YOUR CHILD INYOUR CHILD IN
ST.ANDREW’S COLLEGEST.ANDREW’S COLLEGE
JUNIOR SCHOOLJUNIOR SCHOOL
K1 (Junior Infants) - P6 (Six...
THE CHILD IN ST.ANDREW’STHE CHILD IN ST.ANDREW’S
COLLEGE JUNIOR SCHOOLCOLLEGE JUNIOR SCHOOL
SHOULD BE:SHOULD BE:
 HappyHa...
NATIONAL CURRICULUMNATIONAL CURRICULUM
TAUGHT BY CLASSROOM TEACHERSTAUGHT BY CLASSROOM TEACHERS
 EnglishEnglish
 IrishIr...
CO-CURRICULAR SUBJECTSCO-CURRICULAR SUBJECTS
TAUGHT BY SPECIALIST TEACHERSTAUGHT BY SPECIALIST TEACHERS
 DramaDrama
 Mus...
EXTRA-CURRICULAREXTRA-CURRICULAR
SUBJECTSSUBJECTS
 TennisTennis
 HockeyHockey
 SwimmingSwimming
 RugbyRugby
 SoccerSo...
ASSESSMENTASSESSMENT
 K1K1
 Pre-reading SkillsPre-reading Skills
 COPSCOPS
 K2K2
 MIST (MiddleMIST (Middle
Infant Scr...
MORAL / ETHICALMORAL / ETHICAL
EDUCATIONEDUCATION
 RE ProgrammeRE Programme
 Prep for Communion/ConfirmationPrep for Com...
ANTI - BULLYINGANTI - BULLYING
 Whole school assemblyWhole school assembly
 Stay Safe programmeStay Safe programme
 SPH...
INTERNATIONALINTERNATIONAL
DIMENSION OF SCHOOLDIMENSION OF SCHOOL
 Positive enrichment of school lifePositive enrichment ...
TRIPS OUTSIDE SCHOOLTRIPS OUTSIDE SCHOOL
 Theatre, museums, galleries…Theatre, museums, galleries…
 Outdoor pursuitsOutd...
REPORTING TO PARENTSREPORTING TO PARENTS
 Open door policyOpen door policy
 Parent information sessions, class-Parent in...
REPORTING TO PARENTSREPORTING TO PARENTS
(CONTINUED)(CONTINUED)
 Parent teacher meeting in NovemberParent teacher meeting...
DISCIPLINEDISCIPLINE
 PositivePositive disciplinediscipline
 Well – disciplined, happy environmentWell – disciplined, ha...
LIBRARYLIBRARY
 One period per weekOne period per week
 Open at other times during the weekOpen at other times during th...
HOMEWORKHOMEWORK
 Follow national guidelines closelyFollow national guidelines closely
 Differentiated according to indi...
HEALTHY EATING POLICYHEALTHY EATING POLICY
 Important part of child’s educationImportant part of child’s education
 Hot ...
THE SCHOOL DAYTHE SCHOOL DAY
 K1K1 8.50 – 2.008.50 – 2.00
 K2 – P6K2 – P6 8.50 – 3.008.50 – 3.00
 WednesdayWednesday 8....
UNIFORMUNIFORM
 PE UniformPE Uniform
 Class UniformClass Uniform
 Emphasis is on high standard of uniformEmphasis is on...
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  1. 1. YOUR CHILD INYOUR CHILD IN ST.ANDREW’S COLLEGEST.ANDREW’S COLLEGE JUNIOR SCHOOLJUNIOR SCHOOL K1 (Junior Infants) - P6 (Sixth ClassK1 (Junior Infants) - P6 (Sixth Class))
  2. 2. THE CHILD IN ST.ANDREW’STHE CHILD IN ST.ANDREW’S COLLEGE JUNIOR SCHOOLCOLLEGE JUNIOR SCHOOL SHOULD BE:SHOULD BE:  HappyHappy  SecureSecure  FocussedFocussed  ChallengedChallenged  Excited by learningExcited by learning  Encouraged to pursue their own interestsEncouraged to pursue their own interests
  3. 3. NATIONAL CURRICULUMNATIONAL CURRICULUM TAUGHT BY CLASSROOM TEACHERSTAUGHT BY CLASSROOM TEACHERS  EnglishEnglish  IrishIrish  MathematicsMathematics  SESE (Social, Environmental, SocialSESE (Social, Environmental, Social Education)Education) -History-History -Geography-Geography -Science-Science  SPHE (Social, Personal, HealthSPHE (Social, Personal, Health Education)Education)
  4. 4. CO-CURRICULAR SUBJECTSCO-CURRICULAR SUBJECTS TAUGHT BY SPECIALIST TEACHERSTAUGHT BY SPECIALIST TEACHERS  DramaDrama  MusicMusic  Computer StudiesComputer Studies  PEPE  GamesGames  ArtArt  Specialist IrishSpecialist Irish Teacher inTeacher in K1/K2/P6K1/K2/P6  LanguageLanguage (From K2 up)(From K2 up) -French-French -Spanish-Spanish -German-German
  5. 5. EXTRA-CURRICULAREXTRA-CURRICULAR SUBJECTSSUBJECTS  TennisTennis  HockeyHockey  SwimmingSwimming  RugbyRugby  SoccerSoccer  BasketballBasketball  BasketballBasketball NurseryNursery  YogaYoga  BalletBallet  Irish DancingIrish Dancing  ContemporaryContemporary DanceDance  ChoirChoir  DebatingDebating  ChessChess  CreativeCreative NeedleworkNeedlework
