Grade 1

The Grade One teaching team consists of

  • Miss Elise Rose                   Room 19   ES- Mrs Nikki Tuesner
  • Miss Sarah Chapman.          Room 20   ES- Ms Stephanie Galea
  • Mrs Rosemary Westwood     Room 21   ES- Mrs Gayle Batt
  • Miss Caitlin Ashwood           Room 22   ES- Miss Allanah Porter


In Term 3 the academic focus has been on:


Maths – Measuring- using mass, weight and capacity, Money- counting and ordering both Australian coins and notes, 2D and 3D shapes.


Maths Masters – being able to choose learning activities that will help us learn a master.


Reading – Recognising the features of a non-fiction text and identifying elements of different styles of poetry.


Writing – we have completed information writing with a focus on ideas, organization, voice, word choice, sentence, conventions, presentation, and we are now studying poetry.


Spelling – we are practicing our own individual focus words to improve our spelling, as well as identifying and using long vowel sound.


Speaking and Listening – we do much of this through our reflections and Circle Time.


Inquiry Topic – Paddock to plate

Where does my food come from?

  • What are the raw ingredients in food?
  • Where did they originate?
  • How is raw food produced?
  • Is all food good for you?
  • Should we waste food?

Interpersonal Skills – working in groups, accepting our strengths and weaknesses


Personal Skills – setting goals and having confidence


Specialist Lessons – STEM, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, PE


Library – borrowing each week


Please see one of us if you have any questions about Grade One in 2021.