primary school

By Amy Graham, Charles Darwin UniversityMany parents believe teaching their child to read is the best way to get them ready to start school, but teachers often disagree. Teachers generally consider it more important for children to Read more

By Katherine McFarlane, Registered Psychologist.Starting school is a big transition not just for children but for the whole family. This article details strategies that can support your family during this transition period. Every child’s strengths and experiences are different, so you may find some strategies more relatable than others. A strengths-based approach would start by identifying Read more

School Readiness Program Supporting children who may need additional preparation for the routines and early learning skills required for kindergarten.Our School Readiness Program is a weekly program running in Term 3 and again in Term 4, and is suitable for children starting school the following year.It is run by a therapist and provisional psychologist, providing Read more