Wallsend Public School

Knowledge is Power

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Parents as Teachers and Community Helpers (PaTCH)

Supporting Literacy and Numeracy in the Early Years of Schooling

At Wallsend Public School we value the role parents and caregivers play within supporting children's learning within and beyond the classroom. We are proud to offer the Parents as Teachers and Community Helpers course to increase parent and caregiver confidence in supporting children's learning at home and within the classroom. 

PaTCH Parents receive  professional learning presented by Mrs jane Pankhurst (Instructional Leader) and cover the topics of:

- how children learn

- how children learn to speak and listen

- how children learn to read

- how children learn to write

- supporting children with numbers