St Patrick's School

Katanning

 

Amherst St
Katanning WA 6317
T: (08) 9820 8100
admin@stpatskatanning.wa.edu.au

 

 

 

St Patrick's School
Katanning

 

 

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Newsletter 29th June 2022, Term 2, Week 10

Launch, Explore, Summarise – a new approach to Mathematics
Here at St. Patrick’s, we have had a heavy focus this year on reviewing our instruction in the learning area of Mathematics. While we always aim to increase student achievement, at the moment our focus is on student engagement in Mathematics. While in every class there are always some students who enjoy Mathematics, there are inevitably others who dread that part of the daily timetable. As a staff, we have begun to explore a different type of Maths lesson structure- the ‘Launch, Explore, Summarise’ (or L.E.S.) model, with great success so far.
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Staff on Leave
To begin next term, we do have some staff on long service leave. Myself and Mrs. Wilkie will be away on leave for the first two weeks of term. Mrs. Emily Holmes will fill the role of short-term principal in my absence, with Mrs. Megan Lydeamore taking on Mrs. Wilkie’s days in K/PP.
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No Mini-Stars- first Two Weeks of Term
Due to Mrs. Wilkie being away, please note that there will be no Mini-Stars on Wednesday 20th July and Wednesday 27th July. Thank you for your understanding.
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Important Dates

Nothing from Tue, 05 Jul 22 to Tue, 12 Jul 22.

 

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