"Learning outcomes are most likely to be achieved when educators work in partnership with families and communities”

Childhood is a time to be, to seek and make meaning of the world.

We are proud to have second generation Gumleaf Cottage children attend our service.

Events and Gallery

 

  

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happenings and events at Gumleaf Cottage

 

 

AUSTRALIAN CHILD CARE WEEK 2013

 

The children, educators, families and communities have again participated in Australian Child Care Week which is a huge part of our yearly calendar of events. 

 

The National Awards were held on 7 September at The Westin, Sydney,

where we were named as the

National Winner for the Best Program Involving Inclusivity Practices 

Trophy for NSW/ACT State Winner

Leonie and Bec 2013 Awards

 

We are very proud to be named

NSW/ACT Early Childhood Service of the Year 2013. 

 

2013 State Winners

2013 State Winners

AUSTRALIAN FAMILY EARLY EDUCATION AND CARE AWARDS 2013

 

We are thrilled to be shortlisted in three categories in the 2013 Australian Family Early Education and Care Awards:

  • Early Childhood Service of the Year
  • Rising Star Award
  • Early Childhood Director of the Year

This is a huge achievement for us and if we are lucky enough to be named as a finalist in any of the categories then we will be over the moon. 

 

Thank you to the families, staff and friends of Gumleaf Cottage for nominating us for the awards.  Your support of our service is very much appreciated. 

Courier article 29 November 2012

Gazette article 28 November 2012

 

AUSTRALIAN CHILD CARE WEEK 2012

Ahoy there, me hearties!

Fizz balloons

Picking our carrots

Colour explosion volcanoes

Creative flower arranging

Helping Ben the Baker

A lettuce for our salad

Friends - a sense of belonging