Prepare Your Child for and to Participate in School
Goolburri HIPPY provides your child with a structured, education-focused program that lays the foundations for success at school.
Parents/carers teach your children literacy, numeracy, language and physical skills in an Aged 4 & Aged 5 based program, so they are school-ready and develop a love of learning that lasts throughout their lives.
Goolburri HIPPY benefits your child by:
As a parent/carer, you will work through weekly (aged 4) or fortnightly (aged 5) packs of play-based, educational activities with your child/ren.
Parent/carer will receive activities from a Home Tutor either:
Throughout the two years, parents/carers learn about their child/ren learning style and about the importance of your role as you are the child/ren’s first and most important teacher. HIPPY gives you valuable, focussed one-on-one time with your child.
In the second year (Aged 5), you receive a parent pack alongside the regular pack of activities. Tutors work with parents/carers through the packs that explain how children learn.
Goolburri HIPPY provides the opportunity for:
Goolburri HIPPY aims to:
Application for children between 3.5 – 4 yrs to start the program.
Contact the office to speak with a Coordinator.
2-year FREE program.
HIPPY is in 100 communities across Australia. The Brotherhood of St Laurence (Melbourne) holds the licence to operate HIPPY in Australia and the program is fully funded by the Australian Government through the Department of Social Services.
Through HIPPY Australia, the Brotherhood of St Laurence licences over 60 community organisations to run HIPPY locally and recognises that local organisations and people know their communities best. HIPPY Australia supports each of the 100 sites to deliver HIPPY in their communities.
88 Curzon Street, Toowoomba Q 4350
Postal Address: PO Box 1198
Phone: 07 4638 8607
Fax: 07 4632 0548