  6. 6. ASSESSMENTASSESSMENT  K1K1  Pre-reading SkillsPre-reading Skills  COPSCOPS  K2K2  MIST (MiddleMIST (Middle Infant ScreeningInfant Screening Test)Test)  P1 – P6P1 – P6  SigmaSigma  MicraMicra  COPSCOPS  SWST (SingleSWST (Single Word EnglishWord English Test)Test)  DrumcondraDrumcondra (English, Maths(English, Maths and Spelling)and Spelling)
  7. 7. MORAL / ETHICALMORAL / ETHICAL EDUCATIONEDUCATION  RE ProgrammeRE Programme  Prep for Communion/ConfirmationPrep for Communion/Confirmation  Informed FundraisingInformed Fundraising  Guest SpeakersGuest Speakers  SPHE ProgrammeSPHE Programme  Assemblies and CelebrationsAssemblies and Celebrations
  8. 8. ANTI - BULLYINGANTI - BULLYING  Whole school assemblyWhole school assembly  Stay Safe programmeStay Safe programme  SPHE ProgrammeSPHE Programme  Emphasis in school on RESPONSIBILITYEmphasis in school on RESPONSIBILITY OF CARE for each otherOF CARE for each other  Bullying audits / questionnairesBullying audits / questionnaires  Mediation service in Senior SchoolMediation service in Senior School
  9. 9. INTERNATIONALINTERNATIONAL DIMENSION OF SCHOOLDIMENSION OF SCHOOL  Positive enrichment of school lifePositive enrichment of school life  EALEAL  AssembliesAssemblies  Celebration of talentsCelebration of talents
  10. 10. TRIPS OUTSIDE SCHOOLTRIPS OUTSIDE SCHOOL  Theatre, museums, galleries…Theatre, museums, galleries…  Outdoor pursuitsOutdoor pursuits  Environmental education tripsEnvironmental education trips  Choir performancesChoir performances  Sports events and competitionsSports events and competitions
  11. 11. REPORTING TO PARENTSREPORTING TO PARENTS  Open door policyOpen door policy  Parent information sessions, class-Parent information sessions, class- based, in Septemberbased, in September  Formal reports sent home at ChristmasFormal reports sent home at Christmas and Summerand Summer  Brief interim report sent home atBrief interim report sent home at
  12. 12. REPORTING TO PARENTSREPORTING TO PARENTS (CONTINUED)(CONTINUED)  Parent teacher meeting in NovemberParent teacher meeting in November  Fortnightly bulletinFortnightly bulletin  Bulletin boards at main Junior SchoolBulletin boards at main Junior School ReceptionReception
  13. 13. DISCIPLINEDISCIPLINE  PositivePositive disciplinediscipline  Well – disciplined, happy environmentWell – disciplined, happy environment  Responsibility for selfResponsibility for self  Responsibility for othersResponsibility for others  Achievement CertificatesAchievement Certificates  Students have a voiceStudents have a voice
  14. 14. LIBRARYLIBRARY  One period per weekOne period per week  Open at other times during the weekOpen at other times during the week  Excellent range of booksExcellent range of books  Organise visits from authors/illustratorsOrganise visits from authors/illustrators  Book related competitionsBook related competitions  Supports school-wide focus on readingSupports school-wide focus on reading  Annual Book Fair in NovemberAnnual Book Fair in November
  15. 15. HOMEWORKHOMEWORK  Follow national guidelines closelyFollow national guidelines closely  Differentiated according to individualDifferentiated according to individual pupilpupil  Paired Reading Programme (K1 & K2)Paired Reading Programme (K1 & K2)  Homework JournalHomework Journal  Prep after schoolPrep after school
  16. 16. HEALTHY EATING POLICYHEALTHY EATING POLICY  Important part of child’s educationImportant part of child’s education  Hot lunches are availableHot lunches are available
  17. 17. THE SCHOOL DAYTHE SCHOOL DAY  K1K1 8.50 – 2.008.50 – 2.00  K2 – P6K2 – P6 8.50 – 3.008.50 – 3.00  WednesdayWednesday 8.50 – 1.008.50 – 1.00  2 breaks2 breaks
  18. 18. UNIFORMUNIFORM  PE UniformPE Uniform  Class UniformClass Uniform  Emphasis is on high standard of uniformEmphasis is on high standard of uniform

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