Junior School Literacy Week

We are very excited in the Junior School for our annual celebration of all things Literacy!
Literacy Week will begin on International Mother Tongue Day on 21 February and run through to 28 February. This year our theme is ‘Across the story bridge’
Here are some events that will take place during Literacy Week:

  • 21 February is International Mother Tongue Day. We are looking forward to Junior School parents leading activities with our students in their Mother Tongue following our Whole School assembly.22 February we will have Buddy reading in House groups. Our Junior School students will need to wear their House uniform to school and will have time reading with their Middle School buddies in the afternoon.
  • 26 February, come to school in your pyjamas day! Help our Gr 5 children take action to collect stationery materials for the children Muang Ka primary school. If you bring in stationery, you can wear your pyjamas all day! If all the children bring in stationery, then teachers will have to wear their pyjamas too! Oh no! It will be fun to read bedtime stories together on this day too.
  • 27 February, Parent workshop and Curriculum in Action. Parents are invited to join us for a workshop and discussion on the importance of promoting Literacy in your Mother Tongue upstairs in the library at 8:15 am followed by Curriculum in Action for Early Years – Grade 2 (8:35 – 9:55) Grade 3 – 5 (10:15 – 11:30)
  • 28 February, Character Dress Up Day! Always a favourite, children are encouraged to come to school dressed as their favourite book character, please bring the book to school too. Character parade on the playground at 8:15 am, everyone is welcome!

More information about Literacy Week will be sent to parents next week and outlined at the next PSC meeting.

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