Foundation

 

back to classes

 

Uniform

Students wear sport uniform on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

Week 2

Home Inquiry:

Jolly Phonics: Jolly sounds practise for new Foundation students.  Jolly Words/Tricky Words practise.

Reading: Each night read one book from your child’s red folder.

Week 2 & 3 – ‘Where does your family come from?

In your child’s display folder is a recording sheet for you to show what country your family originates from. Talk about this with your child.

Then place it back in the display book and return to school.

Your child can then share the information with the class and we can find the countries on our world globe and maps.


Each week check out the Home Inquiry box at the top our Foundation Newsletter for Jolly Phonics and Reading Practise.

Reading in Foundation: As stated in our revised Homework Policy we would like you to record the books your child reads at home. Please record this in your child’s Celebration Book in their red folder. Many of you are doing this already J

Also there will be tasks or questions you can discuss with your child, related to our Unit of Inquiry. This current task, we will try and share the information in our classes over the next 2 weeks.

 

Prayer points

Dear God, we pray for people in our community who are sick or sad. Heal them and comfort them.

We ask you bless all the Admin staff in our school who are always busy behind the scenes working for the good of our community.

 

Chapel – On Friday we have Chapel in the Worship Centre at 8:50 am led by Pastor Greg.

On Friday, Mrs. Henderson is away so Mrs. Jo Ruediger will be in Foundation S classroom.

 

Golden Grove Lutheran Church Book Sale – 27th July. Will be held before and after Chapel. Cash sales only.

 

Assembly – There is Assembly on Monday at 2:30 pm.in the Worship Centre. Classes sharing this week will be 1L/4P/56D.

 

Please note: Week 2 Student-Led Conferences –Tuesday 31st July and Wednesday 1st Aug

Student Led Conferences are a fantastic opportunity for students to share their learning with their parents/ caregivers. As this is a special time for your child to celebrate and reflect on their learning, siblings are to be booked into GGOSH (for a gold coin donation) or baby sat at home. Please make bookings ASAP online – copy the code me8mc and paste into https://www.schoolinterviews.com.au.  All students are required to book a time as this is an integral part of our curriculum. Please note that New Foundation students will have the opportunity to participate in Student Led Conference next year.

 

School Photo envelopes need to be returned to school with payment by Wednesday, 8th August.

Please return the envelope even if you are not intending to purchase school photos. Envelopes can go in the grey message tray in each classroom.

 

Week 3 – Excursion to the South Australian Museum

As part of our Unit of Inquiry: Where we are in place and time, we are planning to go on an excursion to the Museum. Our date has been changed to Thursday 9th August. We will require a number of parent helpers on this day. If you would like to participate in this excursion, you must have a current police check and have completed the online volunteer training. A note with all the details will be sent home. J

 

It’s Week 2! (not week 3) – Foundation Burton are leading Friday Chapel, the 3rd August – save the date! J

 

P & F Beer and Wine Tasting Experience. Saturday August 18 at 7:00pm.  Tickets are $10 and can be purchased using the Qkr! app or pay at the front office. Come along and try some international beer and wine and hear from a winemaker. Nibbles are provided and paella available to buy. There is an option to purchase drinks after tasting. Family and friends are welcome too. More information can be found on the school website.

 

This term we are celebrating Book Week with a whole school Dress Up Day. This will take place on Tuesday 21st August. The theme is “Find Your Treasure”. The children can come dressed as a pirate (no swords please), but treasure doesn’t need to be pirate related, there’s also Indiana Jones, Aladdin and Egyptian themes, the options are endless!

 

Children of Christ (CC’s) save the dates for term 3 – August 10 disco, August 31 rotation night (jujitsu, dance and scouts) and September 21 Games 2 U

 

Golden Grove Lutheran Church (GGLC) playgroup – Playgroup is run each Friday of the school term by ChildSafe volunteers of GGLC and is open to all within our church, school and wider community.  Playgroup begins at 9:30am with mainly music, followed by a fruit snack and playtime.  Gold coin donation.

 

Skoolbag App – Skoolbag has not being utilized to its full potential over the past year, due to it not being compatible with our new website.  Therefore, the school has decided to withdraw its subscription.  Please note that all change of details (such as address or phone number etc) and/or absenteeism’s should be made through Edumate (via the Parent Portal on the school website), or by notifying the front office via phone, email or in person.  It is recommended the App be deleted from all devices. Thank you for your understanding.

 

The week ahead:

Jolly Phonics: Magic ‘e’

Handwriting: j, k, l

Literacy Groups:

Guided Reading: students practise the different strategies to help them read a variety of texts.

Listening: Fox in Socks /One Fish, Two Fish

Craft/Sounds & Words: Practise magic e words on cupcake pictures such as ‘make’

Writing: What lives in a cave?

Maths:

Foundation Burton:

Activity 1: Location: place apples on a tree to show different positional words.

Activity 2: Time: ordering Days of the Week.

Activity 3: Numbers in the teens: using skewers and beads to show numbers 10-20.

Foundation Seeliger:

Activity 1: Location: using positional words such as ‘behind, between, around’

Activity 2: Time: day and night

Activity 3: Numbers in the teens: using an egg carton to make numbers 10 -20.

 

Unit of Inquiry: Where we are in place and time’. Our central idea is: People remember the past with stories and artefacts.

Christian Studies: Our central idea is: Christians build a relationship with God when they worship, pray and read God’s word. Mrs. Burton’s class is busy practising to share the message at Chapel. We are also discussing and exploring what objects we can see in our Worship Centre and why they are there.

