Phonics Class for Year 2-6 (Balmain)

Age Group: 7-12
Time and Date: Winter Holidays : 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17 July (Full / Half day)
by Leap into Literacy

$66.00per 3 hours

7 – 12 years old: Balmain

Class description

Leap into Literacy is running specialised classes these school holidays to help give your Year 2-6 child the extra confidence they need when writing and presenting a speech as well as developing and acting out a play script.

In the first half day course (morning session) they will learn the elements of a good speech, how to write it in a logical manner and tips on confidence when presenting their speech. All children will have the opportunity to practise and then present their speech in front of their classmates.

In the second half day course (afternoon session), students will be presented with tools to help them write an engaging play script, how to bring out the personality of their characters, and will perform the script in a grand finale act with the class.

Note:

  • Each class will be three hours long with a one-hour lunch break between.
  • Available for students in Years 2-6 only.
  • Morning sessions will run from 9am-12pm and afternoon sessions from 1pm-4pm on a Mon-Wed during both weeks.
  • Students can opt to sign up for a half, full day and/or multiple days.
  • For the provider’s T&Cs including cancellation policy, click here.

Location

Suite 2/314-322 Darling Street, Balmain NSW 2041

What to bring

  1. A snack and water

Leap into Literacy

Leap into Literacy was established after Allison’s PhD research found that reading comprehension levels in Australia are declining each year. After teaching creative writing classes to adults, she wanted to put together a fun program to help both struggling and confident children with their reading comprehension AND creative writing skills. Leap into Literacy’s goal is to instil a lifelong love of reading and writing for all students, and to help extend those children who may need additional assistance in these areas. Classes are fun and are NOT based on individual students completing worksheets; this means that kids are more motivated to learn and retain the information for life. Creative techniques and technology are used in small groups with one-on-one assistance during classes. Our literacy program fosters kids’ independent learning for confidence and success. Parents have said they are so happy to see their children enjoy reading and writing for pleasure! Students who are already avid readers and writers have also benefited greatly as they are challenged in ways that they may not be in the traditional classroom.

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About the provider

Leap into Literacy was established after Allison’s PhD research found that reading comprehension levels in Australia are declining each year. After teaching creative writing classes to adults, she wanted to put together a fun program to help both struggling and confident children with their reading comprehension AND creative writing skills. Leap into Literacy’s goal is to instil a lifelong love of reading and writing for all students, and to help extend those children who may need additional assistance in these areas. Classes are fun and are NOT based on individual students completing worksheets; this means that kids are more motivated to learn and retain the information for life. Creative techniques and technology are used in small groups with one-on-one assistance during classes. Our literacy program fosters kids’ independent learning for confidence and success. Parents have said they are so happy to see their children enjoy reading and writing for pleasure! Students who are already avid readers and writers have also benefited greatly as they are challenged in ways that they may not be in the traditional classroom.