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Tuesday April 11 2017

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Child resuscitation After-school

Did you know that there were 128 cases of childhood arrest in NZ over the last recorded year? We know that in approx 30% of these cases no resuscitation attempts were made. Because we are passionate about everyone having these life saving skills for our tamariki Plunket and Resuscitation Matters are working together to bring you affordable, high quality infant and child CPR classes. Learn the basics of infant or child resuscitation in this one hour course. Practice the skills on life size manikins supported by our experienced instructor. Learn about common causes for childhood emergencies and how to respond when faced with the worst. Perfect short course for you and the whole whanau to learn or refresh your infant CPR knowledge. Babies welcome at all classes. Nicky is an enrolled nurse and is a New Zealand Resuscitation Council certified

drama classes

and experienced instructor. She is a highly motivated person with a passion for teaching infant and child CPR, and is a captivating educator. Courses run Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Canvas Bag Drama School have been and Saturdays at locations around the city. running after-school drama classes in the St Please have a look at our website Albans/Meriviale area for children for over 20 resuscitationmatters.co.nz for bookings and years. information. “Our popular classes are based on storytelling and improvisation,” says director Felicity Williams. “We take a story and then enable children to create their own dramatic interpretation using physical movement, percussion and dressup.” Classes are high energy, and fun, with the driving force as imagination, and being able to harness the creativity into a vivid and exciting performance allowing for children’s individuality to shine. Children gain confidence and communication, as an after school leisure

Lindisfarne is a Family Business Lindisfarne Nursery School was established in 1987 by Tricia Cuthbert and remains part of the Cuthbert family today. We have a large open villa which offers pre-schoolers a great space for lots of fun activities, and a nursery building where the babies and toddlers can develop and explore at their own pace. Our registered teachers provide a programme of wonderful activities based on the national curriculum, Te Whariki, which encourages a love of learning, and you will receive regular updates about how your child is developing. The pre-school villa offers the children a large open space with family and role-play areas, areas for construction and art, a library full of wonderful books and puzzles, and a “classroom” area where the pre-schoolers love to ‘play schools’. The nursery house provides the babies and toddlers with the environment and resources to develop their skills in the precious first two years. Your child will have a portfolio which will reflect their interests, as well as show their learning and individuality. Morning and afternoon tea and a cooked lunch are provided, and we are open all year. Please call in at your convenience or phone 389 2483 for more information.

The pre-school villa offers the children a large open space.

• Central location • Cooked healthy heart meals • Large private outdoor play area • Casual care available • Enrolments available now • 7.30am - 5.30pm Monday to Friday

EST 1987

389 2483 375 Worcester Street • Christchurch

DRAMA CLASSES

5-13yrs

Term 2 commences 1 May 2017 n!

Be on stage and have fu Creative Comedy Laughter Friends

• Leadership • Performance • Movement • Dressups

• Confidence • Improvisation • Production • Fun

Contact us for Classes and Schedules: Canvas Bag Drama School, Merivale and South Brighton info@canvasbag.nz • 021 222 7273 • www.canvasbag.nz

activity drama classes have a great deal to offer in terms of social and intellectual development, enhancing literary skills taught at school. So it’s great news that in Term 2 Canvas Bag will open a 2nd campus in South Brighton beginning with two classes that cater for 5-7 years and 8-12 years. “There’s a strong artistic community in South Brighton,” says Felicity, “and we are looking forward to engaging with children and families in this area.” To find out more about Canvas Bag Drama School, and the classes opening next term in South Brighton, visit the web page www.canvasbag.nz and contact the school on 021 222 7273 for schedules.

Southern View 11-04-17  

Southern View 11-04-17

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