The Speech School Years 3-6 THURSDAY (3pm-4.15pm)

Randwick Public School


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Description

This is an 8 week program that runs after school on Thursdays during term time. Students may join during the term and are reimbursed for classes they did not participate in.  Interested students may also participate in a free trial class by emailing The Speech School prior to Thursday classes. If DET schools close due to COVID-19 management a credit note will be issued for students to use at a later time.

The program are designed for Years 3-6 students and will cover a wide range of speaking-based activities and theatre skills. Key components include preparing and presenting speeches, delivering prose, poetry, storytelling, debating, monologues and impromptu speeches. 

SUPERVISION IS PROVIDED FROM 3PM (SNACK & PLAY). Lessons begin at 3.15pm and finish at 4.15pm. 

Our speech classes cater for all levels and provide time for students to practise and improve the vital skill of public speaking in a creative, fun and encouraging environment. We aim for these skills to stay with students throughout their school years and their lives. 

Late Bookings: If you wish to enrol after the beginning of the term or would like a trial class please email The Speech School directly at thespeechschool@gmail.com or https://www.thespeechschool.com.au/

What you can expect

  •  Your child’s confidence and attitude towards Public Speaking and general social interaction to improve
  • Successful experiences developing positive attitudes
  • Encourages students to take developmental steps they are comfortable with and doesn’t force fearful speakers
  • Teaches stagecraft awareness including hand gestures, eye contact and speaking stance
  • Uses creative speaking games to help overcome fears and build confidence
  • Holds smaller class sizes which seek to help students feel more comfortable when presenting
  • Teaches how to effectively use voice projection and expression when speaking to an audience
  • Addresses the importance of pitch, pace, pause and emphasis to create an interesting, dynamic speech
  • Gives student feedback to ensure skills develop and progress
  • Provides opportunity to present impromptu and develop theatre skills
  • Introduces speech writing
  • Gives practical tools needed to give persuasive presentations and introduces debating.
  • The Speech School encourages students to enter and participate in the Speaking Category of the Sydney Eisteddfod should they wish to and facilitates and supports students in their preparations
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What you will learn
  • Your child’s confidence and attitude towards Public Speaking and general social interaction to improve
  • Successful experiences developing positive attitudes
  • Encourages students to take developmental steps they are comfortable with and doesn’t force fearful speakers
What you will get
  • Supervision is provided from 3pm.
  • Snacks & play

What to bring
  • Just your enthusiasm!
What to wear

Casual

Appropriate for

Designed for Years 3-6


Refund & Cancellation Policy

The Speech School refunds fees in full if prior notice is given before the commencement of the term. 

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Terms & Conditions

The Speech School reserves the right to change advertised programming and price at any time. Refunds for term classes are only offered when cancelling before the commencement of term. Refunds or makeup lessons for missed classes are not offered. The Speech School accepts no responsibility for classes missed because after care services were not notified via the proper channels. After care services cannot release your child to speech class without parent permission each term.

The Speech School reserves the right to cancel a student’s enrolment without notice if their behaviour is too disruptive. Students must be collected from class and cannot be released alone except via written arrangement. Parents are responsible for communicating any student special needs prior to The Speech School classes and supply adequate medical treatment plans if needed. This may include asthma puffers, antihistamines, Epipens. Please do not send your child to class if they are unwell.

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