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What are your hours of operation?

7.30am – 5.30pm, Monday to Friday for 48 weeks of the year.

The Centre will close for four weeks over the Christmas/New Year period.

The Centre will close for the following statutory holidays: Australia Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Anzac Day, Labour Day, Queen’s Birthday, Wide Bay Show Day.

We are open on Pupil Free Days.

Who is the governing authority?

Bayside Christian College is a ministry of Queensland Baptists Education Company Ltd. As an independent Christian school, the College is managed by the Principal in conjunction with the School Board. Parents enrolling their children in BCC agree to acknowledge the Board’s decision as final in all matters pertaining to the College.

Who are your educators?

Director and Educational Leader is Jacqueline Pawley.

All current staff are displayed on the family notice board.

How is Sunshine Kindy connected to Bayside Christian College?

Sunshine Kindy has a strong connection with the whole school. The children will come in contact with other staff and students through school visits, special assemblies, special school events and special visitors including author visits and arts council.

In 2020, Sunshine Kindy has also been involved in the Bayside Christian College Perpetual Motor Skills Program.

What about lunches and snacks?

Lunch should reflect a wide variety of nutritious foods, such as:

  • plenty of vegetables, legumes and fruits;
  • cereals (preferably wholegrain), which include breads, rice, pasta and noodles;
  • lean meats, poultry and fish (or protein alternatives);
  • dairy products, which includes milk, cheese, yoghurts.

The fridge in the Kindy room is available to store lunchboxes that contain perishable foods; however, the lunch box or any loose items must be labelled with the child’s full name.

All families are to be aware of our statement on creating a ‘nut free zone’ at the Service, if allergies are present.

Parents/guardians must inform the Service of any allergies their child has and measures will be made in conjunction with the parent/guardian to ensure the safety of the child in regard to the particular allergies.