Playdates this week!

Playdates are being held on Thursday & Friday (21st & 22nd January) for children commencing Kindy in 2016.  This is a wonderful opportunity for the children to become familiar with their teachers and to meet some of the children in their group.  All parents have been notified of their child’s date and time to come along … However, if parents are unsure of the time of the playdate, or if you have any queries, please call the centre on Wednesday, 20th January (3396 2776).

The Coochiemudlo and Moreton Groups commence on Monday, 25th January.

The St Helena and Stradbroke Groups commence on Wednesday, 27th January.

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Kindy Christmas Party – 6th December

The Kindy Christmas Party is coming up on Sunday, 6th December!  All families are invited to attend, and we will all be meeting at George Clayton Park on the Esplanade  … 9.00 – 10.30am 

Santa is making an appearance at 9.30am, and will distribute some treats to the children.  There’s no need to bring anything along – just yourselves, your families and festive fun!  See you there. 

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New Website in December

There will be a new dynamic Wynnum General Gordon website unveiled within two weeks.  Stay posted!

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Annual Easter Egg Hunt – 22nd March

Our Annual Easter Egg Hunt is on this Sunday, starting at 9.00am at George Clayton Park – otherwise known as the Lighthouse Park on the Wynnum Esplanade.  This promises to be a wonderful morning with egg and spoon races and our Easter Egg Hunt for our Kindy children and their brothers and sisters.  The teachers will be there too … What a fun morning it will be! 

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2014 Trivia Night – Saturday, 2nd August

Calling Kindy Families and Friends! The Wynnum General Gordon Trivia Night is fast approaching and everyone is invited to attend. Join us for a night of entertainment, fun and trivia hosted by talented Game Show Guru, David Sandilands. Tickets are $15 per person, and may be purchased from the Kindergarten – but be quick, as there are only two tables left to be booked! The venue is Wynnum Manly Leagues Bowls Club, Adam Street, Wynnum North. It promises to be a fantastic night – come at 6.30pm for a 7pm start – and you can theme your own table. Enquiries phone 3396 2776.

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Julien Star Family Portrait Day

Saturday, 1st November, 2014.  This is a great opportunity to have a family portrait taken, particularly if you haven’t had one taken recently!   Flyers regarding this day will be circulated at the end of Term 3.  This will be the 9th year that Julien Star has offered this special opportunity to our Kindergarten community, and he has raised over $4000 for the centre by doing so.  Many thanks for your support, Julien. 

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Next Working Bee

The next Working Bee at Wynnum General Gordon is on Saturday, 24th May (8.15 – 10.15am). All parents who have nominated to attend this working bee will be notified next week regarding what to bring along. Many thanks for your support!

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Parent Afternoons – Readiness for Prep!

On Monday (12th May) and Wednesday (14th May) we have Kelly Henderson from Wynnum Psychological Solutions coming to the centre to discuss “Readiness for Prep” with interested parents. Kelly is an Occupational Therapist. All parents welcome to attend. (1.15 – 2.15pm)

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Parents Meet & Greet

Next Friday the 14th March the social committee is hosting a Meet & Greet event. It is being held as Casa Di Louie (116 Bay Terrace, Wynnum) from 7.30pm and costs $55 which includes hot & cold Italian cuisine and bottled wine. So get your babysitters booked and hopefully we will see you there for what I’m sure will be a fun filled event.

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Kindy joins Gowrie education group

As seen in the Wynnum Herald 5 Feb 2014 Page 12

THE Wynnum General Gordon Community Kindergarten is now affiliated with the The Gowrie Inc Queensland early education group.

The kindy has welcomed new co-director Tracy Joyce to the team who will share the directorship with Wendy Dunstan. “The affiliation has renewed the centre’s commitment to quality education and providing a sense of community,” she said.

The centre has full preprep enrolments this year and babies born after July 1 2013 can be booked for the pre-prep program for 2018.

Phone 3396 2776 for more information.

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