Grade 1

  • Child being interviewed during circle time

Grade 1

Tuesday, 17 February 2015 - 12:25pm

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Grade 1
Ages: 6 - 7 years

Grade 1 is 5 days a week from 8:00am to 2:45pm (lunch included) with the option of After School Clubs. Grade 1 has one teacher and one co-teacher.

Students in Grade 1 at Magic Years:

  • Implement self motivation as a way to put learning expectations into action.
  • Model independence in learning.
  • Participate in Thai language and culture class in order to embrace the host country.
  • Support the teaching and learning by incorporating the use of technology into daily experiences, including the use of smart boards, Personal Computers, Laptops, ipads, digital cameras and the internet.
  • Embrace the concept of homework as a means of facilitating the development of ‘life-long’ learning connections and building relationships with families to further connect school and home learning experiences.

Programme of Inquiry

Transdisciplinary Theme: Who We Are
Central Idea: Individual choices can influence our wellbeing

Family Histories
Transdisciplinary Theme: Where We Are in Place and Time
Central Idea: Artifacts and personal stories connect us to the past, present and future

Power of Imagination
Transdisciplinary Theme: How We Express Ourselves
Central Idea: Imagination is a powerful tool for extending our ability to think, create and express ourselves

Our Changing Earth
Transdisciplinary Theme: How the World Works
Central Idea: The natural features of the earth have formed and changed over time

Living Collaboratively
Transdisciplinary Theme: How We Organize Ourselves
Central Idea: Rules and routines impact on how people live, work and play

Structures and Designs
Transdisciplinary Theme: Sharing the Planet
Central Idea: The design and building of structures is dependent on the needs of society