Our Foundation Teachers
FS: Katherine Seator | 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 - 8/10
Letter: Revision of vowel sounds Word: could/ should/ would
Week 2 - 15/10 Letter: b & d Word: know(exploring silent 'k' words)
Week 3 - 22/10 Letter: f & th sounds Word: there, their, they're
Week 4 - 29/10 Word Family: 'ight' Word: night, right, sight
Week 5 - 5/11 Word Family: 'alk' Word: walk, talk. chalk
Week 6 - 12/11 Word Familyr: 'ound' Word: found
Week 7 - 19/11 Word Family: 'er' & 'ar' Word: after, other, car, star
Week 8 - 26/11 Word Family: 'ice' Word: because
Week 9 - 3/12 Word Family: 'ich' & 'itch' Word: which/witch
Week 10 - 10/12 Word Family: 'ink' Word: think
Week 11 - 17/12 Revision of all learnt alphabet letters, sounds and words.
In Mathematics will be focusing on the following topics-
Challenge Based Learning - Big Idea
This term the students will be exploring the ‘Big Idea’ of Health as part of their Challenge Based Learning. Students will specifically investigate how to keep their bodies healthy with a focus on healthy eating, oral hygiene and exercise. The students will have the opportunity to participate in a fun and engaging incursion on Wednesday the 24th of October. The incursion will be delivered by Daily Nutrition and students will learn about healthy food choices and how good nutrition promotes healthy muscle and bone strength. This session incorporates fun activities, story telling, food tasting and colourful visuals. Please ensure you have paid and completed the online consent form available via Compass.