Welcome to the Primary School Our Mission … “ to ensure that students of all nationalities grow to their full potential as independent learners in a caring British international community” Bangkok Patana School Master Presentation
Welcome to Year 2E 28 August, 2013
Born in Scotland and lived there 8 years, Moved to Norfolk, UK UK, 2 Years (Year 1) Dominican Republic, 3 Years (Year 1) Vietnam, 3 Years (Year 4) Interests – Sport, Art, Reading Ms Emma Woodhouse
..and the rest… • Football, gym, horse riding • Sport in general! • Travelling and exploring new places • Spending time with family and friends • Eating out • Music • Watching films and going to the theatre
Specialist Teachers Khunkak Thai Liam Tyrrell PE KhunSasi Thai Ian McDonald ICT KhunSumal Thai and Thai Humanities Michael Preston PE Miss Ponsuk TA Miss Marisa EAL IshantiChaurasia Music Mr Michael, Khun Took, Khun Poo, KhumAek Swimming Instructors
Organisation Groupsthese vary. Ability, social/friendship and fluid ones will be used. Routines – Changing books in the morning on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Red contact books in basket everyday. Library books in on a Wednesday. Books, stationery – Will be provided at school.
Home learning… • Compulsory • Reading • Optional • Reading Matrix • High Frequency Words – back of book • Blog posts and comments • Other • Personalised Learning Activities, as required • One Learning Log task per Term (start after half-term)
Aim to identify and praise children’s good behaviour. Golden rules – IB Learner Profile Words. Golden Time Rewards system – House points and carpet rewards. POSITIVE DISCIPLINE
Uniform Hat PE kit and swimming kit Pencil case, pencils etc (optional) School bag; library bag No mobile phones Jewellery – religious or medical significance allowed; earrings – studs or sleepers allowed No sweets. Toys allowed on buses IMPORTANT: NAME ALL BELONGINGS; INCLUDE CLASS CODE. Personal belongings
Growing Up • The children should continue to become more independent now they are in Year 2, following on from their experiences in Y1 and their previous schools. • We encourage them to: • Pack and unpack their own bag. • Look after their own property. Label everything! • Get dressed and undressed for PE and • Swimming. • Remember to change their reading books in • morning.
Birthday cakes – cupcakes or donuts preferred; Class celebration at end of each term. No nuts please. Celebrations
Parent/Teacher Partnership • Parent help at school • Class Parent – Zoe,Thitiand Luisa’s mums.Anyone else? • Open door policy • Appointments • Tell us about your child chat– these are not parent consultations. • Consultations and reports
Year 2 Newsletter – every Monday – email. • Red contact book. • 2E weblog • Email – email@example.com. • Please keep all of your personal information and your child’s medical information up to date via the Parents’ Gateway. If you have trouble logging in please phone reception.