E.g. Biff _____ the door. (painted, went, wallpaper)
“If I have *7* counters under the screen and I add 5 more counters, how many do I have altogether? Let’s check…” Questions like these help us count on from a particular number.
We’re also beginning to add 2 numbers when both collections of counters are screened. “If I have 6 counters under here and 5 counters under here, how many do I have altogether? How do you know? Let’s check…”
“I know 5 and 5 is 10 so you just add 1 more.”
In P.E we have been learning how to throw chest passes, bounce passes and catch. We have also been learning some games which involve throwing/catching for us to play in the playground.
Mrs. Tait has been teaching us all about balance. We tested our balance by walking a tight-rope…
We have introduced monster points in the classroom to embed the ‘language of learning’. We are beginning to understand that this is a TEAM effort, not an individual effort of who has the most points! We will all be rewarded when the whole class reaches a certain number of points 🙂 Points are awarded when we display certain learner qualities e.g. using our imagination, managing a distraction, working as part of a team, learning from our mistakes etc… This is not a behaviour system, and no points would ever be taken away!
King’s Park Standard, Quality and Improvement Plan
Our Standards, Quality and Improvement Plan Parent Report is now available for you to read.
These went missing at the end of last term. Many thanks
P1A have thoroughly enjoyed being buddies to the new nursery children. They have all been very responsible and have been trying hard to set a good example. They have given their buddies a tour of the school and even helped them complete tasks in order to prepare the nursery children for their time in P1 here at Kings Park. [...]