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January School Holiday Programmes 2020

Skillbuilders will be offering three different group programmes over the January School Holidays in 2020. These groups will be run by experienced Occupational Therapists and Speech Pathologists. The maximum number of children per group is four, with two therapists leading the groups. Our overall programme includes:

Move Write 2 Learn Groups (led by a Speech Pathologist and an Occupational Therapist) 

  • Ages Kindy and Preprimary, Years 1 to 2, and Years 3 to 4. 

  • Groups will target children's fine motor, gross motor, handwriting, language skills for writing, planning stories and independent working skills

Move Write 2 Learn

Engine Speed Group

  • Preprimary to Year 4. 

  • Designed for children needing assistance with identifying their 'Engine Speed" and how they can make their engine speed run better in order to learn. Ideally suited to children who struggle with attention and/or sensory processing difficulties.

Engine Speed 

The 3 R's: Regulation, Resilience and Relationships

  • Groups for either years K - PP, years 1 - 3 or years 4 - 6.

  • Groups will provide children with strategies to assist them in dealing with friendship issues, bullying and teasing, as well as helping with emotional self regulation in the playground. 

The 3R's: Regulation, Resilience & Relationships   

Mindful Movement

  • Suitable for Ages 8+

  • This group will teach your child fun, empowering and accessible movement, as well as breath and mindfulness. Mindful movement will help your child practise their fundamental movement skills, manage emotions and meet their sensory needs.

Mindful Movement   

Phonemic Awareness Group

  • Pre Primary to Year 4

  • These groups are suitable for children who struggle to identify alphabet letter sounds, generate ‘real’ rhyming words or those who find it difficult to build and take apart words. 

Phonemic Awareness Group



Dates, times and fees for the groups:

Groups will run for 4 sessions over one week in either Block 1, Block 2 or Block 3.  
  • Block 1: Tuesday 14th January to Friday 17th January
  • Block 2: Tuesday 21st January to Friday 24th January
  • Block 3: Tuesday 28th January to Friday 31st January

MOVE WRITE 2 LEARN GROUPS: 
  • Block 1: Canning Vale 9 - 10.30am, CanningVale 11 - 12.30pm
  • Block 2: Canning Vale 9 - 10.30am, Canning Vale 11 - 12.30pm, Cockburn 9 - 10.30, Cockburn 11 - 12.30pm. 
  • Block 3: Canning Vale 9 - 10.30am, Canning Vale 11 - 12.30pm, Cockburn 9 - 10.30, Cockburn 11 - 12.30pm. 
  • Fees: $125 per group. Total for 4 sessions: $500. (Rates differ for children with NDIS funding).

ENGINE SPEED GROUPS:
  • Block 1: Canning Vale 1 - 2.30pm 
  • Block 2: Canning Vale 3 - 4.30pm, Cockburn 3 - 4.30pm
  • Block 3: Canning Vale 3 - 4.30pm, Cockburn 3 - 4.30pm 
  • Fees: $125 per group. Total for 4 sessions: $500. (Rates differ for children with NDIS funding).

THE 3 R's : REGULATION, RESILIENCE AND RELATIONSHIPS
  • Block 2: Canning Vale 1 - 2.30pm, Cockburn 1 - 2.30pm
  • Block 3: Canning Vale 1 - 2.30pm, Cockburn 1 - 2.30pm  
  • Fees: $125 per group. Total for 4 sessions: $500. (Rates differ for children with NDIS funding). 

Mindful Movement
All groups will be held at Canning Vale
  • Saturday January 11th 
  • Saturday January 18th 
  • Saturday January 25th 
  • Saturday February 1st
Phonemic Awareness
  • Monday 20th Jan: Canning Vale, 1.30pm to 2.30pm 
  • Wednesday 22nd Jan: Canning Vale, 1.30pm to 2.30pm 
  • Thursday 23rd Jan: Cockburn, 3.00pm to 4.00pm 
  • Wednesday 29th Jan: CanningVale, 1.30pm to 2.30pm 
  • Thursday 30th Jan: Cockburn, 3.00pm to 4.00pm

To register for one (or more) of the holiday groups please click here: Register for Groups

Groups will be held at both our Canning Vale and Cockburn Central locations 

Two locations