Heckenberg Public School

Collaboratively pursuing excellence and opportunity

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At Heckenberg Public School we provide a K-6 Balanced Literacy Session. This is comprised of a range of literacy programs and pedagogies which support the effective learning of literacy. Programs and pedagogies include:

  • Focus on Reading
  • L3 in Kindergarten and Stage 1
  • Balanced Literacy sessions in all classes, including reading, writing, vocabulary development, phonics, phonemic awareness, speaking and concepts of print
  • Instructional Level Guided Reading
  • Literacy games
  • Multilit Tutoring

Additional literacy initiatives include:

  • Premier's Reading Challenge
  • Home Reading
  • Speech therapy program