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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Transition to School Celebration 2022

Thank you to all the families that joined us last week to celebrate the children making the transition to Primary School next year. As we reflect on the children’s last few years at Discovery, we acknowledge the learning and development, friendships and memories that have occurred and we have enjoyed celebrating this milestone together.

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Excursion to Mingaletta Aged Care to visit our Grandbuddies!

After 2 years of connecting with their Grandbuddies from Mingaletta Aged Care via zoom meetings, our children finally got to visit them in their home. The children were very excited to travel in the Mingaletta mini-buses and loved seeing where their Grandbuddies live. The two generations spent time connecting with each other and sang their…

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Outdoor Classroom Day!

A day of fun in the sunshine today to celebrate Outdoor Classroom Day! At Discovery, time in nature is valued and encouraged. Playing outdoors makes children happier and healthier, and it helps them to form habits that will stick with them for life, including the desire to protect our natural environment.    

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Early Learning Matters Week 2022

This week is Early Learning Matters Week and at Discovery we couldn’t agree more! Early Learning Matters Week is a national celebration highlighting the importance of early learning. This year’s theme is “Learning Through Play.” “Play is our brain’s favourite way of learning” – you only need to scroll through our photos to see the…

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Go Red for Dyslexia!

Go Red For Dyslexia is a global campaign all about changing the narrative for people living with dyslexia and low literacy. Today we wore red to recognise all the amazing things people with this learning difference can do. #GoRedForDyslexia    

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Westport Club’s Library Rejuvenation Book Donation!

Yesterday was a very exciting day at Discovery! The Westport Club representatives presented us with a donation of hundreds of books to the value of $5000, to support the important work of embedding literacy in early learning. Helping children fall in love with reading is the aim of The Westport Club’s Library Regeneration Program. Thank…

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Happy 6th Birthday Discovery!

Happy 6th birthday Discovery! We enjoyed celebrating our special day with party games, disco lights, dancing and ice cream cones. Celebrating birthdays and special events together creates a feeling of belonging and develops a sense of community amongst educators, children and families.

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Assessment & Ratings Result!

We were pleased to receive our recent Assessment & Ratings result from the Early Childhood Education and Care Directorate. Discovery has maintained our “Excellent” rating by achieving the Exceeding result in all 7 National Quality Standards once again! We are so proud of our amazing team for going above and beyond the requirements, and commend…

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Making Smoothies!

This week the Toddlers have been extending their food preferences as they made and enjoyed some healthy smoothies! They used fresh strawberries and bananas, frozen blueberries, milk and a small amount of ice cream. The children each made their own smoothie, choosing the fruit they wanted and helped to cut the fruit into pieces, place…

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