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A whole new world after school.

The Aeon Academy experience is one of joyful engagement. For 19 years, we’ve been inspiring kids to learn through creative and active play, before schoolafter school & during school holidays

Our nurturing environment, high-quality programs and dedicated educators spur your child’s imagination and build their compassion. Your child will look forward to their time with us and have so much fun they’ll be excited to come back for more.

Join us for a celebration of indigenous Bush Tucker and jump in to some Creative Adventures for all the Family on the Aeon Open Day, Saturday 28th May. Your whole community is invited!

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Aeon Academy News & Events

Vala Adventure Boffer Weapon Workshop

Here to warm you up is our highly requested Boffer Weapon Workshop for Children 11 years and up. Saturday 28th of May, Vala will be running the Defender advanced Boffer program for the first time. Starting during the Open Day at 2pm and running until 4pm.Great fun and physical exercise, outdoors excitement and focus with Vala Live Action games.Graduates of Knight School, this is the next step in continuing to improve your martial abilities and control. As well as helping Vala develop the Defender program that the Knight School and [...]

Parent & Child, clay bowl workshop

A 1.5 hour workshop to make a clay bowl with your child (or dependant other who needs your support). This Reconciliation Long Weekend book into a Saturday morning clay workshop and take the opportunity to do some of the creative stuff that children get to do!Think of a bowl with a theme; a garden of earthly delights, a rock pool, a family bowl with portraits...this is an opportunity to make something lasting and fun.This workshop will be held in the environs of Aeon Academy.Led by Teffany Thiedeman, Ceramicist and [...]

May Open Day

It's our May Open Day! Straight after the election weekend. On the Saturday 28th of the Reconciliation Long Weekend 11-3. Swing by on your way to your holiday weekend or stay around for our Ceramic workshop, Bushtucker session by Yurbay and Vala Adventures interactive and Boffer Workshop after lunch. As always there will be an exhibition of children's work, free art & vala activities, a chance to meet the team and see the Winter holiday program, homemade soup and more...  

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Who we are.

Aeon Academy is run by the not-for-profit, cultural organisation Aeon Arts Ltd and works for the wellbeing of the community. Its aim is to deliver an Outside School Hours Education and Care service of the highest quality, and has been doing so for over 18 years.

The Aeon Academy team believes all children are innately gifted and talented and that education is a natural outcome of creativity. Everything we do is about nurturing their creative spark and inspiring them to learn through creativity and play. We strive to support families and recognise that our dedicated and experienced Educators are privileged to be a positive and formative part of your child’s life. 

At Aeon Academy your child’s safety and wellbeing come first. Outside school hours education and care is our specialisation and our sole focus. Our engaged and caring leadership team works on site with their fingers on the pulse every day ensuring your child will experience a safe learning environment where they can exercise their imaginative problem solving, build their compassion, engage in enjoyable playful experiences and explore endless possibilities. Our Educators are supported to have the quality time needed to meaningfully engage with your child.

Choose from a suite of quality programs so that your child gets the best outcomes. Our strong and well-established reputation for quality programming is built upon programs that children love. Our team of highly qualified Educational Leaders and Programming Directors meaningfully tailor programs to differing individual and community needs and interests, maximising your child’s engagement and learning. All of our unique Foundation and Specialised Programs promote creative thinking, skills building, adaptable approaches to problem solving and open up endless possibilities for your child.

Environmental sustainability is an essential part of our philosophy. We embed sustainability in the day-to-day activities and programming of our Service. We believe in empowering children as active global citizens.

The Aeon Academy experience is akin to being among a caring family. We understand that learning is a lifelong journey and we strive to be an organisation that nurtures that journey; from very young children, to primary students, to teenagers and young people. We are an inclusive and caring organisation that genuinely engages with our community. Our legendary Open Days are fun and free community events held four times each year, bringing families and children together around unique, engaging and memorable experiences.

Your child can look forward to their Aeon Academy outside school hours experience as a formative and fun part of their lives.

Our Philosophy.

Aeon Academy’s Philosophy is one of Authenticity. Our service seeks to Nurture each Child’s Creative Spark through:

AUTHENTIC LEARNING with Original and Creative Programming that:

  • Embraces Cultural Diversity and embodies Meaningful Experiences
  • Is Responsive, Inspiring and evolves within an enriching and Nurturing Environment 
  • Empowers Children’s Agency as Active and Lifelong Learners
  • Provides Choice and encourages Play

AUTHENTIC CARE through our commitment to:

  • Nurturing Children’s Safety and Wellbeing 
  • Compassionate and Well Trained Staff
  • Responsive and Accountable Governance
  • Environmentally Sustainable Practices and Education

AUTHENTIC ENGAGEMENT with our Community, built upon:

  • Consistent and Open Communication
  • Opportunities for active Collaboration and Connection 
  • Inclusive and Democratic Policies and Practices
  • Long running Mentoring Programs for Teens and Young People

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