Glenda has worked in the child care industry for the last 21 years - working her way up from a Trainee all the way through to Centre Manager. Glenda holds an Advanced Diploma, Cert II in Business Administration and her Cert IV in Training and Assessment. Glenda has been Centre Manager of Footprints since the centre opened in August 2009. Glenda ...has loved and continues to enjoy working in the child care industry working with children, staff and families, as each day is a different day and there is always something to be learned, achieved or a smile to be had. More

Footprints Sunnybank | September 2018 Newsletter

Hi Everyone and welcome to another edition of our newsletter. Firstly I would like to send a big welcome to all our new families who have started over the past month, it has been a busy enrolment period and wonderful to have more people come and join our Footprints Family - we love having you all here. Its time to hear from your child's class this month so please click on the tab below for your ch...
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Footprints Sunnybank | Keeping up to date

 A t Footprints Sunnybank, we like to keep our families in the loop as much as we can, as soon as we can. We have a Facebook page that is open to the general public, this is where we place updates about what is happening at the centre, a copy of our monthly newsletter and any important updates you need to be aware of. To keep up, please like our page Footprints Sunnybank Child Care Centre any...
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Footprints Sunnybank | Fathers Afternoon

Footprints is hosting an afternoon for our Dad's to honour Father's Day coming up this weekend, here at the centre this Friday the 31st of August, 2018.  Starting at 2:30 pm, we will be hosting an afternoon tea and afternoon of fun and games.  Please bring a plate of food to share and a smile to have fun.  We hope to see you there. 
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Footprints Sunnybank | Griffith University Research Participation

Footprints is opening up our Senior Classrooms to a research program conducted by Griffith University. We are looking for parents from the Senior Kindy and Kindergarten rooms who are willing to allow their child to participate in this research. The research is in regards to children's early literacy skills, in particular Lower and Upper Case alphabet knowledge and sight words reading and the ...
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Footprints Sunnybank | We have light

You have asked and we have listened. Footprints is pleased to advise that we have now installed new lighting in the front entrance for the car park, making your entrance in the early morning and evenings more visible.   The lights have been set, however we do ask for you to let us know if the positioning of the lighting when on, needs to be adjusted. (when the light goes on) We...
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Footprints Sunnybank | August 2018 News

 Welcome to another month, they sure are flying by this year aren't they ?! We have been busy as usual here at the centre.  Can you believe that this month on the 17th, Footprints turns 9 years old.  Happy Birthday Footprints. Please remember that the centre will be closed on Wednesday 15th August for the EKKA show holiday. Are you going to join the crowds, or take advantage of...
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Footprints Sunnybank | July 2018 Newsletter

  Happy New Financial Year to everyone.  From the Office:   From the Nursery:   Wow, what a big two months it has been. We have welcomed a few new friends, welcome Vera and Tangaroa and their families. With the start of July we said goodbye to Alexandra as she headed off up to the Toddler room, it has been a pleasure to watch and help you learn and grow while being in...
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Footprints Sunnybank | June 2018 Newsletter

From the Office:  Hi everyone, Welcome to another edition of our monthly newsletter. I hope everyone is rugging up and keeping warm. The cooler months are a reprieve from the severe heat we have been enduring, however a quick reminder must be made to advise that if your child presents symptoms of being unwell - e.g. fever, vomiting, not appearing to be their normal self.. They are best to be ...
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Footprints Sunnybank | Reading Library

Footprints Sunnybank Reading Library  Take a book. Return a book. Donate a book.  The Family First Foundation encourages parents to have 'disruption-free time' of at least eight (8) minutes per day with each child.  There are many ways this can be achieved, e.g. eating a meal together, reading books together or having one on one discussions together. Footprints Sunnybank i...
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Footprints Sunnybank | Child Care Subsidy Changes - Are you ready ?

  It is not long now until the CCS (Child Care Subsidy) replaces the CCB (Child Care Benefit) and CCR (Child Care Rebate). Are you ready? ALL families need to update their details, if no action is taken you will miss out on the Centrelink assistance for child care, the length of time for it to be reinstated would be unknown, please follow the information below as soon as possible to avoid mis...
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Footprints Sunnybank | May 2018 News

May 2018 Newsletter ​ May 2018 ​June 2018 ​Friday 11th - Mother's Day Afternoon Tea ​Tuesday 5th - World Environment Day - Activities TBA ​Thursday 24th - Superheroes and Villains Dress up Day ​Friday 22nd - Movie Night Fundraiser Dates to remember:  From the Office Welcome to another edition of our newsletter. This month we will hear from the rooms but firstly I just want to share a couple o...
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Footprints Sunnybank | Proud Announcement

