Thank you to all families who came along on Wednesday evening to our Information Evening for 2017.
Your attendance was greatly valued and we hope you received some positive messages from our leadership team and class teachers, to assist you in helping your child/ren have a successful and happy year ahead.
Please take some time to read through our Information Booklet.
A WARM WELCOME TO ALL OUR FAMILIES FOR 2017!
We hope that families and children are just as excited, ready and hopeful, as we, as educators are, to begin this new journey together!
Please find below some wonderful videos, links and tips, to discuss and share with your child, in preparation for transition to Kindergarten.
To view this whole video and listen to the childrens’ reading of the text “Starting School” by Jane Godwin & Anna Walker, use the following link:
We are going to have a fantastic year ahead, full of new adventures, fun & learning!
We can’t wait to get to know all the special children in Kindergarten…very soon!
Self-regulation is being able to manage feelings so they don’t intrude heavily on relationships or day-to-day life. This might involve being able to resist ‘losing it’ in upsetting or frustrating situations, or being able to calm down when big feelings start to take over.
Self-regulation is NOT about ‘not feeling’. Locking feelings away can cause as much trouble as any outburst. There is nothing wrong with having big feelings. All feelings are valid and it’s okay for kids to feel whatever they feel. What’s important is how those feelings are managed. The key is to nurture children towards being able to acknowledge and express what they’re feeling, without causing breakage to themselves, their friendships or other people.
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