Meet Katelyn!

Introducing Katelyn our new administrative assistant! Katelyn’s favourite part of the job is seeing everyone bright and early in the morning, so if you see her friendly face be sure to say hello. Katelyn has a passion for children’s education as a ballet teacher and in her spare time, likes to hang out with her family and… Read More Meet Katelyn!

Dancing to the STEAM beat!

FullSteamAhead uses a dance-education approach to learning about science, technology, engineering, arts and maths concepts at an introductory and experimental level suitable for early learners aged two to five years. Over the past four weeks, Columba Cottage friends have been inspired to wonder and explore how they might integrate movement into their learning about technology, colours, numbers and toy designs.… Read More Dancing to the STEAM beat!

Casual Educators

Casual Educators Requirements Completed Certificate III or Diploma level early childhood qualification (ACECQA approved) Hold a current First Aid qualification Hold a current Working with Children Check for NSW Responsibilities Actively contribute to the education program in the room Maintain a safe environment for children, families and team members Build and maintain strong, positive relationships… Read More Casual Educators

Cottage Preschoolers are Kicking Health Goals

Our preschoolers are running, jumping, kicking and practising other basic movements that will enable them to learn more specific sport techniques in their Primary years. Our Kangaroo Room Leader, Cameron Jones, has created a Fundamental Movement Skills program which is be provided on a daily basis to all preschool aged children. While the program primarily… Read More Cottage Preschoolers are Kicking Health Goals

Meet Karen!

Karen is joining our front of house team and you’ll more than likely meet her at afternoon pick-up time and talk to her over the phone. She loves to hear children’s jokes, especially Knock Knock jokes. Karen loves cricket, rugby and netball, and when she’s not enjoying her time at work, playing or watching sport, she’s… Read More Meet Karen!