 

Keep smiling & God bless,

Angela Seeliger, Kate Burton, Valmai Henderson, Amber Kothe

 

 

Term 3 – Monday July 23 to Friday September 28

Week 2
Monday July 30:  P & F meeting in the staff admin building at 7:00pm
Tuesday Jul 31:  Student Led Conferences from 3:30pm
Wednesday Aug 1:  Student Led Conferences from 3:30pm
Friday Aug 3:  Foundation B leading Chapel

Week 3
Wednesday August 8:  Principal’s Tour 9:00am

Thursday August 9: Foundation classes visit the South Australian Museum
Friday August 10:  CC’s Disco
Saturday August 11:  P & F Beer & Wine Tasting Experience

 

Week 4
Tuesday August 14:  School Photo Day – more info to come

Saturday August 18 – P & F Beer & Wine Tasting Experience

 

Week 5
Monday August 20 Book Week
Wednesday August 22: MOT brekkie from 7:45am

Week 6
Friday August 31: CC’s come and try night –Jujitsu, Hip Hop, Scouts

Week 7
Wednesday September 5: P & F Mark LeMessurier workshop 7:00pm
Friday September 7: Father’s Day Stall
Sunday September 2: Father’s Day

Week 8
Monday September 10: P & F meeting in the Staff Admin Building at 7:00pm
Thursday September 13: R U OK? Day
Friday September 14: Special Persons Afternoon (SPA)

Week 9

Friday September 21: Games 2 U, Lazer tag and Games

 

Week 10

Friday September 28: – Term 3 concludes with closing chapel at 2:30pm

Week 3

Home Inquiry:

Jolly Phonics: Jolly sounds practise for new Foundation students.  Jolly Words/Tricky Words practise.

Reading: Each night read one book from your child’s red folder.

Week 2 & 3 – ‘Where does your family come from?

In your child’s display folder is a recording sheet for you to show what country your family originates from. Talk about this with your child.

Then place it back in the display book and return to school.

Your child can then share the information with the class and we can find the countries on our world globe and maps.


Each week check out the Home Inquiry box at the top our Foundation Newsletter for Jolly Phonics and Reading Practise.

Reading in Foundation: As stated in our revised Homework Policy we would like you to record the books your child reads at home. Please record this in your child’s Celebration Book in their red folder. Many of you are doing this already J

Also there will be tasks or questions you can discuss with your child, related to our Unit of Inquiry. This current task, we will try and share the information in our classes over the next 2 weeks.

 

Prayer points

Dear God, we pray for all farmers in Australia who experiencing drought and hardship. We pray for much needed rain.

We also ask you bless the Foundation B class as they lead and share the message at Chapel tomorrow.

 

Chapel – On Friday we have Chapel in the Worship Centre at 8:50 am led by Foundation B

& Mrs. Burton.

 

Assembly – There is Assembly on Monday at 2:30 pm.in the Worship Centre. Classes sharing this week will be Foundation B, Year 2/3P and Year 4S.

 

School Photo envelopes need to be returned to school with payment by Wednesday, 8th August.

Please return the envelope even if you are not intending to purchase school photos. Envelopes can go in the grey message tray in each classroom.

 

Excursion to the South Australian Museum – Thursday 9th August

Please return permission forms ASAP.

What to bring:                          Packed fruit snack and recess in a named, disposable bag.

Drink bottle (named)

What to wear:                 Correct sports uniform

 

Student-led Conferences – Thank you to the parents who attended these student-led conferences. You can be very proud of how your child was able to share some of their learning experiences during this time.

 

Seesaw Feedback – This year our school introduced Seesaw and we have enjoyed using it.

We would like to ask for feedback from parents about what you like about this program, and also if there is anything you might like to see more of. If you have a few spare minutes, please send a quick email with your feedback. We would really appreciate it, as it allows us to effectively inform you about your child’s learning. Thank you. J

 

P & F Beer and Wine Tasting Experience. Saturday August 18 at 7:00pm. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased using the Qkr! app or pay at the front office. Come along and try some international beer and wine and hear from a winemaker. Nibbles are provided and paella available to buy. There is an option to purchase drinks after tasting. Family and friends are welcome too. More information can be found on the school website.

 

Book Week – This term we are celebrating Book Week with a whole school Dress Up Day. This will take place on Tuesday 21st August. The theme is “Find Your Treasure”. The children can come dressed as a pirate (no swords please), but treasure doesn’t need to be pirate related, there’s also Indiana Jones, Aladdin and Egyptian themes, the options are endless!

 

Children of Christ (CC’s) save the dates for term 3 – August 10 disco, August 31 rotation night (jujitsu, dance and scouts) and September 21 Games 2 U

 

Golden Grove Lutheran Church (GGLC) playgroup – Playgroup is run each Friday of the school term by ChildSafe volunteers of GGLC and is open to all within our church, school and wider community.  Playgroup begins at 9:30am with mainly music, followed by a fruit snack and playtime.  Gold coin donation.

 

UNIFORM MATTERS

The following items are currently on sale in the uniform shop:

Wool Jumpers – selling at cost price ($55-$60)

Ties – reduced to $13

White shirts with logo reduced to $15

White shirts without logo reduced to $15

Microfibre trackpants reduced to $44

Pinafores reduced to $62

Maroon sport jackets reduced to $58

 

Skoolbag App – Skoolbag has not being utilized to its full potential over the past year, due to it not being compatible with our new website.  Therefore, the school has decided to withdraw its subscription.  Please note that all change of details (such as address or phone number etc) and/or absenteeism’s should be made through Edumate (via the Parent Portal on the school website), or by notifying the front office via phone, email or in person.  It is recommended the App be deleted from all devices. Thank you for your understanding.

 

The week ahead:

Jolly Phonics: Magic ‘e’      ‘i-e’ words such as kite, bite, white.

Handwriting: m, n

Literacy Groups:

Guided Reading: students practise the different strategies to help them read a variety of texts.

Listening: Fox in Socks /One Fish, Two Fish

Craft/Sounds & Words: Practise magic i-e words by writing them on bows on a kite string.

Writing: Why are bees buzzing near the hive?

