Yarning Circle Opening
Posted on 04 Jul 2019
As part of Reconciliation Week we opened our Yarning Circle and Reconciliation Courtyard. At Southern Cross Early Childhood School we embed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives into everyday learning.
OFFICIAL OPENING - Yarning Circle
Posted on 06 Jun 2019
On Friday afternoon we officially opened our Yarning Circle in our Reconciliation Courtyard. This has been a process involving collaboration between our Aboriginal families, Wellspring Arts and Design, Gardening Australia, SCECS P&C and the Reconciliation Action team.
The project was led by Jason Thornton and I’d like to acknowledge the contributions so many people made to this space.
Darren (a grandparent) and Jason entertained us, along with the Shooting Stars Choir when they performed “From little things, big things grow”. Ms Caroline Hughes Welcomed us to Country and shared what Reconciliation means to her.
Be sure to check out our Facebook page for more photographs.
Posted on 08 Apr 2019The weather was in our favour last Friday and the rain stayed away at least until we had a light shower on Saturday morning just as we were packing up. It was so lovely to join with our families and staff who were able to come to CampOUT! 2019. We had nearly 60 families (and over 100 children) join us this year with a wide range of very experienced to first time campers! After our twilight disco, bird hunt and story with Jason, I think everyone got some sleep at some points in the evening!!! I would like to thank our amazing P&C for all their organisation, support and especially for the yummy breakfast. My thanks also to Jason and Jose for all the behind the scenes work that goes into preparing such an amazing opportunity for our community.
Funky Hair Day
Posted on 18 Mar 2019
Funky Hair Day combined with a Community Breakfast last Friday was a lot of Fun!
Thank you Southern Cross! We raised $180.25 for the Leukemia Foundation.
Posted on 27 Feb 2019
Thank you so much to our families who were able to join us for our Family Picnic last Thursday. It was such a beautiful evening and so lovely to see our families connecting with each other. It was a perfect evening for our Family Picnic a a great opportunity to welcome our new families into our Community. A big thank you to Jason and the team for setting up and packing away.
Enrolments for 2020
Posted on 08 Feb 2019
If your child turns 4 years old before 30 April 2020 they are eligible for enrolment in an ACT Education Directorate Preschool.
Applications for Enrolment for the 2020 school year are available online from 29 April 2019.
Forms are available online at: https://form.act.gov.au/smartforms/servlet/SmartForm.html?formCode=1087
We are holding Preschool Information tours before enrolment opens to enable you to view our preschool sessions in action and give you a chance to ask any questions you may have.
· 9.30-10.30am Monday 18 March 2019
· 9.30-10.30am Thursday 21 March 2019
· 1.30-2.30pm Tuesday 2 April 2019
· 9.30-10.30am Wednesday 15 May 2019
To book into a tour please contact reception on 6142 0020 or email Nicole on email@example.com