It’s Picnic Time!

It’s time for a Hurlingham gathering – all groups and ages invited! On Thursday 4th October at 12pm we’ll meet at Rippon Lea House for a picnic and run-around and a play at the beautiful Ripponlea Gardens. Mingle with other Kinder kids and reacquaint ready for the final term of the year. Entry fee of $10 per adult, $4 for 4-15 year olds and
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Our revitalised courtyard is taking shape

Last week our new hardwood bench surrounding the tree in our courtyard was laid, and the Kinder groups have already had a merry time exploring and climbing on it! In the next few weeks the landscaping will be completed, and a selection of indigenous plants native to the Bayside area will be laid, with stepping stones to create areas of discovery. The entrance courtyard
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Football Fever comes to Kinder

We will be holding football session for our 4 year old Wombat and Koala groups on the 19th and 21st September – if there are any parents interested in assisting with running this sessions could you please contact Dee for further information. Koala and Wombat Groups are also finishing the term with a footy day dress up – dates to be confirmed.  No need
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The Hurlingham Preschool Art Show

Our Annual Art Show will take place on Sunday 21st October. This is a big event in our calendar, and this year we’re pleased to announce that our 3 year old Echidna Group will be showcasing their artistic talents for the first time. Our theme this year is ‘The sky is the limit’.  Invitations will be sent home soon.


What’s on in August

Science Incursion As part of our STEM curriculum, Wombat / Koala groups have booked science incursion “Bridge to Science” to come to Kinder. Wombat Wed 29th August, Koala on 30th August. Father’s Day Events Invitations will be coming home with your child this week, however save the dates for: Echidna Group – Tuesday 28th August  8:30am – 9:30am Wombat Group – Wednesday 29th August 
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Art On A Plate

Please make sure  to check your child’s communication pocket as Bel has placed the order forms for you to complete.  Your child’s personalised plate will cost $20.  All order forms need to be completed and returned by Friday 31st August 2018.  You can complete all payments via the try booking link :  https://www.trybooking.com/410386


Food without Borders – Food Drive

Food Without Borders – Food Drive A lovely mum from Gardenvale is assisting Lentil Food Without Borders.  This is a vegan restaurant offering to pass on food donations to those who need it most.  Dry goods/cans/boxed goods rather than fresh produce can be donated by  HPS families and placed in the labelled box in the foyer.  Please note all dry food items will need
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National Reconciliation Week 27 May – 3 June

This week (27th May – 3rd June) is National Reconciliation Week.  All groups will be covering some indigenous learning in our curriculum.  If you would like to know more please follow the link www.reconciliation.org.au or head to #NRW2018.


Upcoming Dinosaur Excursions and planned Incursions

Echidna Group We have an incursion booked for the Echidna group on Thursday the 31st of May from 3:00pm – 4:40pm – details to follow. 4yo Kinder Groups Excursion notices have gone out advising families of our upcoming visit to the Melbourne Museum to ‘meet the dinosaurs’.  Please return permission forms as soon as possible.  There is room on the bus for a number of
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Next Working Bee Sunday 3rd June

Working Bee Coming Up – Sunday 3rd June Our next working be will be held on Sunday 3rd Of June from 1pm – 4pm.  Afternoon tea will be provided.  See you there!