Maths:

Foundation Burton:

Activity 1: Location: place apples on a tree to show different positional words.

Activity 2: Time: ordering Days of the Week.

Activity 3: Numbers in the teens: using skewers and beads to show numbers 10-20.

Foundation Seeliger:

Activity 1: Location: using positional words such as ‘behind, between, around’

Activity 2: Time: day and night

Activity 3: Numbers in the teens: using an egg carton to make numbers 10 -20.

 

Unit of Inquiry: Where we are in place and time’. Our central idea is: People remember the past with stories and artefacts. Our students are doing a great job, sharing about the countries their families have originated from. Check the world maps in our classrooms!

Christian Studies: Our central idea is: Christians build a relationship with God when they worship, pray and read God’s word.  We are discussing and exploring what objects we can see in our Worship Centre and why they are there.

 

Keep smiling & God bless,

Angela Seeliger, Kate Burton, Valmai Henderson, Amber Kothe

 

 

Term 3 – Monday July 23 to Friday September 28

Week 2
Friday Aug 3:  Foundation B leading Chapel

Week 3
Wednesday August 8:  Principal’s Tour 9:00am

Thursday August 9: Foundation classes visit the South Australian Museum
Friday August 10:  CC’s Disco

Week 4
Tuesday August 14:  School Photo Day – more info to come

Saturday August 18 – P & F Beer & Wine Tasting Experience

Week 5
Monday August 20 Book Week
Wednesday August 22: MOT brekkie from 7:45am

Week 6
Friday August 31: CC’s come and try night –Jujitsu, Hip Hop, Scouts

Friday August 31 – Father’s Day Stall

Sunday September 2 – Father’s Day

Week 7
Wednesday September 5: P & F Mark LeMessurier workshop 7:00pm
Week 8
Monday September 10: P & F meeting in the Staff Admin Building at 7:00pm
Thursday September 13: R U OK? Day
Friday September 14: Special Persons Afternoon (SPA)

Week 9

Friday September 21: Games 2 U, Lazer tag and Games

Week 10

Friday September 28: – Term 3 concludes with closing c

Week 4

Home Inquiry:

Jolly Phonics: Jolly sounds practice for new Foundation students.  Jolly Words/Tricky Words practice.

Reading: Each night read one book from your child’s red folder.

Week 4 & 5 – ‘A Family Artefact’

In your child’s display folder is a recording sheet for you and your child to record some details about a special artefact from the past. It may be something that has been passed down through your family.

For instance, I have a Bible-story book that was my Grandmother’s that my mother gave to me and I intend to pass it onto my daughters and then my grandchildren. It is important to me because it has her handwriting inside it and I know she used to read it to my Mum at bedtime.

You may like to take a photo of your special object or draw a picture of it. (Or even bring it to school)

Once you have answered the questions and completed the information about your artefact, then place the recording sheet back in the display book and return to school. Your child will then have an opportunity to share the information about their family artefact with the rest of the class.


Reading in Foundation: As stated in our revised Homework Policy we would like you to record the books your child reads at home. Please record this in your child’s Celebration Book in their red folder. You are doing a great job recording the books your child is reading at home! J

Also there will be tasks or questions you can discuss with your child, related to our Unit of Inquiry. This new task, we will try and share the information in our classes over the next 2 weeks.

 

Prayer points

Dear God, we pray for places in the world who are experiencing difficulties due to natural disasters such as earthquakes, flood, drought, fires.

We also ask you bless our families who love and care for us each day.

 

SA Museum excursion – We had a fantastic morning at the museum today. We had good weather, well-mannered students who loved seeing all the interesting displays and great parent helpers and LSOs. A BIG thank you to those parent volunteers who came along with us. Your time and help was greatly appreciated.

 

Chapel – On Friday we have Chapel in the Worship Centre at 8:50 am led by Year 1G.

 

Assembly – There is no Assembly on Monday as the Endeavour college band will be performing from 2:20 pm. You are welcome to join us.

 

School Photos on Tuesday, 14th August. Our classes will be having their photos at 9:00 am so please make sure you are at school on time. Students are asked to wear their formal winter uniform with a long sleeved white shirt for the girls. Boys wear their long sleeved blue shirt.

The new Foundation students who started this term will wear their sports uniform.

 

Seesaw Feedback – This year our school introduced Seesaw and we have enjoyed using it.

We would like to ask for feedback from parents about what you like about this program, and also if there is anything you might like to see more of. If you have a few spare minutes, please send a quick email with your feedback. We would really appreciate it, as we want to effectively inform you about your child’s learning. Thank you. J

 

P & F Beer and Wine Tasting Experience. Saturday August 18 at 7:00pm. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased using the Qkr! app or pay at the front office. Come along and try some international beer and wine and hear from a winemaker. Nibbles are provided and paella available to buy. There is an option to purchase drinks after tasting. Family and friends are welcome too. More information can be found on the school website.

 

Book Week – This term we are celebrating Book Week with a whole school Dress up Day. This will take place on Tuesday 21st August. The theme is “Find Your Treasure”. The children can come dressed as a pirate (no swords please), but treasure doesn’t need to be pirate related, there’s also Indiana Jones, Aladdin and Egyptian themes, the options are endless!

 

Children of Christ (CC’s) save the dates for term 3 – August 10 disco, August 31 rotation night (jujitsu, dance and scouts) and September 21 Games 2 U

 

Golden Grove Lutheran Church (GGLC) playgroup – Playgroup is run each Friday of the school term by ChildSafe volunteers of GGLC and is open to all within our church, school and wider community.  Playgroup begins at 9:30am with mainly music, followed by a fruit snack and playtime.  Gold coin donation.

