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Posted on 25 February, 2021

Focus Groups: How Larrakeyah Primary Consistently Meets Targets

We’re immensely proud of how our school community, our students, and staff have led Larrakeyah Primary from strength to strength – the most recent example of such progress being demonstrated in achieving a “High” to “Outstanding” result in all areas of our 2020 School Review. Today, we want to share one of the mechanisms that form the foundations of our continuous improvement. Let’s take a look at Focus Groups.

Posted in School Programs
Posted on 03 December, 2020

Inquiry Based Learning at Larrakeyah Primary School

During the past 3 years Larrakeyah Primary School has moved towards an inquiry-based approach to learning. This has followed on from the introduction of 21st Century Learning and coincided with the introduction of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) into classroom teaching.

Posted in School Programs
Posted on 12 November, 2020

Writing Focus- T/1 Dawson

Learning Intention:  Students learn about persuasive texts.   Success Criteria:  I name what a persuasive text is and the purpose. I name a type of persuasive text. I name some persuasive devices.  I write a persuasive letter to the principal about something they would like at the school.

Posted on 12 November, 2020

Visible Learning- Transition Bostock

This term we have continued our learning around simple addition. Students use concrete materials (counters) to model adding two smaller groups together to create a larger group. They then practise writing a number sentence on mini whiteboards. Some students who are confident with simple addition create…

Posted on 11 November, 2020

Maths Focus- 3 McManus

Relating shapes to 3D objects in 3 McManus.  Learning Intention – We are learning to identify shapes used to create 3D objects. Success Criteria – We can describe and create a 3D object. We used concrete materials (toothpicks and bluetac) to create 3D objects. This helped us identify how many edges and…

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