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DISCOVERY LEARNING

At St Michael’s our children in Prep - Year 2 participate in Discovery Learning.

The focus is on;

  • creativity and problem solving
  • oral language development
  • social interaction.

Our Early Years Curriculum Framework (developmental learning for children from birth to 8 years old) describe our play based discovery learning as a context for learning through which children organise and make sense of their social worlds, as they actively engage with people, objects and representations.

Discovery Learning supports children;

  • In their development to be confident both in their personal and social interactions
  • To become problem posers and solvers
  • To develop strong communication skills
  • To learn essential literacy skills in a meaningful context

Students are encouraged to discuss, reflect and eventually plan their discovery experiences.

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‘Children learn so well through play. They don’t even realise that they are learning because they are so interested’ - Anni-Kaisa Osei Ntiamoah

NOVEMBER

 

20th-24th-Book Fair

22nd- 2018 Prep Orientation Evening

27th-1st- Swimming Program

DECEMBER

7th-Prep Orientation

12th -Christmas Carols Evening

15th-School Reports sent home

18th-Grade 6 Big Day Out

19th-Grade 6 Graduation Evening

20th-Term 4 Concludes at 1pm