 

UNIFORM MATTERS

The following items are currently on sale in the uniform shop:

Wool Jumpers – selling at cost price ($55-$60)

Ties – reduced to $13

White shirts with logo reduced to $15

White shirts without logo reduced to $15

Microfibre track pants reduced to $44

Pinafores reduced to $62

Maroon sport jackets reduced to $58

 

Ridgehaven Scout Group, situated on the corner of Milne Road and Penny Street, at Ridgehaven has vacancies for boys and girls. Joeys Ages 5-7, Cubs Ages 8-11, Scouts Ages 11-15, Venturers Ages 15-18.  For more information contact the Group Leader, Val Mott Mobile:  0423187749, Email:  valmott@senet.com.au. Your child is entitled to three free sessions.

 

The week ahead:

Jolly Phonics: Magic ‘e’      ‘o-e’ words such as nose, cone,

Handwriting: m, n

Literacy Groups:

Guided Reading: students practise different strategies to help them read a variety of texts.

Viewing: Dr Seuss information DVD: Flower Power /Snowman’s Land

Craft/Sounds & Words: Practise magic o-e words by writing them on ice-cream scoops on cones.

Writing: Museum report/Reflections

Maths:

Foundation Seeliger:

Activity 1: Location: place apples on a tree to show different positional words.

Activity 2: Time: ordering Days of the Week.

Activity 3: Numbers in the teens: using skewers and beads to show numbers 10-20.

Foundation Burton:

Activity 1: Location: Take photos of Inky Mouse in different places in the classroom. Complete                 ‘Where is Inky booklet using positional words such as ‘behind, between, around’

Activity 2: Time: day and night/sequence events in a day.

Activity 3: Numbers in the teens: using an egg carton to make numbers 10 -20 with unifix blocks.

 

Unit of Inquiry: Where we are in place and time’. Our central idea is: People remember the past with stories and artefacts. This week we will discuss what we saw at the SA Museum & begin sharing our family artefacts. We are also going to listen to Aboriginal Dreamtime stories which tell us about the past and have messages about how to live.

Parent Guest Speakers: We would love any parents that have interesting stories or artefacts from the past or from your culture to come into our classes and share this with our students.

Please see Kate or Angela. The talk just needs to be short and will help our students understand the past and other cultures.

 

Christian Studies: Our central idea is: Christians build a relationship with God when they worship, pray and read God’s word.  We are discussing and exploring what objects we can see in our Worship Centre and why they are there. Foundation S are beginning to plan their Chapel message they will be sharing in Week 5.

 

Keep smiling & God bless,

Angela Seeliger, Kate Burton, Valmai Henderson, Amber Kothe

 

 

Term 3 – Monday July 23 to Friday September 28

Week 3
Friday August 10:  CC’s Disco

Week 4

Monday August 13: Endeavour College Band at 2:20 pm.

Tuesday August 14:  School Photo Day

Saturday August 18 – P & F Beer & Wine Tasting Experience

Week 5
Monday August 20 Book Week
Wednesday August 22: MOT brekkie from 7:45am

Friday August 24: Foundation S leading Chapel

Week 6
Friday August 31: CC’s come and try night –Jujitsu, Hip Hop, Scouts

Friday August 31 – Father’s Day Stall

Sunday September 2 – Father’s Day

Week 7
Wednesday September 5: P & F Mark LeMessurier workshop 7:00pm
Week 8
Monday September 10: P & F meeting in the Staff Admin Building at 7:00pm
Thursday September 13: R U OK? Day
Friday September 14: Special Persons Afternoon (SPA)

Week 9

Friday September 21: Games 2 U, Lazer tag and Games

Week 10

Friday September 28: – Term 3 conclud

Week 5

Home Inquiry:

Jolly Phonics: Jolly sounds practice for new Foundation students.

Jolly Words/Tricky Words practice.

Reading: Each night read one book from your child’s red folder.

Week 4 & 5       ‘A Family Artefact’

In your child’s display folder is a recording sheet for you and your child to record some details about a special artefact from the past. It may be something that has been passed down through your family.

For instance, I have a Bible-story book that was my Grandmother’s that my mother gave to me and I intend to pass it onto my daughters and then my grandchildren. It is important to me because it has her handwriting inside it and I know she used to read it to my Mum at bedtime.

You may like to take a photo of your special object or draw a picture of it. (Or even bring it to school)

Once you have answered the questions and completed the information about your artefact, then place the recording sheet back in the display book and return to school. Your child will then have an opportunity to share the information about their family artefact with the rest of the class.


Reading in Foundation: As stated in our revised Homework Policy we would like you to record the books your child reads at home. Please record this in your child’s Celebration Book in their red folder. You are doing a great job recording the books your child is reading at home! J

Also there will be tasks or questions you can discuss with your child, related to our Unit of Inquiry. This new task, we will try and share the information in our classes over the next 2 weeks.

 

Prayer points

Dear God, during Book Week we thank you for authors and the many different books they write for us to read and enjoy.

We especially thank you God for the Bible which helps us learn more about you and the wonderful message of salvation.

 

Chapel – Tomorrow we have Chapel in the Worship Centre at 8:50 am led by Year 1L.

Foundation S are leading Chapel next Friday, 24th August. (Week 5)

This week we welcomed Ruby Myllynen into Foundation S class. The students have been very caring by showing her around the school. Thanks to all the parents that have made her family feel welcomed into our school community.

 

Assembly – Foundation S are sharing at Assembly on Monday as well as Year 2/3SP & 5/6N.

You are welcome to join us in the Worship Centre at 2:30 pm.

 

 

Seesaw Feedback – This year our school introduced Seesaw and we have enjoyed using it.

We would like to ask for feedback from parents about what you like about this program, and also if there is anything you might like to see more of. If you have a few spare minutes, please send a quick email with your feedback. We would really appreciate it, as we want to effectively inform you about your child’s learning. Thank you to those parents that have already sent feedback. J

 

P & F Beer and Wine Tasting Experience on Saturday night has been cancelled. Refunds for tickets purchased through the front office may be collected during school hours.  Tickets purchased through Qkr! have been issued a refund through their linked credit card.

