHILDREN
ADDITIONAL NEEDS PROVIDERS
RESOURCES FOR CARE PROVIDERS

CHILD CARE DIRECTORY 
 
Alexandria
Alexandria Early Education
Explore & Develop Alexandria
Learn & Laugh Alexandria

Bondi
Active Kids Bondi 
Gingerbread Kindergarten
London Carriage Preschool & Nursery

Botany
Zig and Zag Long Day Care Centre

Bronte
Bronte Kids Preschool

Chifley
A Place To Grow Early Learning Academy
Blue Gum Cottage Children's Centre
Care-A-Lot Child Care Centre, Chifley
Wonderschool Early Learning Centre Chifley

Clovelly
Everlearn Preschool - Clovelly

Coogee & South Coogee
Jane's Place South Coogee Early Learning 

Edgecliff
Thumbelina

Kingsford
Greengables Children's Day Nursery

Little Bay
Pine Cottage Early Education

Pagewood
Kiddie Cloud Early Learning Centre

Queens Park
Gingerbread Kindergarten

Randwick
Beulah Matumi Child Care Centre
Centennial Park Early Learning Centre 
Randwick Creative Childcare
Platinum Pre School - Randwick
Paisley Park Early Learning Centre Randwick
St Jude's Early Learning

St Peters
St Peters Community Preschool

Surry Hills
Forever Green Montessori 
Surry Hills Neighbourhood Centre Children's Services

Rose Bay
Rose Bay Cottage

Rosebery
Rosebery Child Care Centre
Learn & Laugh Rosebery
Little Bees Childcare Rosebery

Malabar
123four Early Learning Centre

Maroubra
Maroubra Junction Early Education Centre
Montessori Works Maroubra

Mascot
Active Kids Mascot
Aero Kids Early Learning Centre 
Kindisaurus Child Care Centre
MindChamps Early Learning Mascot 1
MindChamps Early Learning Mascot 2
The Montessori Preschool & LDC of Sydney

Matraville
Kindaburra Children's Centre 
Montessori Works Matraville

Moore Park
Active Kids Moore Park

North Bondi
Clyde Street Childcare and Pre-School
Marli Marli Daycare

Vaucluse
Vaucluse Cottage

Waterloo
Reggio Academy

Woollahra
Woollahra Cottage
CARE IN OTHER AREAS

Inner West Local Child Care

Sutherland Shire Local Child Care

Canterbury/Bankstown Local Child Care

St George Local Child Care

Liverpool/Fairfield Local Child Care

Parramatta Local Child Care

Camden/Macarthur Local Child Care

Eastern Suburbs Local Child Care

Ryde Eastwood Local Child Care
Hills Local Child Care
North Shore Local Child Care
Northern Beaches Local Child Care

Illawarra Local Child Care


 
MARCH 2020

Welcome to the Eastern Suburbs Local Child Care & Services Directory.

This month we welcome

read all about these great services below.

Be sure to check out all our Detailed Listings to find all the information you need to make the right choice for you and your family when selecting child care.

This month’s parent resource is about kids and poisons, including types of poising, poision information number and helpful tips to keep your little ones safe from poisoning as well as some quick suggestions to help if you find your child has been exposed to poison a must read for every family.

WIN, WIN... a $50 Gift Card.  To enter simply like us/share on facebook and then email us with your contact details to go into the draw to win
FEATURED SERVICES

Reggio Academy

It is our belief that all children are independent and enthusiastic learners, actively seeking information. It is our job as their first school teachers to ensure they build a strong foundation that facilitates a lifetime of learning by encouraging their exploration and inquisitive nature in addition to exposing them to structured lesson plans in a fun and imaginative way.

Our High-tech security systems, proprietary curriculum and a well-equipped state-of-the-art centre are just some of the ways Reggio Academy stands apart from the others.
 
Contact us for more information.


South Eastern Community Connect (SECC) brings families together through parenting programs and community engagement activities.

We make a difference by equipping people for the journey of being a family.  Contact us for more information.


Clyde Street Childcare and Pre-School  Why and how we do what we do......

