Year 1 is the continuation of an exciting Foundation year.We provide a safe and stimulating environment that nurtures and promotes the physical, social, emotional and cognitive development of each student.
Year 1 students develop learning independence throughout the year and become more capable in literacy and numeracy.The children are engaged in differentiated learning experiences, focused on their ability. These activities cover all areas of the curriculum.
The Reading Recovery program is available for selected Year 1 students, who require specific literacy skill intervention strategies.
We offer many exciting incursions and excursions that link to our main area of investigation for the term. Science learning investigates Sky and landscape resources (Earth and Space) and the needs of Living things - needs, growth and change ( Biological) . Technology learning investigates Forces used to create movement. Health learning imvestigates Physical activities in our environment. Geography learning investigates Natural and constructed features of an environment and Connections of people in Australia to others around the world. History learning investigates Our personal history and How family has changed.
Our school student well being program is based on the Resilience, Rights & Respectful relationships program. We teach mindfulness strategies.
The Year 1 coding program teaches lego We Do, a program that teaches technology through constructing models and bringing them to life. WeDo can be used as a teaching tool across all areas of the curriculum.
Our 'Swim and Survive' program at the Monash Aquatic centre is well attended, as learning to swim well is an essential survival skill.
Other activities will be placed on the Year 1 blog, as they occur.
Parents are most welcome to help in our classrooms, in the library, on excursions and camps and on our parent group committee and School Council committees.
All parents who assist in any way must have a Working With Children Check. This card must be presented at the office when parents sign in