November/ December Newsletter

Nov Dec Newsletter 2022

Welcome to the last newsletter of the Year (I can't believe I'm saying that, this year has just flown) COVID-19 / Unwell There is a new strain of COVID making the rounds. If you or your child test positive for COVID unfortunately you will not be permitted into the centre. We have a duty of care to all the children at kindy. If your child presents a systematic (showing no symptoms) this does not me...

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September Newsletter 2022

Welcome to another newsletter. Spring is finally here, and slowly but surely it is getting warmer.  This month it was all about the chickens and exploring outside! Staff Leave Mr Rob will be away until the 14th of October 2022 Miss Nikki will be on leave from 17th of October 2022 to the 10th of Nov 2022. Maria will be relieving during this time. Fees Please ensure that your fee...

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August Newsletter 2022

From the office Staff holidays Mr Rob will be on holidays from the 23rd of September 2022.Maria is a casual employee that will be working with us till the end of the year. Maria is trained as a teacher's aide. Bookings We are unable to take any more bookings in the toddler's, or babies' room till the end of the year. Fees Please ensure your fees are 1 week in advance at all times as per policy. Yo...

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Welcome to the May/ June Newsletter

May/June Newsletter 2022

From the office A big welcome to our new families. If there is anything we can help you with please do not hesitate to ask We hope you enjoy your time with us. Higher CCS From 7th March 2022 families with more than one child aged 5 or younger in care may receive a higher subsidy for some children. The standard rate child is usually your CCS eldest eligible child aged 5 or under. For this child you...

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April News 2022

Beattie Road Newsletter April/ May 2022

Another Newsletter already! I hope everyone enjoyed all the Easter celebration. I saw heaps of chocolates floating around the centre. This coming month we will be celebrating Mother's Day. I am sure that the mums will be receiving some amazing gifts. Public Holidays We are closed for Anzac Day 25th April. we will reopen on the 26th of April. 2022 We will be closed on the 2nd of May and reopen agai...

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March 2022

Welcome to March.  Well, it been an exciting month this month. We have had a new software program introduced, we have had a staff member leave, and employed another one. Xap  As with anything new there are always teething problems. Hopefully, most of them are sorted. The accounts should all be correct now. They are all 1 week in front. When you look at your statement on your app, check t...

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February 2022

February 2022

 February Newsletter 2022 Welcome to all our new families we hope you love our little centre as much as we do. We are changing our software in the coming weeks. The new program is a website which will enable families to make changes online, update information, leave messages and lots more. You will receive an email with long in details in the coming days. The centre managed to avoid the ...

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January 2022

Jan 2022

From the front office A huge welcome to all our existing and new families. It is hard to believe that we are almost in February and 2022 seems to be passing by faster than 2021. I am looking forward to an exciting new year, filled with lots of activities and learning opportunities for the children. The staff is already in full swing with the delivery of the EYLF program. Our centre has been recomm...

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November / December 2021

Welcome the November/December Newsletter for Some of our families are leaving us. I want to wish them all the best and thank you for choosing us  to share part of your child's journey through their Early Years.  If any of our families are looking for additional days, please let us know as soon as possible so that we can assist you as vacancies are filling for next year. Please keep ...

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October 2021

October Newsletter

Wow! The months are flying past. Enrolments Thank you to everyone for completing the online enrolment forms. If you have not already done so can you do this asap. This is particular important in the nursery as we are at full capacity on most days. Termination of Care Under government regulations' for receiving the Childcare Subsidy a child must attend on their last day when notice to cease care ha...

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September 2021

September Newsletter 2021

Well spring is here!  The weather is warming up which usually means a lot more outside play. Please remember to dress your child appropriately. Your child should arrive at the centre with sunscreen on, the staff will reapply during the day. We have a 'no hat no play' policy. Please ensure your child has a hat when at Kindy.  Room Changes We have a new staff member his name is Shaun. Most...

