TRANSITION TO FOUNDATION
The Foundation year is a fundamental building block for your child’s future academic success.
At Rangebank, the Foundation team strives to build on student strengths and interests. We endeavour to develop each child both academically and emotionally in order to instill resilience, determination and success throughout their learning.
Our activities are engaging, enjoyable, and are catered towards each child’s abilities, and we pride ourselves on ensuring that the Foundation year is a fabulous, fun and exciting year to be remembered in the future.
Due to Covid restrictions we are unable to invite our Foundation families to the school. To find out more about what to expect when your child transitions to Foundation at Rangebank, please click on the links below:
A strong emphasis on Phonetic awareness (using the Jolly Phonics Program), teaching reading strategies through the use of the CAFE Reading program, and ensuring that the various writing genres are covered in an engaging and creative manner..
We use hands-on materials targeted towards ensuring a fluid introduction to addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Students engage in a variety of counting activities through music, movement, games and craft based tasks. Problem solving is encouraged and intertwined throughout our Applied Maths units.
Students learn the fundamentals of emotional regulation through the School Wide Positive Behaviour program. They participate in mindful activities including yoga, meditation, calm colouring, regular brain breaks, dance and drama activities. They are given a Grade 6 buddy to assist with developing strategies to excel at Primary School life.