Kindergarten Meet the Teachers

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Kindergarten Meet the Teachers. Wednesday 1 st of September A very warm welcome to all we are glad you could join us!. 1600 1645Grade level session 1 1645 1730Grade level session 2 1600 1730Specialists in PMPR for consultation. The KG TEAM. Our Mission - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Wednesday 1st of September

    A very warm welcome to all we are glad you could join us!

    1600 1645Grade level session 11645 1730Grade level session 21600 1730Specialists in PMPR for consultation

  • Our Mission OSC develops the whole person as a responsible learner striving for personal excellence within a culturally diverse school.

    NyrizIlleperumaarachchiSilmiya NaffeelJennifer Wong-PowellShiranthi De Alwis

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 7:30 am to 1:30 pmAfterschool activities 1:30 2:40

    Mondays, Tuesdays and ThursdaysEVERY Wednesday 7:30 am to 1:30 pm

    NO afterschool activities or after care facilities offeredPlease pick up at the designated times

  • Role of the TAThe class Teaching Assistants will help support the learning needs of the children. They will also be co-teaching the Host Nation Programme. PE/ Swimming Ms. Claudia ChapellPerforming Arts Mrs. Heidi DeanVisual Arts Mrs. Devika Illaperuma-FlorrimellLibrary - Mrs. Priyani KeenawinnaInformation Technology Class teacher

  • No hat = no playA healthy snackWater bottleEverything labeled! All PE/swimming items clearly marked with your childs name and stored in a separate bag. We encourage your child to wear sandals with a back strap on swimming days.A complete change of clothes in their school bagThings to rememberRead Communication BookPick up at end of dayLeaving earlyCanteen menu is available in the newsletterWednesday assemblies: approximately 7:45 8:15 am

  • A commitment to structured, purposeful inquiry

  • Encourages international-mindedness

    Encourages a positive attitude to learning by engaging students in inquiries and developing their awareness of the process of learning so that they become lifelong learners

    Reflects real life by encouraging learning beyond the traditional subjects with meaningful, in-depth inquiries into real issues

    Emphasizes, through the learner profile, the development of the whole student physically, intellectually, emotionally and ethically

  • In Kindergarten students study six PYP units of inquiry during the course of the year. All units are taught in a trans-disciplinary way, incorporating all disciplines and relevant skills and concepts.

  • For more details about what we will be doing in the classroom please check the KG newsletters.

    Trans-disciplinary ThemeCentral IdeaWHO WE AREFriendships enrich our lives and require nurturing in order to developWHERE WE ARE IN TIME AND PLACEDocumenting personal histories allow us to reflect on and celebrate who we are and where we come fromHOW WE EXPRESS OURSELVESStories inform and provoke us, and give us pleasureHOW THE WORLD WORKSOur world is made of different materials which determine how we use themHOW WE ORGANIZE OURSELVESTransportation systems are directly related to the needs of a communitySHARING THE PLANETPlants are important recourse for life

  • We believe that language is fundamental to all learning, thinking and communicating. It transcends all the disciplines and is learnt in context at every

  • We believe in a child centered and activity oriented philosophy towards mathematics. This encourages students to propose ideas, test their hypotheses, generalize their findings and search for alternate solutions.

  • Assessment is the gathering and analysis of information about student performance. It identifies what students know, understand, can do and feel at different stages in the learning process.

    Assessment is integral to all teaching and learning. It is central to the PYPs goal of thoughtfully and effectively guiding children through the five essential elements of learning.

  • Newsletters will be sent home explaining and informing you of student learning, class and school events.Various opportunities will be given to become actively involved in your childs learning. OSC aims to provide opportunities to create a valuable partnership between parents/carers and ourselves.

    We welcome parents to share their knowledge, experiences, special skills and talents with the class, if these are linked to the Units of Inquiry covered in Kindergarten. Each class will have two support parents. The role of the support parent is to assist the teacher with school and class events. The Primary Principal will be meeting with ALL primary support parents early in the year. Thereafter, the homeroom teachers will meet the class support parents.

  • Email, Communication Book, Face-to-Face

    We are keen to have regular contact and communication with you.

    We would appreciate if we are informed of any special events that occur in your childs life which may impact their routine. (eg: parents leaving the country, grandparents/family friends visiting, accidents etc.)

    Please let your child know if you have written any message on it as it is their responsibility to show us the note.

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