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We all know that making new friends and forming new bonds with others can be challenging. For Read more

Counting for Life Program The Counting for Life home program is an initiative to support parents and carers to deliver 10 specially designed maths sessions to help their child build important numeracy and maths skills - suitable for children in Years 2 to 5.The program is currently being offered for FREE to families in Wollongong and regional and rural Read more

We all know the situation. You’ve just finished the school run and you’re sorting out some afternoon tea when all of a sudden a switched is flicked and your little one goes into a complete and utter after school meltdown.  Tears, tantrums, refusal to follow instructions Read more

National Science Week 2020 has taken off, erupted and exploded into schools across Australia. Diving deep  Read more

Education Week 2020 celebrations don’t have to simply finish when you leave the school gate for the day.NSW Education Week 2020 explores the theme of ‘learning together’ in the uncertain times we’ve faced this year. This means bringing teachers, students, parents and families together to be partners in learning, to collaborate and build strong Read more

By Grace Adams, Speech Pathologist You may hear the terms  expressive and receptive language skills in relation to children's speech and language development.Expressive language is the ability to request objects, make choices, ask and answer questions and describe events, using verbal and non-verbal language, writing and vocalisations. Receptive language skills refers to the Read more

While some sense of normality has returned to our lives, families are still facing uncertainty day to day. This is especially true for our children. The year has thrown a lot of new challenges at them. They’ve had to manage concerns or anxieties about the COVID-19 situation, adapt to a whole new way of learning, cope with social distancing from friends and extended family, and are now needing Read more

Reading for Life Program The Reading for Life home program is an initiative to support parents and carers to deliver 15 specially designed reading sessions to help their child build important literacy skills - suitable for children in Years 1 to 4.The program is currently being offered for FREE to families in the Bankstown Read more