Literacy and Numeracy Week

26 August 2015
Literacy and Numeracy Week

This week marks the start of National Literacy and Numeracy Week, which aims to celebrate learning and raise awareness of the importance of reading, writing and mathematics skills.

At Al Siraat, we will be celebrating the LITERACY AND NUMERACY WEEK from Monday, 31st August to Friday, 4th September next week. We are organising a number of fun – learning activities that incorporate literacy and numeracy such as

  • DEAR – Drop Everything and Read Sessions

  • Daily 5 in action – Students to read to self, to someone and listen to reading

  • Scholastic Book Fair – Guessing Teachers’ Favourite Book from the Fair

  • Guessing Nursery Rhymes and Book Titles

  • Reading Books using QR codes in our Learning Space

  • Games and Puzzles

  • Estimating Jelly Beans in a Jar

  • Mini Mathelympics during sports sessions

The main highlights of the week will involve the following :

LITERACY & NUMERACY COLOUR DAY

Monday, 31st August 2015

DRESSING UP DAY

Monday, 31st August 2015

Your child will need to come to school in YELLOW (Literacy) or GREEN (Numeracy) or a mixed of both to show their preference for the love of literacy or maths. Proper Islamic attire is required. A gold coin donation is highly encouraged, as all contributions will be donated to the Burma Flood Victims.

BOOK FAIR

Wednesday, 2nd September to Monday, 7th September 2015

PARENT EDUCATION SEMINAR – Thinking Maths Workshop (Yr 3 – 6 parents)

Wednesday, 2nd September 2015 Time : 9am to 10.15am

Venue : Assembly Hall

GAMES & PUZZLES DAY

Thursday, 3rd September 2015

We encourage students to bring in appropriate board games or puzzles to school to share the idea of fun literacy or maths activities.

PYJAMA DAY PICNIC (for Foundation & Year 1 only)

Friday, 4th September 2015

Foundation and Year 1 students will enjoy a PJ Day Picnic while stories being read to them by teachers. We encourage your child to come in their Pyjama and a favourite book for the picnic this day.

We thank you for your support and look forward to your child’s full participation in our coming event.

  • Shahidah Osman Head of Learning Enrichment TOM Coordinator Phone 03 9407 7003 Email Shahidah Shahidah Osman