At Clyde Street we are here for the child. Each child's protection, safety and happiness guides everything we do as educators whilst that child is in our care. 

We respect the children and celebrate each child's uniqueness and diversity in collaboration with family and community (belonging) 

We provide them a safe and stimulating environment where they can happily be, learn develop and explore (being) 

We help develop the skills they have available by recognition of achievements, big or small, and set up achievable challenges to evoke their desire to learn and flourish with confidence (Becoming).

We are open Monday to Friday 8.00am to 5.30pm and care for children from 2 - 5 years of age.  Contact us for more information.


Gingerbread Kindergarten is a boutique, family owned  centre that has been caring for children for over 40 years.  As a childcare centre and preschool, we provide exceptional care and early education.  For a child to truly flourish in their development, they need to feel secure.  Our ‘homelike’ environment enables children to quickly make friends and feel comfortable, allowing them to engage in all of the learning opportunities available to them.

Providing long day care and preschool for children between the ages of 2 to 6 years.

We look forward to meeting you and your family so contact us today.


MindChamps Early Learning Mascot 1 & MindChamps Early Learning Mascot 2   2 weeks free for you!

Enrol with MindChamps before 31 March and receive 2 weeks free childcare plus pay zero bond*
The world is changing and childcare needs to change with it. Developed with the latest Australian research in education, psychology, neuroscience and theatre the MindChamps’ approach connects all areas of child development to create a holistic early learning experience.

MindChamps Early Learning Centres and Preschools’ philosophy is based on instilling three critical minds – the Champion Mind, the Learning Mind and the Creative Mind – into every child, to foster future success in school and in life.

Our unique approach to Early Learning offers the strongest foundations for children from 0-6 years to prepare them for the ever-changing demands of the 21st century.

MindChamps’ proven curriculum creates confident, compassionate life-long learners with the best chance of success in all areas of life.

Ensure your child reaches their full potential. Book a tour today to learn more about our unique programmes and approach!

Each new Champ will receive an enrolment pack valued at up to $280!

Our Champs get:
A MindChamps bomber jacket
A bucket hat
Our MindChamps backpack
Two school uniforms (for our pre-schoolers)
A complimentary Stay & Play Session (up to 2 hours)

Book a tour today at https://au.mindchamps.org/2-weeks-free/


At Centennial Park Early Learning Centre we are in full swing after our beautiful renovation indoors the centre is bright and fresh and inviting spaces with lots of natural elements that the reflect the children interests and or regular visit into the community, particularly Centennial Park.

We are Happy to say we have limited vacancies in our nursery and preschool, families are invited to book a tour of the service an meet the educators.    Contact us

Kindyhub    Beginning Kindergarten can be an anxious time for children and parents alike. Use Kindyhub to put families’ minds at ease.

Starting kindy can involve children being anxious and scared and parents can feel the same way. There can be separation anxiety, the stress of making new friends, a new environment to deal with, and a new daily routine.

It’s not just the children that are worried – it can be a time of stress for parents too. Is your little one going to be happy? Is this the best kindergarten for them? Are they having their snacks / meals / naps on time? Are the children doing activities at kindy that are beneficial and most importantly, are they having fun!?

 Read more here  KINDYHUB SPECIAL OFFER  Any new services that sign up to Kindyhub before 31st March 2020, will receive 20% off their monthly invoices for 6 months.

Experience Kindyhub first hand and see how our features can assist your services and families.   Click here to book a demonstration or free trial


O’Grady Drama develops kids!

For the past 30 years our self-development programme has been helping children (5-17) build their creativity, confidence and communication skills. Our fun, creative and educational activies cover speech and language development, improvisation, mime, scripts, drama games and more!

Our teachers have received specialist training in the O’Grady Drama System ensuring that your child is made to feel valued, everyone is included in the learning process and each lesson in motivational and fun.

Through our programme your child will gain skills in effective communication while also becoming a confident, happy and empowered student!

