Southern Cross Early Childhood School

Southern Cross Early Childhood School is situated in Scullin in the Belconnen region of the ACT. The school caters for children from birth to eight years, and offers integrating services including child care, Preschool to Year 2 education and a range of community programs.

The School is built on the land of the Ngunnawal people. The contribution of the traditional owners of the land is acknowledged at all school functions.

The school ensures continuity for children in both their learning and relationships during their early years. The School's motto, "From Little Things Big Things Grow", encapsulates the value placed on providing a caring and nurturing environment for our young children to grow and develop into active and successful members of our community. High quality early education is offered through a focus on play-based learning; explicit teaching of Literacy and Numeracy; Environment Education; the Switching on Program and the Arts.

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Latest News at Southern Cross Early Childhood School

Forest Treehouse and Bush Camp Update

Posted on 21 Jul 2016

Forest Treehouse

It is pretty muddy down at the Treehouse but we are still on track. The cubby has been built and the platforms are complete. We are now waiting for the steel fabrication to be completed and installed. Hopefully the fabricators will get that completed sooner rather than later! Can't wait until it's finished!

Southern Cross Superstars Walkathon

Posted on 19 May 2016


Southern Cross Superstars Walkathon is over for another year. The weather was perfect and the event was a huge success with some children completing 8 laps of the school!

Thank you Southern Cross Early Childhood School P&C.

Easter Hat Parade!

Posted on 24 Mar 2016

Easter Hats The preschool groups Ginninderra, Cotter, Molonglo and Murrumbidgee delighted the rest of the school with their Easter Hat Parades this week. You can see the wonderful creations on the Southern Cross Early Childhood School Facebook page.

Hawker College Drama Performance

Posted on 23 Mar 2016


Hawker College Drama students visited Southern Cross on Thursday 17 March 2016 to perform their productions of Where the Wild Things Are, The Gruffalo and YUCK! That's Not a Monster.

There were a lot of excited screams coming from the hall!

A Picture of ACT's Children and Young People

Posted on 23 Nov 2015

Children' Art

The ACT Government report, A Picture of ACT's Children and Young People 2015, was recently released and a copy came to school today. We were excited to see that self portraits created by some of our clever Southern Cross children for the 'Right Here Right Now' project were included as an image in the report. The report will be at reception if you would like a closer look or to read the report.

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