March News

Welcome to our March Newsletter! Easter Events With Easter fast approaching we would like to remind everyone that we will be closed for the Easter Public Holidays. Centre CLOSED Friday 2nd of April & Monday 5th of April. On Thursday the 1st of April, each room will be having an Easter Egg Hunt and the children will be participating in our annual Easter bonnet parade.  ...
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February News

Hello Families and Friends, We hope you have all had a great start to the year! The children are all settling into their new rooms well and have started their learning journey for 2021 with their new Educators.  We are excited for all the fun learning experiences we will share with you all.  We encourage family input, so if there is anything you would like to see the children learning ab...
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January News

Hello Everyone and welcome to all the new families for 2021!   We are excited for you all to join our Doolandella Family and share in an exciting year ahead.  Our Centre has been undergoing a little make-over which will be continuing into 2021.  We hope you like the upgrades. From the 4th of January we have been providing food from Kids Gourmet Food to the children for Morning ...
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November News

What a busy month we have had!  With Christmas right around the corner we have been busy preparing for our end of year Christmas and Graduation events and finalising all your next year bookings. We hope you are all feeling prepared for the busy holiday season. We are very much looking forward to all the festivities! If you are returning to the Centre next year and have not yet ...
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October News

Hello Families, As you may have noticed the Centre is slowly getting a bit of a make over.  Some areas have been painted, which has definitely freshened these areas up. We have had our CCTV installed and access control to the front door.  We have a few more things to come also, so keep an eye out for more changes. If you have not received an email with your pin number...
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September News

Spring has arrived!!!  We hope everyone is enjoying the warmer weather, I know we are!  The children are spending a lot of time in the playgrounds and watering our plants so we are wanting to remind parents to ensure your child has a sun smart hat every day, sun smart clothing with sleeves to cover the shoulders, and if you are sending your child in warmer clothes in the morning, du...
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August News

August News
From the office  Welcome to all the new children and families who recently started at the Centre, we hope you are settling in well.  If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask a room Educator or a staff member in the office.  We are always happy to help! We recently celebrated the 6th Birthday of the Centre opening its doors.  The children had a lot of fu...
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July News

Hello Families, We hope you have all had a lovely July! We have recently seen some windy, chilly weather and would like to remind all families to ensure you are packing appropriate spare clothes for the weather.  We have also noticed some children forgetting to bring hats along each day.  We do have a sun smart policy which requires children to have a hat for outside play.  If ...
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June News

From the Office Hello and welcome to all the new families who have just started at the Centre! We have recently had a lot of new families visiting and starting care with us.  We hope you are all settling in well.  If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to speak to your child's room Educators or somebody in the front office.  We hope everyone is staying safe and w...
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May Newsletter 2020

From the Office  We are happy to see things starting to return to normal with many of our families returning to their work and the children returning to our Centre.  It has been great to see everyone again and be able to enjoy all of our fun experiences with you all.   Although we are slowly seeing pandemic restrictions being lifted, we are still wanting to ensur...
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April Newsletter 2020

From the Office Hello Families and friends, We hope the Easter bunny found you all! I'm sure Easter looked a little different for everyone this year with social distancing restrictions and not being able to travel. At the Centre we also had to do things a little differently, with not being able to have our annual Easter Bonnet Parade, however, the children certainly still had lots o...
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March Newsletter 2020

From the Office  Firstly we would like to thank all our families for their help and support over the last few weeks, ensuring to follow procedures regarding using hand sanitizers, hand washing and keeping children home when they are unwell. Under the current circumstances, we are trying to limit the amount of social contact between people entering the centre.  We ask that when you a...
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February Newsletter

From the Office ​Welcome to all our new families!.  We hope you are all settling in well.  Please feel free to ask the staff any questions or for help with anything, we are more than happy to help in the settling in process. We are regularly sending out emails, and notices via Educa, about important information, updates or events happening in the Centre.  We really appreciated ...
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January Newsletter

From the Office  Happy New Year Everyone!!! I hope you have all had a great end to 2019 and I look forward to a fantastic 2020 with you all. As you may know, I have just returned from Maternity Leave and am settling back into the busy role as Centre Manager. Renae has done a fantastic job filling in for me while I've been off spending time with my little ones. There are a lot of families who ...
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December News

 From the office  Hello and welcome to our last newsletter for 2019.  It has been a rewarding year for all staff and families at Doolandella Early Learning Centre. Thank you to the families who attended our Christmas party despite the weather. We had a great time!!! We would like to wish all our families a very Merry Christmas and a bright and Happy New Year.  Upcoming Cha...
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November Newsletter

From the office   ​Hello and welcome to our November news. As Christmas is fast approaching many of our families have already applied for Holidays. If you are planning on taking holidays over the Christmas / New Year period please complete a holiday request form available from the office.  Christmas Party!!!​ This years Christmas Party will be held on the 13th December starting at 6.00pm...
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October Newsletter