Classes are held weekly at multiple locations: Croydon Public, Homebush, Maroubra Bay Public, Randwick Public and Haberfield.
To find out more, please phone or email the Principal, Mel Duke  0435 566 238  www.ogradydrama.com.au


Kyokushin Karate North Bondi  
Bring your kids down to our beautiful, safe, and fully-equipped facility in North Bondi and allow them the opportunity to learn with our friendly, proficient, and world-class crew of instructors.

Our program is designed to enhance mental focus, physical coordination and mastery as well as internal discipline. Undeniable life skills for all ages.

Kiddies aged 5-7 and kids aged 8-12 are placed in age- and emotional-specific classes. We also have the most successful TEENAGE karate program in the area; geared specifically to the teen mind and body. 

The first two weeks of training are FREE and with no obligation :)   Book your child in for trail class on our website 
http://www.karatebondi.com/book  We also do karate parties ;)


Bondi Swim Coach
The 'Easter Holiday Beach Program' provides children the opportunity to spend 2 hours a day at the beach, 5 days a week during the Easter school holidays!

It is designed to increase skills, awareness and confidence around open water swimming at the beach and in the surf. Such skills will include how to enter and exit the water safely from the beach and the rocks, reading the water in various conditions, understanding tides and rips, bodysurfing techniques, open water swimming, relays, plus many more! 

WHEN: April 2020 Monday 20th - Friday 24th  (5 consecutive days) 10am -12pm OR 1pm - 3pm  WHERE: North Bondi Beach  PRICE: $250.00  contact us to book or for enquiries.


PARENT INFORMATION
 

Kids and Poisons

In New South Wales, every year thousands of children need medical care for poisoning from products commonly found in and around the home. Most accidental poisonings occur to children younger than five, with children aged one to three at greatest risk.

Why are children more likely to be poisoned?

Young children are exploring their world and will put anything in their mouths. They also like to imitate what others do, including taking medications.

What can be poisonous to your child?

Medicines, cleaning, laundry, gardening and car products, insecticides, perfumes, paint, plants, insects and many others.

How can you prevent a poisoning?

  • Store medicines and chemicals out of sight and reach of children, at least 1.5 metres off the ground and in a locked child resistant container.
  • Use medicines and chemicals safely. Follow given instructions and return them to safe storage immediately after use. 
  • Buy products in child resistant containers and use child resistant locks on cupboards or cabinets that store poisons. You can buy these at many hardware stores. 
  • Ensure all products are stored in original containers and are clearly labelled. Regularly dispose of unwanted and out of date medicines by taking them to your nearest pharmacy for safe disposal. 
  • Don't call medicines 'lollies'. 
  • Check that the plants in your garden are not poisonous
For more information on the prevention of poisoning, call Kids Health, The Children's Hospital at Westmead on (02) 9845 3585.

First Aid for poisoning

Swallowed poison
Do not try to make the patient vomit.
Pick up the container and take to the telephone.
Call the Poisons Information Centre on 13 11 26

Poison on the skin
Remove contaminated clothing, taking care to avoid contact with the poison.
Flood the skin with cool running water.
Call the Poisons Information Centre on 13 11 26

Poison in the eye
Flood the eye with water from a cup, jug or slowly running tap.
Continue for 10-15 minutes, holding the eyelids open.
Call the Poisons Information Centre on 13 11 26

Inhaled poison
Get the person to fresh air quickly without placing yourself at risk.
Open doors and windows wide, if safe to do so.
Call the Poisons Information Centre on 13 11 26

Other reasons to call the Poisons Information Centre
To obtain correct first aid advice for poisoning or bites and stings.  To answer any questions you may have about preventing a poisoning, first aid for a poisoning and information about the toxicity of products and plants.

Dispose of "out of date" and unwanted materials responsibly. A free and safe disposal service is periodically provided through the CleanOut program. To find out about the next CleanOut event in your area contact your local council, telephone the Environment Line on 131 555, or visit www.cleanout.com.au  Extract from www.chw.edu.au

Disclaimer: This is for education purposes only. Please consult with your doctor or other health professional to make sure this information is right for your child. 
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