Communication in focus

A recent focal point of learning for Year 1 has been “communication”, encouraging students to consider diverse methods of conveying messages.

Students have been appreciating the opportunity to begin learning sign language in this area of focus, sharing their skills of signing their names and greetings.

Year 1 have also welcomed Year 4 students into their classrooms for a buddy project, sharing story tales through visual storybooks.

Students reading together, gaining inspiration for their project

“Stella is a really fun buddy and I like it when she comes to help me with things,” Year 1 student Eve said.

“She’s been helping me put a story together, and we’ve been reading and drawing as well.”

“I would like to be a buddy for a younger student when I’m in Year 4, and help them with different things,” added Raphael.

A buddy group of students enjoying hanging out together