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WELCOME TO WYNNUM WEST STATE SCHOOL PARENT NIGHT WE AT WYNNUM WEST STRIVE TO PROFESSIONALLY ASSIST OUR STUDENTS TO BE HAPPY AND TO REACH THEIR FULL PERSONAL.

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1 WELCOME TO WYNNUM WEST STATE SCHOOL PARENT NIGHT WE AT WYNNUM WEST STRIVE TO PROFESSIONALLY ASSIST OUR STUDENTS TO BE HAPPY AND TO REACH THEIR FULL PERSONAL AND VOCATIONAL POTENTIAL IN A CARING AND SUPPORTIVE ENVIRONMENT. 2013

2 OUR SCHOOL RULES – WALT THE WYNNUM WEST WATER DRAGON Be Respectful Be Responsible Be Safe Be a Learner

3 TOPICS TONIGHT – ABOUT MY CLASS What the children will be learning in class this term Australian Curriculum Explanation about the class brochures that have been sent home Routines in the class – before school – after lunch and when leaving in the classroom Extra curricula activities the class undertakes weekly and the requirements for these – swimming/music/RE/library Homework/spelling/Home Reading protocols in the classroom Ways that parents can assist in the classroom throughout the year Absent from class protocols Mobile phones at school Behaviour protocols – school and classroom – school rules

4 INDIVIDUAL READING GOALS Name: Class: Start Date: End Date: My Reading Goals Transitional Phase— My Goal: To read and demonstrate comprehension of texts at level - To use an increased bank of reading strategies to decode unknown words To recognise an increasing bank of words in different contexts ……………………………. How I will achieve my goal: Identifying the main ideas and citing supporting detail Selecting events from a text to suit a specific purpose Linking ideas, both explicit and implicit, in a text, eg cause and effect Creating images to comprehend a text Determining importance to comprehend a text Reading on in a text to determine unknown words Re-reading a text to determine unknown words Reading different types of texts to increase bank of subject- specific words and less common words ………………………… Student Signature Teacher Signature Parent Signature Principal/Deputy Principal

5 PREP TEACHERS PLAN FOR CHILDREN’S LEARNING USING FIVE EARLY LEARNING AREAS. THESE ARE: Social and personal learning Health and physical learning Language learning and communication Early mathematical understandings Active learning processes These five areas Early Learning Areas are linked to the curriculum that is used in other primary school year levels. Prep Curriculum

6 HELPING HANDS - BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL CARE We have a new professional provider Vacation care and pupil free day care Opens at 6.30 am Finishes 6.00pm Located in the hall Please contact the office for any further information or go directly to the hall

7 POSITIVE SCHOOL BEHAVIOUR New system – like the traffic lights Red slip – major rule infringement Orange slip – minor with a chance of a win back Gold class Second orange slip – no Gold Class Letters home for parents if students get an orange or red slip Walt Winner – positive behaviour award House points for positive in class behaviour – Moreton, Stradbroke and Peel

8 SCHOOL PRIORITIES

9 WARM UPS At Wynnum West, we present lesson warm-ups [5 mins approx.], an integral component of our explicit instruction lesson format. Mandated in all classrooms [P-7] - everyday Usually delivered to the whole class using a range of materials including flashcards and white board Delivered at the beginning of an English or Maths session Includes a range of activities and chants, with check for understanding (CFU) occurring throughout Shared Purpose: ~ switch on students to learning ~ develop automaticity [number facts/sight words/phonics…] ~ consolidate core concepts and skills [review prior learning] ~ move student knowledge from short term to long term memory ~ builds students ‘stamina’ - ability to focus ~ builds confidence in students yet to acquire knowledge, providing opportunities for repetition and practice

10 SCHOOL COMMUNICATION Oral reporting end of term one Written reporting June and December Newsletter every second Thursday Website updated every week – all our newsletters and events Please just drop your teacher a note to make an appointment at any time

11 EXTRA SERVICES School Chaplain here Tuesdays and Thursdays – Ms Louanne Playgroup -Tuesday mornings in Activity Center – After School Guitar, Keyboard and Taekwondo lessons Swim club – Tuesday nights – beat you personal best and have fun – term one and four Swim instruction by Bayside Swim School – Wednesday and Friday afternoons Instrumental music lessons – Tuesdays for yr 5 – 7 Junior and Senior Choir


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