 

Book Week – This term we are celebrating Book Week with a whole school Dress up Day. This will take place on Tuesday 21st August. The theme is “Find Your Treasure”. The children can come dressed as a pirate (no swords please), but treasure doesn’t need to be pirate related, there’s also Indiana Jones, Aladdin and Egyptian themes, the options are endless!

 

Sports Uniform – On Wednesday, 22nd August, Foundation S students need to wear sports uniform as our class has an extra sport lesson with Ms McCusker.

 

MOT Breakfast – To celebrate the middle of the term we are cooking bacon and egg muffins in the courtyard on Wednesday, 22nd August. Come along and join us from 7:45 am until 8:30 am. No cost. Please inform the front office if your child or you require gluten free muffins. A Coffee van will be here so you may purchase a coffee during this time.

 

Children of Christ (CC’s) save the dates for term 3 – August 31 rotation night (jujitsu, dance and scouts). There will be a visit by Scouts Australia, TK Studios and Dom from Jujitsu. More information can be found on the school website.  Cost is $5 for the night. Bookings are essential and can be made at the front office or via the Qkr! App. More information about the Qkr! App including Q&A.

 

Father’s Day Stall is Friday 31st August – Gifts are $3 each and can be purchased through Qkr! or make exact payment to front office in an envelope marked with students name, class and amount of presents.

 

Date Night is 7th September 6:00pm-9:00pm – GGOSH is available for children who are over 3 years of age and toilet trained.  Reservations are $5 per family and are essential as there are only 50 places available.  Payment and reservations can be made through Qkr! or through the front office.  Pizza and a movie will be provided.  Enter through the Fellowship Centre.  More information can be found on the school website.

Golden Grove Lutheran Church (GGLC) playgroup – Playgroup is run each Friday of the school term by ChildSafe volunteers of GGLC and is open to all within our church, school and wider community.  Playgroup begins at 9:30am with mainly music, followed by a fruit snack and playtime.  Gold coin donation.

 

UNIFORM MATTERS

The following items are currently on sale in the uniform shop:

Wool Jumpers – selling at cost price ($55-$60)

Ties – reduced to $13

White shirts with logo reduced to $15

White shirts without logo reduced to $15

Microfibre track pants reduced to $44

Pinafores reduced to $62

Maroon sport jackets reduced to $58

 

Ridgehaven Scout Group, situated on the corner of Milne Road and Penny Street, at Ridgehaven has vacancies for boys and girls. Joeys Ages 5-7, Cubs Ages 8-11, Scouts Ages 11-15, Venturers Ages 15-18.  For more information contact the Group Leader, Val Mott Mobile:  0423187749, Email:  valmott@senet.com.au. Your child is entitled to three free sessions.

 

The week ahead:

Jolly Phonics: Magic ‘e’      ‘u-e’ words such as tube, cube, mute, cute.

Handwriting: p, q

Literacy Groups:

Guided Reading: students practise different strategies to help them read a variety of texts.

Viewing: Dr Seuss information DVD: Flower Power /Snowman’s Land

Craft/Sounds & Words: Practise magic u-e words by writing them on a tube of toothpaste

Writing: Speech bubbles for Cat in the Hat characters.

Maths:

Foundation Seeliger:

Activity 1: Location: place apples on a tree to show different positional words.

Activity 2: Time: ordering Days of the Week.

Activity 3: Numbers in the teens: using skewers and beads to show numbers 10-20.

Foundation Burton:

Activity 1: Location: Take photos of Inky Mouse in different places in the classroom. Complete                 ‘Where is Inky booklet using positional words such as ‘behind, between, around’

Activity 2: Time: day and night/sequence events in a day.

Activity 3: Numbers in the teens: using an egg carton to make numbers 10 -20 with unifix blocks.

 

Unit of Inquiry: Where we are in place and time’. Our central idea is: People remember the past with stories and artefacts. We are currently sharing our family artefacts. We are also to listening to Aboriginal Dreamtime stories which tell us about the past and have messages about how to live.

Parent Guest Speakers: We would love any parents that have interesting stories or artefacts from the past or from your culture to come into our classes and share this with our students.

Please see Kate or Angela. The talk just needs to be short and will help our students understand the past and other cultures.

 

Christian Studies: Our central idea is: Christians build a relationship with God when they worship, pray and read God’s word.  We are discussing and exploring what objects we can see in our Worship Centre and why they are there. Foundation S are practising their Chapel message they will be sharing in Week 5.

 

Keep smiling & God bless,

Angela Seeliger, Kate Burton, Valmai Henderson, Amber Kothe

 

 

Term 3 – Monday July 23 to Friday September 28

Week 4
Saturday August 18 – P & F Beer & Wine Tasting Experience: is cancelled.

Week 5
Monday August 20: Foundation S sharing at Assembly.
Tuesday August 21: Book Week Dress Up Day
Wednesday August 22: MOT brekkie from 7:45am/Foundation S wear sports uniform
Friday August 24: Foundation S leading Chapel

Week 6
Friday August 31: CC’s come and try night –Jujitsu, Hip Hop, Scouts
Friday August 31 – Father’s Day Stall
Sunday September 2 – Father’s Day

Week 7
Wednesday September 5: P & F Mark LeMessurier workshop 7:00pm

Week 8
Monday September 10: P & F meeting in the Staff Admin Building at 7:00pm
Thursday September 13: R U OK? Day
Friday September 14: Special Persons Afternoon (SPA)

Week 9
Friday September 21: Games 2 U, Lazer tag and Games

Week 10
Friday September 28: – Term 3 concludes with closing chapel at 2:30pm

Week 6

Home Inquiry:

Jolly Phonics: Jolly sounds practice for new Foundation students.  Jolly Words/Tricky Words practice.

