Visionary new Junior School at Central Coast Grammar

Junior students at Central Coast Grammar School started the school year in a visionary new facility for Kindergarten to Year 6. With innovation at its heart, the design means that teachers collaborate in teams within flexible spaces designed to quickly adapt to the learning needs of the moment. The new Junior School is the latest …

When is the best time to start Kindergarten?

By Alkira Early Learning Centre The journey of development from preschool to the world of formal schooling is an important step in a young child’s life. Many parents are faced with an emotional decision of how their young child will cope with this transition and whether to send their child at the earliest allowed age …

The Place of Enrichment in a Child’s Education

GREENPOINT CHRISTIAN COLLEGE The process of educating a child is not a process at all. It is a journey of discovery that spans over thirteen years. At times the journey is easy. Sometimes, however the journey can be a challenge, and each step can be arduous. Every student’s journey is different with one unique similarity …

Central Coast My Kids Market

There is no better time than now to host a Stall at the Central Coast My Kids Market with all Stallholders going in a draw to WIN a $100 Fred & Fer Shopping Spree on the day!!! For your chance to WIN this awesome prize simply book aPre Loved or Business Stall online for the …

2021 is the year of theatre for kids!

From a year of screens, distance learning, and cancelled extra-curricular activities, kids have sadly been missing out on the magic of live performance. The good news is that live theatre is back, and The Art House Wyong has brought together the best in kids theatre for 2021!  Live performance can be a magical and memorable …

Starting School in 2022?

Wyong Christian Community School One of the biggest decisions families make is where to send their child to school. At Wyong Christian Community School, we understand and value the importance of the early schooling years, as these set the foundations for your child to thrive in their future endeavours. A significant factor when children commence …

Count down on for new Central Coast private maternity ward

Central Coast families will soon be invited to experience extraordinary care in the region’s only and newest, dedicated private maternity unit when it is unveiled as part of the $32million Gosford Private Hospital re-development. The premier, purpose-built maternity ward has been designed with care, comfort and families in mind. Equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and technology …

Australian Reptile Park’s Antivenom Program

Thanks to the tireless efforts from a dedicated venom extraction team at the Australian Reptile Park, Australia has avoided many potential fatalities for snake and funnel-web spider bite victims over the last 70 years.  Since the 1950s, the Australian Reptile Park has been the sole suppliers of terrestrial snake venom for the purpose of making …

Could my child need orthodontic treatment?

One of the most common questions we get asked is how early is too early to get braces? It is most important to understand that all of us have individual needs. We all grow and develop at different rates. We are unique. Just because one of the children in your child’s class has braces, does …

School Readiness: What really matters – the importance of play-based learning

By Brodie Jarman, Early Childhood & Primary Teacher ALKIRA ELC Research provides evidence that the first five years of life are the most crucial for brain development. Studies consistently highlight the importance of social development for young children and the number one predictor for positive outcomes is attachment; this means forming deep connections, a circle …