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Pelican Pre-school
Long Day Care
Safe, holistic, challenging and nurturing learning environment
Respect and support sustainability of the environment
Respect for diversity and multiculturalism

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At Pelican, we have a firm belief that education is a dynamic experience. Learning can be an occasion for empowering and enriching your child's life experience. We hope the holistic learning experience at Pelican will be exciting and challenging, and provide good transitional support... Read More

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News & Events Archive 

Albion Park Library Visit (December)

We have invited a librarian from Albion Park Library to visit the children on 21st December (Wednesday). The librarian will be engaging the children in interesting story-telling, with the theme focusing on the celebration of the Christmas festive period.

Movie Day

The preschoolers had a special treat on 16th December (Friday). They celebrated their achievement during the year with their friends, by having a Movie Day watching 'Trolls'. We greatly appreciated families (Kayla, Karina, Larissa) who have helped in the transfer of children to and from the Centre due to the bad weather, as well as families (Jarrah, Claire, Kayla, Karina, Larissa) who have put aside extra child car restraint seats for us to use in the transportation of the children.

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Evie the Christmas Elf

We have Evie, the Christmas Elf visit us on 9th December (Friday). She recreated the atmosphere of the wintery North Pole, and engaged the children to help her in her work as Santa's assistants in visiting the boys and girls in different parts of the world. The show included interactive winter storytelling, magic tricks galore, beautiful singing, performer led group dancing and fun Christmas party games.

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Shellharbour City Council Compost Farm [...]

We have invited a Shellharbour Council Officer to come by on 1st December (Thursday). The talk focused on the process and the benefits of composting, and what ingredients go into making wonderful compost that can be used in the garden and support sustainability.

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Dental Talk (November)

We invited 2 dental practitioners from City Dental (from Stockland Shellharbour) on 28th November (Monday) to share with the children dental health messages. Topics relating to teeth brushing habits and good dental practices were shared and discussed.

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Shellharbour City Council Worm Farm [...]

We have invited 2 Shellharbour Council Officers to come by on 23rd November (Wednesday). The talk focused on the process and the benefits of worm farming.

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Latest News & Events 

Marianne Music Programme

We had an enjoyable session with Marianne on 4th May (Thursday). Children learnt some basic note reading, new songs, and lots of dramatic body movements. Marianne was very impressed with our learning, and thought that the group had matured and developed significantly since her last visit.

NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) 2017

Volunteers from RFS visited Pelican on 1st May (Monday), and shared with the children fire safety and emergency numbers and procedures. The children also had the opportunity to explore the interior and exterior of a fire truck.

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Cynthia Story-telling (April 2017)

Cynthia joined us on 26th April (Wednesday) for a story-telling session. Rather than using books, Cynthia told stories with the use of puppets, props, lots of drama and familiar songs. She engaged the children with a very interactive hands-on experience. This year, the children were introduced to stories about 'The Queen with magic slippers"; "A very hungry rabbit" – with the assistance from our own Ms. Rachel; "Genie of the teapot", and "Tiddlelick the frog" with the assistance from Caleb, Kaylie, Ari and Armani. We all look forward to her next visit.

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Chicken and Duck Hatching (3rd April to [...]

We had a fabulous 2-week chicken hatching experience, where children had the opportunity to witness the entire hatching process – from warming the eggs in the incubator, to eggs that start to wobble and chirping could be heard from within the eggs, to the actual hatching of the little chickens. Educators also used this opportunity to include life cycle development in the curriculum.

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Librarian Visit

We have invited a librarian from Albion Park Library to visit the children on 28th February (Tuesday). The librarian engaged the children in interesting story-telling and promoted literacy by encouraging children to read.

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Chinese New Year Celebration 2017

We celebrated the Chinese New Year (Year of the Rooster) in the last week of January. Celebrative ornaments were displayed, and children helped in the making of some of the craft items or decorations. Children also enjoyed a day of face painting to help celebrate.

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Pelican Pre-School
Managed and operated by Raffles Campus (Australia) Pty Ltd
ABN: 69 601 149 286

30-32 Chillawong Circuit, Blackbutt, NSW 2529, Australia

Tel: (02) 4297 2099
Email: pelicanpre@gmail.com

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