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Kindergarten
KGE- Ms. Emma, Margaret & Cuc
KGK - Kristie & Magdalena
KGL- Ms. Lucy & Ms. Priscilla
KGM - Ms. Madeleine & Ms. Jennie
DROP-OFF AND PICK-UP
 Class starts at 8:45 promptly
 Classroom door will open at 8:30
 Pick-up at…
 3:15 (2:15 Wednesd...
COMMUNICATION
 Communication
 Bus changes: Parents must complete the change of routine form
on the main zis.ch website, ...
OTHER ROUTINES
 Birthdays
 If you would like, you may send small treats such as cookies or cupcakes
with your child on t...
CURRICULUM
UNITS OF INQUIRY
 6 Units in Kindergarten
 Taught in both stand-alone sessions and within other
subject areas
 For furt...
MATHEMATICS
 5 Units in Kindergarten: Number, Pattern, Shape &
Space, Measurement & Data Handling
 Taught in both stand-...
LITERACY
 Reading
 Independent reading program will start 2nd
week of
September with books being sent home
 Reading is ...
EAL (ENGLISH AS AN ADDITIONAL
LANGUAGE )
Note the date:
Parent Information Session:
Language Learning and the EAL classes....
TECHNOLOGY
 Integration of ipads and smartboards
LEARNING PATHS
 Individual
 Four times a year based on personal goals,...
SINGLE SUBJECT LESSONS
 EAL/German
 Music-Ms Trish
 Creative Arts – Ms Carole
 PE- Elena, Ibrahim and James
 Library-...
SNACK
 Suggestion to have a shared, healthy snack.
Parents provide snack for the whole class on a weekly
basis.
ROOM PARE...
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  1. 1. Kindergarten
  2. 2. KGE- Ms. Emma, Margaret & Cuc KGK - Kristie & Magdalena KGL- Ms. Lucy & Ms. Priscilla KGM - Ms. Madeleine & Ms. Jennie
  3. 3. DROP-OFF AND PICK-UP  Class starts at 8:45 promptly  Classroom door will open at 8:30  Pick-up at…  3:15 (2:15 Wednesday)  Children with no siblings in the Lower School  Children with siblings in Grades K-2  3:30 (2:30 Wednesday)  Children with siblings in Grades 3-5  A Kindergarten Teacher will be there with the children. If you park and walk with your child, please inform the duty teacher that you are leaving.  Clubs: A Kindergarten Teacher will walk all children to clubs at 3:30  Bus: A Kindergarten Teacher will walk children to the bus at 3:20
  4. 4. COMMUNICATION  Communication  Bus changes: Parents must complete the change of routine form on the main zis.ch website, under Quicklinks. Changes will not be made unless the form is filled out.  Please ensure that you cc Assistant teachers on all communication.  lblair@zis.ch pbitton@zis.ch  Blogs  Annual Field Trip Permission Forms : ZIS links (Quicklinks) Please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns.
  5. 5. OTHER ROUTINES  Birthdays  If you would like, you may send small treats such as cookies or cupcakes with your child on their special day.  Please let us know in advance - we have some allergies in Kindergarten.  Birthday invitations-Please post or email directly to the families, as these will not be distributed in the class.  Clothing  Please provide your child with a pair of rain boots, rain trousers and a rain jacket. These need to be in school at all times as we go outside no matter what the weather and we also do visit the forest every week.  Please ensure that your child has an extra pair of trousers, a shirt, a pair of socks and a pair of underwear at school in case of emergencies.  P.E/Creative Arts students must wear clothing suitable for movement.  PLEASE LABEL ALL ITEMS OF CLOTHING, DRINK BOTTLES AND LUNCH CONTAINERS.
  6. 6. CURRICULUM
  7. 7. UNITS OF INQUIRY  6 Units in Kindergarten  Taught in both stand-alone sessions and within other subject areas  For further information on the PYP please attend one of the sessions held by Keryn Dowling. Introduction to the PYP for new parents: September 27th Parents for experience in our curriculum: October 1st
  8. 8. MATHEMATICS  5 Units in Kindergarten: Number, Pattern, Shape & Space, Measurement & Data Handling  Taught in both stand-alone sessions and within other subject areas
  9. 9. LITERACY  Reading  Independent reading program will start 2nd week of September with books being sent home  Reading is not just a home program but a partnership  Reading at school  Children are read to  Children read with their peers and teachers  Children read independently  Writing  First Steps  Children will explore different forms of writing  Each unit has a writing focus  Daily writing practice takes place
  10. 10. EAL (ENGLISH AS AN ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE ) Note the date: Parent Information Session: Language Learning and the EAL classes. When? Friday, 6 September 2013 Where? The Music Room near the cafeteria Please look on the EAL Blog: http://blogs.zis.ch/lseal/
  11. 11. TECHNOLOGY  Integration of ipads and smartboards LEARNING PATHS  Individual  Four times a year based on personal goals, PYP transdisciplinary skills – Social, Self management and Communication skills across all subject and learning areas  Digital format  Four times a year parents will be invited to share  Information session, Friday 4th October 08:45
  12. 12. SINGLE SUBJECT LESSONS  EAL/German  Music-Ms Trish  Creative Arts – Ms Carole  PE- Elena, Ibrahim and James  Library- Rob  Bring the books back on your designated day
  13. 13. SNACK  Suggestion to have a shared, healthy snack. Parents provide snack for the whole class on a weekly basis. ROOM PARENTS  2 per class  To help organise class events and parties. OUTSIDE PLAY  Any old kitchen utensils for mud kitchen
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