New Casual Educator

We welcome Christina to the Styles Street team. Christina will be doing casual work at Styles Street.  She holds a Certificate III qualification in Early Childhood Services

Appropriate Clothing for the Warmer Weather

A friendly reminder that our sun safe policy states that children must wear clothing that covers their shoulders i.e. no singlet tops.

Kangaroo’s Jolly Phonics Show and Tell

The next phase of the Kangaroos school readiness transition is to introduce a literacy program called Jolly Phonics which will cover the first 8 letters/phonics during the children’s Show and Tell experience. Each child will be encouraged to… Read More

Halloween Disco tickets

Get your Halloween disco tickets now!! Purchase a single pass for $5 or a family pass (up to 5 people) for $20. Buy online on the new Styles Street online store!

Coles Landcare Grant

Styles Street has received $990 from Coles Landcare Grant. The money will go towards our sustainability program which all children are taking part in.  The Wombats and Kangaroos have been caring for our composting bins, while the Kookaburras… Read More

Library Visits

As you are all aware the Kooka’s and Kanga’s visit Leichhardt Library on alternate weeks. We view this as a valuable experience for the children as this builds a strong connection between them and our community. In recent… Read More

Featherdale Wildlife Excursion

We look forward to our annual Featherdale excursion this Friday 21st September. A few reminders in preparation for the day -Children and accompanying  adults need to be arrive at the centre at 8:30am -Upon arrival please apply sunscreen… Read More

Educators On Annual Leave

The following Educators will be on annual leave Linda.L Monday 24th September – Friday 5th October Jason Thursday 20th Septmber – Tuesday 25th September Michelle and Claire are both employed at Styles Street as casuals.  Michelle and Claire will fill these positions

Welcome back Rosanna

Rosanna returned from maternity leave this week and has had a great first week back at Styles Street.

Medication

Our policy states that educators can only administer medicine prescribed by a doctor (i.e no cough decongestants). This is a DOCS regulation Medication forms are kept in the foyer, in the white folder labelled Medication Folder

Father’s Day Raffle Winners

Congratulations to the following families who are lucky winners from our Father’s Day Raffle 1st prize – 2 hour photo shoot, Ai-Lin Crisford 2nd prize- Aquarium Family Prize, Colleen Andreacchio 3rd Prize-2 Bottles of Wine, Sarah Binley

Jessica’s Last Day

We wish Jessica farewell and good luck in her future studies as an Early childhood educator Jessica has finished her 13 week traineeship placement in the wombat’s room.  We thank her for all the care she has given… Read More

Featherdale Wildlife Park Excursion

On Friday 21st September we will be going on an excursion to Featherdale Wildlife Park at Doonside.  This is a great opportunity for the children to have hands on experience with a variety of animals including kangaroos, koalas and turtles. If… Read More

Welcome back Rosanna

Rosanna returns to work at Styles Street on the 10th September after being on maternity leave.  Rosanna will be working in the wombat’s room Monday and Tuesday.  Rosanna has been an educator at Styles Street for 8 years… Read More

Father’s Day bbq Tue 28th & Fri 31st Aug

Dads are welcome to join their child in our Father’s Day bbq breakfast. Bbq breakfast will be available from 8am-10am Tuesday 28th August and Friday the 31st August

Telstra’s Kids Fund Grants

We have received $1,200 from Telstra Kid’s grant for our sustainability program.  . Thank you to Lenaig Musson, mother of Celeste in the wombat’s room for applying for this grant on behalf of Styles Street.

Pyjama party Tue 21st & Fri 24th Aug

Children are invited to dress in their Pyjama’s for our annual Pyjama party Tuesday 21st and Friday 24th

Father’s Day Raffle

Make sure you buy your raffle tickets in advance! 1st prize – 2 hour photo shoot.  Get a great photo with Dad this Father’s Day or a family portrait with this 2 hour photographic shoot in your choice of location within… Read More

Garage sale update

The Styles Street Garage Sale is on Saturday 18th August from 9am-3pm.

Creative Composting

In order to efficiently maintain our compost bin we are in desperate need of newspaper. Please bring in any unwanted newspaper (no glossy paper).

Final two weeks for Woolworths Earn and Learn Stickers

We have collected over 1500 stickers so far–a fantastic effort! There are only two more weeks to collect Earn and Learn Stickers from Woolworths so keep them coming!

New University Student

We welcome Margaret, from Charles Sturt University, to the Styles Street team. She will be commencing her practical studies in the Kangaroo’s room Wed-Fri until 6 September.  

Library Visits

Library Visit dates for the Kookaburra and Kangaroo children can now be viewed on the website. Please click on Events in the menu and scroll through the months. We welcome parent / family volunteers to help us keep… Read More

Kookas Show & Tell

As part of our school readiness program and through show and tell we will be introducing Jolly phonics. Jolly phonics is a way that encourages children to not only recognise each letter but the sound it makes. The… Read More

Menu Suggestions?

As the end of Winter is fast apporoaching we will begin to develop our Spring/Summer menu. If you have any menu suggestions/recipes you would like to share with us please see either Debbie or Ces or email your recipes to us.

Styles Street Mini Olympics Tue 7 & Fri 10 Aug

The Olympics are coming to Styles Street! We will be hosting our very own Mini Olympic Games where the children will be involved in many events. These include long jump, an obstacle course, running race, three legged race,… Read More

Administration News

For the period of the financial year each family is able to claim the Child Care Benefit for up to 42 absences (this includes public holidays). Just a reminder to everyone that from 1st July all absences have… Read More

Show and tell (Kangas)

Please ensure that your child has an item for show & tell each week. Children benefit greatly from this experience as they gain confidence, self-esteem and it enhances their vocabulary.

Upcoming Events

Our sustainability program for seed harvest spoon will be beginning on Tuesday 17th July. Parents are welcome to attend on their child’s day. Dates are located on the foyer notice board and on the Events Calendar.

Day Books

A reminder to parents that the day book for each room is now displayed on the laptops. Kanga’s is located in the foyer, Kooka’s in their room and Wombat’s in their locker area. You can view this on… Read More

Donation of Dress-up clothing

  We are in need of dress up clothing. If you have any good quality dress up items that you no longer need we would appreciate the donation!

Kanga’s Visit to Annesley House

On Tuesday 24th July the children in the Kangaroos room will be visiting the residents of Annesley House (Aged care home, corner of Norton and Marion Streets) to play a game of Carpet Bowls with them. This follows… Read More

City to surf

City to Surf

This year we have entered the City to Surf as a Styles Street staff team. Susan, Rhonda, Debbie, Simone, Neda, Linda.S, Kristy and Agnes are all hoping to complete the fun run on Sunday August 12th. We are raising… Read More

Staff Update 16 July

Week beginning 30th July Staff will begin to hand out your child’s portfolio for you to look through. You will have 1 week to share this with your child and family. This is documented evidence of your child’s… Read More

Woolworths Earn and Learn

Save your stickers and convert them into educational materials for your kids!

Let’s Get Our Garden Started!

  As part of our plans to enhance sustainability practices within our Service, we have engaged Seed Harvest Spoon to run their successful Preschool Program “Let’s Get Our Garden Started”.  Their mission and ours, is to encourage an… Read More