Writer's Workshops: Students work through the stages of writing from planning to publishing in a self-paced, workshop style environment.
Reading Strategies lessons: Students are explicitly taught to interpret texts using a variety of strategies, including creating images, self-questioning, comparing and synthesising.
Speaking and Listening: Throughout the year, students hone their speaking and listening skills through group discussions, assignment presentations, assemblies and leadership opportunities.
Namadgi students study the following concepts:
- The four operations — Applying written and mental strategies to solve addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
- Length — Measuring length using formal units of measurement and finding the perimeter of an object
- Patterns — Identifying complex sequences of numbers and shapes, continuing and creating patterns
- Fractions and Decimals — Identifying equivalent fractions and decimals and using the four operations to solve fraction and decimal equations
- Data — Interpreting data representations and using data to pose questions
- Angles — Naming, measuring and comparing different angles
Students participate in structured fundamental movement skill sessions. These skills are incorporated in modified games.
The Namadgi Fete
Each year the Namadgi students participate in a financial literacy unit to plan, organise and run the Namadgi Fete. Money raised funds the Year 6 Graduation.
To consolidate their learning students should:
- Read daily with an adult and discuss the text