transitions

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

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

Letter of Introduction If your child has learning difficulties, you have an extra task to do before your child starts high school. It is wise to prepare a teacher information sheet about your child and make 10 copies.Personally hand this sheet to each teacher and the year coordinator so they all understand your child’s special needs. A one-page summary is all that is needed and Read more

By Dr Samantha Hornery, Education Manager.The transition to high school is a rite of passage in life’s journey. I survived, you survived, other children have survived and so too will your current Year 6 child.In primary school your child is well supported in a friendly environment where they have gradually become familiar with their surroundings, staff and Read more

Services are now available online via video sessions Supporting children's development and wellbeingSome children struggle with emotional and social development, which can impact on learning and friendships. Our experienced psychologists work with children and families using evidence-based therapies to address concerns such as:Anxiety, depression and Read more

Services are now available online via video sessions Supporting children's development and wellbeingSome children struggle with emotional and social development, which can impact on learning and friendships. Our experienced psychologists work with children and families using evidence-based therapies to address concerns such as:Anxiety, depression and Read more

Learning Links offers a range of fun and educational group programs for children aged 4-6 years during the NSW school holidays. In July our programs will be run from our Bella Vista, Gledswood Hills, Liverpool and Peakhurst Learning Centres and have been specifically tailored for small groups of 6-8 children to ensure our professionals can support the individual strengths and needs of each child. Read more

Learning Links offers a range of fun and educational group programs for primary school children aged 6-12 years during the NSW school holidays. In July, programs will be run from our Bella Vista, Gledswood Hills, Liverpool and Peakhurst Learning Centres and have been specifically tailored for small groups of 6-8 children to ensure each child's individual strengths and needs can be focused on. Read more