Call for new committee secretary

Due to a change in work commitments our previous secretary is no longer able to attend meetings and we’re looking someone to put up their hand to help. The role involves preparing the agenda and taking minutes at monthly… Read More

Staffing and recruitment update

Director recruitment As you know we have been recruiting for a new Director. I’m pleased to say that we have shortlisted three applicants who we’re interviewing this week. Of course the hope is that within this shortlist we have… Read More

Mothers Day : Candle Fundraiser

Have you seen the beautiful candles in the Style Street Foyer, or maybe you can smell the beautiful aroma as you enter… This year for Mother’s Day we are selling beautiful natural soy, scented candles. They are $25 each or… Read More

Garage Sale Saturday 14th May 2016

Garage Sale : Saturday 14th May – 9am – 3pm Just a reminder that our Garage Sale Fundraiser is creeping upon us, so please help by sorting through any unwanted items you may have. Toys Children & adult clothing. Books,… Read More

Wombat’s News

What’s going on in the Wombats Room during April? Over the past few months the educators in the wombat’s room have been working on establishing relationships with the children, giving them a sense of belonging and allowing them… Read More

Kooka’s news

What’s been happening the Kookaburra room We have been busy in the Kookaburras classroom the last few weeks! The children’s interests are evolving and we are slowly moving away from Fire-Fighter and Bird inspired play. However, the children… Read More

Kanga’s news

What’s been happening in the Kangaroo’s Room The last three months have whizzed past and it’s hard to believe daylight saving has finished. The Kangaroo children are happy and settled. They continue to immerse themselves in play based… Read More

STEPS – Statewide Eyesight Preschooler Screening

The Steps program is an initiative of NSW Health and offers all 4 year old children free vision screening. This will be offered on Tuesday 26th April and Friday 29th April for all Kangaroo children and any Kookaburra… Read More

Friendly Reminders

As the cooler weather is upon us, we ask that you pack your child spare long sleeve tops or a jumper.  As the weather is cooling in the afternoon your child may need warmer clothes by the end… Read More

Interim Centre Management

I’m very pleased to announce that Neda (from the Kangas’ room) has stepped up to be the Nominated Supervisor while we work hard to recruit a new Director. Neda has worked at St Styles Street for over 10… Read More

Getting Ready for School Guide

For those of you gearing up for big school next year… Please download the Getting Ready for School Guide from the NSW Department of Education that Neda referred to at the meeting on Monday. Best wishes, Debbie

End of an era for Styles Street

Sadly, Debbie has decided to tender her resignation in order to take up another Director’s position at a centre closer to home allowing her to better support her family, and her son as he transitions to big school…. Read More

Kangas news

Toby has departed Styles Street as of 14th March. We know the children loved having Toby at the centre and we thank him for his contribution. We are currently recruiting for another early childhood teacher for the Kangas… Read More

Focus Teachers

In previous years educators were allocated a group of focus children and they were responsible for observing these children and developing their portfolio. We have reflected on this practice and have decided to change the way in which… Read More

Easter Picnic Sunday 13th March 9.30am-11.30am

Looking forward to seeing you all at the Easter Picnic, Sunday the 13th of March. Location : War Memorial Park, Cnr of Booth Street and Catherine Street, Leichhardt The event starts at 9.30am and the egg hunt will… Read More

Fire Fighters visiting Styles Street

This Friday 4th March and Monday 14th March the Fire Fighters will be visiting Styles Street. This is to extend on the children’s interest in Fire Fighters. They will arrive at 10am and each group will have an… Read More

News from the Kooka’s Room

By the end of January, the Kookaburra’s had settled into the New Year and had begun to explore a number of different interests with their educators and peers. As February has progressed, the Kookaburra’s have continued to explore… Read More

News from the Wombat’s Room

The children in the Wombat’s room are continuing to show an interest in home corner and role play with the babies. We would like to encourage parents that haven’t already to please provide us with a baby photo… Read More

News from the Kanga’s Room

Changes to our Lunch Routine At the beginning of the year we made some changes to the lunch routine. As with any change we like to give it time to see if the children are responding to it… Read More

Styles Street needs your feedback!

Styles Street Survey Mon 29 Feb – Fri 11 Mar.

Committee of Management 2016

Say hello to your 2016 Committee of Management!

Building Works to commence at Styles Street

PAVING FRONT OF CENTRE The existing paving at the front of the Centre will be replaced with cobble stone paving. This work will commence this Wednesday. As the work is being carried out during the week and possibly… Read More

Library Visits

Library visits for 2016 will commence next month. The Kangaroo and Kookaburra children will visit the library each alternate fortnight. For the first half of this year up until June the Tuesday group children will attend and from… Read More

News from the Wombat’s Room

    Following on from Aunty Wendy’s visit the children in the Wombat’s room have been enjoying traditional Aboriginal stories such as ‘How the birds got their Feathers’. These stories have been used as inspiration for play dough,… Read More

News from the Kooka’s Room

  The children in the Kooka’s room have been showing an interest in fire fighters throughout the month of January and this is continuing into February. We have invited the Fire Fighters to our Centre, they will be… Read More

News from the Kanga’s Room…

  In the Kangaroos Room we have been looking at identity and names. This is being done through asking children to have a photo taken and then write or type their name on the photo. It started with… Read More

Summer Social 2016

  What a great day last Saturday was. Thank you to all the families that attended, it was so lovely to see everyone relaxed and enjoying a lazy Saturday afternoon. A huge thank you to Alex Harding and… Read More

Staff News

We have some sad news, Kylie, our educator in the Kookaburra’s room is leaving the Centre. Kylie has had a long history with the Centre, with her 2 children attending Styles Street several years ago and Kylie was… Read More

Annual Community Meeting (AGM)

Our Annual Community Meeting (AGM) is on Monday 8th February commencing at 7.30pm. Everyone is invited; this is a great opportunity for you to be involved in your child’s early education. We’d love you to think about how… Read More

Centre Routine

Below is an overview of our daily routine. We have made some changes this year to enable the children more time to eat at each of their meals and to offer more flexibility. We have purchased new outdoor… Read More

Direct Debit is now live!

For all families returning this year, have you considered signing up for our NEW Direct Debit payment system? You will never be in arrears with your payments and you will never over pay. Centrelink entitlements are automatically allocated to… Read More

News from the Wombat’s Room

We’d like to welcome back the returning children to the Wombat’s room and of course a very big welcome to our new children and their families. The year has begun really well with the all children making the… Read More

News from the Kooka’s Room

The year is well and truly underway now, and I have been very pleased to be settling into it with the Kookaburra’s class and teachers. It has been a pleasure beginning to build relationships with the Kookaburra’s children… Read More

News from the Kanga’s Room

  In the Kangaroo’s room we have been using the month of January to get to know the children and each other. The focus of building relationships and allowing children the opportunity to settle into a routine. We… Read More

Labelling Children’s Items

This is a friendly reminder to all families to label their child/ren’s items. This includes water bottles, hats, clothing, shoes, bags, sheets and bottles. This assists children and educators to clearly identify your child’s items. Lost & Found… Read More

Important Dates

We would like to wish everyone a wonderful festive season and safe holiday period. Our last day of operation for this year is Wednesday 23rd December 2015. Our first day back for the children is Tuesday 12th January… Read More