Reading: Each night read one book from your child’s red folder.

Week 6 & 7 – Numbers at Home.

In your child’s display folder is a recording sheet for you and your child to record the different ways numbers are represented at home. For example numbers of the letter box, the remote, the clock or the number of teddy bears in their room.

Once you have answered the questions and completed the information about numbers at home, then place the recording sheet back in the display book and return to school.

Your child will then have an opportunity to share their inquiry recording with the rest of the class. You are welcome to print photos or email them to the class teacher.


Prayer points

We thank you for the amazing Administration staff in our school community. We thank you for their hard work and dedication.

 

Chapel –Foundation S are leading Chapel! They have been practising lots and are excited to share their message with you.

 

Assembly – Instrumental students will be sharing at Assembly on Monday.

You are welcome to join us in the Worship Centre at 2:30 pm.

 

Book Week – We have had a great week celebrating Book Week. The students loved dress up on Tuesday and the performance on Wednesday was fantastic.

 

Seesaw – Over the next few weeks there will be lots of new assessments posted on your child’s seesaw journal. We encourage you to talk to your child about what they learnt during the activity and reflect on what they have done well, and what they can improve on.

 

Excursion to the Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum – On Monday the 10th of September (Week 8) we are going on an excursion to the local Tea Tree Gully Museum. The students will experience 3 different sessions and learn about the past. An information and consent form was sent home today in your child’s take home bag. Please sign and return by Monday 3rd of September. Foundation Burton require parent helpers for the excursion – if you can come along and help, please let Mrs Burton know.

 

Father’s Day Stall Friday 31st August – Gifts are $3 each and can be purchased through Qkr! or make exact payment to front office in an envelope marked with students name, class and amount of presents.  Gifts must be purchased by 29th August at 4pm.

 

Parent information evening Wednesday 5th September at 7:00pm – Mark Le Messurier will present practical ideas and to build healthy, resilient young people.  This is a free event, however, tickets are essential and can be purchased through Eventbrite

 

Date Night 7th September 6:00pm-9:00pm – GGOSH is available for children who are over 3 years of age and toilet trained.  Reservations are $5 per family and are essential as there are only 50 places available.  Payment and reservations can be made through Qkr! or through the front office.  Pizza and a movie will be provided.  Enter through the Fellowship Centre.  More information can be found on the school website

 

Children of Christ (CC’s) save the dates for term 3 – August 31 rotation night (jujitsu, dance and scouts) and September 21 Games 2 U

 

Golden Grove Lutheran Church (GGLC) playgroup – Playgroup is run each Friday of the school term by ChildSafe volunteers of GGLC and is open to all within our church, school and wider community.  Playgroup begins at 9:30am with mainly music, followed by a fruit snack and playtime.  Gold coin donation.

 

UNIFORM MATTERS

The following items are currently on sale in the uniform shop:

Wool Jumpers – selling at cost price ($55-$60)

Ties – reduced to $13

White shirts with logo reduced to $15

White shirts without logo reduced to $15

Microfibre track pants reduced to $44

Pinafores reduced to $62

Maroon sport jackets reduced to $58

 

Ridgehaven Scout Group, situated on the corner of Milne Road and Penny Street, at Ridgehaven has vacancies for boys and girls. Joeys Ages 5-7, Cubs Ages 8-11, Scouts Ages 11-15, Venturers Ages 15-18.  For more information contact the Group Leader, Val Mott Mobile:  0423187749, Email:  valmott@senet.com.au. Your child is entitled to three free sessions.

 

The week ahead:

Jolly Phonics: Magic ‘e’ – consolidation

Handwriting: r, s, t

Literacy Groups:

Guided Reading: students practise different strategies to help them read a variety of texts.

Listening: Hop on Pop – matching rhyming words OR Cat in the Hat comes back – making a door hanger

Sounds & Words: magic e revision – magic e wands

Writing: Reflection on Foundation – Magazine writing

Maths:

Foundation Seeliger:

Activity 1: Ladybirds – patterning and addition with dots

Activity 2: Number lines – counting on and addition

Activity 3: Base Ten Game – place value for numbers 1-30

Foundation Burton:

Activity 1: Jumpers and Coats – patterning and addition with buttons

Activity 2: Animals on a Bus – addition and subtraction

Activity 3: Base Ten Game – place value for numbers 1-30

Unit of Inquiry:

Parent Guest Speakers: We would love any parents that have interesting stories or artefacts from the past or from your culture to come into our classes and share this with our students. Please see Kate or Angela. The talk just needs to be short and will help our students understand the past and other cultures.

Christian Studies: The importance of prayer – anytime, anywhere, anyone. Making prayer bears.

 

Keep smiling & God bless,

Angela Seeliger, Kate Burton, Valmai Henderson, Amber Kothe

 

 

Term 3 – Monday July 23 to Friday September 28

 

Week 5
Friday August 24: Foundation S leading Chapel

Week 6
Friday August 31: CC’s come and try night –Jujitsu, Hip Hop, Scouts

Friday August 31 – Father’s Day Stall

Sunday September 2 – Father’s Day

Week 7
Wednesday September 5: P & F Mark LeMessurier workshop 7:00pm
Week 8

Monday September 10 – Foundation classes excursion to Tea Tree Gully Museum
Monday September 10: P & F meeting in the Staff Admin Building at 7:00pm
Thursday September 13: R U OK? Day
Friday September 14: Special Persons Afternoon (SPA)

Week 9

Friday September 21: Games 2 U, Lazer tag and Games

Week 10

Friday September 28: – Term 3 concludes with closing chapel at 2:30pm

Week 7

Home Inquiry:

Jolly Phonics: Jolly sounds practice for new Foundation students.  Jolly Words/Tricky Words practice.

Reading: Each night read one book from your child’s red folder.

Week 6 & 7 – Numbers at Home.

