September 2017


Welcome to KYLA, OLIVIA, JASON, ARIA M,  LEXI, RYLAN, KINLEIGH,  ARIA E and families who have joined us this month – please feel free to ask any questions you may have; we are sure you will enjoy your time at the Centre.


Important dates to remember

Centre closed  on :


(Centre re-opens, Tuesday 5th September 2017)


Infant Toddler

In August, the theme was WATER – the children learnt about water through song, book, pictures, puzzle and arts and decorated the board with their crafts.  We will also learnt about underwater creatures. Lots of time was spent outdoors taking every opportunity to spend time in the parks surrounding us, including water-fun activities.


In September, Theme is ‘New Friends’. With new children joining us , we will find more about each other , names , culture etc. The new children will get to know our routine and become familiar with the surroundings.

  "We are friends. Let's play together!!"....


Daycare Montessori

In August the children were busy with different activities each day hiking, picnics, water days etc. Also during August the children were very excited with Cooking Days, Science Days and of course Water Fun Days. The children learnt some simple cooking activities eg baking and making cup cakes etc., and were introduced to some simple and age appropriate science activities.

This September’s theme will be 'all about me and my friends’ - the children will be making profiles about themselves to share with the class. If parents would like to send any pictures that the children can use for their profiles that would be great! We will be welcoming our new friends who have joined us this month and make ensure their experience at the Centre is comfortable and enjoyable.

Nearer to the end of September, the children will celebrate the fall equinox with an apple theme-including dissecting apples to learn the parts of an apple.

We will be working on the following class rules at the outset and parents please help us by encouraging the same at home.


We are all looking forward to an exciting year ahead.



1.     Please ensure your child has indoor shoes which they change into when they arrive at the Centre and which stay at the Centre when leaving.

2.     Please have a change of clothes at the Centre , in case they are needed.

3.     Please label all you food containers and let us know if any food needs to be heated (note also: as you are aware, ours is  a ‘NUT-FREE’ Centre.)

4.     Please arrive on time especially if your child is attending the Montessori – this helps keep disruption to the minimum.

5.     Please inform us immediately if there are any changes eg address, telephone, contacts.

6.     Please ensure you look at your child’s cubby when you are leaving and take home their work etc.

7.      Please inform us as early as possible (by 9am – would be great) if your child is not attending the Centre that day.

8.     May we also suggest that you drop-off your child and leave soon thereafter. This makes the transition much easier and conducive to good start to the day, both for the staff and the children.

9.     As is becoming common practice generally, the Centre is also moving towards a policy of NOT warming food using a microwave .  We would like to request parents to provide food which does not require warming or alternatively provide warm food in thermos containers. We thank you for your cooperation in this matter.



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