Kindergarten 1

Welcome to the Kindergarten 1 page

 Below you can find out a little more about school life and what we get up to in K1.

Ms Anamie Bansuli

Kindergarten 1 Teacher

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Ms Annafel Malones

Teacher's Assistant

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Kindergarten 1 schedule

Curriculum Overview

Physical Well-being, Health and Motor Development

Children are expected to demonstrate increasing awareness and competence in the areas that follow.

  • Balance Activities (stand on one leg, balance on balance board, follow a wriggly line, walking on different surface)
  • Jumping and Hopping (over progressively higher stick/bar/obstacle and higher height) 
  • Ball Skills/Eye Hand Coordination (throw overarm, underarm, chest passes, dribbling a ball around the obstacle, hitting a ball with hand or bat). 
  • Galloping and skipping
  • Dancing and actions to music 
Social and Emotional Development

Children are expected to demonstrate increasing awareness and competence in the areas that follow.

  • Conceptualize and image of one’s body (name the body parts) 
  • Care for personal needs by dressing self independently (fastening clothing, using buttons and zippers). 
  • Identify and label emotions (happy, sad, angry, afraid, frustrated, and confused). 
  • Identify and follow classroom rules
  • Develop independent work habits (Carry out multi-step oral directions)
  • Using appropriate social skills (Identify and follow classroom rules, solving problems or conflicts). 

 

Approaches to Learning

Children are expected to demonstrate increasing awareness and competence in the areas that follow. 

  • Engagement (play as a means of exploring and learning, pretend and imaginative play, self-selects play activity)
  • Creativity and Imagination (approaches tasks, activities and problems with creativity, imagination and/or willingness to try new experiences and activities) 
  • Curiosity and Initiative (Exhibits curiosity, interest, and willingness in learning new things and having new experiences) 
  • Persistence (focus on task, modifies strategies used to complete a task) 
Cognitive and General Knowledge

Children are expected to demonstrate increasing awareness   and competence in the areas that follow.

  • Mathematics (recognize numbers 0 to 9, measure length, weigh, height and weight of objects, sort objects according to size, shape and color, ordinal placement  ) 
  • History and Geography (Orientation in Time, Simple maps    and basic geographic concepts) 
  • Science ( Human Needs and Development; Plant and characteristics; Physical Elements (air, water, light); Seasons and Weather; Taking Care of the Earth)
  • Understand the roles, relationships, and structures of   different family groups
  • Awareness of different cultures, traditions, and customs
  • Identify common jobs and what is needed to perform them
Language, Communication and Literacy

Children are expected to demonstrate increasing awareness and competence in the areas that follow.

  • Oral Language ( Functions of Language, Forms of Language)
  • Nursery Rhymes, Poems, Finger plays and Songs (Memorization Skills, Listening, Developing a Sense of Rhyme) 
  • Storybook Reading and Storytelling (Listening to stories, Participating in Stories, Book and Print Awareness)
  • Emerging Literacy Skills in Reading and Writing (Print Awareness, Print Structure, Phonemic Awareness, Fine Motor Skills)