In your child’s display folder is a recording sheet for you and your child to record the different ways numbers are represented at home. For example numbers of the letter box, the remote, the clock or the number of teddy bears in their room.

Once you have answered the questions and completed the information about numbers at home, then place the recording sheet back in the display book and return to school.

Your child will then have an opportunity to share their inquiry recording with the rest of the class. You are welcome to print photos or email them to the class teacher.


Prayer points

We thank you for the sunny weather you blessed us with at the start of the week.

We pray for the students and families who are sick, place your healing hand on them.

 

Chapel – Year 5/6DK are leading Chapel, “Jesus heals the Paralysed Man”

 

Assembly – Year 1L, Year 4P and Year 5/6DK will be sharing at Assembly on Monday.

You are welcome to join us in the Worship Centre at 2:30 pm.

 

Canteen update – From this Friday (31st August) the canteen will no longer serve recess.  The canteen have no other option as they are inundated with orders and not enough volunteers.  Apologies for any inconvenience.

 

A friendly reminder to return confirmation of enrolment forms for 2019.

 

Toys at School – Over the last few weeks we have noticed a growing number of students bringing toys to school. The toys are often distracting during our learning time and can be misplaced at recess and lunch, leading to tears. Please talk to your child about not bringing toys to school. Thank you J

 

Sports Uniform – In Week 7 Foundation S students will wear sports uniform on Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday.

 

Seesaw – We hope you have enjoyed looking at your child’s learning journal. There will be more assessment tasks uploaded over the next few weeks. We encourage you to talk to your child about what they learnt during the activity and reflect on what they have done well, and what they can improve on.

 

Excursion to the Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum – On Monday the 10th of September (Week 8) we are going on an excursion to the local Tea Tree Gully Museum. The students will experience 3 different sessions and learn about the past.

Please sign and return the permission form by Monday 3rd September.

Foundation Burton class require parent helpers for the excursion – if you can come along and help, please let Mrs Burton know ASAP.

 

Father’s Day Stall Friday 31st August On Friday morning after Chapel the students who have registered to buy a gift will go and select something special for Dad. We have also made something special in class and will be sending this home Thursday afternoon – keep a look out in your child’s take home bag.

 

Save the date – ‘SPA’ Special Person’s Afternoon. Friday the 22nd of September

This is a wonderful opportunity for a grandparent, aunty, uncle or family friend can come in and spend some time in our Foundation classrooms. Invitations went home Wednesday with details about the afternoon.

The afternoon will start with a short presentation in the Worship Centre at 1:00 pm.

1:30 – 2:00pm         Visitors with surnames starting N-Z will be served a light afternoon tea.

Visitors with surnames starting A-M can visit our classroom.

2:00 – 2:30pm         A bell will sound and the groups will be reversed.

2:45pm                  Afternoon concludes.

Please return the catering slip. 

 

Parent information evening Wednesday 5th September at 7:00pm – Mark Le Messurier will present practical ideas to build healthy, resilient young people.  This is free for members of our community and tickets have now been released to the public at $10.00 each. If you would like to come, please contact the front office and we will arrange for your free ticket.

Tickets are essential.

 

Date Night Friday, 7th September 6:00pm-9:00pm – GGOSH is available for children who are over 3 years of age and toilet trained.  Reservations are $5 per family and are essential as there are only 50 places available.  Payment and reservations can be made through Qkr! or through the front office.  Pizza and a movie will be provided.  Enter through the Fellowship Centre.

More information can be found on the school website

 

Children of Christ (CC’s) save the dates for term 3 – August 31 rotation night (jujitsu, dance and scouts) and September 21 Games 2 U

 

Golden Grove Lutheran Church (GGLC) playgroup – Playgroup is run each Friday of the school term by ChildSafe volunteers of GGLC and is open to all within our church, school and wider community.  Playgroup begins at 9:30am with mainly music, followed by a fruit snack and playtime.  Gold coin donation.

 

UNIFORM MATTERS

The following items are currently on sale in the uniform shop:

Wool Jumpers – selling at cost price ($55-$60)

Ties – reduced to $13

White shirts with logo reduced to $15

White shirts without logo reduced to $15

Microfibre track pants reduced to $44

Pinafores reduced to $62

Maroon sport jackets reduced to $58

 

The week ahead:

Jolly Phonics: compound words – cow-boy, ice-cream, sun-set

Handwriting: u, v, w

Literacy Groups:

Guided Reading: students practise different strategies to help them read a variety of texts.

Listening: Hop on Pop – matching rhyming words OR Cat in the Hat comes back – making a door hanger

Sounds & Words: compound words – matching parrots and tails

Writing: Write a prayer to God – linking with our Christian Studies Unit

Maths:

Foundation Seeliger:

Activity 1: Ladybirds – patterning and addition with dots

Activity 2: Number lines – counting on and addition

Activity 3: Base Ten Game – place value for numbers 1-30

Foundation Burton:

Activity 1: Jumpers and Coats – patterning and addition with buttons

Activity 2: Animals on a Bus – addition and subtraction

Activity 3: Base Ten Game – place value for numbers 1-30

Unit of Inquiry: View you-tubes of the Teat Tree Gully Heritage Museum and formulate questions about the past to ask on our visit.

Christian Studies: Write prayers during our literacy groups.

Discuss why we have the Bible, God’s Word. Discuss that the Bible is like a love letter from God or a guide book to show us the way to live.

