This 10 session programme is designed for children aged 3-5 who speak English as an Additional Language. Child and caregiver/parent participate in these sessions to improve and practice their English skills together.
Online registrations are essential. Families who have been in been in Australia for less than 5 years are encouraged to register and will be given priority enrollment. This is due to limited places at each session.
Monday 9.45 am -11.00 am
During the school term.
ABCD English is an interactive program involving lots of talking, singing, reading and craft. Parents (or a caregiver) are taking part in the program with their children.
Sessions run for 1 hour. Participants are asked to arrive 15 minutes early to check-in. Once checked in families enjoy in shared reading time until the session starts.
Each child is able to attend 10 sessions before joining our mainstream storytime program. A staff member will mark your names off on arrival. After ten sessions, your child will receive a certificate and are encouraged to attend Play 'n Learn or Story sessions.
It is recommended that the caregiver or parent speak some English.
ABCD English is designed for ages 3-5 years. Children must participate with a caregiver or parent.
If your child is younger than 3, we encourage them to attend our Play 'n Learn or Rhymes sessions.
ABCD English is run at Cannington Library located at the Cannington Lesiureplex - 233 Sevenoaks Street (Cnr Wharf Street), Cannington, WA 6107
ABCD English is run only during the school term on Monday. Sign-in is from 9.45 and the session runs from 10.00 -11.00 am.
Sessions are designed for one on one interaction between child and adult and participating children must be registered. Where possible alternative child care for siblings is recommended.
Yes, you must register online before attending the program. Registrations can be made by visiting the ABCD English Registration page. Soon after you register online, you will be contacted with information about your start date.
For help registering online, please visit us at any City of Canning Library and one of our friendly staff can assist.