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English

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.

Mathematics

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

Physical Education

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.

Homework

To consolidate their learning students should:

  • Read daily with an adult and discuss the text