It’s always a challenge to find activities for your children in the holidays - especially activities that both children and parents will love. Our I Can Read holiday programmes, are a fantastic, enjoyable way to engage your child in reading and creative writing that will instill a love of literacy for life. So that we may focus our attention on our students to ensure they gain the most from their holiday experience, our places are limited, so please reserve your place early.
FOR FLEDGLING WRITERS
This course will first of all encourage the shy child to put pen to paper. It follows a structured outline, covering how to generate ideas, how to develop ideas, how to express ideas in creative ways, and how to write them in a composition.
FOR CONFIDENT WRITERS
For the confident writer, the course will channel his or her abilities into more fluent and creative written expression.
All children will learn the fundamentals of what makes a good story while attending to grammar, syntax, and tense. Setting, theme, characterisation, plot and literary techniques will be built into story construction. The course is practical and each child must bring an exercise book and pencils and pens. Maximum 4 students per class. (2 hours per day Mon to Fri ).
Ensure your child is fully prepared and ready to start Kindergarten with gusto in 2021. The I Can Read Preliminary Reading Programme is designed to develop both expressive and receptive vocabulary as well as essential pre-reading skills necessary before learning to read. This programme establishes the child’s phonological abilities, letter formation and the use of phonics in decoding.
It is important that your child has the early communication skills needed when starting school, is able to communicate in full sentences and has some reading ability. It’s important because a child who is behind when starting school may find it difficult to catch up. Please don’t wait; the gap just widens! Maximum 4 students per class. (1.5 hours per day Mon to Fri).