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Please note this page holds cluster information for current term.

Uniform

Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays formal uniform.

Wednesdays and Fridays students wear sport uniform.

Week 2

Home Inquiry (Sharing) – Go on a hunt around your house to find objects, talk about what materials they are made from, for example, plastic, wood, paper, foam, metal, etc.
Sight words – Please practise the words in the ‘words to learn’ bag regularly.

Welcome to Term 4!
Year 1 Sleepover – Sleepover has finally arrived. We know the students are very excited and we are looking forward to a fun and enjoyable time together. Thank you again for all the parents that have volunteered their time, it is greatly appreciated. Just a reminder that students are to arrive for sleepover at 4:30pm Friday afternoon to start setting up their bedding. Activities will be starting on the oval and in the Year 1 classroom at 4:45pm therefore it is important all bedding is set up by then.

Assembly – Classes sharing this week are 1G/23W/56Z. Assembly is held in the Worship Centre at 2:30pm on Mondays.

Chapel –Chapel this Friday 15th October led by Pastor Greg and Chapel Friday 26th October led by Jason.

P & F meeting – Monday October 22 in the Staff Admin Building – all welcome!

Children of Christ – Next event Bike Night 16th November more information to come

Cyber safe families – Monday 5th November at 7pm in the Worship Centre. Cybersafe families will be presenting an information session on effectively managing the digital environment in your homes. Bookings are essential and can be made through the school website.

Edumate – Parents and caregivers are strongly encouraged to ensure that the medical information which we hold at school is current (this is held on Edumate). We have come across a few situations where we are using outdated information (or none at all) to address medical needs of students. You can check the information which we have by logging into Edumate via the parent portal on the school website. If you can’t remember your username or password, click the ‘Can’t login?’ link or fill in the help form and we will aim to fix the issue.

Golden Grove Lutheran Church (GGLC) 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.

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

Readers – It has been great to see students are excited about their reading and are being very responsible in changing them
each day. Just a reminder the reader room is open from 8.35 – 8.50am. Please ensure your child is at school on time so they
can borrow readers and read in the mornings before 9.00am.

Parent Helpers- The year 1 classes continue to need parent helpers to help test students on their Jolly words and sight
words. Please let the class teacher know if you can help out. Any help would be great!

Term 4: Week 2 program
Our week of learning

Literacy Group Rotations:
Guided Reading- Strong focus on reading strategies and comprehension (recall events in text)
Writing – Narrative
Word play – Practise recognising and writing or/al/ar/wh/ words
Jolly Grammar – Questions

Maths Focus:
Number, problem solving
Money (ordering coins according to their value)

Christian Studies: Different religious groups share common features
LOI 1: Different denominations
The year 1’s will be investigating what Lutheran churches look like and what they believe.

Unit of Inquiry: How the world works
Central Idea: Properties of materials determine their use
LOI 1: Properties and their materials
Students will be investigating materials and their properties.

Have a great week
Amber Lownds and Sally Garrett
Term 4 – Monday October 15 to Wednesday December 12
Week 1
Friday October 19 – Year 1 sleepover
Week 2
Monday October 22 – P & F meeting in the Staff Admin Building at 7:00pm
Tuesday October 23 – Year 6 excursion: Ingenuity Expo 12:30-4pm
Friday October 26 – Foundation BBQ evening at 3pm-6pm
Week 3
Tuesday October 30 – Year 5 Celebration of Learning
Wednesday October 31 – Principal’s Tour 9:00am
Week 4
Monday November 5 – Cyber Safety Talk from 6:30pm-8:30pm in the Worship Centre
Tuesday November 6 – Friday November 9 year 2-4 Swimming
Tuesday November 6 – Exhibition evening
Saturday November 10 Credit Union Christmas Pageant
Sunday November 11 Remembrance Day
Week 5
Monday November 12 Foundation 2019 Orientation Evening 7:00pm
Wednesday November 14 MOT brekkie from 7:45am
Wednesday November 14 Connected Schools Athletics Day
Friday November 16 – CC’s Bike Night
Week 6
Wednesday November 21 – Year 6 Celebration Dinner
Week 7
Wednesday November 28 – Year 2/3 Celebration of Learning 6:00pm
Sunday November 25 – Christmas Picnic
Week 8
Monday December 3 – P & F Meeting in the Staff Admin Building 7:00pm
Tuesday December 4 – Friday December 7 Foundation and year 1 swimming
Week 9
Monday December 10 – Move up morning
Tuesday December 11 – Closing service 2:15pm
Tuesday December 11 – Graduation service 7:00pm
Wednesday December 12 – Non-compulsory day
* Please note vac care begins Dec 13

Week 3

Week 4

Home Inquiry (Sharing) – Share one of your favourite narratives. Talk about the characters, setting, problem and resolution.
Sight words – Please practise the words in the ‘words to learn’ bag regularly.


