News Category: Parent Connection

New Parking Signs

‘No Parking’ signage changes from Central Coast Council

Parenting Ideas Video – Managing Your Child’s Anxiety

When anxiety becomes overwhelming, it can impact on children’s happiness, wellbeing and ability to learn. There’s so much parents can do to support children and young people who are anxious.   Click here to watch the Video    

Parenting Ideas – Creating Healthy Digital Habits in Kids

Surveys have consistently shown that children have been exposed to rising amounts of screen time in recent years, as well as parents struggling to manage the moods and time demands of children and young people. As kids spend increasing amounts of time tethered to a digital device, it makes sense that the time they are… Read more »

Position Vacant

College Psychologist Temporary Full-time July – December 2019 St Edward’s College is an all-boys Catholic Independent School on the Central Coast of NSW with an enrolment of 1,100 students in Years 7 to 12. The College is governed by Edmund Rice Education Australia (EREA) and provides a wonderfully rich and liberating education that fosters student… Read more »

Parenting Ideas – Encouraging Healthy Attitudes Towards Women

Recent events and current statistics highlight that as a nation we have a serious problem when it comes to domestic violence. While there’s no easy solution, together, we can do our part to stop violence against women. If you’re a parent or guardian, you can play an important role. Disrespect towards girls can begin in… Read more »

Parenting Ideas – Free Webinar

Managing your Child’s Anxiety – Free Webinar Anxiety is one of the biggest problems facing children and young people today, impacting on their learning, happiness and their wellbeing. Research shows that when anxiety goes unmanaged in childhood it will reoccur in adulthood. Fortunately, there’s a lot parents can do to assist kids when they become… Read more »

Parenting Ideas: Tips for Parenting Anxious Kids

Tips for Parenting Anxious Kids If you’re the parent of an anxious child you’re most certainly not alone. The number of children experiencing an anxiety disorder is currently estimated at 117 million worldwide. Here in Australia, there’s an average of 2 anxious kids in every classroom; and they’re the ones with a diagnosis. Many more… Read more »

Changes to Busways Service

Commencing Monday 27 May 2019 there will be a temporary change to school buses due to the closure for maintenance of the Shirley St Bridge at Ourimbah. Service 37 travelling to school bus   Service 2547 travelling home from school bus  

Catholic Schools Office – Parent Formation Opportunities

Catholic Schools Office – Parent Formation Opportunities Strengthen your Parenting Skills, with Tips from Parents Women’s Reflection Morning with Katrina Zeno, author and speaker. “​Raising children in a hypersexualised culture” Wed 1 May, 10.30am – 12.15pm at St Agatha’s Parish Pennant Hills Presentations by Alicia & Mike Hernon, founders of the Messy Parenting Project (USA)…. Read more »