Free Seminar at Lorna Whiston: “Is Your Child Ready for Primary School?” – 1 March 2014

Lorna Whiston is hosting a free talk this Saturday (1 March 2014) at their Melawati centre. Here are the details:

Is Your Child Ready for Primary School?

As we approach the second term of the academic year, your child’s progress in Standard One is fast unfolding. How is your child keeping up with the first year of primary school?

Lorna Whiston Study Centre (Taman Melawati) is organizing a free public talk on your child’s development to help you understand how you can help your child through Standard One.

Lorna Whiston - Is your child ready for Standard 1

Event Details

“Is your child ready for primary school?” is a 30 minute public talk to be held in conjunction with Lorna Whiston’s Open Day (10am to 3pm).

They will also be having a book sale with books for children aged 4 to 18 going for very reasonable prices. Don’t miss it!

Where is it?

The free talk will not be at the centre, it will be at Bangi Kopitiam. That’s just downstairs from Lorna Whiston’s Melawati Centre.

When is it?

Saturday 1 March 2014 at 10:00am OR 2:00pm (there are two sessions).

Reserve your seat

Spaces are limited to 40 pax per session so reserve your seat now! To reserve a space:

About the Speaker

Jill CoombsJill Coombs is the head teacher of Lorna Whiston Taman Melawati and she holds a Master’s Degree in Theatre Arts and a PGCE in English and Drama from London University. Jill has spent her professional life working in communication, through education and theatre arts and her career has spanned through England, the U.S.A., Spain, Japan and now Malaysia.

Jill’s educational experience covers lecturing at universities in the UK to teaching pre-school in Japan. In theatre arts, Jill has worked with various international touring theatre companies and she has acted for stage and television including the renowned ‘The Inspector Lynley Mysteries’ series (BBC).

About Lorna Whiston Study Centres

Since 1980, Lorna Whiston Study Centres have helped students discover their voice and develop their confidence in the English language. With small and friendly interactive classes taught by native English speaking teachers, students develop their skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing in the English language.

Lorna Whiston Study Centres offer a wide range of age appropriate courses that have been approved by the Malaysian Ministry of Education. Catering for students aged 4 to 17 years old, courses include English as an Additional Language (EAL), Language Development (4 to 6 year olds), Language Extension (7 to 12 year olds), Advanced Language (13 to 18 year olds) and Public Speaking, as well as Speech and Drama.


Contact Details

T: 03 – 4147 3229
A:  342A & 343A Lorong Kedah Pusat Bandar Taman Melawati, Melawati Urban 1, Taman Melwati 53100 Kuala Lumpur


* Photo credits: Lorna Whiston Malaysia

Published by Shen-Li

SHEN-LI LEE is the author of “Brainchild: Secrets to Unlocking Your Child’s Potential”. She is also the founder of (a website on parenting, education, child development) and (a website on Right Brain Education, cognitive development, and maximising potentials). In her spare time, she blogs on Forty, Fit & Fed, and Back to Basics.

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