From the Office  Firstly I would like to thank our families who have supported us in our learning of living things by donating the Woolworth's seedlings. The children have assisted their peers and educators from each room and created their very own garden. Once the seedlings outgrow their little containers, the children will plant them in the outdoor environment where they will continue ...
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September Newsletter

From the office  Welcome to our new families that have just joined our service. As Spring has arrived we are hoping to instil the learning of looking after our environment by planting new flower and herb seeds through the new Woolworths promotion. By doing so we will provide the children with an opportunity to plant and care for their new seedlings in support of our sustainability program.&nb...
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August Newsletter

From the Office Hello families and welcome to our August News. This month we have had Gayna join the Admin team. Some of you may know Gayna as one of our Educators who worked closely with your children to enhance their learning and development. Gayna will be available to all our parents Monday to Friday between 8.00am and 4.30pm.  Evonne has decided to extend her maternity leave to spend...
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July Newsletter

From the office  Hello Families and welcome to our July News Our Service has been busy creating new learning opportunities in the Nursery. The Nursery had a makeover on the weekend and now allows our little ones to explore different skills as well as build on their existing ones.  ​NAIDOC Week NAIDOC week celebrations provided opportunities for the children to show respect for diversity ...
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Doolandella Journey Edition three

Welcome to Edition three of Doolandella Journey; Our Journey of Discovery and Development. Fees as of July 2019  We recently sent out the following email to all families: It is that time of the year, when Child Care Centres throughout Australia review their fees. To ensure we continue to deliver high quality services and our operations remain viable, we will be increasing our fees as of Monda...
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October Newsletter

​​From the office:​ Wow this year is really flying by!  We have recently emailed out 2019 booking forms. Please ensure you fill these out and return them ASAP to secure your spot for 2019. Please advise office staff if you wish to take holidays over The Christmas period. Please note that the Centre will be closed on Christmas day, Boxing day and New years day only over the Christmas peri...
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September Newsletter

From the Office Hello everyone and welcome to all of our new families!  What a busy year we've had so far!  We have enjoyed lots of recent events at the Centre and we have a few special ones coming up soon to look forward to.  Last month we Celebrated Cultural week at the Centre which involved all the staff from different backgrounds performing a traditional dance fro...
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April Newsletter

From the Office Hello Families! Just a reminder about parent teacher nights coming up on Tuesday 1st of May.  If you would like to attend for a short meeting with your child's Educators please see the office for available times.  If the day or times don't suit you but you would really like to have a meeting, you are welcome to organise a meeting time with your child's room Educators that...
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Child Care Subsidy

​Are you still unsure of what your new Child Care Subsidy will be? To ensure your Child Care Subsidy entitlements can be assessed and payments can flow from 2 July 2018 please make sure you go online and completed your Call to Action. Information on what you need to do to transition to Child Care Subsidy is available on the New Child Care Package family transition page. https://www.educa...
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March Newsletter

Have a Happy Easter!!!
From the Office Happy Easter Everyone!!! The Easter Bunny will soon be here so we have been planning our special Easter Celebrations for Thursday afternoon the 29th March 2018.  The Easter party will start from 3:00 pm.  The children can wear their Easter hats and participate in some fun Easter activities on the veranda's in the playground.  All family members are wel...
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February Newsletter

From the Office Hello Families! 2018 is well underway!  We hope your children are all settling in well with recent room changes. We are currently offering a referral incentive to our current families.  This incentive is for two weeks free care to anyone who refers a new family to our centre (conditions apply).  In order for current families to be eligible for two...
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January Newsletter

Happy New Year Everyone!!! I hope you have all had a great end to 2017 and I look forward to a fantastic 2018 with you all.  As some of you may know, I have just returned from Maternity Leave and am settling back in to the busy role as Centre Manager.  My daughter is also attending the Centre in the Nursery room and she is now 9mths old.  The time has just flown!  There are som...
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Centre Menu

We are very excited to now be able to provide all children, excluding Nursery room, with nutritious, healthy, food that tastes great! We have a fantastic chief, Kylie, who caters to all the children's dietary and allergy requirements.  The menus are on a four week rotation and always displayed in the foyer for parents to view.  We encourage families to provide suggestions and welcome any...
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December Newsletter

Hello and welcome to the last newsletter for 2017. what a big year it has been with many changes. I have been very lucky to share some of these changes with you all. I will be leaving Doolandella on the 9th January to go back to my centre in Underwood, Evonne will be back on Monday 8th January.  Im very excited for the year ahead with next year promising to be just as big. I would like to fir...
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Christmas Raffle