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August 2021

Welcome to another newsletter. The year is certainly flying by. School holidays are fast approaching. Miss Carina will be away for the first week of the school holidays. Miss Niki will be away the last 3 day of the holidays. Thank you to all the parents who dressed their children in Super Heros costumes. The children had heaps of fun and really enjoyed the day. All the photos are back now. I trust...

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July News 2021

Hi all!  The playground equipment is finally finished. We are having the soft fall redone that as well. This is a relative small job to complete. Thank you for your patience  and understanding during this process. I am sure you will agree it was worth the wait.  The children love it ,which is what it's all about.  We are still in the process of having the ce...

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June 2021

Hello to everyone again. We can now confirm that the farm has been sold . Below is the press release          DEVELOPMENT PROPOSAL: BEATTIE ROAD, COOMERA Over the weekend, the Gold Coast Bulletin reported that the Beattie family has sold their 59 hectare cane farm at 78 Beattie Road which has been owned by the family since 1864. Whist we don't know what the final plan...

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May Newsletter

May Newsletter 2021

Welcome to another newsletter. This month will hopefully see the completion of the yard. This has been held up due to weather and supply conditions. Events 23rd June 2021 we are having Surfer Sam visit the centre. The cost of this is $7.50 per child. This is a 45mins show the children always have a great time when Surfer Sam visits. 28th June 2021 Henny Penny Chickens will be at the cent...

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April Newsletter :)

Wow! another month is flying bye.  A  huge welcome to Samuelu, Grace and Lachy to our centre. We hope that your time with us will be filled with wonderful and lasting memories.  Yard  The anticipated state date was the 19/04/2021 with the completion date being 6 weeks from commencement therefore the 14/05/2021 our playground should be completely renovated. Obviou...

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March 2021

Welcome to March A big welcome to all our new families. Welcome to Caleb, Kirra, Dolce and Cortez who are new to the baby's area, and welcome to Shay who is in the pre-prep room. We hope you love our centre as much as we do. If you have any concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the director or any of the lead educators. Playground In the next few week, you will notice a few changes happening...

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January 2021

From the front desk  A huge welcome back to all of our families. I hope you enjoyed your holidays and are ready for a new and exciting year.   You may have noticed a few changes in the yard. The sale has been removed due to a storm we had in December. I have been assured that is will be repaired asap. The trampoline has been removed. We are sourcing Softfall in which to stand it on....

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October 2020

October Newsletter 2020

Welcome to Spring! The weather is starting to warm up a little which is nice.   A big welcome to our new families. We hope you will love the centre as much as we do. If you have any concerns please do not hesitate to contact me, or any of the staff member.  The mossies are out and about again. Please supply insect repellent if you want us to apply it to your child. Re...

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Happy 25th Birthday to us!

Wow! this has been a busy month, with the birthday party and the on again/ off again, and on again Jumping Castle saga!  So welcome to the July Newsletter! Can you believe we are half way through the year already?  I wonder what the remaining part of the year has instore for us... A huge thank you to all who donated to our PJ day. A special thank you to the McArd...

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June 2020

 Hi everyone welcome to the June newsletter. Firstly I want to welcome back  our families who have been away, it is  really heart-warming for the Beattie Road educators to see you return. Welcome to the Lindsay family, we hope you enjoy your stay at our centre..  Due to the COVID-19 situation , we saw a very bleak start to the beginning of the year. &nb...

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May 2020

Welcome to the May newsletter for 2020.  What a year it's been so far! The latest news is that school is starting on Monday the 11th of May 2020 for the prep and Year 1. Then followed on the 25th May 2020 for grade  2 through to year 10. I am sure the children will be eager to get back to seeing their friends and teachers. I know a few parents who can hardly wait, that's f...

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April Newsletter

Wow! A lot has happened since the last newsletter.  In this time of uncertainty just letting you know that we are still here happy and safe.  I have been emailing updates as I receive them. The main message is Simply put. Wash your hands after touching any surface. Make sure you stay 1.5mts away from people.  We at the centre have increased our cleaning. We are saniti...

