Give your child the tools to be ready for starting Kindy in 2020

The Den (Derrick Ernst Neighbourhood Centre) is excited to announce that we will be running the popular School Readiness program again this January.  This program has been very successful over the last four years.

The course runs over 3 weeks and is taught by an Early childhood teacher.  The classes will give your child essentials skills which will be extremely useful when beginning their school journey.

Examples of what they will learn are:

– Language Skills: Name recognition, days of the week, colour recognition

– Maths Skills: Identifying shapes, count by 1’s, number identification and number writing

– Physical Skills: Dressing themselves and putting their shoes on, can use the toilet and wash their hands by themselves, opening their lunchbox, scissor skills

– Social and Emotional skills: Communication guidance on talking to friends and  teachers, resilience, self-help skills

The course runs over three weeks on Tuesday and Thursday.  Ideally, your child should attend every session.


Tuesday – 14th and 21st January

Thursday – 16th, 23rd, and 30th

Time: 9.30am-11.30am

Suitable for ages 3.5 years to 5 years.

The cost is $35 and you receive a take-home pack

Bookings are essential and places are limited – to book please go to reception at The Den (5 Tara Street, Morley) – you must pay to secure your child’s place. If you have any questions regarding the course please contact The Den on (08) 9375 1985.  






We believe that children are confident involved learners, who through play, exploration and experiences, can connect and contribute to the world around them.

We recognize the importance of play-based learning in the early years; that children have a strong sense of identity which means they learn best when they feel safe and secure.

We provide a home away from home to enable children to have a strong sense of wellbeing and to assist them reach their full potential in their developmental journey.


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