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 studio locations – Williamstown, Williams Landing, Caroline Springs & Wantirna.
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.
Class frequency: 1 class per week during terms
Term 1: Mon 1 Feb - Thu 1 Apr
Term 2: Mon 19 Apr - Sat 3 Jul (extended into school holidays to make up a week missed due to lockdown)
Term 3: Mon 12 Jul - Sat 18 Sep
Term 4: Mon 4 Oct - Sat 11 Dec
Terms will automatically renew unless 4 weeks cancellation notice given.
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 covers key skills such as phonemic awareness, sound and letter recognition, handwriting, spelling, basic mathematical concepts, emotional and social skills and learning to follow classroom routine. Creating a strong foundation of knowledge for your child to build on.
Class frequency: 1 class per week (60 min)
Price: $35 per class + one-off cost $85 for your child's resource pack
Kinder and Kinder Plus
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 social communication skills and further developing a growth mindset
Class frequency: 1 class per week (75 min)
Price: $4o per class + one-off cost $85 for your child's resource pack
Included in our primary program:
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, as well as introducing more advanced code knowledge.
Class frequency: 1 class per week (45 min)
Price: $45 per class + one-off cost $24 for your child's resource pack
Please call 0412 268 636 or email email@example.com as these classes are by appointment only.
Price: $70 per 45 min class
Not sure which 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: 0412 268 636 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call or email us to book into a primary class for 2021.
If requested, a literacy assessment can be arranged for your child, which ensures your child is placed in the right class to feel comfortable yet challenged, and to maximise their Reading Bees experience.
Click Book Now to see the timetable for class dates, times and prices at your nearest Reading Bees location.