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March 2020

March Newsletter Beattie Road

Welcome to March  From the front Office  We are having a special visit from Rob the Happy Pirate who will be presenting a water safety show featuring Surfer Sam. The cost of the show will be $7.50 per child. If you could bring cash on the day that would be great. This can be paid in advance if so required. The show will be on  Wednesday 11th March 2020 at 2:15 pm...

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​Welcome to the start of another school year. This year there have been a few changes made to the centre. We have downsized to three rooms instead of the usual four rooms. The fourth room is no longer part of the centre. An educational therapy programme will operate out of the room.  Entry to that room will be via the side gate. There will be no entry via the centre.  This is a...

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December 2019

 Welcome to the last Newsletter of the year for 2019. I just thought I would share a little bit of Toddler development with parents who have toddlers.  ( thought you may need a little more understanding to help get you through the Christmas break) Toddlers are brilliant. Aren't they?They live in the present moment.They're capable and innocent.And perhaps my favourite trait –they're authe...

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November 2019

Welcome to another Beattie Road E.C.E. C. newsletter. Christmas is fast approaching and preparations for our Christmas concert are underway. The planned date for the concert is Thursday the 12th Dec 2019 at 3:30pm.The concert will combine the whole centre this year. We are also asking parents to bring a paper plate of food that can be shared amongst the children please. The pre-school graduation w...

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September News

September Newsletter  Hello all!  We have had a long run of cooler weather this year which has been nice. I feel summer is just around the corner though. Due to the lack of rain we often have mossies at sunset. If you are concerned about this you are welcome to bring insect repellent and the staff will apply it to your child. Transition Statements will be out by the end of the month. The...

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February 2019

 Welcome to our first newsletter of the year. We are saying goodbye to our Prep students who are all excited about going to 'big school' next week. We would like to wish them all the very best and have a wonderful time at 'big school'. Please come back and visit us. We would love to see you in your school uniform. A big welcome to our new prep children, who are all excited about going to Pre-...

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 It's a busy month this month with the preparation for our end of year concert and graduation. Children are also busy making Christmas presents and learning new songs and dance routines. The rooms are starting to fill up with Christmas decorations. The warmer weather seems to be fast approaching. Please send cool clothes and apply sunscreen before they attend Kindy. We will reapply it during ...

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September News

Sept Newsletter

We have  an exciting month of September ahead. The chicken are visiting us for two weeks. The details are all below.  Staff Leave:  Miss Tracey will be away from 1st Sept – 11th Sept Mr Rob will be away from 1st Sept – 19th Sept. Henny Penny visit 10th Sept – 21 Sept 2018. Miss Donna will be acting manager while Miss Tracey & Mr Rob are away. If you have any conce...

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August 2018

It's Photo time again!

​Its photo time again! Make sure you have your prepaid envelopes prepared for the morning. Session times are posted on your child's room doors.For individual photos please come earlier.This day is fun, frantic and totally unorganised no matter how I try to organise it. Long term families will remember from the previous years J . However, I am certain that you will love the end result. Andrew is a ...

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​It's our 23rd Birthday on the 11th July and we are having a Christmas in July Birthday party. Come dressed in your Christmas clothes. We will have cakes and party food to eat. It will be a fun day for all to enjoy.There will be Christmas activities and food to create. We ask parents to please bring a plate of food for the children to share among themselves. A big thank you to everyone, all p...

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Welcome to June!

It's our 23rd Birthday.

 Welcome to June, already! Dear parents from 2nd July 2018, there will be a New Child Care Package. The package will help parents with children aged 0 – 13 work, train, study and volunteer. The Package includes a new child care subsidy, which replaces the current Child Care Benefit and Child Care Rebate. It will be paid directly to the service. Transitioning to the new Child Care Subsidy is n...

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Welcome to May.

Beattie Road Early Childhood Education Centre .

