19 Oct Birralee Kindy Celebrates 50 years
This year Birralee Kindy proudly celebrates its 50th year of Early Childhood Education here in Gladstone. Over the years, we have seen thousands of 3-5 year old of children pass through our doors, many now who are returning as parents of their own Birralee Kindy kids.
Birralee Kindergarten is nestled in the quiet streets behind the duck ponds at 25 Higgins St, West Gladstone. Built in 1967 it was known as West Gladstone Community Kindergarten. Our first President was Mr Graham Wilson (a local dentist) who still resides in Gladstone today. Birralee has always run under the guidance of its Directors and Management Committee which is made up of our parents, who kindly volunteer their time.
Thanks to many years of parent fundraising and generous grants from local major organisations, Birralee Kindy offers beautifully manicured grounds offering plenty of space for our children to roam, create, learn and explore. Our team of Specialist Early Childhood Teacher and Group Educators design the daily programs to benefit the needs of each individual child.
On Sunday, October 22nd, between 10am and 1pm, Birralee’s doors will be open and our Kindy community wishes to extend a warm welcome to all students, staff and families who have been part of the Birralee Family over the years. There will be a selection of memorabilia and photos on display from the past 50 years, as well as the generations of hand print walls in our yard to wander and to enjoy reminiscing past kindy years.
Our 2018 Enrolments are now open and this would be a great opportunity for all families looking for a Kindy for their child to see how their family could also become part of the Birralee Story.