WE ACHIEVED - MEETING  NATIONAL QUALITY STANDARDS  Footprints Sunnybank has received it's final report from the recent assessment and rating  that was undertaken at the centre (13 & 14 March, 2018)  and are pleased to share with you all that the centre has received a rating of Meeting National Quality Standards. I am sure you will join with me in congrat...
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Footprints Sunnybank | Mother's Afternoon

 We love our Mums ! So much so that we are inviting all our Footprints Mothers and Grandmothers to our Mother's afternoon event.  This will be held here at the centre on Friday the 11th of May and begin at 2:30 pm. Afternoon tea will be provided. Mother's Day Raffle will be drawn at this event.  Come along and spend an afternoon with us being kids.
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Footprints Sunnybank | Two week's free child care incentive

       Please find the  Terms and Conditions for this promotion for both new and current families here.  Don't forget to mention this advertisement when wanting to take advantage of this offer ! Please feel free to share this post. We look forward to hearing from you soon. If you have any further questions please feel free to call Centre Manager Glenda on 07 3423...
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Footprints Sunnybank | Anzac Day

 ANZAC Day Remembrances ​The importance of the ANZACs and why we take time to remember them is proudly taught by the educators at Footprints. Activities were planned for in the weekly curriculum to assist with the education and learning of ANZAC Two of our classes (Nursery and Kindergarten) held ANZAC ceremonies. To see more photos and videos of the two ceremonies, please head ...
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Footprints Sunnybank | April 2018 News

DATES TO REMEMBER: ​ APRIL ​ MAY THURSDAY 12th APRIL - 2:30pm - Commonwealth Games Incursion/Show ​MONDAY 7th MAY - Centre Closed - Labour Day Public Holiday ​WEDNESDAY 25th APRIL - Centre Closed - Anzac Day Public Holiday WEDNESDAY 9th MAY - Mothers Day Morning - Further Details to be announced closer to the date ​ WEDNESDAY 9th MAY - Mothers Day Raffle drawn ​ ​TUESDAY 15th MAY - ...
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Footprints Sunnybank | March News

 Dates to Remember: ​March 2018  ​ April 2018 ​Tuesday 13th and Wednesday 14th - Assessment and Rating ​Monday 2nd - Centre Closed - Public Holiday Tuesday 20th - Police Visit (Community Links - for Neighbour Day 25.03.18) Monday 23rd - Earth Day Obserance (for 22.04.18) -activities TBA ​Tuesday 27th - Junior Side Easter Afternoon Tea  (Nursery, Toddlers and Junior Kindy) ​​Wednesda...
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Footprints Sunnybank|February 2018 Newsletter

Welcome everyone   - Happy February to all. ​This is our first edition of our centre newsletter for 2018. We have had a busy past few months as I am sure is the same for you all too. We hope everyone is now settling down into their new routines and the year is starting to slow down a bit for all to enjoy. Dates to remember: Wednesday 14th February, 2018 - Come dressed in RED to share the...
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Footprints Sunnybank | November News

Welcome to another edition of our newsletter. Can you believe we are in the month of November, we can now officially say that the silly season begins next month and the end of year is near. I hope you all have got things underway for the upcoming holiday season and that you are all making wonderful plans to spend time with family and friends. This month we hear from the classrooms, but first there...
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Footprints Sunnybank | October 2017 Newsletter

October 2017 - Footprints News  Welcome to another month here at Footprints. The past month has seen our numbers growing, it has been exciting to see the new faces come and join our Footprints Family. I hope you are all settling in well and please remember if there is anything we can do to make your time here more comfortable, please let me or the other Educators know. Firstly we would like t...
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Footprints Sunnybank | Newsletter September 2017

​From the Office: Hi everyone, normally I don't do a segment from the office in the newsletter when the classes do theirs, but we have had a very exciting month here at Footprints and I just wanted to share with you all some of what has been happening. Firstly at the end of July, we were fortunate to host a child care industry expert, Caroline Fewster to come to our centre and give us industry fee...
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Footprints Sunnybank | August 2017 Newsletter

​ ​ From the Office: Dates to remember: ​ August ​​ September ​Wednesday 16th - Centre Closed EKKA Public Holiday ​Friday 1st - Father's Day Raffle drawn ​Friday 18th - Movie night Fundraiser (Centre's birthday celebration) ​Thursday 7th - Pirate Dress Up Day ​Thursday 24th - Centre's 8th Birthday ​Thursday 7th - The Mystery of Turtle Island Pirate Show - Itty Bitty Starts 2:15pm  Staffing Up...
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Footprints Sunnybank | Solar Power has come to Footprints

Solar Energy has arrived at Footprints ​Furthering Footprints' commitment to sustainability within the centre, we are pleased to announce we have gone solar.  We have recently installed a solar energy system and now the panels on our roof are collecting renewable energy from the sun. Did you know that modern society is extremely dependent on electricity generated by oil and coal, which both a...
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Footprints Sunnybank | Look what we have received.