 

Keep smiling & God bless,

Angela Seeliger, Kate Burton, Valmai Henderson, Amber Kothe

 

 

Term 3 – Monday July 23 to Friday September 28

 

Week 6
Friday August 31: CC’s come and try night –Jujitsu, Hip Hop, Scouts

Friday August 31 – Father’s Day Stall

Sunday September 2 – Father’s Day

Week 7

Wednesday September 5: Foundation S students wear sports uniform
Wednesday September 5: P & F Mark LeMessurier workshop 7:00pm
Week 8

Monday September 10 – Foundation classes excursion to Tea Tree Gully Museum
Monday September 10: P & F meeting in the Staff Admin Building at 7:00pm
Thursday September 13: R U OK? Day
Friday September 14: Special Persons Afternoon (SPA) Invitation sent

Week 9

Friday September 21: Games 2 U, Lazer tag and Games

Week 10

Friday September 28: – Term 3 concludes with closing chape

Week 8

Home Inquiry:

Jolly Phonics: Jolly sounds practice for new Foundation students.

Jolly Words/Tricky Words practice.

Reading: Each night read one book from your child’s red folder.

Week 8 -10 ‘Baby Stories’

In your child’s display folder is a recording sheet for you and your child to record some short stories about when your child was a baby. Talk to your child about things they could or couldn’t do compared to what they can do now they are at school! Also share a funny story about something they did or used to do when they were a baby.

Once you have completed the recording sheet, then place it back in the display book and return it to school.

Your child will then have an opportunity to share their inquiry recording with the rest of the class. You are welcome to print photos or email them to the class teacher.


Prayer points

We thank you for the opportunity to visit places in our community, like the TTG Heritage Museum.

We pray for people in the community who help us.

 

Chapel – Year 4P are leading Chapel, “Jesus heals an official’s son”

 

Assembly – Choir and Specialists will be sharing at Assembly on Monday.

You are welcome to join us in the Worship Centre at 2:30 pm.

 

Canteen update – Every Friday the canteen will no longer serve recess.  The canteen has no other option as they are inundated with orders and not enough volunteers.  Apologies for any inconvenience.

 

A friendly reminder to return confirmation of enrolment forms for 2019.

 

Toys at School – Over the last few weeks we have noticed a growing number of students bringing toys to school. The toys are often distracting during our learning time and can be misplaced at recess and lunch, leading to tears. Please talk to your child about not bringing toys to school. Thank you J

 

Sports Uniform – In Week 8:

Foundation B students will wear sports uniform on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday.

Foundation S students will wear sports uniform on Monday, Tuesday & Friday

 

Seesaw – We hope you are enjoying looking at your child’s learning journal. There will be more assessment tasks uploaded as we near the end of the term. We encourage you to talk to your child about what they learnt during the activity and reflect on what they have done well, and what they can improve on.

 

Excursion to the Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum – On Monday the 10th September (Week 8) we are visiting the local Tea Tree Gully Museum. The students will experience 3 different sessions and learn about the past.

Students will need to wear their sports uniform and have a named drink bottle.

Foundation B students will need to take their fruit snack in a disposable bag.

 

SPA’ Special Person’s Afternoon, Friday the 14th September (Week 8)

This is a wonderful opportunity for a grandparent, aunty, uncle or family friend can come in and spend some time in our Foundation classrooms.

The afternoon will start with a short presentation in the Worship Centre at 1:00 pm.

1:30 – 2:00pm         Visitors with surnames starting N-Z will be served a light afternoon tea.

Visitors with surnames starting A-M can visit our classroom.

2:00 – 2:30pm         A bell will sound and the groups will be reversed.

2:45pm                  Afternoon concludes.

Please return the catering slip to school. 

 

CC’s Games Night – Games2U – Friday 21st September.  Tickets are $5 and can be purchased through Qkr! or paid in cash to front office.  Registrations are essential.  More information can be found on the school website.

 

Golden Grove Lutheran Church (GGLC) playgroup – Playgroup is run each Friday of the school term by ChildSafe volunteers of GGLC and is open to all within our church, school and wider community.  Playgroup begins at 9:30am with mainly music, followed by a fruit snack and playtime.  Gold coin donation.

 

UNIFORM MATTERS

The following items are currently on sale in the uniform shop:

Wool Jumpers – selling at cost price ($55-$60)

Ties – reduced to $13

White shirts with logo reduced to $15

White shirts without logo reduced to $15

Microfibre track pants reduced to $44

Pinafores reduced to $62

Maroon sport jackets reduced to $58

 

The week ahead:

Jolly Phonics: rhyming words – bee/tree, boat/goat

Handwriting: w x. y

Literacy Groups:

Guided Reading: students practise different strategies to help them read a variety of texts.

Listening: Dr Seuss ABC – look for words in dictionaries OR Green Eggs and Ham – tic tac toe game.

Sounds & Words: Rhyming word jigsaws OR Rhyming bees on the hives

Writing: Teddy Bear’s Picnic book.

Maths:

Foundation Burton:

Activity 1: Ladybirds – patterning and addition with dots

Activity 2: Number lines – counting on and addition

Activity 3: Base Ten Game – place value for numbers 1-30

Foundation Seeliger:

Activity 1: Jumpers and Coats – patterning and addition with buttons

Activity 2: Animals on a Bus – addition and subtraction

Activity 3: Base Ten Game – place value for numbers 1-30

Unit of Inquiry: Visit the Teat Tree Gully Heritage Museum and begin making your own family artefact. Does your artefact have a story? Why is it important?

Christian Studies: Discuss why we have the Bible, God’s Word. Such as the Bible is like a love letter from God or a guide book or map to show us the way to live.

 

Keep smiling & God bless,

Angela Seeliger, Kate Burton, Valmai Henderson, Amber Kothe

 

School calendar – The annual school calendar can be found on the school website http://www.goldengrove.sa.edu.au/calendar/

 

Term 3 – Monday July 23 to Friday September 28

 

Week 8

Monday September 10 – Foundation classes excursion to Tea Tree Gully Museum
Monday September 10: P & F meeting in the Staff Admin Building at 7:00pm
Friday September 14: Special Persons Afternoon (SPA)

Week 9

Friday September 21: Games 2 U, Lazer tag and Games

Week 10

Friday September 28: – Term 3 concludes with closing chapel at 2:30pm

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