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Term 4, 2017 Programs

It is with pleasure that I invite parents to book their child in to one of a our stimulating programs running in Term 4. Belowis a summary of what’s of offer in Term 4:


Essex Heights Primary School

Grades 3 & 4 - Maths Problem Solving Club (Numeracy)

Narre Warren North Primary School

Foundation - Sparttron's Maths (Open-Ended Numeracy)

Grades 1 & 2 - Message From Yunan (Technology)

Grades 3 & 4 - Spies Inc. (Codes & Ciphers)

Oatlands Primary School

Grade 1 - Message From Yunan (Technology)

Grade 2 - Message From Yunan (Technology)

The Patch Primary School

Foundation - Nursery Rhyme Letters (Literacy/Writing)

Grades 1 & 2 - Message From Yunan (Technology)

Grades 3 & 4 - Spies Inc. (Codes & Ciphers)


Bookings for Term 4 programs are now open.Just click on a program tofind out more about it, read the Important Information, Payment Information and Terms & Conditions. Then click on‘Book now’ on each page to book a place for your child. The online booking system is easy and fast - but if you need any help pleasecontact Janine.


Please get in quickly as these programs usually fill fast! TheEarly Birddiscount* endsfor most programs onFriday,22 September, 2017. Bookings close for all programs onFriday, 13October, 2017.


I hope to see your child there.

- Penny.

Term 3, 2017 Programs

I am pleased to announce our engaging and stimulating programs on offer in Term 3, 2017!Here is a summary of what’s running in Term 3:


Essex Heights Primary School

Narre Warren North Primary School

Oatlands Primary School(Open only to Oatlands students)

The Patch Primary School


Exam Preparation Classes

My popular exam preparation classes are running again in Term 3.Seethis pagefor information about the classes and to book in.


Bookings for Term 3 programs are now open.Just click on a program tofind out more about it, read the Important Information, Payment Information and Terms & Conditions. Click on‘Book Now’ to book a place for your child. The online booking system is easy and fast - but if you need any help pleasecontact Janine.


Please get in quickly as these programs usually fill fast! TheEarly Birddiscount* endsFriday,16 June, 2017. Bookings close onFriday,30 June, 2017.

*Applies to most programs.


I hope to see your child there.

- Penny.

Term 2, 2017 Programs

I am pleased to announce our engaging and stimulating programs on offer in Term 2, 2017!

Here is a summary of what’s running in each school:


Essex Heights Primary School

Narre Warren North Primary School

Oatlands Primary School(Open only to Oatlands students)

The Patch Primary School


Bookings for these programs are now open.Just click on a program tofind out more about it, read the Important Information, Payment Information and Terms & Conditions. Click on‘Book Now’ to book a place for your child. The online booking system is easy and fast - but if you need any help pleasecontact Janine.


Please get in quickly as these programs usually fill fast! TheEarly Birddiscount* ends Friday,31 March, 2017. Bookings close onFriday,21 April, 2017.

*Only applies to some programs.


I hope to see your child there.

- Penny.

Exam Preparation Classes

I am pleased to offer exam preparation classes for students sitting entry exams for a gifted program (e.g. SEAL - Select Entry Accelerated Learning)or a scholarship in 2017.

I have helped many students over the years prepare for uncoming exams and thoroughly enjoy the personalised nature of these classes.

The classes are for small groups and will help students to:

  • Know what to expect when they sit the exams
  • Practise completing past exams and understand how to improve their performance
  • Find out about the range of questions they will face and the best way to tackle each of them
  • Learn how to manage their nerves and time
  • Plan how to use their strengths to best advantage
  • Clarify their goals and focus their motivation


You canclick here for more informationor go straight tobookingsif this program is for your child.


Please call me if you would like to chat about whether this is suitable for your child.

- Penny.


Term 1, 2017 Programs

I am excited to announce our engaging programs on offer in Term 1, 2017!Grades 1 & 2 children will interpret the World for a visiting alien, Grade 3 & 4 students will create mysterious stories and participants inGrades 5 & 6 will explore the nuances of language or write their own myth or legend.

Below is a summary of what programs are running in each school in Term 1:


Essex Heights Primary School

Narre Warren North Primary School

Oatlands Primary School

The Patch Primary School


Bookings for these programs are now open.Just click on a program tofind out more about it, read the Important Information, Payment Information and Terms & Conditions. Click on‘Book Now’ to book a place for your child. The online booking system is easy and fast - but if you need any help pleasecontact Janine.


Please get in quickly as these programs usually fill fast! TheEarly BirddiscountendsFriday, 23 December, 2016*. Bookings close on Friday, 10 February, 2017.

*Doesn’t apply to all programs.


I hope to see your child there.

- Penny.

Term 4, 2016 Programs

It is with great pleasure that I announce some more exciting programs on offer in Term 4!

Foundation (Prep) children will solve and write mystery letters from well-known nursery rhyme characters, participants in Grades 1 & 2 will draw on their inventiveness and Grade 3 & 4 students will explore the amazing Seven Wonders of the World.

Below is a summary of the programs running in Term 4.


