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Auburn North Public School

Auburn North Public School

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Schools as Community Centres

Harmony House - Schools as Community Centres Project

Auburn SaCC is a service for parents and families who have children from birth to eight years of age. It is called Schools as Community Centres Project. The project values the parent as the first teacher of the child and it provides initiatives for parents with young children. The SACC project is a link between the school and the community.  Outreach initiatives are provided in a few other schools in Auburn.


Regular initiatives at Auburn North Public School      

  • Monday Breakfast Program -  The breakfast program is held each Monday from 8am to 8.50am. It is served in the Assembly Hall. Thanks to Bakers' Delight for donating bread each week for the breakfast program

  • Tuesday Playgroup - This playgroup is held from 9am to 11am. We have a variety of activities, story-time, music and movement. This is an educational group for the children through play.

  • Wednesday: Playgroup for developmentally delayed children - An Early Childhood Worker and Speech Pathologist is at this group from 10-12noon.

  • Thursday: Beginners and Intermediate English classes - held between 9am to 11.30am.

  • Thursday: Cooking group 1-2.30pm

  • Thursday: Program for 8 weeks called SHAPE incorporating exercise, nutrition information and personal health assessment10-11.30

  • Friday: Afghan Mothers Group - The focus for this term is basic maths.

  • Community garden -  Parents have a space in the garden to grow their own vegetables.

Other initiatives:

  • Ready for School Program-for 4 year old children who have not attended preschool or childcare services and who will begin school next year. This is offered in Term 3 usually

  • Parenting programs-: Triple P, Tresillian, 123 Magic parenting

  • First Aid Course for parents

  • Stress management for parents

  • Bilingual health education programs in Tamil, Urdu, Arabic, Turkish,Dari and in other languages: Topics: diabetes, nutrition, women's health and parenting

  • Harmony Day awards and initiatives

  • Working with parents who are under 21 years of age

  • Aboriginal parents support

  • Mother's Day breakfast in May 

  • Father's Day breakfast in Sept 

  • Parents excursion each term

  • Beginners computer class