Panui No.15 2017

Panui No.15 2017

Amalgamation Meeting

The amalgamation process is in full swing.  Many centres have questions around how this process is progressing and what changes may affect them.  The Canterbury Playcentre Governing Council is available to meet with anyone who would like information and clarification or have questions or concerns.

Wednesday 18 October 7.30pm at CPA office, 17 Buchan Street, Sydenham.

Please phone the office 3772540 to register your interest.

Office Bearer Roles

Its AGM time in centres and many people will be deciding which role they can do to contribute to the smooth running of their centre.  Click here to find out all the information you will need about these vital roles in centre. You can also find this information on the website.

Education Matters

Term 4 is the last time Course 2 will be facilitated in Canterbury before changes to the Education Programme.  This is a hugely beneficial course to parents and caregivers new to Playcentre.  It focuses on how to recognise children's learning, parenting, communication skills and lots more.  C2 is very achieveable in one term. There is even a holiday programme happening. Visit our website to check out where workshops will be offered near you and book online.  As Jacinda says - Lets do this!

2017 Playcentre Calendar

A reminder that the dates listed for end of Term 3 and start of Term 4 are incorrect in this year's Playcentre Calendar.
The correct dates are:-
Term 3 - ends Friday 29th of September
Term 4 - starts Monday 16th of October and ends no later than Wednesday 20th of December 2017

School Holidays

Believe it or not, it's that time again!  What to do with the children on these stunning spring days?  Head out and find the Gruffalos or Pukeko.  Read on for details.

Gruffalo Explorer 4th October 9.30- 2.30pm. Bottle Lake Forest 2.5km. Join your Playcentre friends and young walkers to become a mouse to explore the forest to meet all his friends including snake, fox, owl and the Gruffalo plus a few special NZ species. Enjoy storytelling and some special Gruffalo activities. A perfect outing for babies in mountain buggies , young walkers and their families. Rain Date 5th October.

Pukeko Stomp 10th October 9.30 -12.00pm.  Halswell Quarry 1.5km. Shake your tail feathers as you skip, walk, hop and stomp your way around Halswell Quarry Orienteering Course to find Perky the Pukeko and friends. Enjoy a morning of storytelling, treasure hunting, arts and crafts. A perfect outing for families.Rain date 12 October.

Playcentre Vacancies

If you are looking for a change of scene, check out the website for vacancies available now.  There is always a centre looking for that special person to lead and guide sessions.

Posted: Tuesday 26 September 2017