The transition from preschool to prep is undoubtedly a nerve-wracking time for both parents and children. Coming from a play-based learning environment into a more structured classroom setting, not to mention the addition of homework is a significant adjustment for little learners.

Pat’s philosophy is that teaching literacy is everyone’s business, and she encourages parents, teachers, carers, and aides to take a proactive role in developing our future generation’s literacy skills. Patricia Hipwell has had an extensive teaching and consultancy career. She has worked in several countries and, thus, has a wealth of experience and knowledge on which to draw, when designing literacy strategies and activities.

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