Promoting wonder, curiosity, discovery and joy, the Early Learning environment is specifically designed to cater for the development of our youngest students.

Guided by the College´s Vision for Learning and influenced by the principles of The Reggio Emilia Research Project, the Early Learning environment is safe and caring, providing a personalised approach designed to motivate and challenge young minds.

Scotch Oakburn Early Learning provides an infant school environment in Launceston Tasmania. An independent private school in Launceston, Tasmania, our infant school is located within the main primary school campus known as the Junior School. Scotch Oakburn infant school also provides before and after school care for it’s students as well as an engaging school holiday care program.

For more information on enrolling at Early Learning (infant school) at Scotch Oakburn contact our College Registrar.

The Early Learning Centre at Scotch Oakburn College celebrates childhood as a time of joy, discovery and spontaneous exploration. Innate curiosities and wonderings provide a stimulus for investigation and children are guided to build deep connections and understandings about their world.

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Promoting wonder, curiosity, discovery and joy, the Early Learning environment is specifically designed to cater for the development of our youngest students. Guided by the College´s Vision for Learning and influenced by the principles of The Reggio Emilia Research Project, the Early Learning environment is safe and caring, providing a personalised ...
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Co-curricular

Taking full advantage of being within the Junior School campus, Early Learning is able to offer a wide variety of co-curricular activities to enhance learning opportunities. ConneXions visits, while encouraging the joy of reading and books, also provides opportunities for students to meet visiting authors and other guests to engage ...
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Learning spaces

Encouraging learning across a wide variety of learning spaces helps to engage students in their learning and provides opportunities to enrich education. In addition to classroom learning spaces, Scotch Oakburn College provides a wide range of spaces in which to learn including  conneXions, Claremont Garden, the HPEC@Elphin and College swimming pool, Elphin Art ...
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Outside School Hours Care

        Scotch Oakburn College offers before and after school care and a school holiday program open to the wider Launceston community. The stimulating, vibrant Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) program is based in the Early Learning Centre on the Elphin Campus.  Under the umbrella of the College’s ...
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Our Early Learning Leaders

Head of Junior School

Lachie Wright BA, BEd, TTC, MACEL, GradCertEd, MEd.

My professional passion is the excitement, magic and challenge of young students learning! Contemporary research on ‘how learners learn’ makes this time of change in education a unique opportunity to open new doors for our students as together we create their futures. A lifelong learner, my teaching career began in the 1970s ...
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Deputy Head of Junior School

Ben Green BHM, MEd

I feel privileged that Scotch Oakburn has given me an opportunity to follow my passions in the outdoor learning and sporting environments, and in helping others through service leadership. I love my work. Every day is different. I grew up on a farming property on the outskirts of Cressy and was educated in Launceston. I completed ...
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Early Primary Coordinator

Bronwyn Bushby BEd, TTC My love of education, in particular, the critical learning that occurs in the first years of life, compels me to keep learning.  My passion for deeper understanding of the Reggio Emilia Education Project continues to inspire my research, thinking and practice. After obtaining a Bachelor degree in education from the TCAE (Newnham) in 1980, my teaching ...
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