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Childhood stress: Why (and how) we all need to calm down


Increasingly, scientists are linking stress in infancy and childhood to the soaring numbers of people suffering from anxiety and depressive disorders from adolescence onward. — Margot Sunderland, The Science of Parenting (2007). This article by Maggie Dent is a great read to help you understand the triggers to stress, anxiety and negative emotions and the techniques that can help you manage and reduce the impact it has on you and others. Read more...

Childhood stress: Why (and how) we all need to calm down2020-02-07T03:55:49+00:00

Why SCECS love rainy days…


There are so many ways to make our children's day fun and engaging when it's raining outside.  At SCECS we get creative with activities that get their imagination soaring! No matter what the child’s interests, we find the perfect way to keep them engaged and stimulated.  Sometimes, our most fun days are when we are all inside, when there are projecta, ideas and activities that get us all working closely together in collaboration. These are some of our favourite things to do when it's raining outside. Cosy up for storytime We love reading at SCECS!  Telling stories and bringing characters to

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Why SCECS love rainy days…2020-02-07T03:57:06+00:00

Catholic Preschools & long day care services – major shake-up to Sydney daycare


Families battling cost of living pressures have called a new not-for-profit preschool and long day care centre introduced in south-west Sydney “a godsend’. Read more from The Catholic Weekly Read more from The Daily Telegraph

Catholic Preschools & long day care services – major shake-up to Sydney daycare2020-02-05T00:23:49+00:00

First Catholic Preschool for Sydney Archdiocese


The Sydney Catholic Early Childhood education portfolio just got larger and more equitable for families, with the opening of its first ever not-for-profit preschool. St Therese Catholic Preschool will open in May with up to 40 students, next door to St Therese Catholic Primary School at Sadleir-Miller. Click here to read full article

First Catholic Preschool for Sydney Archdiocese2019-09-02T04:22:43+00:00