Assembly – Classes sharing this week are FB/23P/4S. Assembly is held in the Worship Centre at 2:30pm on Mondays.

Chapel – Chapel Friday 2nd November led by Jason and on 9th November led by Mrs Zadow

Children of Christ – Next event Bike Night 16th November more information to come

Cyber safe families – Monday 5th November at 7pm in the Worship Centre. Cyber safety is a major concern for all parents and we are continually worried about the influences the social media and the internet on the children. On an annual basis all students participate in a presentation by SAPOL on being ‘safe’ on the internet. This is held at the start of each school year. The P. & F. have arranged the services of ‘Cybersafe families’ https://cybersafefamilies.com.au/parent-info-sessions/ to hold a parent information session on safely and effectively managing the digital environment in your homes. You are asked as part of the presentation to bring your iPad / device to the session so that you can be coached through some practical settings. This presentation will be held on Monday 5th November (7:00 pm) in the Worship Centre – bookings essential through the school website.

Christmas party – Friday 30th November – Save the date

Edumate – Parents and caregivers are strongly encouraged to ensure that the medical information which we hold at school is current (this is held on Edumate). We have come across a few situations where we are using outdated information (or none at all) to address medical needs of students. You can check the information which we have by logging into Edumate via the parent portal on the school website. If you can’t remember your username or password, click the ‘Can’t login?’ link or fill in the help form and we will aim to fix the issue.

Golden Grove Lutheran Church (GGLC) 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.

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

Readers – It has been great to see students are excited about their reading and are being very responsible in changing them each day. Just a reminder the reader room is open from 8.35 – 8.50am. Please ensure your child is at school on time so they can borrow readers and read in the mornings before 9.00am.
Home Inquiry (Sharing) – Share one of your favourite narratives. Talk about the characters, setting, problem and resolution.
Sight words – Please practise the words in the ‘words to learn’ bag regularly.

Term 4: Week 4 program
Our week of learning

Literacy Group Rotations: Guided Reading- Strong focus on reading strategies and comprehension (recall events in text)

Writing – Narrative Word play – Jolly sound revision and adjectives Jolly Grammar – Questions and speech marks Maths Focus: Number, problem solving, counting on, doubles, skip-counting Data collection

Christian Studies: Different religious groups share common features LOI 1: Different denominations The year 1’s will be investigating what Anglican churches look like and what they believe.

Unit of Inquiry: How the world works Central Idea: Properties of materials determine their use LOI 2: How materials change Students will be investigating how materials change, for example if they bend, twist and roll.

Have a great week
Amber Lownds and Sally Garrett

Term 4
Monday October 15 to Wednesday December 12

Week 4 Monday November 5 – Cyber Safety Talk from 6:30pm (for a 7:00pm start) – 8:30pm in the Worship Centre
Tuesday November 6 to Friday November 9 – year 2-4 Swimming
Tuesday November 6 – Exhibition evening Saturday November 10 – Credit Union Christmas Pageant
Sunday November 11 – Remembrance Day

Week 5
Monday November 12 – Foundation 2019 Orientation Evening 7:00pm
Wednesday November 14 – MOT brekkie from 7:45am
Wednesday November 14 – Connected Schools Athletics Day
Friday November 16 – CC’s Bike Night

Week 6
Wednesday November 21 – Year 6 Graduation Dinner

Week 7 Monday November 26 – P & F AGM Meeting in the Staff Admin Building 6:30pm
Wednesday November 28 – Year 2/3 Celebration of Learning 6:00pm
Friday November 30 – Christmas party 3:30pm – details to be advised

Week 8
Tuesday December 4 – Friday December 7 Foundation and year 1 swimming

Week 9
Monday December 10 – Move up morning
Tuesday December 11 – Closing service 2:15pm
Tuesday December 11 – Graduation service 7:00pm
Wednesday December 12 – Non-compulsory day

* Please note vac care begins Dec 13

 

 

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