WestREAP has a team of experienced early learning facilitators available to deliver a range of early learning opportunities from Barrytown to Haast.
Early Learning Support
A free programme providing one-on-one in-home early learning and transition to school support for 3 to 6 year olds.
WestREAP provides facilitated playgroups in Cobden, Greymouth, Hokitika and Haast plus we provide support to other playgroups in our rohe. Click here for session days and times.
We provide Melody Makers music and movement sessions for tamariki aged 0-6 years in various playgroups and early learning centres. Click here for details.
Early Reading Together
A free evidence based, Ministry of Education funded programme to promote literacy and language development in tamariki aged 0-6 years.
Supporting Parents Alongside Children's Education (SPACE)
A 20 week Parenting Place education programme for new parents of 0-4 month old babies. Programmes start February and July each year.
Incredible Years Parenting Programme (IYPP)
An intensive 14 week parenting programme for parents of 3 to 8 year olds. Starts July.
Transition to School
WestREAP provides transition to school kete and facilitates transition to school networks to promote positive transition experiences for tamariki starting kura.
Workshops and Seminars
Our experienced facilitators provide workshops and seminars on a range of topics including Te Whāriki, He Māpuna Te Tamaiti, Biculturalism in Early Learning Centres, Positive Parenting and much more.
WestREAP usually offers two rural playdays in different locations each year. Playdays include a range of fun activities for tamariki aged 0-6 years including face-painting, bouncy castle, games and music. Get in touch if your community is keen to host a playday.