Do you have a child beginning kindergarten next year? The first year of 'big school' can be at times both exciting and daunting for kids and families alike. Here at Aeon, we recognize that not all kids feel ready for a big transition at the same time. That's why our kindergarten students have two excellent programs to choose from! Come by our front office or send us an email to discuss your options for next year. Sparks Early Years. The Sparks Early Years program is specifically tailored for 3-6 year olds and enjoys a higher [...]
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Aeon Academy is proud to announce that Artistic Director Teffany Thiedeman has been awarded for Innovation in Outside School Hours Care by the ACT Pedagogical Leadership Network. Teffany attended the Education and Care Sector Gala in early November to receive the award and rub elbows with some of the most creative and passionate educators in the ACT. Business Manager Saadia and Centre Manager Stephanie also attended, excited to see Teffany recognised for her decades-long service and inimitable energy. After greeting old acquaintances and making a few new friends, the three couldn’t resist getting into the dress ups - and [...]
Are you looking for a way to keep your own little helpers busy while Santa finishes preparations this Christmas? Aeon Academy is hosting three exciting days of Christmas Elf Workshops between the end of term and the beginning of the festive season! Workshops are held on December 20th, 23rd, and 24th and feature a balanced day of craft, collaborative storytelling, and active games as well as three house made meals - all for $147.25 (before CCS). Enjoy the days before Christmas making special handmade gifts for your family, cooking delicious treats and immersing yourself in a live action game with dress ups [...]
Leap into the new year with Aeon Academy's spectacular Summer Vacation program - four weeks of exciting programming to stoke your child's creativity, pique their curiosity, and nurture their compassion, plus plenty of delicious fresh food! The unique drama program offers the opportunity for your child to explore the diverse realms of History, Myth & Legend, Fantasy, and Literature through oral storytelling, improvised theatre, tabletop gaming, improvisational character-play, and live-action physical games. This Summer's adventures include "The Viking Warriors of Tiw", a snow-whipped story of courage and loyalty; "Plunder of the Aztecs", a zany time-traveling Time Bandit escapade; "Arena 10000", [...]
We're doing things a little differently for our Summer Open Day! This term, our community and family Open Day event will be hosted at Artistic Director Teffany's vibrant home studio, Hearth. Hearth, at 67 Schlich St., Yarralumla (just across the road from the Yarralumla oval), features a gorgeous garden with beehive, pizza oven, and small menagerie - as well as Teffany's ceramic studio. On Saturday November 16th Hearth will host Aeon's Open Day as well as Teffany's Open Studio. Enjoy an inspiring insight into Teffany's artistic practice, plus all the usual Open Day festivities: thrilling Vala [...]
“Out and about” was the byword of our Spring Vacation Program as we celebrated warmer weather in all of our programs. There were Gardens of Paradise to paint, Elven forests to adventure through, and wild animals to dress up as! Everyone got to enjoy creative escapades and to share such fabulous tales and feasts none of us wished it to end. Don't fret - only 5 weeks till the next Aeon Open Day and a glimpse of Summer's modules and workshops!
Help your child's imagination blossom these Spring Holidays with Aeon Academy's engaging & original visual art and dramatic adventure programs. The weather will be pleasant, the food will be fabulous, and your child's creative spark will blaze brighter than ever. The unique drama program offers the opportunity for your child to explore the diverse realms of History, Myth & Legend, Fantasy, and Literature through oral storytelling, improvised theatre, tabletop gaming, improvisational character-play, and live-action physical games. These adventures include “The Irish Rebellion”: a tense colonial tale from the real history of NSW, “King Solomon's Mines”: a zany time-traveling Time Bandit adventure, [...]
You can now find Italian students from Alfred Deakin High School volunteering at Aeon Academy after school several afternoons across the week. Ex-students of YPS, the volunteers read Italian stories out loud from 3:30 to 4:00 providing an enriching cultural experience that any Aeon students can opt in to before specialised classes start for the afternoon.
Saturday August 24th is the launch of the Spring Holiday Program and a chance to grab an amazing 20% discount off the specialised program surcharge if you book on the day! Call in with family and friends any time between 11am and 3pm to collect work from the Winter Holidays, admire art work from after school this term, join in with the Dramatic Adventures interactive story, and enjoy a little hands on activity with clay work, watercolour painting or drawing. Everyone's welcome, and as ever there'll be a delicious spread for lunch.
With a new term on the horizon, Aeon Academy is getting ready for a fabulous term of creative classes and awesome activities. The Dramatic Adventures program will be setting sail out to sea with a Pirates of the Caribbean theme as well as other exciting adventures. Meanwhile the Visual Arts program will be adding a second Ceramic class working on Beautiful Bells and Spring Alcoves. Remember that the first week back is Intro Week! While the Aeon Educators spend time off the floor training and preparing for the term ahead, your child will have the chance to experience the magic of Creative [...]