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Jessica Marais and James Stewart introduce their daughter Scout to their new partners  

They have been amicably sharing custody of their five-year-old daughter Scout since breaking off their engagement in 2015.

And Home and Away star James Stewart, 42, and Jessica Marais, 32, looked every inch the model parents as they introduced Scout to their new partners for the first time.

James was joined by his Home And Away co-star girlfriend Sarah Roberts, while Jessica brought along her boyfriend Jake Holly for a sun-soaked beach day at Coogee beach in Sydney earlier this month. 

Blended family! Jessica Marais and James Stewart introduce their five-year-old daughter Scout to their new partners for the first time while enjoying a friendly beach outing in Sydney

Having arrived together, Scout and James were met by the arrival of Jessica and Jake and Sarah separately. 

Introducing their partners to their daughter for the first time, amicable parents Jessica and James seemed to be in great spirits as they chatted away together. 

Her ever doting father was spotted playing with his daughter and keeping her entertained.

Spotted: James, who declared his love for fellow Home And Away star girlfriend Sarah Roberts in January and Jessica, who has been said to have been dating boyfriend Jake Holly since earlier this year, were spotted together with Scout for the first time

Spotted: James, who declared his love for fellow Home And Away star girlfriend Sarah Roberts in January and Jessica, who has been said to have been dating boyfriend Jake Holly since earlier this year, were spotted together with Scout for the first time

Sydney day out: Seen at Coogee beach in Sydney on April 14,  the five appeared joyful as they enjoyed a friendly get together while sipping on coffee

Sydney day out: Seen at Coogee beach in Sydney on April 14,  the five appeared joyful as they enjoyed a friendly get together while sipping on coffee

 Introductions: Having arrived with her father, the two were met by the arrival of Jessica and Jake and Sarah separately

 Introductions: Having arrived with her father, the two were met by the arrival of Jessica and Jake and Sarah separately

New friend?

Jess and Sarah appeared friendly as they embraced one another upon meeting at Coogee Beach in Sydney

New friend? Jess and Sarah appeared friendly as they embraced one another upon meeting at Coogee Beach in Sydney 

In a series of snaps, the father-of-one was seen holding his daughter over his shoulders, before spinning her around. 

Later on, Sarah was seen spending some quality one-on-one time with her beau’s daughter, as the two sat in the grassy patch getting to know one another.

Dressed casually, James was seen in a crisp-white linen shirt and shorts to match.

Bigger family! Introducing their partners to their daughter for the first time, amicable parents Jessica and James appeared encouraging as they made their daughter feel at ease over the encounter

Bigger family! Introducing their partners to their daughter for the first time, amicable parents Jessica and James appeared encouraging as they made their daughter feel at ease over the encounter

Sweet moment: Her ever doting father was snapped in a series of pictures during their outing, playing with his daughter and keeping her spirits high

Sweet moment: Her ever doting father was snapped in a series of pictures during their outing, playing with his daughter and keeping her spirits high

Daddy-daughter moments: In a series of snaps, the father-of-one was seen holding his daughter over his shoulders, before spinning her around

Daddy-daughter moments: In a series of snaps, the father-of-one was seen holding his daughter over his shoulders, before spinning her around

Girl time: Jess and Sarah were snapped walking with Scout, enjoying the outing and chatting with one another 

Girl time: Jess and Sarah were snapped walking with Scout, enjoying the outing and chatting with one another 

Family portrait! James was seen doting over his daughter, keeping her hair out of her face and keeping a watchful eye as they five spent quality time together for the first time 

Family portrait! James was seen doting over his daughter, keeping her hair out of her face and keeping a watchful eye as they five spent quality time together for the first time 

His brunette counterpart was snapped in a black tank, floral skirt and slate-hued heeled boots.

Similarly, Jessica was seen in a black tee, completing her relaxed look with a pair of black boho-inspired pants.

Jessica’s partner Jake looked beach ready, wearing a grey muscle tee, shorts and a sweater wrapped around his waist.

Play time! Playing with her doll and dressed in a colourful colour-block sun dress, Scout looked joyful as she enjoyed the day out with her parents and their significant others

Play time! Playing with her doll and dressed in a colourful colour-block sun dress, Scout looked joyful as she enjoyed the day out with her parents and their significant others

Girl time! Later on, Sarah was seen spending some quality one-on-one time with her beau's daughter, as the two sat in the grassy patch getting to know one another

Girl time! Later on, Sarah was seen spending some quality one-on-one time with her beau’s daughter, as the two sat in the grassy patch getting to know one another

Playing with her doll and dressed in a colourful colour-block sun dress, Scout looked joyful as she enjoyed the day out with her parents and their significant others.

Jessica and James have shared custody of their five-year-old daughter since their split in 2015.

James and Jessica fell in love on the set of Packed to the Rafters in 2009 – he played the role of tradesman Jake Barton, the love interest of Jessica’s character Rachel Rafter.

The pair were together for four years, announcing their engagement in October 2010, before welcoming daughter Scout in May 2012. 

The couple split in 2015 and James wrote in his Sunday Life column: ‘Our relationship didn’t work out because I think hearts go in different directions eventually’. 

Hugs! Before doing their regular parent swap, Scout was seen hugging her father as he embraced her in his arms

Hugs! Before doing their regular parent swap, Scout was seen hugging her father as he embraced her in his arms

 Successful day! Before parting ways, Scout was seen getting into her mother's car, as the trio set off to take her for the evening having spent a day

 Successful day! Before parting ways, Scout was seen getting into her mother’s car, as the trio set off to take her for the evening having spent a day

 



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