At Reading Bees, we believe every child should have access to the education and support they need in their early learning years. That’s why we offer affordable literacy and numeracy classes for pre-schoolers and primary school students in our learning studios and online. Our learning studios locations – Williamstown, Wantirna, Point Cook (temporarily closed) Tarneit (temporarily closed), and Caroline Springs (temporarily closed) .
As well catering to different age groups, our programs are tailored to individual learning needs and levels of understanding.
Whether they simply need some extra support or they’re hungry for more knowledge, there’s a Reading Bees class to ignite your child’s love of learning.
Pre-school Program (ages 3–5)
Suitable for children aged 3-5 years, our Pre-School Program is a great way to prepare for primary school.
These fun filled interactive literacy and numeracy classes introduce sounds, letters, handwriting and basic mathematical concepts in a way that encourages stress-free, easy learning.
With a maximum class size of 12 students, led by a dedicated educator plus an assistant, your child gets the personal attention they need and deserve.
The Pre-school Program offers 3 different class types:
The Pre-Kinder program cover key skills, such as phonemic awareness, sound and letter recognition, handwriting, spelling, basic mathematical concepts, emotional and social skills and following classroom routine. Creating a strong foundation of knowledge for your child to build on.
Whether you are new to Reading Bees or continuing from our Pre Kinder program the Kinder program is suitable for children starting foundation/prep the following year.
Our systematic phonics program extends your child's knowledge of phonics and introduces them to segmenting and blending words. The children will be given readers to take home to consolidate and practice what they have learned at Reading Bees. They will also be guided by specific instructions on how to read, write and spell. They will learn basic mathematical concepts, classroom routine, socialising and communication skills and developing a growth mindset.
The Kinder Plus Program challenges children at a higher level of learning, with more advanced skills including systematic phonics, reading, writing, spelling, comprehension, literary appreciation and mathematical knowledge. As well as developing there social and communications and further developing a growth mindset.
Total program duration: 37 weeks
Lesson frequency: 1 lesson per week
Price: Pre Kinder $35 , Kinder and Kinder Plus $40 per lesson, plus one-off cost $85 for your child's resource pack (2020 prices).
Please refer to the timetable for class dates, times and prices at your nearest Reading Bees location. Click on Book Now at the top of the page.
Primary Program and Tutoring
Included in our primary primary:
Decoding and Encoding
It’s a big step from pre-school to primary school, but with our Primary Program and tutoring services, you can be confident your child has the support they need – and they can continue their Reading Bees journey with the friends they’ve made along the way.
Children come to Reading Bees for various reasons, therefore we offer two learning groups Literacy 1 and Literacy 2, so your child learns at a pace that’s perfect for them. That means no frustration, and no getting left behind.
Whether your child simply needs some extra support, or they’re hungry for more knowledge, there’s a primary class to ignite your child’s love of learning.
Here is a snapshot of the literacy classes offered in our Primary Program.
This class is for children who are beginning their reading journey, or who need some extra help learning to read, write and spell. It introduces basic language and decoding rules, helping kids to sound out and spell unfamiliar words. It also inspires a love of learning and literacy appreciation that’s essential to success at school.
A more advanced class for children who have a basic understanding of language and are begging to learn more. With a focus on consolidating and automating existing skills, this course includes comprehension skills and handwriting instruction to help kids master the art of language.
Total program duration: 37 weeks
Lesson frequency: 1 lesson per week (45 min)
Price: $45 per lesson
Please call 0412268636 or email email@example.com as these classes are by appointment only.
Not sure what class is right for your child?
Pre-kinder and Kinder classes are based on the year your child commences school. If you are still not sure, please contact us to help you 0412268636 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call us to book into a primary class for 2020 and arrange a literacy assessment for your child. Our comprehensive testing process ensures your child is placed in the right class to feel comfortable yet challenged, and maximise their Reading Bees experience.