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Kidz Magic Edens Crossing March Newsletter

 Welcome to this month's newsletter, and a welcome to our new families who have joined us the past month.

Bookings- If you are looking for additional days please let us know as soon as possible so that we can assist you

Please keep in mind that we require 2 weeks written notice if your child is finishing up or you are changing your booked days. This is to assist with the rostering. Under government guidelines for receiving the Childcare Subsidy (CCS) a child must attend on their last day when notice to cease care has been given by a parent or the CCS will not be applied and the parent will then be liable for full fees for this absence.

Facebook page – Find us on Facebook: Kidz Magic Edens Crossing (Redbank Plains, QLD, Australia)

Recycling and sustainability - Our compost bin has been put into action and the older children are being pro-active with this, placing their fruit and vege scraps from meal times in the bin. We have potted up some plant of cuts in recycled pots and placed these at the entry so that we all can watch them grow. The herbs in the raised garden bed are doing well after all the recent rain.

Connecting with the community –please feel welcome to donate non-perishable foods, toiletries or personal items for Keep the faith – Feeding the homeless as this is an ongoing project. Let's work together and help those in the community who need assistance. Thank to those who have donated to our collection already. It is much appreciated.

Parent Committee - We understand that attending meetings when you already have a busy life with work and family are difficult, so we hold monthly Parent Committee 'email meetings. The purpose of this to enable parent to be included in service decisions and have a voice. The first 'email meeting' was last month and we reviewed our Educational program and Practice policy and the Centre Philosophy. Thank to those who provided feedback. Our Centre Philosophy has now been updated and a copy is will be emailed out to all families.

The next 'email meeting' will be sent out this week.

Continuous Improvement Monthly Focus for March/April 2021 – Quality Area 1.1.3/6.2.2: Diversity and Inclusion. The focus of our improvement for March and April is diversity and inclusion. We are a very diverse service with children and staff from various cultures and abilities. We are currently working with Inclusion Support to assist us to improve on this.

Absent for the day or arriving after 10.00am – If your child will be away for the day or will be coming in to the centre after 10.00am can you please let us know. This would be greatly appreciated to assist with meal preparations and also staffing allocations.

Extra curricula activities – Billy's Buddies are here on Tuesday with a new time of 2.00pm.

Centre Photos - The Centre has booked in for our Centre Photos. These will be held on Tuesday 18th May to Thursday 20th May 2021. More details including orders and payments will be set out approximately four weeks prior to the booked date.

Assessment and Rating – Confirming that we have received our notice of assessment and rating. Our Quality Improvement Plan is due to be submitted on or before 16th April, with the assessment visit being conducted within the time period of 26th April to 24th May. If anyone has any questions regarding this, please feel welcome to contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Suzie's medical leave – Suzie will be on medical leave from Friday 9th April for surgery. At this stage it is not confirmed as to how long this will entail as this will depend on the surgery results  but we will update you as soon as we know more after that date. A big thank you to everyone who have provided support and positive thoughts at this difficult time. It is greatly appreciated. Chandell will be Acting Director in Suzie's absence and can be contacted on email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 35170167. 

Easter Public Holiday closure – the Centre will be closed on the Easter Public Holidays of Friday 2nd April and Monday 5th April. 

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