Let’s Get Prepped for Prep

Let’s Get Prepped for Prep

Are you and your child prepared for Prep? Moving from preschool to primary school is a very exciting time in a child’s life – but it can also be daunting! The language used at school is more demanding and more complex than language used at preschool. This change in...
Get Prepped for Prep

Get Prepped for Prep

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.  – Dr. Seuss Starting school is a big milestone – for parents and children. It’s a big step up from Kinder and we want it to go smoothly for everyone.  After...
The Importance of Phonological Awareness

The Importance of Phonological Awareness

What is Phonological Awareness? It’s an awareness that words: contain beats or syllables (su- per- mar-ket) can rhyme (cat, hat, bat) can start with similar sounds (messy Matilda) are made by blending separate sounds together (f-i-sh makes fish) can be segmented into...
What is Auditory Processing?

What is Auditory Processing?

Put simply, Auditory Processing is “What we do with what we hear”. There are 3 steps required to understand language: Hearing – We have to be able to hear the sounds and words Listening – Actively paying attention to what is being said or heard...