29 Nov 2019

Lifelong Learning Centres Launch Summer Programs


More than 150 Lifelong Learning Centres around Australia have launched Summer Programs featuring exciting new play-based learning experiences to run through December 2019 and January 2020. 

An additional ‘Lifelong Learning School Readiness’ intensive program is on offer at many centres to support preschool children to finalise their transition to primary school in 2020. 

Affinity Education Group CEO Tim Hickey said he was delighted by the variety of Summer Programs on offer around Australia.

"Our Centre Managers and educators put their heart and soul into these programs to deliver high quality - and seriously fun - early learning experiences for the children who attend our centres," Mr Hickey said.

"When so many child care centres are winding down for December and January - our Lifelong Learning Centres are absolutely buzzing with new and interesting lifelong learning every day," he said.

Inspired by six 'Healthy Children' themes – Minds, Bodies, Food, World, Families and Community - Lifelong Learning Summer Program runs through December and January for long day care and out of school hours children. Activities are specific to each centre, and some of the program highlights include sign-language classes, chick hatching programs, bring your pet day, cooking classes, bush kindy excursions and safety incursions.
 
Some other exciting activities include:
  • Yoga days
  • Insect exploration
  • Puppet shows
  • Sports carnival days
  • Pen pal letter writing
  • School buddy day
  • Craft days
  • Water play days
... and so much more!

Affinity Education Group owns and operates more than 150 Lifelong Learning Centres around Australia. To find a centre near you and view their unique Summer Program schedule, call 1800 CHILD CARE or search online.
9 Apr 2020

Supporting families in response to COVID-19 Coronavirus

Updated 9 April 2020: Across Australia, our child care centres remain open as we continue to support working families. 
3 Apr 2020

Free childcare activities now available for Australian families

Lifelong Learning at Home - a national online early education resource hub - is now available to support families currently self-isolating with their children. 

Created early childhood education experts and early childhood teachers from around Australia, Lifelong Learning at Home incorporates daily and weekly programs, downloadable resources, videos, activities, and information for families. 
2 Apr 2020

Australian Government provides relief to families enrolled in child care

The Australian Government has announced a new Early Childhood Education and Care Relief Package which will ensure children can remain enrolled in child care.