The Connecting Generations Program

The Preschool children have commenced the Connecting Generations Program with Uniting Mingaletta Aged Care residents via Zoom! The children connect with their Grand Buddies weekly and are enjoying getting to know each other by singing, sharing art and stories, and learning important safety messages together.

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The Bird Nest

Over the past few months there has been a strong interest in birds in the Nursery. You can imagine the excitement when the children discovered a birds nest in the Lilly Pilly hedge! The children put bird seeds into the bird house for the Mummy bird, and the older children came to see the nest,…

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National Child Protection Week- Teddy Bear’s Picnic

This week we took part in National Child Protection Week and White Balloon Day by having a Teddy Bear’s Picnic together. As educators and families, it is our role to teach children ways they can play a part in keeping themselves safe and how to read and respond to unsafe situations.

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Book Week 2021

Celebrating our love of reading with our favourite books during Book Week 2021. Can you guess which book characters we are?

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Science Week

Children thrive with a sense of structure and stability. Wherever possible, during the current lockdown, we will provide consistency with our daily program and routines. Discovery children having fun during Science Week!

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Celebrating The Paralympics!

The Preschool and Transition children participated in their own Paralympics yesterday. Respect, inclusion and acceptance of diversity are core values at Discovery. Celebrating the Paralympics has provided us the intentional teaching opportunities for discussions with children about diversity, perseverance and strength. The events the children took part in helped them understand the feeling of achievement,…

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Discovery Mini-Olympics!

We had so much fun at our Discovery Mini-Olympics today! The children and educators took part in an opening ceremony march, where our diverse backgrounds were represented, followed by the softball, fencing, hockey, running relays, hurdles, soccer and equestrian events. The children demonstrated many Olympic values, including sportsmanship, perseverance, diversity and acceptance of all.

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NAIDOC Week 2021

Happy NAIDOC Week from Discovery! We have been exploring this year’s theme – “Heal Country”- which means embracing our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’s cultural knowledge and understanding of Country as part of our national heritage. Thank you to all our families that continue to support us by contributing to our curriculum, to ensure…

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Breaking a World Record with Rotary!

Today is an exciting day for the Sovereign Hills community! The Rotary Club of Port Macquarie West Inc. are attempting to build the longest line of socks to break the world record and raise money for charity. The children helped their community work towards this goal by pegging socks on the lines. We managed to…

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The Wheels on the Bus!

Collaborative partnerships enhance children’s inclusion, learning and wellbeing… Thank you Darren and Lisa Hollis for sharing your bus with the Toddler Room children today! Their interest in the “Wheels on the Bus” song has been evident daily, as they role-play in their recycled cardboard bus. Today the excitement level rose as they experienced a real…

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