 Hello Parents, We survived the Commonwealth Games, a huge thank you to all our parents for your patience during this time. The impact on the centre was minimal which was great to see.As winter is approaching please ensure that you pack some warmer clothes for your child for the early mornings and late afternoons. It is with a sad heart that we say goodbye to Chase and Elijah from our toddler...

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The Games are Here!

April Newsletter.

​The Office Well The Commonwealth games are upon us. The coast is certainly reeling with excitement! Beattie Road is closed through the Games period and leading up to it . You will be able to access the centre via Foxwell Road or Lorenzo Drive. For further updates please go to GC2018 and download the app. The centre will operate as usual. We are renting out car spaces in our car park for $ 20.00 a...

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Commonwealth Games, Bring it on !

Welcome to the March newsletter for 2018. I would also like to welcome the new families in our centre. I hope that your experience with us is a positive one. If you have any concerns please do not hesitate to talk to me. Commonwealth Games The buss around town is the Commonwealth Games which are starting  on 04/04/2018. The main road closure that concerns us is Beattie Road which will be...

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February Newsletter 2018

Welcome to a new year. I hope you all had a great New Year break. This year the rooms are as follows:Miss Alana babies' room Mr Rob -toddler's room Miss Carol - kindy room Miss Donna & Miss Tracey --- Prep- room The kindergarten programme will be run on Wednesday and Thursday. Miss Donna and I will be in the room on the kindergarten programme days. There are subsidies available for those famil...

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Welcome to November

November newsletter.2017 Well it's that time of the year again when we are getting ready for that special visit from the Jolly fellow himself. Due to the early close of the school year this year we are celebrating our Christmas activities in November. Events Dates 9th November is Purple day. This is a gold coin donation which will go to Sarcoma bone cancer research. The day will include purple col...

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October Newsletter 2017

KAL NEWSLETTER October 2017 Welcome to the 3nd last newsletter for the year, I can't believe I am saying that! This year has just flown.Firstly, a huge welcome to our new families we hope you enjoy our family centre. I attended a Childcare Qld meeting last week. The focus was on the "Jobs for Families" package that the government is rolling out next April 2018. This package will affect all of you....

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Welcome to September

Hello to everyone. We have had a busy month this month. The children enjoyed a disco which consisted of a mirror ball and disco music. It was great to see the staff and children dressed in Disco gear. I would like to welcome our new families, and welcome back Matthew who has been in Hawaii. You should all have received your photos by now. I am sure you will agree that once again Andrew has done a ...

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August Newsletter 2017

Welcome to the August newsletter.A big hello to all of our new families we hope you enjoy your time with us.We have been trailing the provision of morning and afternoon tea over the last few weeks. We are ironing out a few little hurdles, but all and all it's been going well. If you have any feedback for us we would love to hear it.As the weather is getting warmer (winter never visits us for long ...

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June Newsletter From Our Rooms

Dear Parents and Caregivers Wow!  Cannot believe we are in the middle of the year already! The last month we have been concentrating on routine, self-help skills and writing skills. The children are really enjoying soccer and Hi Dee Ho. They all look forward to the days in which the kindergarten programmed activities are on. The children are working well together in small and large groups and...

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May Newsletter

May 2017 Please note that the Centre will be closed on Monday 1st May for labour Day Public Holiday​ Hello Parents and Families, and welcome to the May edition of our newsletter... Welcome back for another month of fun at Beattie Road :) I just want to say a huge thank you to all the families for your continued patience with me while I learn a new side to my job, while I help Miss Tracey and Mr Ro...

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March 2017 - Beattie Road

​Welcome to another Beattie Road newsletter. Thank you to all the parents who donated to the 'Shave for a cure' we raised $32.00 which will go to help find a cure for blood cancer. We have recently purchased a new trampoline for the 'big' yard and a smaller one for the babies' yard which I'm sure the babies will love. As the weather is getting cooler (well supposed to be) can you please provide wa...

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