Our Foundation Teachers
FA: Greer Arnold | FH: Kira Hannah | FP: Marina Plesa
Starting school is an exciting time for both children and parents. At Oak Park Primary School we strive to ensure that our Foundation students feel comfortable in their learning environment and are eager to learn from their very first day at school. We aim to meet the needs of all our students by providing a stimulating and engaging curriculum which includes real-world learning experiences to further develop curiosity and understanding within our students.
Our classroom based programs focus on Literacy, Oral Language, Numeracy and Challenge Based Learning. In addition to these students are also involved in:
Term 4 Newsletter Foundation
Welcome Back to Term 4!!
Behalf of Oak Park Primary School we hope everyone had a fun and safe break! We have lots of exciting Things happening this term.
This term students will revise their knowledge of the alphabet (letters and sounds), similar sounding letters, letter blends and high frequency words. We will also be exploring common word families each week, which will further increase the student’s ability to quickly recognise and decode unfamiliar words when reading.
Week 1- 9/10 Letter: Revision of vowel sounds Word: came/come
Week 2- 16/10 Letter: g j Word: all/call
Week 3 - 23/10 Letter: f & th sounds Word: there, their, they're
Week 4 -30/10 Word Family: ack Word: back
Week 5- 6/11 Letter Family: alk Word: walk, talk, chalk
Week 6- 13/11 Letter Family: ound Word: could, would, should
Week 7- 20/11 Letter family: er & ar Word: after, other/car, star
Week 8- 27/11 Letter Family: est Word: because
Week 9- 4/12 Letter Family: ich & itch Word: which/witch
Week 10- 11/12 Word Family: ink Word: think
Week 11-18/12 Revision of all learned alphabet letters, sound and words
In Mathematics will be focusing on the following topics
This term’s CBL learning will focus around the ‘Big Idea’ of Change. Foundation students will be exploring various plants, how they change as they grow and the different ways plants are important to our environment.