Don't forget your raffle tickets $1 each or 6 for $5. First prize is the Billy Cart, second prize is the Balance Bike prizes will be drawn at the Christmas disco this Friday 15th December starting at 6pm. Sausages and drinks will be available for $2 each , make sure you pre pay for these at the office before Friday. 
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Christmas Holidays

Can you please let the office know if you will be away over the Christmas period. Christmas day will be on Monday this year and the centre will be closed Monday and Tuesday for Boxing Day. If you would like to receive half price holiday fees you will need to give 2 weeks notice and your account must be paid up to date. Even if you are not getting half fees please let us know if you will be away so...
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Meals

Im excited to announce that starting on Tuesday 2nd January 2018, our cook Kylie will be preparing all meals for the children at the centre ( excluding the Nursery room) this includes morning tea, Lunch and afternoon tea. if your child stays later than 5pm you are welcome to bring a snack in on these days( please no food that needs to be placed in the fridge or needs heating up) If you would like ...
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Doolandella Christmas Disco

​Doolandella will be holding a Christmas Disco at the centre. We are pre selling Sausages on bread and drinks for the night, with orders and money due back on 5th December. Please pick up your order forms from your child's information pockets or from the office. All families welcome, come along bring your deck chairs and have a fun night of Christmas music and dancing.  ​Time ​​15th December ...
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November Newsletter - from the office

Welcome to November wow the year has flown by For those of you who don't know me My name is Allana. I have recently returned to Doolandella ELC after 6months of maternity leave. I will be working along side Leanne in the office. If you have any questions or concerns be do not hesitate to come and see me. In the lead up to Christmas we will be busy here at the center with our upcoming events and ge...
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September Newsletter

From the Office Hello and welcome to the September Newsletter, Wow the year is passing by fast. I would like to extend a warm welcome to all our new families. we hope your time with us will be fun and educational for your children.  August was a very busy month here at Doolandella ELC. I hope everyone can see the new areas popping up around the outside areas, the educators and children have b...
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August News

From the Office Hello and welcome to the August newsletter. My name is Leanne and I will be filling in as Centre Manager while Evonne is away on maternity leave. A big welcome also to our new families. I hope you enjoy your time here with us and that your child grows to their full potential.  I would like to remind everyone to keep your contact details up to date, you can email the centre at ...
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Doolandella's 3rd Birthday Celebration

Come along on Friday the 18th August and help us celebrate our 3rd Birthday. Starting at 9am we will be cutting the cake everyone is welcome!!!
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NBN and Free WiFi

We're proud to be leading the way ​KAL and Doolandella Early Learning Centre are proud to announce that we just got the NBN installed.  The fourth Centre with a completed install out of all KAL Centres is very exciting. This means so much for our Centre, the staff and children. In room tablets and communication will be instant, the ability to educate with videos including streaming ...
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June Newsletter

Welcome to the June edition of Doolandella Early Learning Centre's Newsletter, A lot is happening in our corner of Doolandella & one of those most exciting items is that we have applied to have the NBN installed in our centre, this will vastly improve the use of the tablets for signing in & out your child's attendance as well as giving us the option of having multiple phone lines so your c...
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Learning & Embracing Differences In All Children

Inclusion Support In Early Childhood Education & Care Services In order to best support children of all needs, behavioral traits, culture, language & diagnoses we work closely with our Inclusion Support Professional; Kylee.  Inclusion Support work with our Educators to assist the inclusion of all children, facilitate active & meaningful participation & to teach children to lea...
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Centre Newsletter May 2017

Welcome to the May edition of Doolandella's news! You will have all noticed that both Miss Evonne & Allana are well into their maternity leave & have both welcomed new family additions into the world, Evonne has a daughter named Ida & Allana a son named Charles. We can't wait for them to visit, we wish them & their babies to be healthy & get lots of sleep! As many of our famili...
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April 2017

Doolandella April Newsletter I have been very excited to come & join the Doolandella Early Learning Centre's network of Educators, thank you for welcoming me so warmly. Evonne & Alana have both finished their work to put their feet up for some well-deserved maternity leave before their wonderful family additions arrive in May, we look forward to sharing that happy news with the families. E...
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Sensory Processing Occupational Therapy Information Night

​Time ​​May 24, 2017 - 6:30 PM ​Location 931 Blunder Rd Doolandella Speakers Free Information Night on sensory processing & how this affects children's behaviour​ Some kids struggle to pay attention, engage, learn and play in the typical kindy or childcare setting. They may be anxious and over-sensitive to touch, noise, movement and/ or smell - easily upset and refusing to engage in the play. ...
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March 2017 - Doolandella

Please note that the Centre will be closed for the Easter Public Holidays, Friday 14th and Monday 17th of April. ​ Hello Parents and Families, and welcome to another month. Firstly, we would like to extend a warm welcome to our new families that have recently joined us. We are so excited to be part of your child's journey creating wonderful memories that will be remembered for years to come. We ho...
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