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Getting Ready for School • NDIS

Tuesday 17 January @ 9:30 am Wednesday 25 January @ 11:00 am AEDT

Develop essential skills for school with Plumtree’s fun and practical school readiness program

This fun and dynamic program has been developed by a team of experienced speech pathologists, occupational therapists and teachers. The program focuses on supporting your child and your family to transition to school successfully.

Suitable for children entering mainstream Kindergarten in 2023.

The groups will focus on developing the following school readiness skills:

  • Listening and speaking skills
  • Following instructions and answering questions
  • Pre-literacy skills, including rhyming and letter-sound awareness
  • Fine motor skills, including pencil grip, drawing, writing and cutting
  • Problem-solving and developing independence
  • Social skills, including making friends, initiating conversation and turn-taking
  • Attention and concentration

This program is for

Children with disability, developmental delay or neurodivergence starting mainstream Kindergarten in 2023.


Parents must stay on-site during each session.
Tuesday 17 January; Wednesday 18 JanuaryTuesday 24 January & Wednesday 25 January; all sessions 9.30am to 11am AEST/Sydney time

Each session will consist of face-to-face group time with children, with some time in the end with parents and carers to discuss goals and feedback. Parents are required to stay on-site for the duration of the group.


by Sunday 8 January.
Groups are subject to cancellation due to low RSVP.

If this program is full, please join our waitlist. A staff member will contact you if a place becomes available.


Total cost $906.15
This price is based on four participants and will reduce for larger groups (maximum of eight participants).
Children are expected to attend all four sessions. Full payment is required, and any missed sessions cannot be refunded. Cancellation as per the service agreement.
The cost of the program can be covered using:
– NDIS funding
– Private Payment


The program will be conducted face-to-face at our Marrickville centre.
Plumtree Children’s Services
Yabsley Avenue, Jarvie Park Marrickville, NSW, 2204 
How to find us

Your facilitators

You and your child will be supported to play and explore by Sue, Occupational Therapist and Lisa, Speech Pathologist

Additional info


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Next step

Once you have registered, you will be contacted by our friendly staff member closer to the date to confirm your registration, answer your queries and explain the next step with onboarding for the program. If you can no longer attend, please email Adrianne at reception@plumtree.org.au


See our COVID-19 procedures while visiting Plumtree.


This group is held indoors so that it will go ahead no matter the weather.

Contact details

For more information, feel free to email Adrienne reception@plumtree.org.au

We recommend families attend only 1 course at a time to focus on the learning outcomes.

Plumtree is a not-for-profit, community-based organisation that helps families thrive.

Trusted for over 30 years, we provide therapies and support for children aged birth to 8 years with a disability or developmental delay and their families. Our free online and centre-based playgroups and parent educational programs support all families. At Plumtree Preschool, children of all abilities and cultural backgrounds learn together and begin to understand the value of inclusive communities.

Plumtree’s passionate, culturally diverse team of specialists work from the heart in a caring environment where families feel respected and informed.

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