Using language, symbols, and texts

Using language, symbols, and texts is about working with and making meaning of the codes in which knowledge is expressed. Languages and symbols are systems for representing and communicating information, experiences, and ideas. People use languages and symbols to produce texts of all kinds: written, oral/aural, and visual; informative and imaginative; informal and formal; mathematical, scientific, and technological.

Students who are competent users of language, symbols, and texts can interpret and use words, number, images, movement, metaphor, and technologies in a range of contexts. They recognise how choices of language, symbol, or text affect people’s understanding and the ways in which they respond to communications. They confidently use ICT (including, where appropriate, assistive technologies) to access and provide information and to communicate with others.

Phonics, Stage 7, T4 2019

  • Posted on: 16 October 2019
  • By: NadineWalmisley

Using Yolanda Soryl's Phonics Programme children learn:
Learn how to hear, read and write longer vowel phonemes. (vowel digraphs and trigraphs)

Writing words and sentences using these skills.

4 times per week.

There will be a stage 7 Assessment during the term.

Yr 1-3 Individual Inquiry T4 2019

  • Posted on: 20 September 2019
  • By: NadineWalmisley

In Term 4 all some children will choose to do an individual Inquiry. Please see individual children's goals for specific inquiries, linked to specific learning areas.

It is expected that akonga will all complete and present an inquiry of their choice, using a range of mediums and formats.
Children will make regular reflections to share their planning and learning each week.

Children will produce something that they are able to share with others as evidence of the learning they have directed and be able to discuss the learning that is happening.