Look what we have received ! To support our interest in learning about the environment and sustainability this month, we have received a wonderful delivery of things that is going to help us continue on with our learning journey. Check out the video. Exciting times ahead. Check out our video below ... Drag to move this block   Duplicate   Move   Remove ' You have the chance to plant...
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Footprints Sunnybank | July Newsletter 2017

Welcome to another edition of our newsletter, this month we will be hearing from the rooms and catching up with what they have been doing.   Dates to remember ​July 2017 ​ ​Monday 3rd - Friday 7th NAIDOC week activities ​Wednesday 26th  ​ ​Parent Teacher Interviews (check your child's classroom door for appointment slots) ​ August 2017 ​ ​Wednesday 16th Centre Closed - EKKA show holiday​...
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Footprints Sunnybank | Newsletter June 2017

 From the Office: ​June 2017 ​ ​Thursday 15th ​ ​Incursion with Revolution Learning ​July 2017  ​ ​Monday 3rd - Friday 7th  ​ ​NAIDOC Week - activities TBA ​Wednesday 26th  ​ ​Parent Teacher Interviews Welcome everyone ....  Hello and welcome to another edition of our monthly newsletter. A special big welcome to all of the new families that have joined our Footprints Famil...
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Footprints Sunnybank | World Environment Day-Month

  This month we celebrate world environment day. The educators and children at Footprints will be looking at this over the month of June, extending this focus from just a one day  focus into an ongoing learning experience. ​ Each room will have their own educational focus. Nursery will be planting plants in their own 'gardens'. Each child that is in the room will have a chance to experie...
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Footprints Sunnybank | Speech Assessment Screening Morning

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Footprints Sunnybank | Speech Assessment/Screening with Technically Speaking

  Speech Assessment/Screening with Technically Speaking   Footprints Sunnybank is hosting a speech assessment/screening opportunity for families on Tuesday 23rd May, 2017 .  If you have any concerns about your child's speech, this is an ideal time to take advantage of the chance to have your child checked whilst here at the centre. Qualified Speech Therapist Leonie Robinson will be ...
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Footprints Sunnybank | May 2017 Newsletter

From the Office:​

Dates to remember:

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Mother's Day activity morning and lunch

An invitation is extended to all the Mums and Grandmothers of Footprints Sunnybank. The educators and children at Footprints Sunnybank will be hosting a morning of activities and a lunch for all to enjoy.

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Thursday 13 April | Footprints Sunnybank - Easter Afternoon Tea

Family and Friends of Footprints - Come join the staff and children for an Easter Afternoon tea this Thursday at 2:30 pm in the Junior Playground. Please bring a plate of food to share. Please remember no NUTS or EGG products please. ​ We hope to see you here 
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Footprints | April 2017 Newsletter

From the office

Hi and welcome to another edition of our Footprints Newsletter.

This month we are introducing something new to how we deliver our news to our families and the community. By uploading information onto our website and making information available to you more accessible. We will still continue to deliver the information through the other channels - however this is the quickest way to get the information direct. Please do let us know your thoughts.

Dates to Remember

April 2017

Date Event
Wednesday 12th
​Pie drive delivery
Thursday 13th
​Centre Easter Afternoon Tea 2:30pm
Friday 14th 
​Centre Closed - Good Friday Public Holiday
​​Monday 17th 
​Centre Closed - Easter Monday Public Holiday
Tuesday 18th ​Itty Bitty Stars Safety Show - $10 per child - 11:00am
​Tuesday 25th ​Centre Closed - Anzac Day Public Holiday

May 2017

Date
Event
Monday 1st
​Centre Closed - Labor Day Public Holiday
Friday 12th 
​Mother's morning  - activities and lunch 10am - 12pm

Opening and Closing of Doors

Watch below as Miss Alison shares with you all some handy hints when opening and closing doors here at the centre.

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Footprints Sunnybank - Information Session - Gateway Therapies

Footprints Sunnybank will be hosting an information session for Parents with Teacher of the Deaf Melissa Homann and Occupational Therapist and Director of Gateway Therapies. 

Come along and see what therapies are available to you for your child and how we can help ?

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