• Date: 22 November 2017
  • Category: General
Derrimut NewsArticle


Families and children from a diversity of cultures celebrated Diwali at our centre on 20 October. We shared food, and our educators did henna for anyone who was interested. It was a great afternoon, with beautiful costumes and dancing.

Buddy up with Derrimut PS

We’ve started a great new buddy program with Derrimut Primary School. Grade 5/6 students come to our centre every Friday to spend an hour with the kinder children. They also plan to run some activities at the school and on the local oval. This enables our kinder children to get to know older children at the school and have a familiar face in the yard when they start school in 2018.


Children in before and after school programs love our new weekly cooking experience. They take turns measuring ingredients, cooperating with each other and taking on responsibility. Their confidence is growing every week, and they can now perform most tasks without assistance from the educators.