HIPPY encourages parents to be their children’s first educator, engaging families in developing early literacy and numeracy skills. HIPPY aims to promote the enjoyment of learning in the early years of education starting with kindy then onto school.
Tuesday 6th November saw HIPPY Whyalla celebrate its 8th graduation. 18 children and their families completed the 2 year program, celebrating their success at a graduation ceremony at the Middleback theatre. Each child was presented with a medal of achievement and their graduation books which contain work samples of their learning journey over the last two years.
Uniting Country SA operates HIPPY programs in Whyalla and Port Augusta. Children must be between three and half and four and a half at the beginning of the year they are enrolling into the program.
If you are interested in joining the Hippy Program, contact:
Kerry Guthleben at (08) 8649 0811 for Whyalla or (08) 7628 3137 for Port Augusta