Step up to Writing & Responding {18th-20th April}

School Holiday Collective ~ Step up to Writing & Responding {18th-20th April}

How does your young person approach writing planning  ?

Do you have a reluctant writer?

Does your child need a new level of confidence?

Skills in writing and responding will help your upper primary child gain skills and be confident in the whole process {maybe even love it!}

2 1/2 days – April 18th – 20th (week 1 school holidays)

Wednesday 18th –  Thursday 19th (9:00-2:00) Friday 9:00-12:00

Early Bird price: $280 (before April 8th) Normally $350! + a bound workbook of take home strategies (to use forever~!)
Limited to 8 per group with small group workshops during the day .

Our Mission

Our aim is to give your child skills for writing & responding to questions on their literacy journey and how to move them to their next step. We want to help your child leave feeling new confidence in writing and responding, with strategies for text types and ways to answer questions. Whether it is for Naplan or everyday classroom skills,  we have designed this holiday program with your child in mind.

Our Program

This program is designed for two groups year {3+4’s and 5 + 6’s} to step up in writing

We know writing or answering questions can be tough so this is set for all levels of ability with  explicit instruction in writing and skills in responding to questions. We will be using our own tools with writing as well as our training in  Seven Steps to Writing. This targets text types, narrative, persuasive, how to start and finish ideas and changing ideas in 5 minutes

Run by our speech pathologists and occupational therapy team to target the skills in the task and for the task.  


  • Starting a story
  • Using a question to start a writing plan {how to do it in 10 min}
  • Get over the fear of a blank piece of paper!
  • Paragraph tips & tricks
  • Motivation in writing and linking ideas
  • Finishing a persuasive text
  • Group work for success

Reading to Respond

  • Find key words
  • Context clues
  • Comprehension strategies
  • Full answers (sentence structure)
  • Clever answers that make sense.

Posture & Organisation

Georgia, our OT will also be working on:

  • Good writing habits (posture, form )
  • How to keep notes neat!
  • Writing stamina and tips to keeping it neat

Here is our link to our booking: