Staffing 2016

As part of our continued commitment to providing high quality care and education to the children and families of Styles Street the Committee of Management have decided to employ 2 new Early Childhood Trained educators to join our team in 2016…. Read More

2015, it’s a wrap!

What an amazing year 2015 has been! For Styles Street it’s been a year of reflection and change. Reflecting on our practice, environments, vision and our core purpose. This was in collaboration with committee, staff, parents and children. We… Read More

Pyjama & Pizza Party Photos

Thanks to everyone for a great family turnout at Styles Street Pyjama & Pizza Party! We had a 100% increase in attendance from last year and chomped our way through 90 woodfire pizzas! Here are some happy snaps from… Read More

A purpose-built learning environment

Early concepts for new learning spaces — Get Involved in 2016!

Summer Social – 30 Jan 2016

After a successful Summer Social event earlier this year the Social and Fundraising committee have booked Petersham Bowlo for our first major social event for 2016. Food is provided and a jumping castle has been booked for the… Read More

Nappy Change & Storage Space Design

The Committee of Management have been working tirelessly to ensure that we have the design, funds and tradespersons to guarantee the completion of this project. The refurbishment of the nappy change and storage space in the Wombat’s room will… Read More

A message from the office…

Today all families should receive an email from our administration office asking you to log into the Hubworks! parent portal to update enrolment information, especially emergency contacts. It is critical that this information is up to date and… Read More

Congratulations to Linda. L (Kanga’s educator)

A huge ‘congratulations’ to Linda. L on the successful completion of her Certificate IV in Disability. Linda has always had a passion for working with children and adults with additional needs and we are all very proud of her… Read More

Centre Car Park Pick Up and Drop Off Zone

We understand the importance of building relationships with all our families here at Styles Street and we encourage parents and carers to spend time at the Centre whenever possible. If you think that you might be at the… Read More

Lunchbox and Uniform Days for School Children

The children transitioning to school next year will be participating in lunchbox and school uniform days on Tuesday 8th and Friday 11th December. When your child attends Styles Street during the week please bring: A labelled lunch box,… Read More

Big Steps Campaign

As educators in the early childhood profession we are always campaigning for professional pay and acknowledgement. This campaign is about asking the government to subsidise the wage increase so that it is not passed onto parents. As part of… Read More

Show & Tell

Show & Tell for the Kanga’s and Kooka’s has now finished. Thank you to all the families that supported the children through this experience. They embraced this experience and brought in some interesting items for display and discussion…. Read More

Donations

Were are in need of the following donations: Plastic bags Paper- all sizes Boxes/containers- to be used for construction Christmas wrapping paper, bits & bobs Thank you in advance for your contribution!  

Meet the Educators #1

This photo was taken a few years ago after Tony completed his Tour De Cure bike ride (from Brisbane to Cairns).   We took a mini holiday to the Great Barrier Reef. Can you tell us a bit about yourself? I am… Read More

Meet the Committee: Abi Couchman

Can you tell us a bit about yourself? I am a mum to Jake in the Kooka’s room and Ava who will be starting in the Wombats in January. I am a Software Test Architect at Macquarie Bank… Read More

Children’s Week 19th-23rd October

We will be celebrating Children’s Week a little earlier this year as we have orientation visits for new families and children commencing 26th October. Following is what we have planned for the children, our aim is to provide… Read More

Library Visits ending for 2015

The Kanga’s have completed their library visits for this year and the Kooka’s last visit will be this Thursday 15th October. We look forward to continuing our partnership with Leichhardt library and strengthening this relationship with them next… Read More

Warmer weather-Reminders

      Some reminders for the warmer weather, please remember to send: a water bottle to the Centre with your child everyday. a hat to the Centre everyday your child to the Centre wearing appropriate sun smart clothing (e.g shirt with… Read More

Show & Tell for Kanga’s

Kanga’s show and tell will commence week beginning 12th October. Please check the information sent to you previously for the children’s show and tell days.

End of Year Concert & Graduation Ceremony SAVE THE DATE!

Our end of year concert and Graduation ceremony will be held on Tuesday 1st and Friday 4th December. The children will be involved in singing some songs for their families and then having morning tea with them. The… Read More

Meet the Committee: Emma Durkin

Can you tell us a bit about yourself? I’m a mum of almost-3 yr old twins, Nell and Gabriel, currently creating havoc in the Wombats room. When I’m not playing mummy, I’m lucky enough to work for Oxfam… Read More

Mud Mud Glorious Mud!

Earlier this month we told you about the exciting plans for the Mud Kitchen. Well here it is in all its glory! Check out more of Styles Street Community’s Achievements!

Mud Kitchen Plans

Styles Street Children’s Community Long Day Care Centre is designing and developing an Outdoor Kitchen in the back playground with the hope that we will be able to develop it into a Mud Kitchen. What is a Mud Kitchen? … Read More

Styles Street Garage Sale on Saturday

The Garage Sale is on this coming Saturday 12 September from 9am-3pm. Start bringing in your items for donation to the sale from today (7th of September). Looking forward to seeing you all there for retail therapy, Cake,… Read More

Meet the Committee: Connor Moore

We have decided to reinvigorate the “Meet the Committee” series. Kicking off for the late 2015 edition is Connor Moore, convenor of the Web and Comms Sub-committee. Look forward to more in the coming weeks… Can you tell… Read More

Garage Sale 2 weeks to go!

Spring is here! 2 weeks and counting. Time for a Spring clean. Get sorting, get organising and bring it in to Styles St during the week of 7th September for the Garage Sale. Cakes, Sausages and cleaning out the house. Who… Read More

School Visits

Visits to our local primary schools have been arranged for the children who will be attending school next year. On Tuesday 15th September the children will be attending St Fiacre’s Catholic Primary School and on Thursday 17th September… Read More

Hats for the Warmer Weather

In line with our Sun Smart Policy we encourage all the children to wear their hats when involved in outdoor activities. We kindly ask that you ensure that your child brings along a hat every day that they attend… Read More

Sports Program

Our Sports Program is into its 4th week and is run every Friday morning by our educator Christina. The program will focus on soccer for the next 4 weeks and building skills such as coordination, cooperation, teamwork and following instructions.

The Powerhouse Museum Excursion

Just a reminder that the excursion permission forms to the Powerhouse Museum are due back tomorrow. If you have not yet returned your form could you please place the form and payment into the fees by Tuesday. A note… Read More

egg and nut free centre.

A friendly reminder that Styles Street has several children with life threatening nut & egg allergies in attendance. For the children’s safety and wellbeing we kindly ask that children wash their hands before arriving at the centre in morning, particularly if… Read More

craft boxes

We are after small boxes to be used as part of the children’s art and craft such as tissue boxes, boxes from crackers or biscuits, shoe boxes ETC. If you have any of these at home please bring… Read More

2016 re-enrolments

If your child is returning in 2016 you should have received a re-enrolment confirmation via email confirming what days you have next year, If you have not received this email yet please contact the office ASAP. Your login to… Read More

Kooka and Kanga Library change

The Kookaburra’s and the Kangaroo’s will now attend the library on a Thursday. The Kangaroo’s will attend on the 3rd September and the 1st October while the Kookaburra’s will attend on the 20th August the 17th September and… Read More

Garage sale

Styles Street will be having a garage sale 9am–3pm on Saturday 12 September. Could you please start collecting your items for our garage sale. As we have limited storage available at the Centre we kindly ask that you do… Read More

Excursion

The excursion to powerhouse museum has been booked for Friday 11th September. Buses will leave Styles Street at 9:45am so we ask that all children and helpers arrive at the centre no later than 9:30. Buses will be… Read More