September Newsletter

Welcome to another month of news and to our families who have recently joined us at Doolandella ELC. Dentist Visit The Fun Smiles dental team will be visiting the service on Thursday 29th & Friday 30th September to conduct 6 monthly health checks on the children. These visits have been prearranged with families who recently completed permission and medical forms. Children will be seen individu...

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August Newsletter

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 see Renae or Gayna in the office or speak with your child's room educators. We are always happy to help! Centre Birthday  Our Centre Birthday is next Thursday the 18th of August and we have been operating for 8 years. To celebrate this occasion, ...

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July Newsletter

Welcome to another month of news and to our families who have recently joined us at Doolandella ELC. Show Bags Show bags are on sale again this year. Order forms have been placed in your child's bag. Additional order forms are available in the office. Please return the forms with the money to the office by Friday 5th August.  Pyjama Day We are celebrating Pyjama Day on Friday 22nd July. Pyjam...

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June Newsletter

Welcome to another month of news and to our families who have recently joined us at Doolandella ELC. Book Library – Take a book & leave a book The Australian Early Development Census (AEDC) recent data showed children within this area are developmentally vulnerable in the areas of language and cognitive skills. As a result, we thought we would provide our families and community with a boo...

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May Newsletter

Welcome to another month of news and to our families who have recently joined us at Doolandella ELC. Higher CCS Subsidy From 7 March 2022, families with more than one child aged 5 or younger in care may have received 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'll continue to receive the standard CCS r...

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April Newsletter

Welcome to another month of news and to our families who have recently joined us Doolandella ELC. Easter Parade The children have been busy creating Easter Bonnets for this week's Easter Parade on Thursday 14th at 10.00am. Families are welcome to attend. Easter raffles will be drawn the same day after the parade at 10.30am. Room Changes Room changes for some children will take effect from Tuesday ...

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March Newsletter

Hello and welcome to another month of news! Children's Photos Proofing is now activated for child's photographs. Use this manual link:  https://qrco.de/bcoWfP to view and purchase. QR CODE is also available on EDUCA and next to the Kiosk tablets. Ordering and proofing will be available until Tuesday 22nd March. After this time links and QR code will no longer work. Editing/Printing Tuesday 22...

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February Newsletter

Welcome to our new families who have recently started with us. Class Photos Our professional photographer will be at the Service Tuesday 1st March, Wednesday 2nd March & Thursday 3rd March to take Children's Kindy/Class photos. Photo run sheets have been displayed outside your child's class allocating the day your child will be photographed. Please ensure you dress them in the clothes that you...

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January Newsletter

Welcome to all our families for 2022.  I would like to thank our families for their on going support through the COVID-19 pandemic and for following our procedures when it comes to keeping everyone safe. As people in our community continue to be subject to contracting the COVID-19 virus, we are continuing to be proactive in our approach to minimising the effect it has on D...

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December Newsletter

Our year has come to an end with less than 2 week till Christmas. I would like to thank our families for supporting Doolandella Early Learning Centre throughout 2021. Holiday Forms If you are planning on taking holidays over the December / January period, please see Renae or Gayna in the office to complete a Holiday Form. Terminations If you are terminating your child's enrolment for overseas...

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November Newsletter

Welcome to our new families who have recently started with us. We are in our busiest time of the year with only 7 weeks to Christmas.  With the renovations taking shape and nearly complete in Junior Playground, the Kindergarten children have been busy planting vegetables in the new garden beds. This experience provides them with opportunities to continue their learning of plant life...

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October Newsletter

Welcome to all our new families who have recently joined us at Doolandella ELC.  The weather is warming up and the children have been taking advantage of the new playground water features. Please remember to dress your child appropriately. We have a 'no hat no play' policy so please ensure your child has a hat daily so they can continue to participate in outdoor play activities. 2022 Re-...

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September Newsletter

From the office  Welcome to another month of news at Doolandella ELC.  Playground Renovations Our playground renovations are coming along very nicely. We are getting close to having the senior side completed, possibly the end of next week. Keep an eye on the upcoming improvements and structures going into place next week. Kiosk Tablets Please remember to sign your child in / out of ...

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August Newsletter

Welcome to all our new families who have recently joined us at Doolandella Early Learning. Thank you to our families who worked with us during the lock down period by keeping your children at home and following directives from Qld Health. As we all worked together we are now able to resume activities as normal.  At this stage we are not able to waive any gap fees for the lock down week. Howev...

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July Newsletter

Welcome to another month of news from Doolandella ELC.  Child Care Subsidy (CCS)  The Department of Education Skills and Employment (DESE) advised on the 30th of June that CCS and Annual caps would be resetting on the 12th of July. Child Care Subsidy (CCS) rates are adjusted at the start of each financial year based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI). Annual Cap - Families earni...

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June Newsletter

Welcome to our June Newsletter As Winter has arrived and the mornings are cooler, you will see our children playing inside in the warm. We are currently in our Winter routines and the children will participate in outdoor play as the day warms up. Please remember to dress your children appropriately for weather conditions. Thank you to the families that joined us for our Open Day on ...

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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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