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

Enrolment now open for 2018!

Posted on 26 Apr 2017

Enrolment is now open for the 2018 school year!

Online application forms can be found at

***Please note that regardless of where you live, to select Southern Cross as an option for enrolment on the online form you will need to select us from the out of area options.***

2018 Preschool Information Tours

Posted on 22 Feb 2017


If you or someone you know are thinking of enrolling in Preschool for 2018, we are hosting Preschool Information Tours in March.

This will enable you to view our preschool sessions in action and give you a chance to ask any questions you may have.

Children welcome!

Tour times:

9.30-10.15am Tuesday 14 March 2017

9.30-10.15am Thursday 23 March 2017

1.30-2.15pm Monday 27 march 2017

If you would like to book into one of these sessions please call or email Nicole on 02 6142 0020 or

Hot Weather Alert

Posted on 15 Feb 2017

Ice Play

As the weather in Canberra has reached soaring temperatures of over 40 degrees, the children at Southern Cross have found new ways to stay cool.


Welcome to the 2017 School Year!

Posted on 15 Feb 2017

First Day 2017

We are back for 2017!

At Southern Cross we have four Preschool classes, three Kindergarten classes, two Year One classes and two Year two classes.

Shooting Stars perform at Parliment House

Posted on 01 Dec 2016

Shooting Stars

Our amazing choir, the Shooting Stars, performed at Parliament House on Thursday 24 November 2016.

They were absolutely fantastic! It was one of their best concerts ever. Thank you so much to our families who joined us and to Natalie for leading the choir.

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