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Tag: Education and early childhood learning

Fee relief, longer opening hours, $100m NSW preschool plan

$500 off fees, extended opening hours and $100 million invested in boosting early education - NSW preschool plan reset takes another step.

Preschool’s out: Much-loved educator retires after 33 years

When Liz closes the gate of Wallsend Community Preschool for the final time next week, she’ll be leaving with 33 years worth of memories. 

Numbers add up for annual Mathematics competition

A record number of students from regional NSW made history yesterday in the annual Newcastle Permanent Primary School Mathematics Competition.

It feels like the Hunter is forgotten, says early childhood educator

“It just kind of feels like the Hunter is somewhat forgotten, as most of regional NSW is.”

Holmesville preschool to celebrate 20 years

With less than a month until its 20th birthday, Holmesville Playhouse Preschool has its party plans well under way. The West Wallsend children’s learning hub has been in the capable hands of Vicki...

Chloe’s turning Indigenous culture into child’s play

Every time she picks up a paintbrush Chloe Sumner has one goal in mind - to share her culture with the next generation. Through her business ‘Barka Arts’, the talented 29-year-old has found...

Gowrie NSW’s rich history of helping children unlock their full potential

It’s a quality, not-for-profit organisation with a rich history of educating and caring for children. Gowrie NSW is celebrating 80 years since its formation back in 1940. During that time, it has provided diverse...

Kindergarten class of 2021 begin their transition

Holy Cross Primary School’s 2021 Kindergarten class want two questions answered before starting big school next year.  “Does the canteen sell ham and cheese toasties?” and “What happens if a bird bites me at...
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