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Pre-School and Long Day Care

Enrol up to 6 years old 

Tel.: (02) 4297 2099 | pelicanpre@gmail.com  | register Vacation Care available!

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 

Snow Princess

We had an enjoyable session with Sophia the snow princess on 13th December (Wednesday). Children experienced an interactive journey of adventure, Christmas cheer, festive fun, singing, dancing, magic and comedy. Please see the community page for photos/videos. Click HERE to view photos!

Happy Harold

We had an enjoyable session with Happy Harold on 1st December (Friday). During the interactive session, children gained a deeper understanding of feelings, emotions and how to be a ‘good’ friend. The specialist Educator from Harold used games, story-telling, puppetry, songs and discussions and the iconic mascot Health Harold (giraffe) in the delivery of the programme. Click HERE to view photos!

Cynthia Story-telling

Cynthia joined us on 20th November (Monday) for a story telling session. Rather than using books, Cynthia told her stories with the use of puppets, props, song and drama to share traditional and contemporary stories. She incorporated props from all over the world. We finished with a special Australian version of “The first day of Christmas” with Australian animals.

Dental Talk (November 2017)

We invited a dental practitioner from City Dental (from Stockland Shellharbour) on 16th November (Thursday) to share with the children dental health messages. Topics relating to teeth brushing habits and good dental practices were shared and discussed, with the help of her crocodile! Click HERE to view photos!

Mama African Drumming - November 2017

We had an enjoyable session with Carlo on 8th November (Wednesday). African drumming was introduced to the children with an aim to encourage respectful listening and responding. It also provided a safe framework for people to explore and change how they interact with one another. Click HERE to view photos.

Ascent Footwear and Athletes Foot [...]

We invited Mr. Paul Swaqed, a Manager from Athletes Foot Australia to visit the children on 7th November (Tuesday). The interactive session focused on the learning of feet, footwear and understanding of suitable sports shoes suitable for various sports typically undertaken in the “Big Schools”. Mr. Paul left a hopscotch mat with the Centre, to allow children to continue to learn about their feet and lower limbs. Click HERE to view photos!

Latest News & Events 

Evie, the Xmas Elf

We have Evie, the Christmas Elf visit us on 14th 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. Click HERE for photos

Mobile Dentist

A Mobile Dentist visited the children on 6th December (Thursday) and provided a dental care check up and an interesting dental health incursion. For many of the children, it is their first time they have their teeth examined. It was a great experience! Click HERE for photos

Librarian visit - Dec 2018

On 3rd December (Monday), the children enjoyed a wonderful session of story-telling by a visiting Librarian from the local City Library. Click HERE for photos

Maggie Moo Music

We have invited Maggie Moo to come by on 28th November (Wednesday). Jo entertained the children with simple music and songs to promote movement and cognitive skills. She provided 2 group experiences so that the Bumblebee and Butterfly groups could have age appropriate catered sessions. We ALL loved the bubbles at the end!

Healthy Harold

We had an enjoyable session with Happy Harold on 23rd November (Friday). During the interactive session, children gained a deeper understanding of feelings, emotions and how to be a ‘good’ friend. The specialist Educator from Harold used games, story-telling, puppetry, songs and discussions and the iconic mascot Health Harold (giraffe) in the delivery of the programme. Click HERE for photos

Shellharour City Council Worm [...]

We have invited a Shellharbour Council Officer to come by on 7TH November (Wednesday). 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. Click HERE for photos

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Pelican Pre-School & Long Day Care @ Shellharbour
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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