CHRISTIAN ABORIGINAL PARENT DIRECTED SCHOOL
CHRIST CENTRED EDUCATION
Literacy & Numeracy
Our school has a strong focus on literacy and numeracy and endeavours to provide the best teaching programs to ensure successful learning
Reading & Comprehension: We are proud to have established a strong phonics program using Lighthouse Education Ministries (LEM) phonics and SHARP Reading.
Through these programs the students have a strong foundation to become independent readers.
2017 Reading Target – 70% of student at reading age level
February 6% at or above reading age level (1 out of 14)
June 32% at or above reading age level (6 out of 14)
December prediction minimum 62% (10 out of 14) at or above reading age level, with every student making improvements
Spelling & Grammar: LEM also produce a spelling and grammar program. This program focus on the students learning spelling rules.
Dictation & Writing: Students working at Year 2 - 6 partake in weekly dictation activities and the school employs Talk 4 Writing.
Currently the school favours PRIME Maths for numeracy, as well as equipping our students with strategies for mental maths