March Cultural Squad Meeting

Yesterday, leaders from each of our centre’s Cultural Squads came together for a meeting to discuss the ways in which we can continue to work on embedding respectful, meaningful and purposeful Indigenous perspectives and experiences into our every day practices. We would like to thank Shannon Mavin from Indigenous Services Group a proud Gomeroi and…

Narragunnawali Awards 2021

“Held biennially since 2017, the Narragunnawali Awards is the first national awards program that recognises and celebrates Australian schools and early learning services that are implementing outstanding reconciliation initiatives. Finalists are acknowledged for strengthening relationships, building respect, and providing meaningful opportunities in the classroom, around the school or service, and with the community. Online applications for the Narragunnawali…

Fern Bay Science Experiments

Recently at Tillys Fern Bay we have been participating in some science experiments. For children of all ages, the benefits of science experiments are enormous. By participating in science projects it helps develops a child’s resourcefulness, planning and problem solving skills. It also nurtures intellectual curiosity, helping children acquire new ways of asking questions and…

Abermain ‘Fun At Work’ Day

Today the educators at Tillys Abermain participated in a ‘fun at work’ day! They had a morning tea and enjoyed playing a game of trivia to get to know each other better. Each Educator was asked to write down two things about themselves which they thought no one would know. Gill then created a trivia…

Greta Insect Interest Project

The Preschool Room at Greta Tillys has started a new insect project this year as the children showed their interest in all the different insects they have been finding in the garden. We started off the year by looking at our special Insect Hotel in the playground, which we followed on with a wonderful book…

Rutherford Rainbow Week

This week at Tillys Rutherford, the children and staff have been participating in Rainbow Week Our team have engaged the children in lots of experiences themed around colours using science experiments, sensory exploration, art, singing and signing in Auslan and dressing up in our favourite colour!