Letterland â€“ phonics program delivered in Kindergarten
Letterland is a systematic and explicit phonic literacy resource and has been helping children to read and write for many years.
Letterland featuresÂ that make it special include:
- Friendly letter characters provide strong visual memory cues so children learn and retain phoneme/grapheme correspondences quickly
- Daily blending and segmenting activities whichÂ make word-building fast and effective
- Focused multi-sensory activities to activate all learning channels
- There is aÂ wide range ofÂ resources to help guideÂ teacherâ€™sÂ such asÂ story books, readers, software, posters, games and CDs.Â Â These Â aides ensure Letter landÂ is delivered correctly by the kindergarten teacher.
Music and dance provides a structured program including weekly interactive themes, music and movement experiences and active learning.
Each session includes high energy action songs, props, instruments and a diverse range of music for movement and dance.
WithÂ every session children will develop their listening, concentration and social skills and build on self confidence, as well asÂ enhancingÂ their fine and gross motor skills.
Little Big Sport
Little Big Sport is a play and game based soccer coaching program, where the emphasis is on having fun!
Experienced and qualified coaches provide the perfect pressure-free environment for your child to learn fundamental soccer skills and techniques.
The most obvious benefits being fitness, strength and flexibility, as well as improving childrenâ€™s ability to focus, co-ordinate, develop sportsmanship and deal with emotional challenges.
School readiness program
The 4-5 kinder group also run a school readiness program which includes â€œLetter landâ€ and aims to help families and children make the transition to primary school as comfortable as possible.Â We provide support and adviceÂ in helpingÂ chooseÂ a primary school that will best cater toÂ your childâ€™s needs.Â Also we organise andÂ end of year graduation ceremony to markÂ children’s transition to school.
Music and Movement
Music and movement are an integral part of each rooms program on a daily basis.Â The aim of the music program is to familiarise children with instruments, variedÂ forms of music, dancing and songs as well as group participation and interaction.Â Movement develops gross motor skills, co-ordination and cognitive skills.
Early years learning and development
The Victorian Early Year’s Learning and Development Framework is used to produce programs that provide appropriate activities and experiences that facilitate childrenâ€™s learning and development. These are based on the needs and interests of individual children through observations and weekly evaluation of the program. Parents are able to discuss andÂ sight their childâ€™s progress at anytime with staff or manager at any time.