World Teacher’s Day 2023

Happy World Teacher’s Day to our very experienced, our newly-graduated, and our currently studying Early Childhood Teachers at Discovery! Today we celebrate our teachers for their skilled work in educating, inspiring and supporting our children, and recognise their role as leaders and mentors to their colleagues. Empowering minds, shaping futures and inspiring hearts- today and…

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Early Childhood Educators’ Day 2023

Today we celebrate Early Childhood Educators’ Day! Changing the narrative (our language) about Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) is one small but vital step we can all take to show the value of educators’ work in delivering positive outcomes for children. We invite our families to join us in thanking our educators as we…

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NAIDOC Week 2023

NAIDOC Week is an exciting time in our national calendar as people of all cultures come together to celebrate and recognise the contributions and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. This NAIDOC Week, as we focused on the theme “For Our Elders,” we were excited to welcome our own local cultural knowledge holders…

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Reconciliation Week 2023

National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia. During the week, we had the opportunity to thank Uncle Wayne Anderson for his contributions to our curriculum, and his knowledge-sharing, which…

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ANZAC Day 2023

Learning about ANZAC Day helps young children to understand the life and times of Australia and its people. Today we welcomed back Greg Laird, retired president of the Port Macquarie RSL Sub Branch and Vietnam veteran, for the 5th year. Greg answered the children’s questions, told us about each of his medals, and engaged in…

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Happy Holi!

The idea of playing with and celebrating colour is one that delights children from any culture! Today we celebrated Holi at Discovery with coloured powders, flowers and lots of smiles! Happy Holi!

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Christmas Sing-along and Picnic

It was lovely to see so many families join our Christmas sing-along over the last two days. The children loved singing their favourite songs for their families and shared a picnic lunch together afterwards. Creating a welcoming environment where all children and families are respected and actively encouraged to participate in our program ensures that…

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National Child Protection Week 2022

Protecting children is everyone’s job! The National Child Protection Week’s theme for 2022 is that ‘Every child, in every community, needs a fair go’. At Discovery, we acknowledge that children have the right to grow up safe, connected and supported in their family, community and culture. This year we talked to the children about how…

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Early Childhood Educators Day!

Happy Early Childhood Educators Day! Today we recognise and celebrate the work of our wonderful early childhood educators, for their contribution to the education, well-being and development of our young children. To each and every one of our early childhood educators… THANK YOU!!!

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