Parent Newsletter

Posted on: January 30th, 2014 by coastcafs

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School Holiday activities

Posted on: January 6th, 2014 by coastcafs

School Holidays Activities

Look out for us at Erina Fair during the school holidays! Play sessions will be facilitated by qualified early childhood professionals and will include craft and play-based learning activities.

You will find us Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings, from 10am-12 noon, opposite the internal soft fall play area near Target. School holidays only. 14th January to 23rd January.

We would love to see you there. Children are to be supervised at all times by their parents.


Good Bite at Home

Posted on: October 16th, 2013 by coastcafs

‘Good Bite at Home’ is a recent initiative from NSW Health for families with children aged 0-5 years, providing suggestions and recommendations to encourage healthy eating.

‘For young children, eating well is especially important not only for health and energy but also for normal growth and development. What is a healthy diet? Choosing a variety of food from the five food groups is the starting point…The amount of food children need from each food group will depend on their age, …

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Celebrating 30 years

Posted on: July 30th, 2013 by coastcafs

In 2013 we are celebrating an amazing milestone in our service, 30 years of providing high quality Family Day Care in the Gosford and Peninsula region. What an achievement! A big thank you to all our amazing Educators, beautiful families and passionate staff.

Coastwide Child and Family Services Media Release – 6 May 2013

Posted on: July 30th, 2013 by coastcafs

Gosford and Peninsula Family Day Care – celebrating 30 years of Family Day Care

In May 2013 Gosford and Peninsula Family Care celebrated 30 years of providing high quality community based education and care for children.

Family Day Care offers parents a safe and secure, home-based early childhood education and care option.

Experienced and highly trained Educators provide play based educational experiences for children with mentoring support for Educators and specialist service referrals for children provided by the Coordination Unit, Coastwide Child and …

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News for 2014

Posted on: July 30th, 2013 by coastcafs

Early childhood education and care has seen many changes and reforms over recent years but what does this mean for you and for your child?

From January 2014 your Family Day Care service will offer even lower Educator-to-child ratios. Family Day Care already offers children the opportunity to develop strong, trusting relationships with their Educator and the even lower ratio will provide greater opportunities.

Your Educator runs their own service, offering a unique personalised service from their own home and they will …

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Gosford and Peninsula Family Day Care Educators Required

Posted on: July 30th, 2013 by coastcafs

Thinking of a new career … what about becoming a Family Day Care Educator with Gosford and Peninsula Family Day Care?

Are you?

Passionate about early childhood education and care
Motivated with great communication skills
Interested in running your own business from home
Interested in caring for your own children whilst earning an income

We are always looking for new Educators who share our commitment to quality outcomes for children and families. Ideally you will already have early childhood qualifications or be will to study for …

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Child Care Flexibility Trials

Posted on: July 30th, 2013 by coastcafs

Commencing in July 2013 the Child Care Flexibility Trials are a partnership between the Police Federation of Australia, The Police Association of NSW, Police Association Victoria, Queensland Nurses’ Union, United Voice (Queensland) and Family Day Care Australia.

Gosford and Peninsula Family Day Care has been chosen as a one of the nine trial sites in Australia to be involved with the Flexibility Trials.

The trial is currently being promoted to eligible families within the NSW Police, Gosford Area Command, and an expression …

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Family Day Care Australia – Media Release – 28 March 2013

Posted on: July 30th, 2013 by coastcafs

Central Coast families to have access to flexible overnight and weekend care

Central Coast families will have access to flexible overnight and weekend care under a new family day care flexibility pilot to be trialled over the next 12 months.

Coastwide Child and Family Services (Gosford and Peninsula Family Day Care) was selected as one of nine trial sites around the country who will work to promote and increase the level of provision of flexible overnight and outside standard hours care to …

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