Essex Heights Primary School

Kallista Primary School

Narre Warren North Primary School

Tecoma Primary School

The Patch Primary School


Bookings for these programs are now open.Just click on a program tofind out more about it, read the Important Information, Payment Information and Terms & Conditions. Click on‘Book Now’ to book a place for your child. The online booking system is easy and fast - but if you need any help pleasecontact Janine.


Please get in quickly as these programs usually fill fast! TheEarly BirddiscountclosesWednesday, 31 August, 2016*.

*Tecoma Primary Early Bird bookings close 2 September.


I hope to see your child there.

- Penny.

Term 3, 2016 Programs

I am delighted to announce that we are offering our highly, popular science programs in Term 3!Children will unravel the mystery of the Goddess Theia, deduce who the culprit is and solve the science behind an incident.

Here is a quick summary of the programs running in Term 3. Click on a program for more information or‘Book Now’ to go straight to the booking page.


Balwyn Primary School

  • Grades 5 & 6 -Science Secret(Science - Chemical)-Book now

Essex Heights Primary School

Kallista Primary School

Narre Warren North Primary School

Tecoma Primary School

The Patch Primary School


Bookings for these programs are now open. Just click on a program tofind out more about it, read the Important Information, Payment Information and Terms & Conditions or book a place for your child. The online booking system is easy and fast - but if you need any help pleasecontact Janine.


Hurry! These programs usually fill fast.TheEarly BirddiscountclosesWednesday, 22 June, 2016.


I hope to see your child there.

- Penny.

Term 2, 2016 Programs

I am delighted to announce that we are offering our highly, popular numeracy programs in Term 2! Children will be introduced to characters such as the Maths Monster and Herlock Shoams or will have an opportunity to learn mind-boggling maths tricks.

We are also excited to welcome Balwyn Primary School and Knox Gardens Primary School to Thinking Outside The Box programs and can’t wait to hear their feedback!

Here is a quick summary of the programs running in Term 2. Click on a program for more information or‘Book Now’ to go straight to the booking page.


Balwyn Primary School

  • Grades 1 & 2 -MathsMonster(Open-ended Numeracy) -Bookings open soon
  • Grades 3 & 4 -Seven Wonders of the World(Geography)-Bookings open soon

Essex Heights Primary School

Kallista Primary School

Knox Gardens Primary School

  • Grades 3 & 4 -Maths Tricksters’ Club(Numeracy)-Book Now
  • Grades 5 & 6 -Herlock Shoams(Numeracy - Problem Solving)-Book Now

Narre Warren North Primary School

Tecoma Primary School


Bookings for these programs are now open. We’ve received terrific feedback about our newstreamlined online booking process: no more paper forms or postage stamps! Just click on a program tofind out more about it, read the Important Information, Payment Information and Terms & Conditions or book a place for your child. It’s easy and fast - but if you need any help pleasecontact Barbara.


Hurry! These programs usuall fill fast.TheEarly BirddiscountclosesThursday, 31 March, 2016.


I hope to see your child there.

- Penny.

Term 1, 2016 Programs

I am delighted to offer a range of my popular programs again in Term 1, 2016!

The focus of this term is Literacy. As usual, I am working with a number of enthusiastic schools who are hosting these programs.

Here is a quick summary of the schools and programs:


Tecoma Primary School


Kallista Primary School


Narre Warren North Primary School


Essex Heights Primary School


Bookings for these programs are now open. We’ve received terrific feedback about our new streamlined online booking process: no more paper forms or postage stamps! Just click on a program tofind out more about it, read the Important Information, Payment Information and Terms & Conditions or book a place for your child. It’s easy and fast - but if you need any help pleasecontact Barbara.


Hurry! We expect programs to fill fast.TheEarly BirddiscountclosesMonday, 18 January, 2016.


I hope to see your child there.

- Penny.

Term 4, 2015 Programs

I am delighted to offer a range of my popular programs again in Term 4, 2015!

The foci of this term areMathematics, Technology, Codes & Ciphers andSustainability. As usual, I am working with a number of enthusiastic schools who are hosting these programs.

Here is a quick summary of the schools and programs:

Tecoma Primary School

  • Grade Foundation (Prep) -Sparttron’s Maths Adventures(Open-ended Mathematics)
  • Grades 1 & 2-Message from Yunan(Technology)
  • Grades3 & 4 -Spies Inc.(Codes and Ciphers)


Narre Warren North Primary School

  • Grade Foundation (Prep) -Sparttron’s Maths Adventures(Open-ended Mathematics)
  • Grade Foundation (Prep) -Nursery RhymeLetters(Literacy/Writing)
  • Grades 1 & 2-Message from Yunan(Technology)
  • Grades3 & 4 -Spies Inc.(Codes and Ciphers)


Dingley Primary School

  • Grades3 & 4 -Spies Inc.(Codes and Ciphers)


Essex Heights Primary School

  • Grades3 & 4 -Spies Inc.(Codes and Ciphers)


Bookings for these programs are now open. I am pleased to advise that the booking process has now beenstreamlined online: no more paper forms or postage stamps! Just clickhere or above to find out more about each program, read the Terms & Conditions and book a place for your child. It’s easy and fast - but if you need any help please contact Barbara.

Hurry!Bookings close Thursday, 8 October, 2015.


I hope to see your child there.

- Penny.


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